Columbus Blue Jackets Sign Center Boone Jenner to A Three-Year Entry Level Contract
Jenner was the Blue Jackets’ top pick, 37th overall, in last June’s NHL Entry Draft
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed center Boone Jenner to a three-year Entry Level contract, club Executive Vice President and General Manager Scott Howson announced today. Jenner was selected by Columbus in the second round, 37th overall, of the 2011 National Hockey League Entry Draft.
Jenner, 18, is currently playing in his third season with the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League. He tallied 22 goals and 27 assists for 49 points with 59 penalty minutes and a +12 plus/minus rating in 43 games this season. Oshawa’s team captain, he has added 3-2-5 and six penalty minutes in three OHL playoff games. The Dorchester, Ontario native also collected 0-2-2 and 29 penalty minutes in five games at the 2012 World Junior Championships, helping Canada win the bronze medal.
The 6-2, 199-pound center has registered 66-98-194 and 207 penalty minutes in 171 career OHL games with Oshawa. In 2010-11, he notched 25-41-66, 57 penalty minutes and was +10 in 63 games and added 7-5-12 and 14 penalty minutes in 10 playoff games. He earned OHL All-Rookie Team honors in 2009-10 after picking up 19-30-49 and 91 penalty minutes in 65 outings.
The Blue Jackets return to action tonight when they host the Detroit Red Wings. Game time Nationwide Arena is set for 7:30 p.m. ET. Coverage on NBC Sports Network begins with NHL Live at 7 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Wheeling Island Hotel & Casino Blue Jackets Radio Network, including flagship station 97.1 The Fan in Columbus, and online at BlueJackets.com.
Single game tickets for the Blue Jackets home games starting at $26 are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, The OhioHealth Chiller Ice Rinks and all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase tickets by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online at BlueJackets.com, the official club web site, and ticketmaster.com.
The 2013 NHL All-Star Game is coming to Columbus Jan. 26-27, 2013. Fans can guarantee access to seats for both the game and Skills Challenge now by reserving a full or partial season ticket plan for the Blue Jackets’ 2012-13 season. Ticket plans start at less than $15 per game. In addition to guaranteed access to All-Star tickets, full and partial-season ticket holders receive a number of great benefits including significant savings versus single-game prices; the best available seat locations; exclusive access to events with players and coaches; and priority access to tickets for most other events at Nationwide Arena and the Jerome Schottenstein Center. For more information, call (800) NHL-COLS or visit BlueJackets.com.