Columbus Blue Jackets free-agent-to-be Artemi Panarin is being pulled in a lot of directions as he considers where he will play next season.
A Columbus, Ohio, distillery is offering Panarin an unlimited supply of vodka for the rest of his life if he re-ups with the Blue Jackets.
High Bank Distillery, a local restaurant in Columbus, has promised Panarin an unlimited lifetime supply of its signature vodka if he extends his contract.
The restaurant launched the campaign under the hashtag #StayThirstyPanarin, pitching it on its Instagram page.
Have you heard?! High Bank Distillery is offering @artemiypanarin High Bank for life if he stays with the Columbus Blue Jackets! 🙌🏼🏒 We hope you’ll help us in our crusade to do our part to keep Artemi Panarin in Columbus! Tag @artemiypanarin and all your CBJ loving friends below!!! Be sure to use the hashtag: #StayThirstyPanarin
The 27-year-old Russian standout has produced a team-leading 45 points in 40 games so far this season. He will become an unrestricted free agent this coming summer.