St. Louis Blues sign Scottie Upshall

Scottie Upshall joined the St. Louis Blues for training camp on a professional tryout, but impressed enough to be offered a one-year contract to join the team.

The St. Louis Blues announced on Monday afternoon they have signed forward Scottie Upshall to a one-year, two-way contract. 

The 31-year-old Upshall, who played 63 games for the Florida Panthers last season, went to training camp with the Blues on a professional tryout and impressed enough to earn a contract.

Upshall accounted for 15 points (eight goals, seven assists) and 28 penalty minutes with the Panthers last season, which was his 12th NHL season. He previously spent time with Columbus, Phoenix, Philadelphia and Nashville.

The 6-foot, 200-pound forward, who was a first-round pick of the Predators in 2002, has 234 career points (115 goals, 119 assists) and 480 penalty minutes in 553 regular season games and has 10 points (four goals, six assists) and 48 penalty minutes in 26 playoff games. 

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