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Ryan Murray Agrees To Terms On Entry-Level Contract With Columbus Blue Jackets

On Tuesday afternoon, the Columbus Blue Jackets announced via the team's official website that the club has come to terms with defenseman Ryan Murray on a three-year, entry-level contract. Murray was the team's top pick in June's Entry Draft when he was taken with the No. 2 overall selection.

Via press release from the Blue Jackets:

A native of White City, Saskatchewan, Murray recorded 6-40-46, 45 penalty minutes and was +18 in 70 games with Everett in 2010-11. He led the team in assists and plus/minus rating and was third in points, while leading club defensemen in goals (tied) and points. He notched 5-22-27 with 31 penalty minutes and was +33 in 52 games in 2009-10 for Everett and was named the team's Rookie of the Year.

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