Alexander Steen has agreed to a three-year, $17.4 million contract extension with the Blues, as reported by the team's official site. The deal carries an average value of $5.8 million a year. Steen's new contract will make him the highest paid forward on the Blues.
So much for waiting to negotiate until after the season, huh? While the timing of the deal caught most fans by surprise after Steen's comments and desire to avoid negotiations during the season, it appears to be yet another smart and fair contract by Doug Armstrong.no comments