COLUMBUS, OHIO - The Columbus Blue Jackets have re-assigned center Philippe Dupuis and goaltender Andrew Penner to the Syracuse Crunch, the Blue Jacketsâ€™ American Hockey League affiliate, team President and General Manager Doug MacLean announced today. With the transaction, the Blue Jackets now have 42 players remaining on their training camp roster.
The Blue Jackets, who are currently 1-1-0 in the preseason, return to action on Thursday when they host the Detroit Red Wings at Nationwide Arena. Game time is set for 7 p.m. Columbus will then play four-straight road games before wrapping up their preseason schedule at home against the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday, September 30, and Nashville Predators on Sunday, October 2.
Tickets to all Blue Jackets regular season and preseason games are on sale now and may be purchased at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, the Blue Jackets Zones at Chiller Dublin, Chiller Easton, Chiller North, all Ticketmaster ticket centers, by phone at (614) 431-3600 or via the internet at www.BlueJackets.com and ticketmaster.com. For information on full season tickets starting as low as $13 per game, mini-season ticket plans or group tickets, call (800) NHL-COLS.