After weeks of trade speculation, the Columbus Blue Jackets have instead re-signed RW Cam Atkinson.
#CBJ have resigned Cam Atkinson to a three-year deal, $3.5M AAV
— Aaron Portzline (@Aportzline) March 2, 2015
Atkinson was scheduled to be a RFA this summer, and would have been UFA-eligible in the summer of 2016.
Pierre Lebrun reports that Atkinson’s salary goes from $2.5 million in year 1, to $3.5 million and then $4.5 million in year 3.