Blue Jackets defenseman Zach Werenski told The Athletic on Sunday that he has fired NHL super agent Pat Brisson, confirming an earlier report.

Werenski declined to say why he fired Brisson. The timing is interesting for Columbus. Werenski is set to become a restricted free agent after next season, and Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen can negotiate a new deal with him as soon as this July.

The source indicated that Werenski plans to hire Judd Moldaver of the Wasserman and Orr Hockey Group, whose client list includes Toronto’s Auston Matthews, Nashville’s Roman Josi, Philadelphia’s Carter Hart and others.