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Columbus Blue Jackets Activate Left Wing Raffi Torres Off Injured Reserve

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated forward Raffi Torres off Injured Reserve, General Manager Scott Howson announced November 19.

Torres, who was injured against Detroit on November 11, has collected 8-1-9 and 10 penalty minutes in 17 games this season. He ranks second on the club in goals, while his four power play goals rank tied for 14th in the NHL. In his first season with the Blue Jackets in 2008-09, he notched 12-8-20 and 23 penalty minutes in 51 games. The Toronto, Ontario native has tallied 87-68-155, 288 penalty minutes and a cumulative plus/minus rating of +2 in 375 career NHL games with the Blue Jackets, Edmonton Oilers and New York Islanders.

The Blue Jackets return to action tonight when they visit the Dallas Stars. Game time from American Airlines Center is 8:30 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio HD begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 8 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

Blue Jackets single game tickets are on sale now 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 and Season tickets starting at $18 per game, as well as six-, 10- and 20-game packages for the 2009-10 season are also on sale. For information, call (800) NHL-COLS or visit

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