COLUMBUS, OHIO - The Columbus Blue Jackets have re-signed right wing Mike Blunden to a one-year, two-way NHL-American Hockey League contracts, General Manager Scott Howson announced Tuesday. As is club policy, terms were not disclosed.
Blunden, 23, collected 12-19-31 and 110 penalty minutes in 76 games with Syracuse and Rockford last season. Acquired by the Blue Jackets from Chicago in exchange for forward Adam Pineault on January 10, he has registered 33-50-83, 210 penalty minutes and a cumulative plus/minus rating of +9 in 178 career AHL games. Chicago's second pick, 43rd overall, in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, he has appeared in 10 games with the Blackhawks and registered 10 penalty minutes. He made his NHL debut against the Vancouver Canucks on October 25, 2006.
Columbus Blue Jackets season tickets for 2009-10 are on sale now with prices starting at $18 per game. In addition, six-, 10- and 20-game packages for 2009-10 are also on sale. For information, call (800) NHL-COLS or visit BlueJackets.com. Single game tickets for 2009 preseason home games will go on sale Friday, August 21 at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, the FOX Sports Ohio Blue Line team store at The Mall at Tuttle Crossing, ticket outlets at Chiller Easton, Chiller Dublin, Chiller North, as well as all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase tickets by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online at BlueJackets.com and ticketmaster.com. On-sale date and information for single game tickets for the 2009-10 regular season will be announced soon.