The Blue Jackets also recalled defenceman Tim Erixon from its American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass., and sent forward Cody Bass to their top minor league club.
Comeau has three goals and eight assists in 43 games with Columbus this season. He ranks second on the team in hits with 131. In 404 NHL games played with the Blue Jackets, Flames and Islanders, Comeau has 70 goals and 89 assists.
When we started our journey we made a commitment to our fans to be relevant and to see the Chicago Blackhawks become the best professional hockey organization. There are not two finer symbols of that than Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane. The commitment we have made to these incredible young men is equal to the commitment they have made to our team, our fans, our entire organization and the city of Chicago.
— Chicago Blackhawks owner Rocky Wirtz on signing Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane to contract extensions