• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

Columbus Blue Jackets sign forward Blake Comeau to 1-year extension after short stint in 2013

Columbus Blue Jackets' Blake Comeau, right, reacts after scoring a goal against the Colorado Avalanche during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Denver on April 15, 2013. The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed forward Blake Comeau to a one-year contract extension through next season. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP - Barry Gutierrez

Zoom Image

Columbus Blue Jackets' Blake Comeau, right, reacts after scoring a goal against the Colorado Avalanche during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Denver on April 15, 2013. The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed forward Blake Comeau to a one-year contract extension through next season. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP - Barry Gutierrez

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed forward Blake Comeau to a one-year contract extension through next season.

The 27-year-old Comeau was acquired on April 3 from Calgary for a fifth-round pick in Sunday's draft. He totalled six goals and six assists in 42 games during the season, including two goals and three assists and a plus-5 rating in nine games with the Blue Jackets.

The 6-foot-1, 205-pound forward has 67 goals and 81 assists in 361 career NHL games with the Blue Jackets, Flames and New York Islanders. He set career highs for goals (24), assists (22) and points (46) in 77 games with the Islanders in 2010-11.

A native of Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, Comeau was New York's second pick, 47th overall, in the 2004 draft.

More Stories

In series marked by blown leads, Penguins and Blue Jackets try to simplify things in Game 4

COLUMBUS, Ohio - In a Stanley Cup playoff series marked by teams giving up two-goal leads,...

Sutter, Stempniak, Jokinen score 2:13 apart to lift Pens past Jackets 4-3 for 2-1 series lead

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Brandon Sutter, Lee Stempniak and Jussi Jokinen scored in a span of just 2:13...

Sutter, Stempniak, Jokinen score 2:13 apart to lift Pens past Jackets 4-3 for 2-1 series lead

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Pittsburgh Penguins also have another P-word going for them: patience....

Blue Jackets head home to host Penguins in Game 3 with inside track to series up for grabs

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Not so long ago, the Columbus Blue Jackets were the worst team in the NHL. Now...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Would you like to see the NHL introduce a "Bobby Orr Award" for best offensive defenseman?




Contests

Our Partners