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COLUMBUS, OHIO – Columbus Blue Jackets Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Scott Howson announced tonight that defenseman Radek Martinek will miss the remainder of the season due to post-concussion symptoms and that the club has signed defenseman Brett Lebda to a one-year contract. As is club policy, terms were not disclosed.
Martinek, 35, scored one goal in seven games with Columbus this season before suffering a concussion in a game at Detroit on October 21 that has sidelined him for the past 39 games. Signed by the club as a free agent last July, he has registered 22-82-104 and 272 penalty minutes in 460 games with the Blue Jackets and New York Islanders.
“After consulting with our medical team it was determined that it would be in Radek’s best interest not to play again this season,” said Howson. “Radek is very disappointed, as are we, that he will not return to the ice this year but his health moving forward is the most important factor in this d...
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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,"...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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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: