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 2 goals and a career-best 15 assists.
“Scott Harrington is a very clever, dependable defenseman who made great strides to be a regular contributor on our blueline last season,” said Jarmo Kekalainen, the team’s general director.
“He works very hard and has continued to improve steadily over the previous three seasons. Scott has shown himself to be a superb leader who has earned the admiration of his teammates and coaches and we look forward to his continued contributions to our club.”
Harrington, 26, was originally a second-round draft pick by the Pittsburgh Penguins at 2011. He played 10 games with the Penguins at 2014-15 and 15 together with the Toronto Maple Leafs the following season before being acquired by the Blue Jackets at a trade.
He played parts of their previous two seasons in Columbus before getting a routine in the 2018-19 year old.
Details of the deal were undisclosed, but reports pegged it as being worth an annual average value of $1.633 million per year.
–Field Level Media
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