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Columbus Blue Jackets Activate LW Kristian Huselius Off Injured Reserve, Place LW Raffi Torres on Injured Reserve

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated forward Kristian Huselius off Injured Reserve and placed forward Raffi Torres on Injured Reserve retroactive to November 11, General Manager Scott Howson announced November 13. Torres is expected to be out at least one week.

Huselius has tallied five goals and four assists for nine points with four penalty minutes and an even plus/minus rating in 13 games this season. Last year, he ranked second on the club in scoring with 21-35-56, 44 penalty minutes and was +1 in 74 games.

Torres, who was injured in Wednesday's game against Detroit, 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 10th 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 Blue Jackets return to action tonight when they host the Anaheim Ducks. Game time from Nationwide Arena is 7 p.m. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio HD begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 6:30 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 BlueJackets.com.

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 BlueJackets.com and ticketmaster.com. 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 BlueJackets.com.

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