San Jose Sharks\' Scott Nichol scores against the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago, Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues have signed veteran unrestricted free agent Scott Nichol to a one-year contract, adding depth at forward.
The team announced the deal on Tuesday, and it's worth US$600,000, plus bonus incentives.
The 36-year-old Nichol spent last season with the San Jose Sharks, dressing in 56 games and picking up four goals and three assists. The five-foot-nine, 180-pound centre is an 11-year NHL veteran with 52 career goals and 66 assists.