St. Louis Blues Sign Forward After Impressive Season

The St. Louis Blues have signed forward Andre Heim to a one-year, entry-level contract.

Hailing from Switzerland, the 25-year-old has showcased his talent in the Swiss National League over the past six seasons, representing both SC Bern and HC Ambri-Piotta.

During the most recent season, Heim had an impressive performance for Ambri-Piotta, contributing 31 points with 12 goals and 19 assists in 42 games. The 6-foot-2, 198-pound forward demonstrated his scoring ability and maintained an impressive plus-10 rating throughout the season.

With his contract with HC Ambri-Piotta nearing its end, Heim has the opportunity to explore options in the NHL thanks to the NHL transfer agreement. His successful stint in the Swiss League, coupled with his strong numbers last season, make him an appealing prospect for NHL teams.

The signing presents Heim with a promising opportunity to compete for a roster spot with the Blues during training camp and potentially make his mark in the NHL next season. The Blues, led by President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong, have shown their confidence in Heim's abilities and look forward to his contributions to the team.

As Heim enters the final year of his contract with HC Ambri-Piotta, he stands at a crossroads in his career, with the potential to take the leap to the NHL. With his scoring prowess and experience, he has garnered interest from NHL suitors eager to see how his skills will translate to the highest level of competition