Blue Jackets re-sign Artem Anisimov

Updated: June 27, 2013, 8:27 AM ET
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Columbus Blue Jackets re-signed restricted free-agent forward Artem Anisimov to a three-year contract worth $9.85 million on Wednesday.

The 25-year-old Anisimov, from Russia, had 11 goals and seven assists in 35 games last season after joining Columbus in the trade that sent Rick Nash to the New York Rangers. In five seasons with New York and Columbus, Anisimov has 57 goals and 69 assists in 279 games.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.