Texier will begin the season on loan in France. Texier was originally going to play in Finland to start the year but a family matter led him to return to his native France. Instead, the center will play with his hometown club for which he came up through the youth ranks. The last time Texier played for Grenoble was back in 2016-17 in which he recorded 10 goals and nine assists in 40 contests. Once the Jackets report to training camp, Texier will rejoin the club and should push for a top-six role this season.
Texier's loan to KalPa (Finland) has been terminated after he left the club to deal with a family matter. Shortly after arriving agreeing to start the year overseas with KalPa, Texier returned to his native France to attend to a family matter. The 21-year-old center figures to rejoin the Blue Jackets when NHL training camps kick-off ahead of the 2020-21 campaign.
The Blue Jackets have loaned Texier to HIFK Helsinki of Finland's Liiga. Texier appeared in 36 regular-season games with Columbus in 2019-20, notching six goals and 13 points before adding four helpers in 10 postseason contests. He'll begin the 2020-21 campaign overseas, but he'll undoubtedly be recalled ahead of the Jackets' training camp for next season.
Texier generated an assist in Friday's 4-3 overtime loss versus the Maple Leafs in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers. Texier has collected assists in each of the last two games. The 20-year-old winger has added 11 shots on goal and a plus-1 rating through four contests in the qualifying round series.
Texier produced an assist, five shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over the Maple Leafs in Game 3. Texier stole the puck from John Tavares and sent Pierre-Luc Dubois the other way. Dubois made no mistake, finishing his hat trick to complete the Blue Jackets' comeback. The helper was Texier's first point of the series. The French winger managed 13 points in 36 contests during the regular season, but he could see a bump in production if he stays on Dubois' wing during the playoffs.
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