Blues sign forward T.J. Hensick to one-year extension

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Forward T.J. Hensick has agreed to a one-year

contract extension with the St. Louis Blues.

The Blues announced the deal Friday. Terms were not disclosed.

The Blues acquired Hensick from Colorado on June 17 in exchange

for Julian Talbot. Hensick is 24 and played in seven games for the

Avalanche last season, with a goal and two assists. In 58 American

Hockey League games for Lake Erie, he had 20 goals and 50 assists.

Hensick had four goals and 17 assists for Colorado in 2008-09.

He was originally chosen by the Avalanche in the third round of the

2005 draft.