Jackets deal Nikitin for fifth-round pick
JUN 25, 2014 10:12a ET
It's a reacquisition of the pick the Jackets traded to Edmonton in exchange for defenseman Nick Schultz in March.
The 28-year-old Nikitin had two goals and 13 assists in 66 games with Columbus last season.
Nikitin had been with Columbus since Nov. 2011.
The NHL Draft begins Friday.