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Columbus Blue Jackets Activate Center Sergei Fedorov Off Injured Reserve; Assign Forward Joakim Lindstrom to AHL's Syracuse Crunch

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated center Sergei Fedorov off injured reserve and assigned left wing Joakim Lindstrom to the Syracuse Crunch, Columbus' American Hockey League affiliate, club General Manager Scott Howson announced February 17. Fedorov is expected to return to the lineup tonight when the Blue Jackets visit the St. Louis Blues at Scottrade Center.

Fedorov has tallied eight goals and 19 assists for 27 points with 28 penalty minutes in 46 games this season. He missed the past 13 games due to a concussion suffered Jan. 17 at Phoenix. The former Hart Memorial Trophy winner and two-time Selke Award winner has registered 469-663-1,132 and 779 penalty minutes in 1,174 career NHL games.

Lindstrom, 24, has appeared in 14 games and 2-4-6 with 10 penalty minutes with the Blue Jackets this season. Columbus’ second pick, 41st overall, in the 2002 Entry Draft has registered 3-4-7 and 14 penalty minutes in 26 career NHL games. He leads Syracuse in scoring this season with 20-27-47 and 54 penalty minutes in 38 games and has registered 60-86-146 and 140 penalty minutes in 165 career AHL games.

The Blue Jackets and Blues face off tonight at Scottrade Center with game time set for 6 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FSN Ohio will begin with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 5:30 p.m. The game 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 Blue Jackets home games are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, FSN Ohio Blue Line Team Store locations at Chiller Easton, Chiller Dublin, Chiller North and The Mall at Tuttle Crossing, as well as all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase by phone at (614) 431-3600 or online at www.BlueJackets.com and www.ticketmaster.com. For information on season and group tickets, call (614) 246-PUCK or (800) NHL-COLS.

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