COLUMBUS, OHIO -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated left wing Boone Jenner off Injured Reserve, recalled defenseman Frederic St. Denis from the American Hockey League’s Springfield Falcons and placed center Artem Anisimov and defenseman Cody Goloubefon Injured Reserve, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.
Jenner, 21, will make his season debut after suffering a broken hand in practice on September 27. He recorded 16-13-29, 45 penalty minutes and a +6 plus/minus rating in 72 games as a rookie in 2013-14. The Dorchester, Ontario native was the club’s first pick, 37th overall, in the 2011 NHL Draft. He recorded 111-135-246, 265 penalty minutes and was +22 plus/minus rating in 227 career games with the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League from 2009-13.
St. Denis, 28, has collected 0-1-1 and four penalty minutes in six games with the Falcons this season. The 5-11, 188-pound native of Greenfield Park, Quebec has registered 1-2-3, 10 penalty minutes and is +3 in 17 career NHL games, all during the 2011-12 season with the Montreal Canadiens. He has also collected 28-87-115, 156 penalty minutes and is +42 in 329 career AHL games. Last season, he notched 9-17-26, 32 penalty minutes and was +16 in 60 games with Springfield and earned his second appearance in the AHL All-Star Game. Prior to turning pro, he played five seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League from 2002-07, tallying 44-111-155 and 199 penalty minutes in 285 games with Drummondville.
Anisimov was placed on IR retroactive to October 28 and is day-to-day. He collected 2-2-4 in nine games this season before suffering an upper body injury vs. Ottawa on October 28. Goloubef, who has two penalty minutes in three games in 2014-15, suffered a knee injury at New Jersey on November 1 and is expected to be sidelined six weeks.
The Blue Jackets return to action on Tuesday when they host the Carolina Hurricanes. 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.