Nathan Horton is heading to Columbus.
The former Bruins forward signed with the Blue Jackets Friday, according to the team’s Twitter account. Horton’s deal is for seven years, $37.1 million and he will get $30 million in first five years, according to Bob McKenzie. Horton will also be out until December following offseason shoulder surgery.
BREAKING: #CBJ have agreed to terms with forward Nathan Horton on a seven-year contract -- BlueJackets.com/Horton— NHL Blue Jackets (@BlueJacketsNHL) July 05, 2013
Nathan Horton's deal with CBJ is 7 years, $37.1 ($5.3 AAV) but he gets $30M in first 5 years.— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 05, 2013
Nathan Horton will undergo shoulder surgery this summer. Expected to be sidelined until December.— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 05, 2013