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Blue Jackets acquire forward Carter Camper from Bruins in exchange for defenseman Blake Parlett

by Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired forward Carter Camper from the Boston Bruins in exchange for defenseman Blake Parlett, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Camper, 25, has been assigned to the American Hockey League’s Springfield Falcons.

A native of Rocky River, Ohio, Camper has appeared in 171 career AHL games with the Providence Bruins, tallying 128 points on 37 goals and 128 assists. He has registered 8-23-31 in 41 games this season, ranking third on the team in scoring. The 5-9, 173-pound center has also skated in three career NHL games with Boston, recording 1-0-1 and 14 faceoff wins.

Prior to turning pro, Camper spent four seasons with the Miami University RedHawks (CCHA) from 2007-11. He registered 69-114-183 in 158 career NCAA games and was named a CCHA First-Team All-Star in 2008-09 and 2010-11.

Parlett, 24, has recorded 4-14-18 and 22 penalty minutes in 37 games played with the Falcons this season. He has tallied 18-58-76 and 170 PIM in 192 career AHL games with Springfield and Connecticut. Columbus acquired the 6-1, 205-pound defenseman on April 3, 2013 as part of a multiplayer trade with the New York Rangers.

The Blue Jackets return to action on Friday when they visit the San Jose Sharks. Game time is set for 10:30 p.m. ET with live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio beginning with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show at 10 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Blue Jackets Radio Network, including flagship station Sports Radio 97.1 The Fan, and online at

Single game tickets for all Blue Jackets home games at Nationwide Arena are on sale now. Full and partial season tickets for the duration of the Blue Jackets’ 2013-14 campaign also are available for purchase. Information on all CBJ ticketing options can be obtained by calling (800) NHL‐COLS or by visiting

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