The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed backup goalie Curtis McElhinney to a two-year contract extension, the club announced today.
“We are pleased to have signed Curtis for the next two seasons,” said GM Jarmo Kekalainen. “He is a hard-working, high-caliber individual who provides the team with a veteran presence in goal and had played very well for us when called upon the past two seasons. We look forward to his continued contributions to the Blue Jackets both on and off the ice.”
McElhinney started 28 games last season, filling in admirably when starter Sergei Bobrovsky was injured. He finished 12-14-2 with a .914 save percentage.