Notre Dame’s Ruth Signs With Blue Jackets

Defenseman Teddy Ruth will skip his final season at Notre Dame after signing a contract with the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets.

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Ruth played in 100 career games for the Irish, registering four goals and 17 points.

He was a second-round pick of the Washington Capitals in 2007, but the Blue Jackets obtained his rights in 2008 via a trade.