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Blue Jackets Place Forward Fredrik Modin on Injured Reserve

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed left wing Fredrik Modin on Injured Reserve due to a hamstring injury suffered on January 29 vs. the Phoenix Coyotes, club General Manager Scott Howson announced February 4. Modin is expected to miss approximately one week of action.

Modin, 33, has registered two goals and two assists with 10 penalty minutes and an even plus/minus rating in 11 games with Columbus this season. He returned to the lineup on January 19 at Dallas after missing the previous 35 games due to a back injury suffered at Anaheim on November 1. He has appeared in 752 career NHL games, registering 207-201-408 and 375 penalty minutes and a cumulative plus/minus rating of +9 with the Blue Jackets, Tampa Bay Lightning and Toronto Maple Leafs.

The Blue Jackets return to action on Tuesday when they host the Washington Capitals at Nationwide Arena. Game time is set for 7 p.m. with live coverage on FSN Ohio beginning 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 and flagship station WWCD-FM, CD101.

Tickets to Blue Jackets home games are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, FSN Ohio Blue Line Team Store locations at The Chiller Easton, Chiller Dublin, Chiller North and The Mall at Tuttle Crossing, as well as all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase by phone at (614) 431-3600 or online at www.BlueJackets.com and www.ticketmaster.com. For information on season and group tickets, call (614) 246-PUCK or (800) NHL-COLS.

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