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The St. Louis Blues and center T.J. Oshie agreed to a five-year, $20.875 million contract late Thursday night, avoiding an arbitration hearing on Friday monring, NHL.com reported. Oshie made $2.35 million on a one-year contract in 2011-12 and was a restricted free agent. Oshie, 25, had career highs in goals (19), assists (35) and games played (80) this past season with St. Louis. "We're obviously excited to have T.J. under contract as he enters the prime of his career and to know that we'll have him through that portion," Blues general manager Doug Armstrong said. "It's very rewarding and we think he's a big piece of our team from last year and he's a big piece moving forward. "We knew today at 9 a.m. (CT), we were going to put T.J.'s fate in someone else's hands [in an arbitration hearing] and we both decided it was best to try and see if we can work out something together."
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ST. LOUIS St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has signed forward T.J. Oshie to a five-year contract.
"We are excited to lock-up T.J. for five years," said Armstrong. "He had his best year as a pro last season and we look forward to him continuing to contribute as one of our...
The St. Louis Blues have signed forward T.J. Oshie to a five-year contract.
Terms were not disclosed but the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the deal is worth nearly $21 million.
At 25, Oshie is among many young up-and-coming players for the Blues. He tied for the team lead with 54 points in 2011-12. He was third in goals with 19 and second in assists with 35. In four seasons...
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The St. Louis Blues and forward T.J. Oshie were within hours of going to arbitration on Friday morning in Toronto as the two could not come to an agreement on a new contract.
But late on Thursday night, the St. Louis Blues announced via their official website that the organization and Oshie have come to an agreement on a five year deal...
St. Louis Blue fans can rest easy, now that the Blue have signed one of their leading scorer former Fighting Sioux forward T.J. Oshie to a new five year deal. With the signing, Oshie also avoids having to go to an arbitration hearing that was scheduled for tomorrow. According to Andy Strickland, beat writer for the St Louis Blue Oshie's salary is worth 4.175 a season.
via Chris Pinkert at the Blues website, The Blues have avoided arbitration with forward T.J. Oshie, announcing Thursday night that the forward has agreed to a new five-year contract with the team.
The contract is worth an average of $4.175 million per year.
Oshie sent out the following message on his Twitter account late Thursday: “Couldn’t be more happy to resign for another...
The Cruddy Show was back on Friday night, talking the latest in St. Louis sports.
Host Corey Rudd was joined by guest host Brad Bumpus to talk about the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs and T.J. Oshie's new five year contract with the St. Louis Blues.
Both hosts agreed that the Oshie deal, which will pay the 25 year old forward an average of $4.175 million...