Blue Jackets sign ex-Canuck Carter to one-year deal

Updated: September 13, 2006, 6:03 PM ET
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Anson Carter signed a one-year contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday, two days before the team opens training camp.

Financial terms were not disclosed, but sources told TSN of Canada that the deal is worth $2.5 million.

Carter, who has played nine years in the NHL, is coming off a career-best 33-goal season with Vancouver.

The Blue Jackets hope he will serve as the big, physical player they have been missing on their top lines. He ...

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