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Columbus Blue Jackets sign right wing Jared Boll to 2-year, $2.1-million contract

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have agreed to terms with right wing Jared Boll on a two-year, $2.1 million contract.

The club said that Boll will earn $950,000 in 2012-13 and $1.15 million in 2013-14.

The 26-year-old Boll had two goals and one assist with 126 penalty minutes in 54 games with the Blue Jackets in 2011-12. He ranked second on the club and 15th in the NHL in penalty minutes. The year before he had a career-high seven goals and five assists with 182 penalty minutes in 73 games.

Columbus also signed defenceman Nick Holden to a one-year, two-way contract. It will pay him $550,000 at the NHL level and $105,000 at the AHL level. He played five games with the Blue Jackets last season.

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