The Columbus Blue Jackets have announced that they have re-signed defenceman Zach Werenski to a three-year contract. The deal has an annual cap hit of $5 million.


In 82 games last season, Werenski scored 11 goals and added 33 assists for 44 points. His possession numbers were 53.7 percent Corsi and a relative Corsi of 4.6.

In 10 playoff games, he scored one goal and five assists for six points.

Over his three year NHL career with Columbus, Werenski has scored 38 goals and 90 assists for 128 points in 237 games.

Werenski was originally drafted by the Blue Jackets in the first round, eighth overall, in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.