Tkachuk and Brathwaite Re-sign

(Jul 15) tsn.a – Forward Keith Tkachuk and goaltender Fred Brathwaite signed one year contracts with the St. Louis Blues on Monday.

Both players were Group II restricted free agents and received qualifying offers from the Blues.

Tkachuk’s signing was a formality. He told the team weeks ago that he would sign the $8.3 million qualifying offer. His agent, meanwhile, is continuing to work with the Blues on a long term deal.