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Last-place Blue Jackets get up a boost up front, activate left-winger Huselius

Friday, 12.02.2011 / 5:05 PM / News

The Canadian Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Left wing Kristian Huselius was activated off injured reserve by the Blue Jackets on Friday.

Huselius, 33, who missed all of Columbus' 25 games due to a pectoral injury suffered while lifting weights, has 190 goals and 451 points in 660 career games with Florida, Calgary and Columbus.

The 47th overall pick in the 1997 draft by the Panthers, Huselius has 58 goals and 142 points since signing with the Blue Jackets on July 2, 2008.

Columbus is 7-15-3 with 17 points and is in last place in the Central Division.

I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.

— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round