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Vladimir Sobotka Back With The Blues

04/06/2017 at 6:00pm EDT

ST. LOUIS - St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today that forward Vladimir Sobotka will join the Blues to fulfill his one-year obligation to the club.

In addition, Armstrong announced that the Blues have signed Sobotka to a three-year contract extension worth $10.5 million.

Sobotka, whose extension will begin with the 2017-18 season, will join the Blues in Carolina.

Sobotka, 29, has spent the past three seasons with Omsk Avangard of the Kontinental Hockey League. In 2016-17, the 5-foot-10, 197-pound forward logged 30 points (nine goals, 21 assists) and 30 penalty minutes in 41 regular season games and 10 points (three goals, seven assists) in 12 postseason games. Overall, Sobotka totaled 102 points (37 goals, 65 assists) and 103 penalty minutes in 138 career KHL regular season games, as well as 14 points (four goals, 10 assists) and 16 penalty minutes in 18 career postseason games.

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