The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed college defenceman Doyle Somerby to a two-year entry level contract.*

The 23-year-old American has spent the last four seasons with Boston University and recorded one goal with two assists over 39 games last season.

The 6 foot five, 223-pound Somerby helped Boston University reach the championship game of the 2015 Frozen Four where they lost to Providence.*
Somerby was originally drafted by the New York Islanders in the fifth round, 125th overall, of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.*