The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled center Ryan MacInnis from the Cleveland Monsters, the club's American Hockey League affiliate, Blue Jackets General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.
MacInnis, 23, has registered an assist and a +1 plus/minus rating with 12 shots on goal in nine contests with the Blue Jackets in 2019-20. He made his NHL debut on December 21 vs. New Jersey and collected his first career assist two games later on December 27 at Washington. The 6-4, 200-pound center has added 7-23-30, 22 penalty minutes and a +7 plus/minus rating in 45 contests with the Monsters in 2019-20. He ranks second on Cleveland in assists, points and plus/minus rating.
A native of St. Louis, Missouri, MacInnis has recorded 25-60-85 and 133 penalty minutes in 245 career AHL games with the Monsters, Tucson Roadrunners and Springfield Falcons since making his pro debut in 2015-16. He was selected by the Arizona Coyotes in the second round, 43rd overall, at the 2014 NHL Draft and was acquired by the Blue Jackets via trade on July 18, 2018.
The Blue Jackets return to action on Sunday when they host the Vancouver Canucks. Game time from Nationwide Arena is 7 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 6:30 p.m. All Blue Jackets games televised on FOX Sports Ohio will also be streamed live via the FOX Sports app. The game can also be heard on the Eldorado Gaming Scioto Downs Blue Jackets Radio Network, including WWCD 102.5 FM in Columbus, and online at BlueJackets.com.