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Columbus Blue Jackets Add Defenseman Nick Holden to the Roster on Emergency Recall from the Springfield Falcons (AHL)

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets
Nick Holden

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have added defenseman Nick Holden to the roster on emergency recall from the Springfield Falcons, Columbus' American Hockey League affiliate, club Executive Vice President and General Manager Scott Howson announced October 19.

Holden, 23, has collected one goal and six penalty minutes in six games with the Falcons this season. He tallied 6-17-23 and 52 penalty minutes in 68 games with the Syracuse Crunch, Columbus’ AHL affiliate last season. The St. Albert, Alberta native has registered 11-35-46 and 106 penalty minutes in 136 career AHL games. Prior to his professional career, he notched 30-61-91 and 116 penalty minutes in 137 games with the Western Hockey League's Chilliwack Bruins.

The Blue Jackets return to action Wednesday when they host the Anaheim Ducks. Game time from Nationwide Arena is 7 p.m. ET. 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, including 97.1 The Fan 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 Six-, 10- and 20-game packages for the 2010-11 season are also on sale. For information, call (800) NHL-COLS or visit

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