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Jackets sign Prout for two more years

Jun 28, 2014, 9:54 AM EDT

Dalton Prout AP

The Columbus Blue Jackets have given defenseman Dalton Prout a two-year contract extension.

A pending restricted free agent prior to signing, Prout played 49 games for the Jackets in 2013-14, scoring twice with four assists. The 24-year-old also spent time with AHL Springfield.

Financial details of the contract have yet to be reported, but it’s apparently a one-way deal.

Prout was a sixth-round pick of the Jackets in 2010.

  1. agellings - Jun 28, 2014 at 10:02 AM

    Dude’s a horse

  2. datsyukdominates - Jun 28, 2014 at 11:04 AM

    Saw him play juniors in Saginaw. Good solid defenseman, who plays with some grit. Great resigning by Columbus.

  3. jacketsfan7 - Jun 29, 2014 at 9:02 AM

    Indeed he is, he’s a solid defender who hits very hard and it very physical, what a steal he was too, getting him in the 6th round

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