COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have re-assigned left wing Greg Mauldin, center Raffaele Sannitz and defenseman Jeff MacMillan to the Syracuse Crunch, the Blue Jacketsâ€™ American Hockey League affiliate, team President and General Manager Doug MacLean announced today. With the moves, the Blue Jackets now have 39 players remaining on their training camp roster.
The Blue Jackets, who are currently 2-2-0 in the preseason, return to action on Sunday when they visit the Chicago Blackhawks. The game is set for a 7 p.m. ET start and will be televised live on FSN Ohio. Columbus visits Pittsburgh on Tuesday and Detroit on Wednesday before wrapping up its preseason schedule at home against the Blackhawks on Friday and Nashville Predators on Sunday, October 2.
The club's fifth regular season gets underway at Washington on Wednesday, October 5, with the home opener slated for Friday, October 7, against the defending Western Conference champion Calgary Flames. Game time at Nationwide Arena is 7 p.m.
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.