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Blue Jackets assign forward Josh Anderson to Lake Erie (AHL)

by Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned right wing Josh Anderson to Cleveland’s Lake Erie Monsters, Columbus’ American Hockey League affiliate, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.

Anderson, 21, has registered a goal and two assists for three points with two penalty minutes in 10 games with the Blue Jackets this season. He tallied his first career NHL goal on January 9 vs. Carolina. He has added 9-9-18 with 58 penalty minutes and a +1 plus/minus rating in 26 games with Lake Erie.

The Burlington, Ontario native has recorded 1-3-4 with four penalty minutes in 16 career NHL games with Columbus since making his NHL debut last season. The club’s fourth pick, 95th overall, in the 2012 NHL Draft, he has also posted 16-19-35 with 134 penalty minutes and a +2 plus/minus rating in 78 career AHL games with the Monsters and Springfield Falcons.

The Blue Jackets return to action on Monday when they host the Montreal Canadiens. 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 WWCD 102.5 FM, and online at

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