Brenden Morrow Signs One-Year Deal with St. Louis Blues

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Brenden Morrow will return to the AAC this year... As a member of a new division rival.

The palpable pain felt by many as they watched Dallas Stars captain don another team's sweater last spring is about to be significantly compounded as new division rival St. Louis signs Brenden Morrow to a one year contract.

Yes, the Stars-Blues connection happens once more as Morrow follows in the foot steps of Jamie Langebrunner, finding new life for his career with Doug Armstrong and former head coach Ken Hitchcock. Oh, and don't forget his good friend Derek Roy.

Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the contract is worth $1.5 million.

The contract will be heralded as a good one for a former $4 million player who tallied 25 points in a shortened 48 gamer season, 14 of them coming in his 15 games with Pittsburgh. He should be a hard working third line presence and fit what the Blues want to do nicely if he's still willing and able to bang bodies.

Dallas will first see "the captain" in St. Louis on November 23rd, and then in what is sure to be an emotional return home on December 29th in a Sunday matinee.

It's good to see Morrow find work after a lowered cap caused veterans such as he a summer of great uncertainty. It's a shame it has to be in in the division, however.

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