Agent: Panarin won’t discuss Blue Jackets future until end of season


Columbus Blue Jackets forward Artemi Panarin. (Derik Hamilton/AP)

Artemi Panarin‘s agent has shut the door on any potential negotiations during the season over his client’s future with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Dan Milstein, who represents Panarin, tweeted that they’ve informed the Blue Jackets that they will discuss his future with the team after the season, and that Panarin will “focus on the rest of the season, trying to win a Stanley Cup for the [Blue Jackets] and their fans.”

Panarin, who becomes an unrestricted free agent after the season, has 19 goals and 34 assists in 46 games this year.


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