St Louis Blues

07/08/2019 | News release | Archived content

Sanford avoids arbitration, agrees to two-year deal

ST. LOUIS - Restricted free agent Zach Sanford has agreed to terms on a two-year contract worth $3 million ($1.5 million per season) with the St. Louis Blues.

By reaching an agreement on a new deal, Sanford will avoid an arbitration hearing.

The 24-year-old native of Salem, Mass. played in 60 regular-season games for the Blues in 2018-19, posting eight goals and 12 assists (20 points). In the Stanley Cup Final, Sanford recorded one goal and three assists in five games, including a goal in the third period of Game 7 to give his club a late 4-0 lead.

Sanford, 24, has played in 99 regular-season games in his NHL career, posting 12 goals and 16 assists.