The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed center Brandon Dubinsky on Injured Reserve retroactive to February 2 and added right wing Kole Sherwood to the roster on emergency recall from the Cleveland Monsters, Columbus' American Hockey League affiliate, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.
Dubinsky, who has missed the past four games due to a hip injury, has collected five goals and six assists for 11 points with 34 penalty minutes in 37 outings during the 2018-19 season. He has also won 55.5 percent of face-offs taken this season. The Anchorage, Alaska native has registered 152-283-435 and 903 penalty minutes in 799 career NHL games.
Sherwood, 22, has notched 11-3-14 with 42 penalty minutes in 34 games with the Monsters this season, ranking fifth on the club in goals during his first full professional season. He also tallied 1-0-1 in a three-game stint with the ECHL's Jacksonville IceMen.
The New Albany, Ohio native has registered 11-3-14 and 44 penalty minutes in 36 career AHL games with the Monsters since making his pro debut at the end of the 2016-17 campaign. He tallied 75-104-179, 169 penalty minutes and was +33 in 180 career Ontario Hockey League games with the London Knights, Flint Firebirds and Kitchener Rangers from 2015-18, including 30-30-60 in 57 contests with the Rangers in 2017-18. Signed by the Blue Jackets to a three-year, entry level contract on July 7, 2015, the 6-1, 202-pound right wing played three seasons with the Ohio AAA Blue Jackets organization from 2012-15.
The Blue Jackets return to action on Saturday when they visit the Chicago Blackhawks. Game time from United Center is 8:30 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 8 p.m. All Blue Jackets games televised on FOX Sports Ohio will also be streamed live via the FOX Sports app. The game may also be heard on the Eldorado Gaming Scioto Downs Blue Jackets Radio Network, including Sports Radio 97.1 FM The Fan in Columbus, and online at BlueJackets.com.