The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired defenceman Jordan Leopold from the St. Louis Blues for s 2016 fifth round pick.
The Blues will retain $500, 000 of Leopold’s $2.25 million salary. The 34-year-old will become a free agent at season’s end.
A report from the Shawn Mitchell of the Columbus Dispatch says Blue Jackets defenceman Fedor Tyutin will be out for four to six weeks with an injury which could be a reason for the move.
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