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Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Radek Martinek will miss the remainder of the season with post-concussion symptoms, the team announced on Thursday.
To fill his roster spot, the Blue Jackets signed defenseman Brett Lebda to a contract.
Lebda has collected 19 goals and 53 assists in 367 career NHL games with the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs. The 30-year-old Lebda played with Springfield of the American Hockey League this season.
Martinek netted one goal in seven games this season before suffering a concussion against Detroit on Oct. 21.
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Blue Jackets defenseman Radek Martinek, out of the lineup with a concussion since early October, has been ruled out for the remainder of the season, the club announced on Thursday.
Martinek was hit by Detroit's Brad Stuart on Oct. 19 in only his seventh game with the Blue Jackets.
"Radek is very disappointed, as we are, that he will not return to the ice this year,"...
The Blue Jackets have put Radek Martinek on the shelf for the year due to post concussion syndrome and thus needing another defenseman for the rest of the year signed Brett Lebda through the remainder of the season.
âAfter consulting with our medical team it was determined that it would be in Radekâs best interest not to play again this season,â said Blue Jackets...
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned defenseman David Savard to the Springfield Falcons, the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, Blue Jackets Executive Vice President and General Manager Scott Howson announced ...
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned left wing Dane Byers to the Springfield Falcons, Columbus’ American Hockey League affiliate, club Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Scott Howson a...
TV-Radio...6:00 p.m. CST TV: Fox Sports Tennessee. Preds Radio Network (102.5-FM The Game)Stage Setter...Anytime the Nashville Predators and Columbus Blue Jackets hook up, expect to see fireworks. Tonight's game will be no different in spite of the lop-sided look on paper. The Predators should not feel potential effect of a "trap" game as they are coming off a...
6:00 PM CT – Predators (26-16-4) @ Blue Jackets (13-27-5)Players to watch:NSH- Jordin TootooThe Preds need Tootoo to be on his A-game tonight and providing energy. He has amassed 100 penalty minutes in 40 career games vs. Columbus.CBJ- Derick BrassardBrassard has been a bright spot of late for the Jackets, tallying 11 points in the last 13 games.Starting goaltenders:NSH- Pekka...
Brett Lebda's back in the NHL. The Columbus Blue Jackets announced Thursday that defenseman Radek Martinek will miss the rest of the season because of post-concussion symptoms. To fill his spot on the roster, the club has signed Lebda, a veteran defenseman, to a one-year contract.
The Columbus Blue Jackets signed veteran defenseman Brett Lebda to a one-year contract on Thursday.
There is Brett Lebda's lone goal last season for the Leafs. He played in 41 games, had 1g, 3a and was a -14.
Another Lebda fun fact is that he managed to be a -3 in a 9-3 Leafs' win last year.
The signing is pretty much being universally panned by hockey fans around the league. Lots of stuff like:
"Well that makes sense, if you are going to Fail...
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Just months after making big deal to get Jeff Carter, should Blue Jackets consider trading him?
Blue Jackets interim head coach may have said it best in describing tonight’s game: “We made one mistake. We broke before they did.”
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As the Detroit Red Wings prepare to face off against the Columbus Blue Jackets tonight (7 PM EST, FSD Plus/FS Ohio/WXYT), little news is in fact excellent news. MLive’s Ansar Khan reports via Twitter that the Wings will make only one subtle tweak, inserting a player who Columbus banished to the minors last season—but they won’t see a certain former Wing tonight, either: