The Columbus Blue Jackets have agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent forward Nathan Horton on a seven-year contract, $37.1 million deal.

The deal has an average annual value of $5.3 million per season.

The 28-year-old Welland, Ont. native spent the last three seasons of his nine-year NHL career with the Boston Bruins. In 2012-13, Horton scored 13 goals and nine assists in 43 games. He also added eight goals and 17 points in 22 playoff games helping the Bruins reach the Stanley Cup Final.


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