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Blues Sign Nikitin

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President John Davidson announced today the club has signed defenseman Nikita Nikitin.

Nikitin, 23, has spent the past seven seasons with Omsk Avangard in Russia.  In his seven-year career, the 6’3”, 215-pound defenseman has played in 265 games for Omsk totaling 61 points on 13 goals and 48 assists including 219 penalty minutes.  Nikitin was originally drafted by the Blues in the fifth round (136th overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.

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