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Blue Jackets sign LW Jakob Lilja to a contract

 

Jakob Lilja during a SHL game against Färjestad BK 2019 photo By User Rolandhino1, CC BY-SA 4.0, https commons.wikimedia.org

TO ONE-YEAR ENTRY LEVEL CONTRACT

Forward led Djurgardens IF (SHL) in assists and points in 2018-19

 

JUNE 15, 2019

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed left wing Jakob Lilja to a one-year entry level contract, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced on Saturday.

 

Lilja, 25, registered 12 goals and 25 assists for 37 points with 18 penalty minutes and a +3 plus/minus rating, while averaging 18:03 of ice time in 52 games with Djurgardens IF in the Swedish Hockey League in 2018-19.  He set career highs in assists and points, leading the club and ranking eighth-T in the league in assists and 10th-T in points.  He added 3-5-8 in 19 playoff outings to help the team advance to the SHL final.

 

A native of Limhamn, Sweden, Lilja has notched 48-51-99, 71 penalty minutes and a +14 plus/minus rating in 222 career SHL contests with Djurgardens, Linkoping HC and Rogle BK since making his league debut in 2012-13.  In 2017-18, he recorded 12-10-22, 10 penalty minutes and a league-leading three shorthanded goals in 40 appearances with Linkoping HC.  He finished third-T on the team in goals.

 

The 6-0, 194-pound winger has also tallied 40-23-63 in 131 career games in Sweden’s second division (Allsvenskan) with Rogle BK and IF Troja-Ljungby from 2011-15.  He added 30-28-58 in 70 career outings in Sweden’s junior league (SuperElit) with Rogle BK from 2010-13.

 

Full and partial season tickets for the Blue Jackets’ 2019-20 campaign are currently available for purchase.  Information on all ticketing options can be obtained by calling (800) NHL‐COLS or by visiting BlueJackets.com.

 

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