The Columbus Blue Jackets signed defenseman Will Weber to a one-year, two-way contract, the team announced Wednesday.
Selected by the Blue Jackets in the second round (No. 53) of the 2007 draft, Weber, 25, has 10 points (three goals, seven assists), 182 penalty minutes and a plus-1 rating in 123 games with the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League. The 6-foot-4, 231-pound defenseman also had 14 penalty minutes in eight games with the Evansville Icemen of the ECHL.
A native of Gaylord, Mich., Weber spent four seasons at Miami (Ohio) University, where he had 30 points (five goals, 25 assists), 236 penalty minutes and a plus-15 rating in 154 games from 2008-12.