Richardson a Jacket & Canadiens Sign Former Star

Reports on tsn.ca say that defenseman Luke Richardson has signed a multi year deal with the Blue Jackets.

Reports on tsn.ca say that defenseman Luke Richardson has signed a multi year deal with the Blue Jackets.

Luke, an unrestricted free agent, has signed a reported 4 year, 10 million dollar contract with Columbus. In 72 games with the Flyers last year he mannaged 9 points, 102 penalty minutes, and a plus minus of +18.

Richardson was the seventh overall pick in 1987. He is a tewering 6-4 215 pounds.

In other resent news the Montreal Canadiens have signed Randy McKay.

The details of the deal are unreleased. McKay will bring grit and leadership to montreal.

The 35 year old grinder was traded to the Stars from devils at the trsding deadline along with Jason Arnott and a first round pick in exchange for Joe Nieuwendyk and Jamie Langenbrunner.