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

Jarmo makes his deadline move.

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.

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