Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/20/11
The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled goaltender Allen York on an emergency basis after losing their other two backups to injury.

With Mark Dekanich out with a high-ankle sprain and Curtis Sanford out for up to four weeks with a groin injury, York was pressed into backup duty from the American Hockey League's Springfield Falcons.

He'll be the No. 2 to Steve Mason for Friday's game against the Detroit Red Wings. Mason has been in goal for all but 18 minutes of Columbus' season so far, going 0-5-1 with a 3.35 goals-against average.

York has yet to play a game in the National Hockey League. The 22-year-old is 1-0-0 with a 2.87 goals-against average for the Falcons this season.

The club signed veteran journeyman Manny Legace to a professional tryout with the Falcons in the event York remains with the NHL club. Legace last appeared in the NHL with Carolina during the 2009-10 season.
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