Blue Jackets land Nyquist on 4-year deal reportedly worth $22M
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The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed free-agent forward Gustav Nyquist to a four-year contract, the team announced Monday.

The pact carries a $5.5-million annual cap hit, TSN's Bob McKenzie reports.

"Gustav Nyquist is a skilled, fast, two-way player who will be a great addition to our club both on the ice and in the dressing room," Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen said. "He is a talented playmaker with a versatile game who has been extremely durable throughout his career and we are very excited to welcome him to the Blue Jackets family."

Nyquist tallied a career-high 60 points last season. He began the year with the Detroit Red Wings but was traded to the San Jose Sharks as a deadline rental. He'll be counted upon to provide offense for Columbus after the departures of Artemi Panarin and Matt Duchene.

The Swede will turn 30 on Sept. 1.

Blue Jackets land Nyquist on 4-year deal reportedly worth $22M
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