COLUMBUS, OHIO -- The Columbus Blue Jackets today announced that defenseman Cody Goloubef has been recalled from the Springfield Falcons and forward Sean Collins has been reassigned to Springfield, the club’s American Hockey League affiliate.
Goloubef, 23, appeared in five games with Columbus earlier this season, tallying 1-0-1 with four hits and a +1 plus/minus rating. He scored his first career NHL goal in a 6-2 home win over San Jose on Feb. 11. The Blue Jackets’ second pick, 37th overall, in the 2008 NHL Draft, Goloubef has registered 11-29-40 and 117 penalty minutes in 122 career AHL games, including 5-6-11 in 24 games this season. Prior to turning pro, the 6-1, 190-pound native of Mississauga, Ontario played three seasons at the University of Wisconsin, collecting 12-25-37 and 138 penalty minutes in 118 games from 2007-10.
Collins, 24, has logged 25:06 of ice time and blocked three shots in two appearances with Columbus since being recalled from the Falcons on Feb. 17. He made his NHL debut on Feb. 18 at Anaheim. The 6-3, 184-pound center has registered 6-9-15 in 46 games with the Falcons in 2012-13, his first full season as a professional. A native of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Collins registered 30-26-56 in 136 games with the Eastern College Athletic Conference’s Cornell Big Red from 2008-12. Last season, he tallied a career-high 13-13-26 in 35 games before joining Springfield in late-March and collecting 1-4-5 in eight contests. He was selected by Columbus in the seventh round, 187th overall, of the 2008 NHL Draft.
Columbus returns to action on Tuesday when they host the Dallas Stars. Game time is 7 p.m. Single game tickets for all Blue Jackets home games start at $26 and are on sale now at the Big Lots Box Office at Nationwide Arena, The OhioHealth Chiller Ice Rinks and all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase tickets by phone at (800) 745‐3000 or online at BlueJackets.com, the official club web site, and ticketmaster.com. For information about full and partial season tickets and group ticket opportunities, call (800) NHL‐COLS or visit BlueJackets.com.