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Center Gilbert Brule Off Injured Reserve

by Staff Writer / Columbus Blue Jackets
COLUMBUS, OHIO - The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated center Gilbert Brule (pronounced jihl-BAIR BROO-lay) from the Injured Reserve list, club President and General Manager Doug MacLean announced today.

Brule, 18, was placed on Injured Reserve due to an injury suffered in the home opener against Calgary on Oct. 7 and has missed the past 17 games. He skated in the first two Blue Jackets games this season, recording 0-1-1 with two shots on goal. Brule, the team’s first round pick, sixth overall, in this summer’s NHL Entry Draft, led the Blue Jackets in scoring during the preseason with 2-3-5 in six games.

The Blue Jackets return to action tonight when they visit the Phoenix Coyotes at 8 p.m. ET. Television coverage on FSN Ohio begins with the Ice Breaker pre-game show at 7:30 p.m. ET. The game also will be broadcast live on the Blue Jackets Radio Network and flagship stations WBNS-AM Sports Radio 1460 the Fan and WWCD-FM, CD101.

Tickets to all Blue Jackets home games are on sale now and may be purchased at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, the Blue Jackets Zones at Chiller Dublin, Chiller Easton, Chiller North, all Ticketmaster ticket centers, by phone at (614) 431-3600 or via the internet at and For information on full season tickets starting as low as $13 per game, mini-season ticket plans or group tickets, call (800) NHL-COLS.

- CBJ -

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