The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed restricted free agent center Justin Scott to a one-year, two-way National Hockey League/American Hockey League contract for the 2019-20 season, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. As is club policy, terms were not disclosed.

Scott, 23, has registered 32 goals and 33 assists for 65 points with 189 penalty minutes in 198 career AHL games with the Cleveland Monsters. In 2018-19, he collected 13-11-24, 61 penalty minutes and was +4 in 67 games, matching his career high in goals and setting a new personal mark in points. He added 2-1-3 in eight outings during the Calder Cup Playoffs.