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Marian Gaborik activated by Blue Jackets after missing last 22 games with broken collarbone

Wednesday, 02.26.2014 / 3:15 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Marian Gaborik activated by Blue Jackets after missing last 22 games with broken collarbone

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated forward Marian Gaborik off injured reserve after he missed the past 22 games, along with the Sochi Olympics, because of a broken collarbone.

The Blue Jackets play Thursday night at New Jersey in their first game after the NHL's Olympic hiatus.

A native of Trencin, Slovakia, Gaborik has represented his country at the 2006 and 2010 Olympics but was unable to play in Sochi because of his injury.

Gaborik was hurt in a 6-3 home win over Philadelphia on Dec. 21. He has five goals and seven assists in 18 games with Columbus this season.

He has scored 40 or more goals in a season three times.

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