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Columbus Blue Jackets Activate Defenseman Mike Commodore Off Injured Reserve

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated defenseman Mike Commodore off Injured Reserve, club General Manager Scott Howson announced March 4.

Commodore, 30, was injured in the Blue Jackets game at St. Louis on January 30 and has missed seven games due to the injury. He has registered nine assists and 48 penalty minutes in 39 games. Last season, he tallied 5-19-24, 100 penalty minutes and had a +11 plus/minus rating in 81 games with Columbus. He led the club and ranked tied for 14th in the NHL with 162 blocked shots, while ranking 21st in the NHL in hits with 201 to his credit. In 416 career games with New Jersey, Calgary, Carolina, Ottawa and Columbus, he has tallied 19-77-96 and 587 penalty minutes.

The Blue Jackets return to action on Saturday when they visit the San Jose Sharks. Game time from HP Pavilion at San Jose is 10:30 p.m. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio HD begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 10 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Wheeling Island Hotel Casino Blue Jackets Radio Network and flagship stations, WBNS-AM, Sports Radio 1460 The Fan and WWCD-FM, CD101, and online at

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