Player News - Blue Jackets

Date: Team: Pos:

Markus Hannikainen will be scratched against the Senators on Sunday.

He scored his first NHL goal on Saturday, so his removal from the lineup is a bit surprising. Be that as it may, there's plenty of potential left to tap whenever he returns to the lineup.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 22 - 4:55 PM

Matt Calvert will return to the lineup on Sunday against Ottawa.

Through 38 games this season the 27-year-old winger has posted just seven points along with 32 hits and 40 blocks.
Jan 22 - 4:08 PM

It's confirmed that Joonas Korpisalo will face Ottawa on Sunday.

He's 5-5-1 with a .900 save percentage and a 2.99 GAA in a dozen games for AHL Cleveland this season. He's also allowed five goals on 64 shots in two games with Columbus this season.
Jan 22 - 3:59 PM

It's looking more and more like Joonas Korpisalo will get the nod against Ottawa on Sunday.

The 22-year-old netminder has turned away 59 of 64 combined shots in his two games of action this season with the Blue Jackets. He's 5-5-1 with a .900 save percentage and a 2.99 GAA in a dozen games for AHL Cleveland this season.
Jan 22 - 2:07 PM

Markus Hannikainen finally scored his first career NHL goal.

It only took 10 games to finally get on the ledger, but here he is. And it was a pretty one too. Hannikainen has produced well in the AHL, posting nine goals and 14 points in 25 games.
Jan 21 - 8:17 PM

Scott Hartnell scored twice during Saturday's 3-2 win over the Hurricanes.

It's been a tough season for the veteran winger, but he's now up to 13 goals and 28 points in 45 games thus far.
Jan 21 - 8:16 PM

Dalton Prout collected his first two points of the season during Saturday's 3-2 win over the Hurricanes.

Prout picked up a pair of helpers along with a hit, a minor penalty and two blocks during his 15:22 of work in the victory.
Jan 21 - 8:15 PM

Sergei Bobrovsky just keeps winning games.

The Officer turned away 35 of 37 shots, including four of five asked of him on the penalty kill during the 3-2 win over Carolina on Saturday. Bobrovsky's record rises to 28-7-2 on the year.
Jan 21 - 8:13 PM

Markus Hannikainen will actually play on Saturday against Carolina.

He was called up from AHL Cleveland for the seventh time this season yesterday, and apparently will sub in for Matt Calvert. Hannikainen is still pointless through nine career NHL games, including five this season. Down on the farm however he has posted nine goals and 14 points in 25 games.
Source: Craig Merz
Jan 21 - 4:30 PM

Matt Calvert will be scratched against Carolina on Saturday.

It's been a trying season for the winger, who has just seven points along with 32 hits and 40 blocks in 38 games thus far.
Source: Craig Merz
Jan 21 - 4:29 PM

Scott Harrington will play in Saturday's match against Carolina.

Thus will be the young defender's fifth game of the season and 30th of his career in the NHL. Harrington has an assist along with eight PIMs, 32 blocks and 36 hits in his career.
Jan 21 - 3:01 PM

Dalton Prout will see his 11th game of the season Saturday against Carolina.

Prout is still searching for his first points of the season, however he's posted eight PIMs with 12 blocks and 21 hits.
Jan 21 - 3:00 PM

Sergei Bobrovsky will face Carolina on Saturday.

The Officer has allowed just 10 goals in his last five games, with five at the hands of Washington. In that span, he surrendered just a single goal to the Hurricanes for the win.
Jan 21 - 2:48 PM

David Savard sustained an undisclosed injury on Thursday.

Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella didn't have an update on Savard Friday afternoon. Consider Savard day-to-day for now.
Jan 20 - 2:05 PM

Markus Hannikainen has been called up by the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Hannikainen has nine goals and 14 points in 25 AHL contests. He hasn't recorded a point in five games with Columbus this season.
Jan 20 - 10:59 AM


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