Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
  • Or
  • Sign in with Google
 
SHARE

Columbus Blue Jackets trade college defenceman Olson to Lightning for future considerations

Tuesday, 07.02.2013 / 4:45 PM / News

The Canadian Press

Share with your Friends


Columbus Blue Jackets trade college defenceman Olson to Lightning for future considerations

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded the rights to defenceman Drew Olson to the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for future considerations, general manager Jarmo Kekalainen said Tuesday.

The 23-year-old Olson was Columbus' fourth pick, 118th overall, in the 2008 NHL draft. The Brainerd, Minn., native played four seasons at the University of Minnesota-Duluth from 2009-13, registering three goals and 18 assists for 21 points and 109 penalty minutes in 147 career games.

Quote of the Day

We're buyers. We're committed to winning. That's what [owner Vinnie Viola] has said all along and what we've said all along. We want to win. We want to win a championship. We're putting the pieces together, step by step, and we're hopeful that Jaromir can lead these young guys to the promised land. It's a win-win for us.

— Panthers GM Dale Tallon on Jaromir Jagr, who he traded for from the Devils on Thursday
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series GigaPixel