St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrongannounced today the Blues have signed St. Louis native Patrick Maroon to a one-year contract worth $1.75 million.
Maroon, 30, was originally drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the sixth round, 161st overall, of the 2007 National Hockey League (NHL) Entry Draft. Last season, the 6’3, 225-pound forward posted 30 points (14 goals, 16 assists) and 60 penalty minutes in 57 regular season games with the Edmonton Oilers. Maroon was then acquired by the New Jersey Devils via trade from Edmonton on Feb. 26 and went on to tally 13 points (three goals, 10 assists) and 13 penalty minutes in his final 17 regular season games of 2017-18. He also recorded one goal in five 2018 postseason games with the Devils.
Overall, Maroon as appeared in seven NHL seasons, including stints with Anaheim, Edmonton and New Jersey. He has amassed 178 points (78 goals, 100 assists) and 451 penalty minutes in 375 career regular season games, as well as 27 points (13 goals, 14 assists) and 72 penalty minutes in 47 career postseason games.