• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

Columbus Blue Jackets sign new acquisition Nick Foligno to 3-year, $9.15M contract

Ottawa Senators' Nick Foligno, left, with New York Islanders' Josh Bailey on April 1, 2012, in Uniondale, N.Y. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Seth Wenig

Zoom Image

Ottawa Senators' Nick Foligno, left, with New York Islanders' Josh Bailey on April 1, 2012, in Uniondale, N.Y. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Seth Wenig

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed left wing Nick Foligno to a three-year, $9.15 million contract.

General manager Scott Howson announced the signing Friday, five days after Foligno was picked up in a trade with Ottawa for defenceman Marc Methot. Foligno, who was a restricted free agent, will receive $2.5 million in 2012-13, $3 million in 2013-14 and $3.75 in 2014-15.

The 24-year-old Foligno, who had 15 goals and 32 assists a year ago, is expected to add some much needed punch to the Blue Jackets' offence. He has 61 goals and 87 assists with 299 penalty minutes in 351 career NHL games with the Senators.

More Stories

Toronto Maple Leafs sign veteran forward Daniel Winnik to one-year contract

TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs signed centre Daniel Winnik to a US$1.3-million, one-year...

Buffalo Sabres re-sign restricted free agent F Luke Adam to 1-year, two-way contract

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Luke Adam to a one-year, two-way...

Canadiens star defenceman P.K. Subban keeps quiet about contract negotiations

MONTREAL - Star defenceman P.K. Subban is keeping quiet about negotiations on a new contract...

Detroit Red Wings sign C Landon Ferraro to 1-year contract

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have signed centre Landon Ferraro to a one-year contract. The...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Did the Colorado Avalanche overpay Ryan O'Reilly (two years, $6 million per)?




Contests

Our Partners