Les Blue Jackets Add Damon Severson to Their Defensive Lineup
The Columbus Blue Jackets have added Damon Severson to their defensive lineup for the upcoming season. Severson was traded from the New Jersey Devils after they had given him a new contract.
Severson is a skilled defenseman who brings experience and leadership to the Blue Jackets. He has played in over 500 NHL games and has accumulated 212 points. Severson is expected to play a crucial role in the Blue Jackets' quest for a playoff spot this season.
Severson's Career Highlights
Severson was drafted by the New Jersey Devils in 2012 and made his NHL debut in 2014. In his rookie season, he scored five goals and had 12 assists in 51 games. Severson has since become a mainstay on the Devils' blue line and has been a consistent performer for the team.
Severson has also represented Canada internationally, winning a gold medal at the 2015 World Junior Championships. He was named to the tournament's All-Star Team and was the top-scoring defenseman in the tournament.
With Severson's addition to the Blue Jackets' roster, the team is expected to have a solid defensive lineup for the upcoming season.