The Columbus Blue Jackets trimmed their training camp roster by two players, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.
The Blue Jackets returned forward Tyler Angle, the club's seventh round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft, to the Ontario Hockey League's Windsor Spitfires and defenseman Eric Hjorth, the club's fourth round pick in 2019, to the Ontario Hockey League's Sarnia Sting. There are currently 57 players in camp - 35 forwards, 16 defensemen and six goaltenders.
Columbus, 1-0-0 in preseason play, returns to action on Thursday at the Pittsburgh Penguins. Game time from PPG Paints Arena is 7 p.m. ET. The game will carried live on Sports Radio 97.1 The Fan.
The Blue Jackets open their 19th regular season vs. the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday, October 4. Game time from Nationwide Arena is 7 p.m. ET.