COLUMBUS, OHIO - The Columbus Blue Jackets trimmed their training camp roster by three players, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.
Defensemen Dean Kukan and Oleg Yevenko were assigned to the Cleveland Monsters, the Blue Jackets' American League affiliate. In addition, right wing Aaron Palushaj has been released from his professional tryout contract and will report to Cleveland.
The Blue Jackets, who are 2-3-0 in the preseason, return to action tonight when they visit the Nashville Predators. Game time at Bridgestone Arena is 8 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN Columbus 1460 AM and online at BlueJackets.com.