NHL News: Blues ink Mike Hoffman, and some big names on placed on waivers

Tyler Johnson on waivers (Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports)

The St. Louis Blues made it official today and signed Mike Hoffman to a one year deal worth $4 million.

NHL News: Blues sign Mike Hoffman

When the Blues signed Hoffman to a PTO, there was a little confusion at first. The team was up against the cap but utilizing LTIR for some of their injured players they can now fit in the 30 year-old Hoffman.

Last season, he led the Florida Panthers with 29 goals and 59 points in 69 contests. Hoffman is good for at least 20 goals a season as he’s done six straight times. He has scored 359 points in 493 games for his career.

mike hoffman
Mike Hoffman (Photo by Vincent Ethier/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Some big names have hit the waiver wire today

As teams start cutting players and sending them down to the minors, a few eye catchers hit the waiver wire today.

NHL Waivers

NHL waivers
Tyler Johnson on waivers (Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports)
  • Tyler Johnson (TB)
  • Luke Schenn (TB)
  • Daniel Walcott (TB)
  • Loui Ericksson (VAN)
  • Sven Baertschi (VAN)
  • Nathan Gerbe (CBJ)
  • Corey Perry (MTL)
  • Michael Frolic (MTL)
  • Mathieu Perreault (WPG)
  • Keith Kinkaid (NYR)
  • Samuel Morin (PHI)

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