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Blues sign Brayden Schenn to eight-year, $52M extension

ST LOUIS, MISSOURI - MAY 15: Brayden Schenn #10 of the St. Louis Blues reacts after a possible hand pass that lead to a game winning overtime goal scored by Erik Karlsson #65 of the San Jose Sharks during overtime in Game Three of the Western Conference Finals during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Enterprise Center on May 15, 2019 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

ST. LOUIS –  Big news for St. Louis Blues forward Brayden Schenn.

The St. Louis Blues announced Friday the team has signed the 28-year-old to an eight contract extension. The deal, which will run through the 2027-28 season, will carry an average annual value of $6.5 million.

The Saskatoon, Saskatchewan native was originally acquired by the Blues via trade from the Philadelphia Flyers in June of 2017.

In his first season, he logged a career-high 28 goals and 70 points overall.  Last season, Schenn posted 54 points in the regular season and 12 points in the postseason, helping the Blues capture the 2019 Stanley Cup Championship.

Overall he has appeared in 588 career regular-season games, including 79 or more in five of the last six campaigns.  He has amassed 372 points during the regular season, as well as 26 points in 50 career postseason games.

Schenn is currently in his ninth full NHL season.

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