Columbus Blue Jackets Welcome Alexandre Texier Back for 2023-24 Season

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The Columbus Blue Jackets announce the return of forward Alexandre Texier for the 2023-24 NHL season after spending a year with the ZSC Lions due to family and mental health reasons.

The Columbus Blue Jackets have announced that French winger Alexandre Texier will rejoin the team for the 2023-24 NHL season. The 23-year-old forward, a 2017 second-round draft pick by the Blue Jackets, spent the past season playing for the ZSC Lions in Switzerland to be closer to home due to a private family matter and mental health reasons. Alexandre Texier Rejoins Blue Jackets

During his time with the ZSC Lions, Texier appeared in 46 games, netting 13 goals and contributing 22 assists for a total of 35 points. In the playoffs, he added 2 goals and 3 assists, totaling 5 points in 9 games. Texier’s NHL career thus far consists of 123 games, during which he scored 22 goals and tallied 27 assists for a combined 49 points.

While fans were undoubtedly supportive of Texier’s decision to spend time near home and with his family during a difficult period, they will be excited to see him return to the Blue Jackets roster next season. Texier has shown his potential as a solid player and still has ample room to develop his game further.

The Blue Jackets finished last in the Eastern Conference, securing a high draft pick in the upcoming NHL draft. This will allow the team to continue building a young core of talented players as they strive to improve their on-ice performance and climb the standings. Alexandre Texier Rejoins Blue Jackets

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