Predators trade Olivier to Blue Jackets for 2022 fourth-round pick

Nashville Predators right wing Mathieu Olivier (25) reaches for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey preseason game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. (Mark Zaleski/AP)

The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired forward Mathieu Olivier from the Nashville Predators in exchange for a fourth-round pick in next week’s draft, the teams announced Thursday.

Olivier, a gritty right-winger, registered one assist in 10 games-played for the Predators last season. Over 48 career NHL games, the 25-year-old has scored three goals for a total of seven points.

June 30, 2022 - 8:24 pm ET
cls Columbus Blue Jackets
  • Mathieu Olivier
nsh Nashville Predators
  • 2022 fourth-round pick
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