Zach Werenski signs three-year extension

by Brendan Ballantyne | Blue Jackets Correspondent | Mon, Sep 9th 11:51am EDT

Zach Werenski and the Columbus Blue Jackets have agreed to terms on a three-year extension worth $15 million. He will report to training camp this week. (Chris Johnston on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact:

After Werenski's contract situation was publicly called out by his head coach John Tortorella, the D-man has finally agreed to a bridge deal that will keep him with CBJ. At just 22 years of age, Werenski already has three solid seasons under his belt, most recently putting up 44 points in 82 games in 2018-19. The Blue Jackets are going to have a different look to them after the departures of Artemi Panarin and Sergei Bobrovsky, but Werenski remains locked into his top-pairing minutes, with some power-play opportunity sure to be sprinkled in as well.

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