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Columbus Blue Jackets Activate Defenseman Duvie Westcott Off Injured Reserve

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated defenseman Duvie Westcott off injured reserve, club General Manager Scott Howson announced December 8. Westcott, who has been sidelined since November 24 and missed the past five games, is available to return to the lineup tonight when the Jackets host the Minnesota Wild.

Westcott, 30, has appeared in 11 games with Columbus this season, collecting a goal and two assists for three points and 20 penalty minutes. He has appeared in 189 games with the Blue Jackets during his NHL career, registering 11-44-55 and 289 penalty minutes.

Tonight's game between the Blue Jackets and Wild at Nationwide Arena is set for 7 p.m. ET. Coverage on FSN Ohio will begin with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 6:30 p.m. The game will also 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 The 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 and For information on season and group tickets, call (614) 246-PUCK or (800) NHL-COLS.

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