St. Louis Blues

July 22, 2014

Blues sign veteran defenseman

Veteran defenseman Nate Prosser, who played for the Minnesota Wild last season, was signed by the St. Louis Blues to a one-year, two-way contract on Tuesday.

The 28-year-old Prosser had two goals and eight points in 53 games with the Wild last season along with 58 penalty minutes. He also played in 10 playoff games without registering a point.

Growing up in Elks River, Minn., Prosser has three goals and 21 points in 126 NHL games. The former Colorado College standout also had eight goals and 31 points in 96 games in the American Hockey League.

Prosser began his career with Sioux Falls of the United States Hockey League. His father, Chris Prosser, is a friend and former neighbor of Tim Oshie, the father of Blues winger T.J. Oshie.

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