The following players were assigned to the Syracuse Crunch, Columbus' American Hockey League affiliate: centers Brian Gornick, Geoff Platt and Andrew Murray and defensemen Andrew Canzanello and Mark Flood. The club also assigned right wing Adam Pineault to the Moncton Wildcats of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
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.