Columbus Blue Jackets Sign Forward To Multi-Year Deal

Right winger for the Columbus Blue Jackets, Mathieu Olivier, has signed a new two-year contract extension with the team.

The deal is worth $2.2 million, averaging $1.1 million per year, and will keep Olivier with the Blue Jackets until the 2024-25 season.

Despite limited cap space, the team has shown confidence in Olivier's abilities after acquiring him from the Nashville Predators the previous year.

Olivier had a decent season, setting career highs in goals and points.

In 65 games played, the 26-year-old recorded five goals and accumulated 15 points. His contributions on the ice go beyond his physicality, as his size and skill make him a solid asset for the Blue Jackets' forward lineup.

The new contract represents a raise for Olivier, indicating the team's belief in his potential.

Overall, the Columbus Blue Jackets have secured Mathieu Olivier's presence for the next two seasons, solidifying their forward roster and banking on his continued growth and contributions to the team's success. Photo Credit: Jason Mowry-USA TODAY Sports