The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed goaltender Joonas Korpisalo to a two-year, $5.6 million, contract extension. The deal, which carries a $2.8 million salary-cap hit, was announced by the club’s general manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen, today. The contract carries Korpisalo through the 2021-22 NHL season.
Over his 5-year NHL career, Korpisalo has registered a 60-43-14 record in 127 games. During that time he has an average save percentage of .908 and three shutouts. He was originally drafted in the 3rd round, 62nd overall by the Blue Jackets in the 2012 NHL Draft.
This season is Korpisalo’s first year in the starting goaltender role.