By Joe Depto (@JoeDepto)
With just over 24 hours remaining until the 2013 rosters must be finalized, the Columbus Blue Jackets’ 2013 opening night roster seems to have already taken shape.
This afternoon, the club announced that 2011 second round draft pick Boone Jenner would be returned to Oshawa of the OHL, where he will likely finish the season. It should be noted that if Oshawa were to be eliminated from the 2013 OHL playoffs before the Columbus Blue Jackets season ends, Jenner could be back in Columbus for the final stretch of the 2013 season. Whether that is probable or not will be told in the coming months.
In addition to Jenner, defenseman Tim Erixon, who was acquired last summer from the New York Rangers as part of the Rick Nash trade, will be returned to the Springfield Falcons of the AHL. Erixon was often paired with Adrian Aucoin throughout camp and was in a bona fide battle with John Moore, the club’s first round pick in 2009, for the sixth defensive spot o...