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Martin St. Pierre scored with 8:25 remaining to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes in a preseason game Friday night.
Alexandre Giroux and R.J. Umberger also scored for the Blue Jackets, who finished the preseason with a 5-2-1 record. Columbus will open the regular season Oct. 7 at home against Nashville.
Patrick Dwyer and Jussi Jokinen had the Hurricanes' goals. Carolina (1-4-0) travels to Nashville for its final preseason game before opening the regular season against Tampa Bay.
The Hurricanes have scored only six goals in their four preseason losses.
Both teams used their top goalies. Steve Mason made 35 saves for the Blue Jackets, while Cam Ward had 29 for the Hurricanes.
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The Columbus made a handful of player moves Saturday, getting their roster down to 29.General manager Scott Howson announced the club assigned forward Tomas Kubalik and defenseman John Moore to the team's American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass.The Blue Jackets also placed forwards Martin St. Pierre and Alexandre Giroux and blue-liner Nick Holden on waivers.Right...
Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Jared Boll broke his right thumb after landing a punch on Bryan Allen of the Carolina Hurricanes.
Boll connected with a right, but was seen shaking the hand after skating to the penalty box during their preseason game in Raleigh, N.C.
The team did not divulge exactly how much time will be missed by Boll, who went to the dressing room and did not...
Martin St. Pierre netted a third-period goal, as the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Carolina Hurricanes, 3-2, in preseason action.
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets made their fifth round of roster moves, Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Scott Howson announced today. The current roster consists of 29 players (list includes four ...
The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned two players to their top minor-league affiliate and waived three others.
KEY ACQUISITIONS: An already deep conference got even better
with some all-star additions over the summer. The Blue Jackets
secured goal-scoring center Jeff Carter to boost their