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Alexander Wennberg | Center | #10

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (23) / 9/22/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 196
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 1 (14) / CLM

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Alex Wennberg (upper body) won't be able to suit up for Game 2 against the Washington Capitals on Sunday.
Wennberg was shaken up on a blindside hit from Washington's Tom Wilson in the third period of Game 1. Head coach John Tortorella has announced that Wennberg will be considered day-to-day for now. Sonny Milano will come into the lineup in his place and Brandon Dubinsky will move to center. Apr 14 - 1:57 PM

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Alexander Wennberg (upper body) is doubtful for Game 2, according to Columbus GM Jarmo Kekalainen.

Wennberg suffered an upper-body injury in Thursday night's playoff opener on a questionable hit from Washington's Tom Wilson. The second game of the series doesn't take place until Sunday night.
Apr 13 - 11:21 AM

Alexander Wennberg suffered an upper-body injury in Thursday's game against the Washington Capitals.

Wennberg was smoked by Capitals forward Tom Wilson. He left the game and never returned. He's considered day-to-day for now, but the Blue Jackets haven't specified how long he'll be out just yet.
Apr 13 - 12:16 AM

Alexander Wennberg will be one of many Blue Jackets to sit tonight against the Nashville Predators.

Wennberg will join Artemi Panarin, Cam Atkinson, Ryan Murray, Seth Jones and Zach Werenski in the press box. With no chance at getting home ice advantage in the first round, the Blue Jackets have elected to rest their top players.
Apr 7 - 12:57 PM

Alexander Wennberg picked up two assists with a plus-6 rating in Tuesday's 7-3 road win against the Oilers.

The Blue Jackets are on fire, winning 11 of their past 12 contests. Wennberg has been a huge part of that success, posting two goals with 11 points and a plus-17 rating across his past 11 outings. He and other key Columbus forwards are helping plenty of people win fantasy playoff games or championships.
Mar 28 - 1:51 AM

Alexander Wennberg has one goal and six helpers during a four-game point streak.

Wennberg had a big game against Montreal on Monday with a goal and three assists. He has been a disappointment this season with 31 points in 55 contests. Wennberg could still finish the year on a high note.
Mar 13 - 5:55 PM

Coach John Tortorella said Alexander Wennberg will play in Sunday night's game against San Jose.

The center has been dealing with an upper-body injury, but seems good to go in California. He has six goals and 24 points in 50 games this season.
Mar 4 - 8:13 PM

Alexander Wennberg (upper body) is questionable for Sunday's game against San Jose.

The 23-year-old center tried to play on Friday but was unable to complete the pre-game warmup skate and did not play. He has only six goals and 24 points in 50 games this season after a 59 point campaign last season. Look elsewhere for now on your roster and sit Wennberg.
Mar 4 - 7:27 AM

Alex Wennberg (upper body) won't play in Friday's game against the Ducks.

Wennberg is considered day-to-day at this point. He has six goals and 24 points in 50 games this season. The Blue Jackets will likely provide an update on his status in the coming days.
Mar 2 - 10:08 PM

Alexander Wennberg (back) has been taken off the injured reserve list.

Wennberg wasn't expected to return before the All-Star break, so this is a pleasant surprise. He has four goals and 16 points in 30 contests in 2017-18. His most recent game was on Dec. 21.
Jan 10 - 5:10 PM

Alexander Wennberg was on the ice before practice Saturday.

Wennberg is out with a back injury and should be back around the All-Star break as he was injured just before the Christmas break. It has been a tough season for the youngster who had only four goals and 16 points in 30 games after 59 points last season in 80 contests. Stay tuned.
Jan 7 - 8:24 AM

Alexander Wennberg (back) has been put on injured reserve by Columbus.

Wennberg is slated to be sidelined for four-to-six weeks with a back injury. He was hurt prior to the holiday break and didn't play last Saturday as a result. Wennberg has posted four goals and 16 points in 30 games this year.
Tue, Dec 26, 2017 06:48:00 PM

Alexander Wennberg is projected to be out four-to-six weeks due to a back injury.

Wennberg only has four goals and 16 points in 30 contests this year, but he had two markers and three assists over a four-game point streak going into last Thursday's contest when he got hurt.
Mon, Dec 25, 2017 11:38:00 PM

John Tortorella announced that Alexander Wennberg will not suit up tonight and that he would be out 'a while'.

Wennberg was injured during Thursday's contest against the Pittsburgh Penguins. It's an unfortunate injury considering he appeared to have started turning his season around with five points over his last five games. The 23-year-old center currently has 16 points in 30 games and his status should be considered week-to-week for now.
Sat, Dec 23, 2017 05:50:00 PM

Alexander Wennberg is questionable for Saturday night's game against the Flyers.

Wennberg left Thursday night's contest with 6:17 left in the third period with an undisclosed injury. The Jackets recalled Tyler Motte and Jordan Schroeder from Cleveland of the AHL on an emergency basis in case Wennberg can't go. Check back with us closer to the 7:00 pm puck drop for an update on Wennberg's status.
Sat, Dec 23, 2017 09:26:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Alexander Wennberg
2Nick Foligno
3Brandon Dubinsky
4Mark Letestu
5Lukas Sedlak
6Alex Broadhurst
LW1Artemi Panarin
2Pierre-Luc Dubois
3Boone Jenner
4Matt Calvert
5Markus Hannikainen
RW1Cam Atkinson
2Josh Anderson
3Thomas Vanek
4Oliver Bjorkstrand
5Sonny Milano
D1Zach Werenski
2Seth Jones
3Jack Johnson
4David Savard
5Ryan Murray
6Ian Cole
7Taylor Chorney
8Scott Harrington
9Dean Kukan
10Markus Nutivaara
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Joonas Korpisalo
3Jeff Zatkoff