Welcome to Columbus, Jake
— Columbus Blue Jackets (@BlueJacketsNHL) July 29, 2021
The signing comes after the Blue Jackets acquired Bean from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for the 44th-overall pick in the 2021 NHL Draft.
Bean, 23, has produced one goal and 11 assists in 44 career NHL games. The Hurricanes selected the six-foot-one Calgary native 13th overall in the 2016 NHL Draft.