June 17, 2019 / 6:55 PM / a month ago

Blue Jackets sign LW Hannikainen to one-year contract

FILE PHOTO: Mar 28, 2019; Columbus, OH, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Markus Hannikainen (37) laughing during warmups before the game against the Montreal Canadiens at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jason Mowry-USA TODAY Sports - 12433997

The Columbus Blue Jackets re-signed left wing Markus Hannikainen to a one-year contract for the 2019-20 season.

The Athletic reported the deal is worth $750,000.

Hannikainen, 26, recorded seven points (four goals, three assists) in 44 games with the Blue Jackets in 2018-19. He set career highs in goals, points and games played.

The Blue Jackets signed Hannikainen, a native of Finland, in April 2015. He played four years before that in Liiga, Finland’s top professional league.

—Field Level Media

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below