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Columbus Blue Jackets Activate Left Wing Kristian Huselius Off Injured Reserve, Assign Right Wing Maksim Mayorov to Springfield (AHL)

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated left wing Kristian Huselius off injured reserve and assigned right wing Maksim Mayorov to the Springfield Falcons, Columbus' American Hockey League affiliate, club Executive Vice President and General Manager Scott Howson announced April 3.

Huselius, 32, has missed the last 20 games due to an injury suffered at Chicago on February 18. He has registered 12 goals and nine assists for 21 points and eight penalty minutes in 35 games this season. He has collected 188-261-449 and 252 penalty minutes in 656 career games with Florida, Calgary and Columbus.

Mayorov, 22, scored the first goal of his NHL career against Chicago on Friday and scored the game-deciding shootout goal against Florida on March 29. He has appeared in 12 career NHL games with the Blue Jackets, including three in 2008-09 and four in 2009-10. The Andizhan, Russia native was the Blue Jackets’ fifth pick, 94th overall, in the 2007 Entry Draft. He has registered 52-42-94 and 70 penalty minutes in 210 career AHL games with the Falcons and Syracuse Crunch since the start of the 2008-09 season. This year, he has tallied 18-13-31 and 16 penalty minutes in 65 games with Springfield.

The Blue Jackets return to action tonight when the club hosts the St. Louis Blues. Game time from Nationwide Arena is set for 5 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 4:30 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Wheeling Island Hotel & Casino Blue Jackets Radio Network – including flagship station 97.1 The Fan – and online at BlueJackets.com.

Single-game tickets for Blue Jackets home games, starting at $22, are on sale at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, The FOX Sports Ohio Blue Line Team Store at The Mall at Tuttle Crossing, ticket outlets at the Chiller Ice Rinks and all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase tickets by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online at BlueJackets.com and Ticketmaster.com. For information on season tickets, a variety of partial-season plans and group tickets, call (800) NHL-COLS or visit BlueJackets.com.

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