Blues sign Gunnarsson to three-year, $8.7M contract extension

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The St. Louis Blues have re-signed defenseman Carl Gunnarsson to a three-year extension worth $8.7 million.

According to Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports, this deal also includes a no-trade clause.

Traded from Toronto to St. Louis in June of 2014, the 29-year-old Gunnarsson was slated to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of this season, according to General Fanager. His previous deal with Toronto was for three years at $9.45 million and cap hit of $3.15 million.

In 62 games this season, he’s scored twice with seven points while averaging 17:35 of ice time per game.