A new addition to the organization.
The Blue Jackets claimed center Lane Pederson off waivers from the Vancouver Canucks and placed Gustav Nyquist, who is out indefinitely with an upper-body injury, on injured reserve.
#CBJ have placed Gustav Nyquist on IR and claimed forward Lane Pederson off of waivers from the #Canucks. Pederson has posted 1-23 in 11 GP in 2022-23 for Vancouver and has recorded 2-68 in 55 career games across three seasons with Arizona, San Jose, and the Canucks.— Coby Maeir (@CobyMaeir) January 28, 2023
In 55 career games across three seasons with the Arizona Coyotes, San Jose Sharks, and Vancouver Canucks, Pederson has posted two goals and six assists including a goal and two assists in 11 games for the Canucks this season.
The 25-year-old Pederson is in the second year of a two-year contract that carries a $750k annual cap hit. After the season, he is scheduled to be a restricted free agent and will be eligible for arbitration. His qualifying offer will be $787,500.