COLUMBUS, OHIO -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed forward Blake Comeau on Injured Reserve, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Comeau suffered a sprained knee during practice on Thursday and is expected to be sidelined four to six weeks.
Comeau, 27, currently leads the Blue Jackets in hits with 131. He has also scored three goals and dished out eight assists for 11 points with 21 penalty minutes in 43 games this season. Acquired by Columbus in a trade with Calgary on Apr. 5, 2013, he has recorded 70-89-159 in 404 career NHL games with the Blue Jackets, Flames and Islanders.
The Blue Jackets return to action tonight when the Carolina Hurricanes visit Nationwide Arena for a 7 p.m. Metropolitan Division battle. 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 Blue Jackets Radio Network, including flagship station Sports Radio 97.1 The Fan, and online at BlueJackets.com.
Single game tickets for all Blue Jackets home games at Nationwide Arena are on sale now. Full and partial season tickets for the duration of the Blue Jackets’ 2013-14 campaign also are available for purchase. Information on all CBJ ticketing options can be obtained by calling (800) NHL‐COLS or by visiting BlueJackets.com.