Blues sign veteran forward Scott Nichol for 1 year

The St. Louis Blues have signed veteran unrestricted free agent

Scott Nichol to a one-year contract, adding depth at forward.

The team announced the deal on Tuesday, and it’s worth $600,000,

plus bonus incentives.

The 36-year-old Nichol spent last season with the San Jose

Sharks, dressing in 56 games and picking up four goals and three

assists. The 5-foot-9, 180-pound center is an 11-year NHL veteran

with 52 career goals and 66 assists.