SHARE

Blue Jackets re-sign Goloubef to two-way deal

Thursday, 07.25.2013 / 2:55 PM / News

NHL.com

Share with your Friends


Blue Jackets re-sign Goloubef to two-way deal
The Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday announced the re-signing of defenseman Cody Goloubef to a one-year, two-way contract

The Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday announced they have re-signed defenseman Cody Goloubef to a one-year, two-way contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Goloubef, 23, appeared in 11 games with the Blue Jackets in 2012-13 and scored his first NHL goal Feb. 11 in a 6-2 win against the San Jose Sharks. He appeared in 38 games with the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League, totaling five goals, 13 points, 49 penalty minutes and a plus-9 rating. He had two assists and 10 penalty minutes in seven Calder Cup playoff games.

The Mississauga, Ontario native was the club's second-round pick (No. 37) in the 2008 NHL Draft.

Prior to turning pro, Goloubef played three seasons at the University of Wisconsin, from 2007-10, where he had 12 goals, 37 points, 138 penalty minutes and a plus-18 rating in 118 games. During his junior season, in 2009-10, he helped the Badgers reach the NCAA championship game.

He helped Canada win the gold medal at the 2009 IIHF World Junior Championship.

Quote of the Day

It was a big dream. [Messi] is probably the best athlete out there, so it's a big honor, for [Kuznetzov] as well. It's maybe a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet the best player in soccer right now. I'm a big Barcelona fan and Messi fan, so it's huge. You can take [Michael] Jordan, [Mark] Messier, [Wayne] Gretzky, those kinds of [people]. It's an honor to meet. It's nice to be in that position.

— Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin told told Monumental Network after meeting soccer star Lionel Messi prior to Argentina's practice at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. on Friday
AMP No Bull Moment of the Week