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Blue Jackets re-sign defenseman St-Denis

Tuesday, 07.01.2014 / 11:26 AM / NHL Free Agency 2014

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Blue Jackets re-sign defenseman St-Denis
The Columbus Blue Jackets re-signed defenseman Frédéric St-Denis to a one-year, two-way contract.

The Columbus Blue Jackets re-signed defenseman Frédéric St-Denis to a one-year, two-way contract, general manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced Tuesday.

St-Denis, 28, spent last season with the Blue Jackets' American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, where he scored nine goals and 26 points in 60 games. The Quebec native started his NHL career with the Montreal Canadiens organization in 2008-09 before signing with Columbus as a free agent in 2013.

In 17 games with Montreal during the 2011-12 season, St-Denis scored one goal and three points with 10 penalty minutes and a plus-3 rating.

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