Columbus Blue Jackets sign centre Sami Pahlsson to three-year deal

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Seeking depth at centre, the Columbus Blue Jackets have signed free agent Samuel Pahlsson to a three-year contract.

Blue Jackets general manager Scott Howson announced the move on Wednesday, the first day NHL teams could sign free agents from other clubs.

The 31-year-old Swede played for Anaheim and Chicago last season, totalling seven goals and 11 assists in 65 games.

Pahlsson has 54 goals and 92 assists in 557 career games. He made his NHL debut with Boston in 2000-2001.

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