Prospal signs 1-year extension with Columbus
The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed left wing Vinny Prospal to
a one-year contract extension through next season.
General manager Scott Howson announced the extension Wednesday
but did not release terms, citing club policy.
The 36-year-old Prospal signed with the Blue Jackets in July and
has nine goals and 24 assists in 53 games with Columbus. He has the
second-most points and is tied for third in goals on the Blue
Howson says the veteran player’s leadership and performance have
Prospal is from the Czech Republic and has played for seven
teams over more than 14 seasons in the NHL. He has 236 goals and
477 assists in 1,031 career games.