5:35 AM EDT, Mon July 06, 2015
The Cannon Jul 1, 2015

Jackets Sign Forward Gregory Campbell to a Two-Year Contract

With Mark Letestu signing with the Oilers, the Jackets filled his spot with Gregory Campbell. The Jackets have reportedly signed center Gregory Campbell to a two-year, $3.0 million contract, which carries a $1.5 million per season cap hit. With Mark Letestu signing with the Oilers, the Jackets elected to sign a veteran to replace him, rather than wait for an internal option like William Karlsson or Michael Chaput to earn the spot in camp. Campbell is known as a defensively-responsible forward, who also excels on the penalty kill. He's basically Letestu, but he was able to be signed for two...

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