Texier, 24, was a second-round selection of the Blue Jackets in the 2017 draft and posted 79 points (34 goals, 45 assists) in 201 games with Columbus.

The France native represented his home country in four IIHF World Championships (2018, 2019, 2022, 2023) and two IIHF World Junior Championships (2017, 2018).

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