COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned forward Alexandre Picard to the Syracuse Crunch, Columbus American Hockey League affiliate, club President and General Manager Doug MacLean announced today.
Picard, 21, has appeared in 23 games with the Blue Jackets this season and collected his first career NHL point with an assist March 20 vs. Chicago. He has collected 20 penalty minutes in 40 career NHL games with the club. In 47 games with Syracuse, he has 11-17-28 and 73 penalty minutes. He ranks third on the club with eight power play goals. Columbus top pick in the 2004 Entry Draft, he has registered 26-32-58 and 125 penalty minutes in 92 career AHL games.
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