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Jackets call up Chaput, Rychel, send down Wennberg

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled center Michael Chaput and left wing Kerby Rychel from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts. The club also assigned center Alexander Wennberg to Springfield on Saturday. Chaput had two assists and eight penalty minutes in 18 games with the Blue Jackets this season and has a goal and four assists...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Injury Update: Matt Calvert placed on IR

The Columbus Blue Jackets have decided to place veteran left winger Matt Calvert on injured reserve today, retroactive to October 24th. According to The Columbus Dispatch, the move was made due to an upper body injury that Calvert sustained in a 4-1 loss to the Anaheim Ducks in Anaheim last Friday night. He is expected to miss about a week. #459449361 / It was...
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October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

CBJ put Calvert on injured list, recall Wennberg

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed left wing Matt Calvert on injured reserve retroactive to Oct. 24 and recalled center Alexander Wennberg from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts. Calvert, who has a goal and an assist in seven games this season, is expected to miss one week with an upper-body injury. The 20-year-old Wennberg...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Unpopular Opinion: Wennberg may not be ready for the Show

During the Ryan Johansen saga of the pre-season, many were quick to anoint rookies like Kerby Rychel, Marko Dano and Alexander Wennberg as having spots on the team. Wennberg, specifically, had a considerable build-up as a guy who was “ready” for the NHL, even before pre-season began. Team media and bloggers publicly pumped his tires as a potential top six forward to try and divert...
Via BS Hockey
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The 2014 Blue Jacket Top Prospect List

In the doldrums of the offseason you start getting into the speculative part of the year, where you wonder how well (insert name) will play this year and if he will come out and play to his full potential. We at BS Hockey decided to take it a step further by each submitting our top ten prospect lists and averaging them out to make one big list. It should be noted as well we made...
Via BS Hockey
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets top prospect experiences NHL playoff push

Wednesday marked the Blue Jackets' first home playoff win in franchise history. Among the nearly 19,000 spectators taking in this landmark event, it was particularly special for the Jackets' 2013 first-round draft pick, Swedish prospect Alexander Wennberg. "It was awesome," Wennberg said. "To see everything that was happening on the ice and the crowd -- it was amazing." Wennberg...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Columbus well represented in 2014 IIHF World Junior Championships

According to the team, seven players playing for five countries will represent the Blue Jackets in the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championships being held in Sweden. The group includes three players picked in the first round of the 2013 draft -- center Alexander Wennberg (14th overall pick) of Sweden, forward Kerby Rychel (19th) of Canada and forward Mark Dano (27th) of Slovakia. Joining...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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