Columbus, OH - The Columbus Blue Jackets signed defenseman Dalton Prout to a two-year contract extension on Saturday. . Prout, 24, saw his most extensive time at the NHL level last season, posting two goals and four assists in 49 games for the Blue Jackets. Selected by Columbus in the sixth round of the 2010 NHL Draft, Prout has three goals and 10 assists in 82 career games. . Fisher, one ahead overnight, carded a 5-under-par 67, including seven birdies and two bogeys, at Copperleaf to lie at 18 under after three rounds. His fourth and last tour win was the Irish Open in 2010, when he also played in the Ryder Cup. . Ward stole a pair of goals from Winnipeg centre Bryan Little in the first period, beginning with a pad save during a Jets two-man advantage and then displaying his quickness with a highlight-reel stick stop. .ca. Hi Kerry, Appreciate all your insight into what goes on in games. Im just looking for an explanation - in Wednesdays Flyers-Capitals game, why didnt Wayne Simmonds receive a third-man in during the line brawl last night? He clearly grabbed Erskine, who was engaged with Lecavalier, allowing Vinnie a free cheap-shot right to the mush!Thanks,Chris --- Hey Kerry, Seeing the Flyers-Caps line brawl last night, whats the most interesting story from your officiating days when it came to breaking them up? Paul McLane Chris: You are correct in your assessment that Wayne Simmonds deserved a game misconduct when he grabbed John Erskine around the neck allowing Vincent Lecavalier a free shot as the players fell to the ice.GLENDALE, Ariz. - The Phoenix Coyotes assigned forward Andy Miele to the Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League on Thursday. Miele had two assists and five penalty minutes in four games with the Coyotes this season. . He has five goals and three assists in six games for Portland. ' ' '