The Blue Jackets additionally obtained a conditional 1st spherical choice within the 2023 NHL Draft and a third spherical choice within the 2024 NHL Draft.
Fast is 11-13-4 with a 3.50 targets in opposition to common, . 876 save proportion and 1 shutout in 31 video games (27 begins) this season. The 37-year-old goalie is within the ultimate season of a 10-year contract he signed with the Kings on July 1, 2012, and will turn into an unrestricted free agent after the season.
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Chosen by Los Angeles within the third spherical (#72) of the 2005 NHL Draft, Fast is 370-275-82 with a 2.46 GAA, . 911 save proportion and 57 shutouts in 743 common season video games (731 begins). He’s additionally 49-43 with a 2.31 GAA, . 921 save proportion and 10 shutouts in 92 Stanley Cup Playoff video games, serving to the Kings win the Cup in 2012 and 2014.
Fast was voted Conn Smythe Trophy Most Precious Participant within the playoffs in 2012. He has additionally received the William M. Trophy 14, 2017-18).
“Jonathan Fast is a two-time Stanley Cup winner who has been a standout goaltender in our league for a very long time and this deal gives us with venture capital that might be precious as we transfer ahead as a company,” Blue Jackets normal supervisor Järmo Kikalainen stated. It’s by no means straightforward to commerce gamers like this Vladislav Gavrikov And Jonas Corbesalo As a result of she was an distinctive blue collar however given our present place, these strikes had been within the curiosity of our membership. They’re fantastic people, and we are going to at all times recognize the contributions they made whereas they had been right here.”
A local of Milford, Connecticut, Fast is 4 wins shy of tying John Vanbiesbrouck for second amongst US-born goaltenders in Nationwide Hockey League historical past. Ryan Miller is first with 391.
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Gavrikov and Korbesalo each got here off the Blue Jackets’ 5-3 win over the Buffalo Sabers on Tuesday.
Gavrikov, enjoying his eighth consecutive sport, is within the ultimate season of a three-year contract he signed with the Blue Jackets on November 5, 2020, and will turn into an unrestricted free agent after the season. The 27-year-old defender has 10 factors (three targets and 7 assists) in 52 video games this season.
Chosen by Columbus within the sixth spherical (159th total) of the 2015 NHL Draft, Gavrikov has 73 factors (15 targets, 58 assists) in 256 common season video games, and three factors (1 objective, 2 assists) in 12 playoff video games. .
Corbesalo, 28, is 11-11-3 with a 3.17 GAA and a 0.913 save proportion in 28 video games (26 begins) this season. He signed a one-year contract with the Blue Jackets on Could 20 and will turn into an unrestricted free agent after the season.
Chosen by Columbus within the third spherical (62nd total) of the 2012 NHL Draft, Corbesalo is 87-78-24 with a 3.06 GAA, .903 save proportion and three shutouts in 210 common season video games (190 begins), and 3-5 with a 1.90 GRA GAA and. 941 save proportion and two in 9 playoff video games.
If the Kings qualify for the playoffs, the Blue Jackets will obtain a 2023 first-round choose, but when Los Angeles doesn’t make it to the postseason, Columbus will as an alternative obtain Los Angeles second-round draft picks within the 2023 and 2024 NHL Drafts.
The Kings (34-20-8) are in first place within the Pacific Division with the Vegas Golden Knights, who’ve performed two fewer video games.
Earlier this season, they loaned Cal Petersen, who’s within the first season of a three-year, $15 million contract ($5 million common annual worth), to Ontario of the American Hockey League after he cleared waivers. Phoenix Copley899 save proportion in 27 video games (26 begins).
The Blue Jackets (20-35-6) are final within the NHL.