ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues’ President John Davidson announced today the club has re-signed center Jay McClement to a one-year deal.
“We are excited to have Jay in our core group of young players,” said Davidson. “He will provide some stability and experience on the penalty kill and we are expecting his offensive numbers to improve with the more ice-time he gets.”
McClement, 25, recorded a career high nine goals last season with the Blues while tallying 22 points (nine goals, 13 assists) in 81 games.
The 6-1, 201-pound forward registered a career high 36 points (eight goals, 28 assists) during the 2006-07 season with St. Louis.
The Kingston, Ontario native has skated in 229 career NHL games, all with St. Louis, collecting 85 points (23 goals, 62 assists) along with 111 penalty minutes.
He was originally St. Louis second round selection, 57th overall in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.