Player News - Blue Jackets

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Matt Calvert has been sidelined with a strained oblique and is considered week-to-week with the ailment.

Through 51 games this season the veteran winger has posted 11 points along with 42 PIMs and hits, while seeing less than 14 minutes per game on average. He suffered the injury in Sunday's match with the Predators.
Feb 24 - 3:04 PM

Lukas Sedlak was placed on I/R on Friday retroactively to Feb. 17th.

Through 55 games this season the rookie has posted six goals and 12 points with 57 hits to his credit as well.
Feb 24 - 1:56 PM

Markus Hannikainen has been recalled from AHL Cleveland on Friday on an emergency basis.

Through 36 games this season with the Monsters the youngster has posted 12 goals and 20 points. He has a goal in seven games with the Blue Jackets as well.
Feb 24 - 1:53 PM

Seth Jones had two assists Sunday and is on a four game points streak.

The defenseman has six helpers in his last four and has 10 goals and 34 points this season. The Blue Jackets are blessed on the blueline with two outstanding young defensemen as both Jones and Zach Werenski should make a dynamic duo for the next ten years. He is a keeper.
Feb 20 - 8:10 AM

Oliver Bjorkstrand scored his second goal in three games Sunday.

Bjorkstrand had a great 2015-16 season and had eight points in 12 games with Columbus so it was thought he would have no trouble cracking the Blue Jackets lineup last fall. Well, he had trouble and was sent to the minors but his recent recall, albeit on an emergency basis, has shown Columbus what they thought they were supposed to get at the start of the season. He is worth stashing for next season in keeper pools.
Feb 20 - 7:57 AM

Sergei Bobrovsky allowed four goals on 32 shots in a 4-3 loss to Nashville on Sunday.

The veteran has been hot and cold this month and didn't do enough to get the job done on Sunday. Bobrovsky falls to 31-13-3 this season with a 2.21 goals against average and .925 save percentage.
Feb 19 - 11:35 PM

Zach Werenski notched a goal and two assists in a 4-3 loss to the Predators on Sunday.

The rookie proved once again to be playing well beyond his years as a 19-year-old. With nine goals and 36 points in 58 games, Werenski is still in the mix in a crowded rookie of the year contest.
Feb 19 - 11:32 PM

Dalton Prout and Scott Harrington will be scratched against Nashville on Sunday.

Prout has picked up a trio of helpers along with 14 PIMs, 16 blocks and 24 hits in 15 games thus far. Harrington meanwhile has posted three points along with 14 blocks and hits in 13 games.
Source: Craig Merz
Feb 19 - 5:00 PM

Lukas Sedlak will not play in Sunday's match with the Predators due to a lower body injury.

Through 55 games this season the rookie has posted six goals and 12 points with 57 hits to his credit as well. He's considered day-to-day, for now.
Feb 19 - 4:21 PM

Sergei Bobrovsky will be in net against the Predators on Sunday.

The Officer is 4-5-1 over his last 10 games with 28 goals against and a uncharacteristic .908 save percentage.
Feb 19 - 4:19 PM

Scott Hartnell will return to the Blue Jackets' lineup on Sunday against the Senators after missing two games with a lower body injury.

The veteran winger has posted 13 goals and 30 points in 50 games this season along with 41 PIMs and 57 hits. Make sure he's back in your lineup as well.
Feb 18 - 3:56 PM

Lukas Sedlak suffered a lower-body injury on Friday night against Pittsburgh.

He played just one shift in the second period before exiting the contest and he didn't return. Consider the rookie forward day-to-day for now.
Feb 18 - 10:40 AM

Ryan Murray scored his second goal of the year in Friday's 2-1 overtime win over Pittsburgh.

He opened the scoring at the 1:33 mark of the second period to end a seven-game pointless skid. Murray's first goal of the season came on Jan. 26. He has contributed 11 points in 52 matches.
Feb 18 - 10:37 AM

Josh Anderson has produced a goal and an assist in the last two games.

He had an assist and two penalty minutes in 15:02 of ice time versus Pittsburgh on Friday night. Anderson has recorded 11 goals, 21 points and 62 PIMs in 56 games this season.
Feb 18 - 10:34 AM

Oliver Bjorkstrand nearly had goals in two straight games Friday.

However, it was called off after it was ruled that the Penguins had possession of the puck just long enough on a delayed penalty. The 21-year-old netted his first goal of the season on Wednesday against Toronto and he generated some chances in a 2-1 overtime win over Pittsburgh. He is playing with Alexander Wennberg and Brandon Saad.
Feb 18 - 10:31 AM


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