The Blue Jackets have signed All-Star winger Cam Atkinson to a seven-year contract extension worth $41.1 million.

By Associated Press
November 17, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed All-Star winger Cam Atkinson to a seven-year contract extension worth $41.1 million.

The deal, announced Friday, secured the 28-year-old Atkinson, the team's top scorer the past two seasons, through 2024–25. He'll make $5.8 million a year.

The sixth-round draft pick in 2008 has been a regular for the Blue Jackets the past four seasons. He has registered 125 goals and 108 assists with 106 penalty minutes in 397 career NHL games. He'll make $3.5 million this season.

Columbus general manager Jarmo Kekalainen says Atkinson's best years are still in front of him, noting he's improved every year and ''become a player our team can use in all situations.''

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