2019 Free Agency: Columbus Blue Jackets sign Gustav Nyquist
The former Red Wing has a new home in Columbus.
The Columbus Blue Jackets have reportedly signed Gustav Nyquist, according to Sportsnet.
Gus Nyquist is heading to Columbus.#signingseason— John Shannon (@JSportsnet) July 1, 2019
Four years, $5.5M AAV for Nyquist.— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 1, 2019
Nyquist played 81 games for the Red Wings and Sharks last season, posting 22-38-60. He played 19 of those games for the Sharks after the trade deadline, registering 6-5-11 down the stretch for the Sharks.
For his career, Nyquist has registered 131-175-306 in 500 career games. Nyquist also scored 1-10-11 in 20 playoff games this past season for the Sharks as the Sharks fell to the St. Louis Blues in the Western Conference Final.
His deal with Columbus is for four years and $22 million total, a $5.5 million annual average. There are no reports at this time of a no move clause being attached to the deal.
Welcome to Columbus, Gustav!