The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated center Alexander Wennberg off Injured Reserve, club General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.
Wennberg, 25, has missed the past 12 games after suffering an upper body injury on February 2 at Montreal. He has recorded five goals and 15 assists for 20 points with 16 penalty minutes and an "even" plus/minus rating in 52 contests with the Blue Jackets this season. He skated in his 400th career NHL game on January 6 at Anaheim.
The Stockholm, Sweden native has registered 40-159-199, 85 penalty minutes and is +10 in 410 career NHL outings with the Blue Jackets and collected a career-high 13-46-59, 22 penalty minutes and was +9 in 80 contests in 2016-17. The 6-2, 197-pound center was Columbus' first round pick, 14th overall, at the 2013 NHL Draft.
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