Blue Jackets Sign Heatherington


The Columbus Blue Jackets have inked one of their promising draftees to an entry-level deal.

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defenceman Dillon Heatherington to a three-year entry-level contract.

Heatherington, 19, has scored one goal and 11 assists in 38 games with the Swift Current Broncos this season.

Columbus selected the Calgary-native in the second round (50th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft.