COLUMBUS, OHIO - The Columbus Blue Jackets have added center Sean Collins to the roster on emergency recall from the American Hockey League’s Springfield Falcons, Blue Jackets General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.
Collins, 25, has appeared in two games with Columbus this season. He also has collected 10-9-19 and 14 penalty minutes with a +2 plus/minus rating in 27 games with Springfield. Columbus’ ninth pick, 187th overall, in the 2008 NHL Draft, he has registered 0-1-1, six penalty minutes and is -2 in 13 career NHL games. The Saskatoon, Saskatchewan native has also notched 38-58-96, 72 penalty minutes and is +29 in 166 career AHL games, including 16-25-41, 34 penalty minutes and was +9 in 67 games last season.
The Blue Jackets return to action on Saturday when they host the Boston Bruins. Game time from Nationwide Arena is 7 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show at 6:30 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Scioto Downs Blue Jackets Radio Network, including flagship station Sports Radio 97.1 The Fan, and online at BlueJackets.com.