Brassard signs extension with Jackets

Updated: September 4, 2009, 3:23 PM ET
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed center Derick Brassard to a four-year contract extension through 2013-14.

ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun reported the deal, which takes effect in the 2010-11 season, is worth $12.8 million. It will pay Brassard $2.8 million in 2010-11, $3 million in 2011-12, $3.3 million in 2012-13 and $3.7 million in 2013-14.

The 22-year-old Brassard had 10 goals and 15 assists in 31 games in 2008-09 before a dislocated shoulder ended his season in ...

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