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Blue Jackets sign ’13 first-round pick Rychel

Dec 31, 2013, 2:04 PM EDT

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The Columbus Blue Jackets are making sure to take care of business with their recent draft picks.

The team announced they’ve signed 2013 first-round pick Kerby Rychel to his three-year entry-level contract.

Rychel was one of three first-round picks by the Blue Jackets in the 2013 draft. Forwards Alexander Wennberg (14th overall) and Marko Dano (27th overall) were the other two.

This season in the OHL with the Windsor Spitfires and Guelph Storm, the 6’1″ 205-pound winger has a total of 17 goals and 28 assists in 30 combined games.

  1. joey4id - Dec 31, 2013 at 2:15 PM

    And currently playing for Canada in the WJC being held in Sweden where Canada just defeated USA to secure the top spot in group a.

  2. pavelfitzgerald - Dec 31, 2013 at 8:57 PM

    Nice add on Joey. He’s looked good so far, along with Petan & Mantha

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