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Blue Jackets Make Roster Moves

by Staff Writer / Columbus Blue Jackets
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets made their fifth round of roster moves, Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Scott Howson announced today. The current roster consists of 29 players (list includes four players on injured reserve).

To see the updated roster, click here.

Forward Tomas Kubalik and defenseman John Moore were assigned to the Springfield Falcons, Columbus’s American Hockey League affiliate, while forward Martin St. Pierre and defenseman Nick Holden were placed on waivers for the purposes of being assigned to Springfield. In addition, forward Alexandre Giroux has been placed on waivers.

Right wing Jared Boll was placed on injured reserve and will be out at least 4-6 weeks with a broken thumb. Also on the Blue Jackets’ injured reserve list are: forward Kristian Huselius, defenseman Theo Ruth and goaltender Mark Dekanich.

The Blue Jackets open the 2011-12 season Friday, Oct. 7 when the club hosts the Nashville Predators. Game time from Nationwide Arena is set for 7 p.m. ET. Fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 6:50 p.m. for the pre-game show. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio HD begins with a special edition of the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 6 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Wheeling Island Hotel & Casino Blue Jackets Radio Network, including 97.1 The Fan and online at

Single game tickets for the Blue Jackets home games starting at $26 are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, The Chiller Ice Rinks and all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase tickets by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online at, the official club web site, and

Full and partial season ticket plans for the Blue Jackets’ 2011-12 season are on sale now starting at less than $15 per game. Full and partial-season ticket holders receive a number of great benefits including significant savings versus single-game prices; the best available seat locations; exclusive access to events with players and coaches; and priority access to tickets for most other events at Nationwide Arena and the Jerome Schottenstein Center. For more information, call (800) NHL-COLS or visit

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