ST. LOUIS - St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has re-signed defenseman Ian Cole to a two-year contract.
Cole, 24, dressed in 15 games for the Blues this past season posting one assist and 10 penalty minutes. In addition, the 6'1", 219-pound defenseman appeared in 34 games for the Blues' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, Peoria Rivermen, registering 14 points (three goals, 11 assists) along with 43 penalty minutes. Cole has played in three National Hockey League (NHL) seasons, recording 11 points including two goals, nine assists and 67 penalty minutes in 67 career games.
The Ann Arbor, Michigan native was drafted by the Blues in the first round (18th overall) in the 2007 Entry Draft.