The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed right wing Jared Boll to a three-year contract extension through the 2016-17 National Hockey League season club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. As is club policy terms were not disclosed.

“Jared Boll has invested a great deal of himself in this organization and community and we are very happy that he will continue to be an important part of our hockey club” said Kekalainen. “He brings toughness determination and a great work ethic to our team and has become an important leader for us both on and off the ice.”

Boll has spent his entire professional career with the Blue Jackets registering 24 goals and 28 assists for 52 points with 963 penalty minutes in 388 games. He ranks second on the club in career penalty minutes (Jody Shelley – 1025) and is fourth in games played (Rick Nash – 674 David Vyborny – 543 Rostislav Klesla – 515) leading all current players in both categories.