Blue Jackets sign Jared Boll to three-year contract extension

Friday, 09.13.2013 / 3:25 PM / News
By BlueJackets.com Staff



COLUMBUS, OHIO --- The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed right wing Jared Boll to a three-year contract extension through the 2016-17 National Hockey League season, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. As is club policy, terms were not disclosed. 

Jared Boll has invested a great deal of himself in this organization and community and we are very happy that he will continue to be an important part of our hockey club,” said Kekalainen. “He brings toughness, determination and a great work ethic to our team and has become an important leader for us both on and off the ice.”

Boll has spent his entire professional career with the Blue Jackets, registering 24 goals and 28 assists for 52 points with 963 penalty minutes in 388 games. He ranks second on the club in career penalty minutes (Jody Shelley – 1,025) and is fourth in games played (Rick Nash – 674, David Vyborny – 543, Rostislav Klesla – 515), leading all current players in both categories.

Columbus’ fourth pick, 101st overall, in the 2005 NHL Draft, Boll made his NHL debut on Oct. 5, 2007 vs. Anaheim. He went on to tally 5-5-10 and a career-high 226 penalty minutes in 75 games as a rookie, leading the club and ranking second in the NHL in penalty minutes and ranking eighth-T among NHL rookies with three game-winning goals. Boll, who has led the club in penalty minutes four times in his six seasons, collected a career-high 4-10-14 in 75 games in 2008-09 and set a career high for goals with 7-5-12 in 73 games in 2010-11.

Born in Charlotte, North Carolina and raised in Crystal Lake, Illinois, Boll spent two seasons in the United States Hockey League (Lincoln) before joining the Ontario Hockey League’s Plymouth Whalers in 2005. He registered 47-49-96 and 403 penalty minutes in 131 career OHL games from 2005-07. He notched a career-high 28-27-55 with 198 penalty minutes in 66 games in 2006-07, helping the Whalers capture the OHL championship.

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