Efenseman Scott Harrington has re-signed using the Columbus Blue Jackets on a three-year deal that runs throughout the 2021-22 season.
Harrington, who had been a restricted free agent, played in 73 games with the Blue Jackets last year and had two goals and a career-best 15 assists.
“Scott Harrington is a really clever, dependable defenseman who made great strides to be a regular contributor on the blueline last year,” said Jarmo Kekalainen, the group’s general director.
“He works really hard and has continued to improve steadily over the past three seasons. Scott has revealed himself to be a superb leader who gets the admiration of his coaches and teammates and we look forward to his continued contributions to our club”
Harrington, 26, was initially a second-round draft pick by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2011. He played in 10 games with the Penguins in 2014-15 and 15 together with the Toronto Maple Leafs the next season before being acquired by the Blue Jackets at a trade.
He played parts of the past two seasons in Columbus before getting a routine at the 2018-19 year old.
Terms of the deal were undisclosed, but reports pegged it as being worth an yearly average value of $1.633 million per year.
–Field Level Media
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