Chicago Blackhawks left wing Tomas Fleischmann (12) fights for the puck with St. Louis Blues defenseman Joel Edmundson (6) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)
Kamil Krzaczynski
April 08, 2016

ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Blues signed rookie defenseman Joel Edmundson to a two-year, $2.1 million contract extension Friday.

The 22-year-old Edmundson was a second-round draft pick in 2011.

Edmundson has one goal and eight assists in 66 games and has set a franchise rookie record with 162 hits. He also ranks among the rookie leaders with 63 penalty minutes.

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