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Columbus Blue Jackets sign centre Mark Letestu to 2-year contract extension

Tuesday, 04.02.2013 / 11:35 AM / News

The Canadian Press

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Columbus Blue Jackets sign centre Mark Letestu to 2-year contract extension

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Columbus Blue Jackets centre Mark Letestu has signed a two-year contract extension through the 2014-15 season.

The 28-year-old Letestu has 20 goals and 24 assists for 44 points in 85 games since joining the Blue Jackets in a trade with the Pittsburgh Penguins in November 2011.

This season, he has nine goals and 11 assists for 20 points. He ranks second on the club in all three categories.

Originally signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent in March 2007, the native of Elk Point, Alberta, has 35 points and 38 assists for 73 points in 170 career NHL games.

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