St. Louis Blues sign forward Alex Steen to four-year contract extension

ST. LOUIS – Forward Alex Steen, coming off the best season of his career, has signed a four-year extension with the St. Louis Blues.

The 26-year-old Steen was tied for the team lead with 24 goals and totalled 47 points in 68 games for the Blues last season.

“Alex had an excellent year last season and was a key part on our power-play unit,” general manager Doug Armstrong said. “We’re happy to have him in the fold for the next four seasons.”

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The Blues also signed forward Vladimir Sobotka, acquired from the Boston Bruins late last month, to a one-year extension.

The 22-year-old Sobotka had four goals and six assists in 61 games with Boston last season.