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Blue Jackets Sign Former Bulldog Frederic St. Denis

Blue Jackets sign defenseman Frederic St. Denis to a one-year contract
Sunday, 07.07.2013 / 5:10 PM / News

Blue Jackets Press Release

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defenseman Frédéric St. Denis a to one-year, two-way (NHL/AHL) contract for the 2013-14 season, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. As is club policy, further terms were not disclosed.

photo_2138185_stdenisSt. Denis, 27, has spent the past four seasons with the Montréal Canadiens organization, recording 1-2-3 and a +3 plus/minus rating in 17 games with Montréal and 19-69-88, +27 in 263 games with Hamilton of the American Hockey League.

The 5-11, 192-pound defenseman competed in the AHL All-Star Game in 2011-12 and was named the Bulldogs’ Top Defenseman for 2010-11.

In five seasons with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Drummondville Voltigeurs, St. Denis recorded 44-111-155 and a +21 rating in 285 games from 2002-07. He was named an Ontario University Athletics First-Team All-Star in 2007-08, his lone season of Canadian Interuniversity Sport hockey.

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