Blues sign D Andre Benoit to one-year, two-way contract

Andre Benoit has appeared in four NHL seasons, including stints with Ottawa, Colorado and Buffalo. 

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The St. Louis Blues have signed defenseman Andre Benoit to a one-year, two-way contract, the club announced Monday.  

The 31-year-old dressed in 59 regular season games with the Buffalo Sabres last season, posting nine points (one goal, eight assists) and 20 penalty minutes.

Overall, the 5-foot-11, 192-pound Benoit has appeared in four NHL seasons, including stints with Ottawa, Colorado and Buffalo. He has amassed 48 points (11 goals, 37 assists) and 60 penalty minutes in 179 career regular season games, as well as four assists and six penalty minutes in 12 career postseason games.