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Patrik Berglund has agreed to a one-year, $3.25 million contract extension with the St. Louis Blues for next year, the final year of his restricted free agency.
Bergland is coming off a 17-goal, 25-point season for the Blues. The 25-year-old added a goal and an assist in six post-season games as well.
St. Louis drafted Bergland in the first round in 2006 and in 358 games with the club he has 92 goals and 188 points.
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has re-signed forward Patrik Berglund to a two-year contract extension.
“Patrik took his game to another level this season and followed it up with an outstanding performance in the World Championships,” said Armstrong. “We expect him to be a major component of the Blues and continue to advance in this league.”
Berglund, 22, completed his third season with the Blues in 2010-11 setting career highs in games played (81), points (52), goals (22) and assists (30) in addition to leading the club with a career best eight power play goals. The Vasteras, Sweden native also earned the Silver Medal with Team Sweden and was named to the tournament All-Star Team at the 2011 IIHF World Championship in Slovakia. Berglund dressed in nine games and ranked second among all skaters in points (10), goals (8) and plus/minus (+7).