COLUMBUS, OHIO - The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated left wing Matt Calvert off Injured Reserve and assigned center T.J. Tynan to the Cleveland Monsters, the club's American Hockey League affiliate, Blue Jackets General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.
Calvert, who has missed the past nine games, has tallied nine goals and two assists for 11 points with 42 penalty minutes and a team-leading three shorthanded goals in 51 outings this season. The 27-year-old native of Brandon, Manitoba has registered 62-59-121 and 234 penalty minutes in 333 career NHL games with the Blue Jackets.
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Tynan, 25, made his NHL debut on March 7 vs. New Jersey and appeared in three games with Columbus this season. He has also recorded 7-23-30 and 28 penalty minutes in 55 games with Cleveland, leading the club in assists and ranking second in points and plus/minus rating (+10). He has registered 26-98-124, 116 penalty minutes and a cumulative +11 plus/minus rating in 209 career AHL games with the Monsters and Springfield Falcons, including 6-40-46 in 76 games with the Calder Cup champion Monsters in 2015-16.
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The Blue Jackets return to action tonight when they visit the Philadelphia Flyers. Game time from Wells Fargo Center is 7 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show at 6:30 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Eldorado Scioto Downs Blue Jackets Radio Network, including flagship station Sports Radio 97.1 The Fan, and online at BlueJackets.com.