The Columbus Blue Jackets have announced they have extended their affiliate agreement with the Springfield Falcons of the AHL through the 2015-16 season, with an option for two additional years.
"The affiliation between the Blue Jackets and Springfield Falcons has been a successful and rewarding one for both clubs and we're pleased that the relationship will continue," said Jackets assistant GM Chris MacFarland.
The Springfield Falcons who are located in Springfield, Massachusetts are entering their 21st season as part of the AHL. They have been an affiliate with the Blue Jackets since the 2010-11 season.
The Blue Jackets got their first playoff win last season, and the Falcons have made the AHL playoffs in each of the last two year.