COLUMBUS, OHIO - The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned center Sean Collins to the American Hockey League’s Springfield Falcons, Blue Jackets General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.
Collins, who was most recently recalled on December 30, has collected two assists with two penalty minutes in eight games with Columbus this season. He has also recorded 10-9-19 and 14 penalty minutes with an even plus/minus rating in 28 games with Springfield. Columbus’ ninth pick, 187th overall, in the 2008 NHL Draft, the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan native has registered 0-3-3, eight penalty minutes and is -1 in 19 career NHL games. He has also notched 38-58-96, 72 penalty minutes and is +27 in 167 career AHL games, including 16-25-41, 34 penalty minutes and was +9 in 67 games last season.
The Blue Jackets return to action on Monday when they play the Minnesota Wild. Game time from Xcel Energy Center is 8 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show at 7:30 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.