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St. Louis Blues defender Niko Mikkola signs one-year contract

May 25, 2022; Denver, Colorado, USA; Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri (91) holds his face after a play with St. Louis Blues defenseman Niko Mikkola (77) in the second period in game five of the second round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Ball Arena. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

St. Louis defenseman Niko Mikkola signed a one-year contract worth $1.9 million on Sunday.

Mikkola, 26, recorded 13 points (three goals, 10 assists) in 54 games last season.

The 6-foot-4, 209-pound Finland native totaled 17 points (four goals, 13 assists) in 89 career games since being selected by the Blues in the fifth round of the 2015 NHL Draft.

He will become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season.

–Field Level Media