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Blue Jackets assign defenseman Tim Erixon to Springfield Falcons

by BlueJackets.com Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have reassigned defenseman Tim Erixon to the American Hockey League’s Springfield Falcons, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.

Erixon, 22, has registered 4-19-23 and a +6 plus/minus rating in 25 games played with Springfield in 2013-14. He skated in two games for Columbus earlier this season, recording one blocked shot, one hit and one shot on goal in 28:41 of action. In 51 career NHL appearances with the Blue Jackets and Rangers, Erixon has tallied 0-7-7, 24 penalty minutes and a +4 rating. He has registered 12-73-85, 88 PIM, +20 in 116 career AHL games with the Falcons and Connecticut Whale.

The Blue Jackets return to action on Saturday when the Florida Panthers visit Nationwide Arena for an Eastern Conference battle. Game time is 7 p.m. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio HD begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show at 6:30 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Blue Jackets Radio Network, including 97.1 The Fan in Columbus and online at BlueJackets.com.

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