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Columbus Blue Jackets Trade for Matt Duchene In Exchange for Vitaly Abramov, Jonathan Davidsson, and picks

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Jarmo makes his deadline move.

NHL: Columbus Blue Jackets at Ottawa Senators Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded for Matt Duchene.

After rumors have swirled surrounding Duchene and the team’s interest in him, a fortuitous trip to the capital of Canada allowed GM Jarmo Kekalainen to pull off the deal.

More details to come. Stay tuned to The Cannon for updates.

UPDATE: Matt Duchene WILL be in the lineup tonight

UPDATE: We have the full context of the trade, including what the Blue Jackets gave up

Columbus will lose a second first-round pick if Duchene re-signs here.