Defenseman Seth Jones has signed a six-year contract with the Blue Jackets through 2021-22. The deal’s annual value is $5.4 million on average, for a total price tag of $32.4 million.
Jones was acquired from the Predators with 2 goals, 18 assists, and 20 points in 41 games, leading Blue Jackets defensemen with his season total of 31 points on 3 goals and 28 assists in 81 games.
At 21, Seth is just beginning to tap into his potential as a player. He has a lot of abilities as a defenseman and is going to be an interesting addition to the team.
Jones was the 4th pick overall in the 2013 NHL Draft, and he made his first NHL appearance with Nashville during the 2013-14 season.