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Blue Jackets recall Eric Robinson, set roster for final preseason game

Columbus hosts St. Louis on Sunday at 5 p.m. at Nationwide Arena

by BlueJackets.com Staff @BlueJacketsNHL / BlueJackets.com

The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled left wing Eric Robinson from the Cleveland Monsters, Columbus' American Hockey League affiliate, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.

Robinson, 24, has skated in 14 games with the Blue Jackets since making his NHL debut at the end of the 2017-18 campaign, including 13 contests in 2018-19. He led Monsters rookies in assists and ranked second in goals (tied) and points with 12-12-24 in 45 contests in 2018-19. The Bellmawr, New Jersey native played four years at Princeton University from 2014-18, finishing with 39-28-67 and 74 penalty minutes in 128 appearances.

Columbus, 2-3-1 in preseason play, returns to action on Sunday when it hosts the St. Louis Blues. Game time from Nationwide Arena is 7 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcast live on BlueJackets.com, the FOX Sports Go App and Sports Radio 97.1 The Fan.

The Blue Jackets open their 19th regular season vs. the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday, October 4. Game time from Nationwide Arena is 7 p.m. ET.

With Robinson recalled, the active roster for the final preseason game against the Blues is as follows.

FORWARDS

10 - Alexander Wennberg

13 - Cam Atkinson

14 - Gustav Nyqust

18 - Pierre-Luc Dubois

20 - Riley Nash

22 - Sonny Milano

28 - Oliver Bjorkstrand

42 - Alexandre Texier

50 - Eric Robinson

52 - Emil Bemstrom

56 - Marko Dano

71 - Nick Foligno

DEFENSEMEN

3 - Seth Jones

4 - Scott Harrington

8 - Zach Werenski

27 - Ryan Murray

44 - Vladislav Gavrikov

65 - Markus Nutivaara

GOALTENDERS

70 - Joonas Korpisalo

90 - Elvis Merzlikins

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