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Columbus Blue Jackets (50-24-8)


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NHL notebook: Blue Jackets buy out Hartnell

(TSX / STATS) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets bought out the remaining two seasons of forward Scott Hartnell's six-year, $28.5 million contract, the team announced on Thursday.

The buyout will cost Columbus a cap hit of $1.5 million in the first year, $3 million in the second and $1.25 million in the final two years, according to CapFriendly.com.

Hartnell, who will become an unrestricted free agent, recorded 13 goals and 24 assists in 78 games last season. The 35-year-old Saskatchewan native saw his average ice time drop to 12:04 amid reported tension involving coach John Tortorella.

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Leaders
Points: C. Atkinson62
Plus/Minus: D. Savard33
Shots on Goal: C. Atkinson240
PIM: B. Dubinsky91
Win: S. Bobrovsky41
Shutouts: S. Bobrovsky7
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 247 (6)
Shots: 2540 (9)
PP%: 19.9% (12)
Penalty Minutes: 714 (22)
Assists: 400 (8)
SH Goals: 10 (4)
Standings
Metropolitan Division
  W L OTL Pts
xyz-Washington 55 19 8 118
x-Pittsburgh 50 21 11 111
x-Columbus 50 24 8 108
x-NY Rangers 48 28 6 102
NY Islanders 41 29 12 94
Philadelphia 39 33 10 88
Carolina 36 31 15 87
New Jersey 28 40 14 70
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 193 (29)
Shots Against: 2489 (14)
PK%: 82.5% (9)
Penalty Minutes: 709 (18)
Shutouts: 8 (6)
Sv%: 0.922 (1)
Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
7/1 M. Bergeron Became Unrestricted Free Agent
7/1 R. Stanton Became Unrestricted Free Agent
7/1 O. Dansk Became Unrestricted Free Agent Not tendered a qualifying offer
7/1 O. Yevenko Became Unrestricted Free Agent Not tendered a qualifying offer
7/1 S. Gagner Became Unrestricted Free Agent
7/1 T. Tynan Became Unrestricted Free Agent
7/1 B. Gallant Became Unrestricted Free Agent
7/1 L. Korpikoski Became Unrestricted Free Agent
7/1 K. Quincey Became Unrestricted Free Agent
7/1 J. Sifers Became Unrestricted Free Agent