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Michael Chaput | Center | #39

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (23) / 4/9/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 197
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 3 (89) / PHI
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Michael Chaput has been sent to the AHL.
Chaput was a healthy scratch for Thursday's game. He has a goal in three contests with the Blue Jackets in 2015-16. Fri, Dec 11, 2015 12:08:00 PM

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Michael Chaput and Kevin Connauton are healthy scratches in Thursday's game against Winnipeg.

Chaput has one goal in three games in '15-16, while Connauton has four assists in 21 games. Neither player will have any fantasy value going forward.
Source: NHL.com
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 08:13:00 PM

Michael Chaput scored a goal in Columbus' 2-1 shootout loss to the Florida Panthers.

Chaput tied the game at one with his goal at the 12:49 mark of the second period. Cam Atkinson scored in the shootout, but it wasn't enough to secure a win. This was Chaput's first NHL game of the season and the second goal of his career. Andrew Bodnarchuk and Gregory Campbell picked up the assists on Chaput's goal.
Fri, Dec 4, 2015 10:56:00 PM

Michael Chaput will make his season debut Friday night against the Panthers as a late addition to the lineup.

Chaput appears to be tagging in for Scott Hartnell, but there's no report on a possible injury or illness. Either way, Chaput has put up six goals and 10 points for AHL Lake Erie in 19 games but has just six points in 50 career NHL games.
Source: NHL.com
Fri, Dec 4, 2015 06:57:00 PM

Michael Chaput has been sent to the minors.

Chaput was summoned on Wednesday, but ended up being a healthy scratch on Thursday. He has five goals and eight points in 13 AHL contests this season.
Fri, Nov 20, 2015 12:41:00 PM

Look for Michael Chaput to be a healthy scratch on Thursday.

The Blue Jackets recalled Chaput on Wednesday, but it seems their intention is to use him as their insurance policy. Chaput has five goals and eight points in 13 AHL contests in 2015-16.
Thu, Nov 19, 2015 10:41:00 AM

Michael Chaput has been called up from the minors.

He has generated five goals and three assists in 13 games for Lake Erie of the AHL this campaign. Chaput had five points in 33 appearances with the Blue Jackets last year.
Wed, Nov 18, 2015 05:07:00 PM

The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed Michael Chaput on waivers.

The 23-year-old center had a goal and four assists in 33 games last season. He will be sent to the AHL if he passes through waivers.
Sun, Oct 4, 2015 05:55:00 AM

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed center Michael Chaput to a one-year/two-way contract.

Chaput played 33 games for the Blue Jackets last season and the 23-year-old had a goal and four helpers but was sent to the minors on January 6 and was not recalled. He will make $650,000 in the NHL next season, if he sticks.
Thu, Jul 23, 2015 05:24:00 PM

Michael Chaput has been reassigned to AHL Springfield.

The Blue Jackets needed to make room for the return of Mark Letestu and Cam Atkinson. Chaput has five points and 21 penalty minutes in 33 games with Columbus in 2014-15.
Tue, Jan 6, 2015 03:08:00 PM

Michael Chaput had an eventful night on Thursday as he recorded the first goal and first fight of his career.

Chaput's marker helped send the Blue Jackets to overtime, although they still lost 5-4 to Washington. The 22-year-old forward was playing in his 44th career game.
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 10:14:00 AM

Michael Chaput has played in 39 career NHL games without a goal.

Chaput has recorded two assists in his last three contests and got some good scoring chances recently, but it's fair to say he doesn't have any fantasy value in standard leagues. For his part, Chaput isn't worried about his lack of an NHL goal as "it's a matter of time."
Mon, Dec 8, 2014 08:53:00 AM

Updating a previous report, Michael Chaput returned to start the third period after leaving with an injured left hand.

Chaput blocked a shot with his open hand and had to leave, but apparently he is fine enough to play the rest of the game. He has three assists in 21 games this season.
Sat, Dec 6, 2014 09:34:00 PM

Michael Chaput has gone to the locker room to attend a potentially injured hand.

Chaput blocked a shot with an open hand. We'll keep you posted on the latest injury updates.
Source: Rob Mixer
Sat, Dec 6, 2014 08:39:00 PM

The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled Michael Chaput from the minors.

Chaput was recalled after the Blue Jackets sent him to the minors just 10 days ago to give him some extra playing time. He had only two assists in 18 NHL games this season after picking up only one in 17 games last season. He sure isn't a scoring threat at this stage of his NHL career.
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 11:34:00 AM

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