COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have added goaltender Dan LaCosta to the roster on emergency recall from the Syracuse Crunch, Columbus' American Hockey League affiliate, club General Manager Scott Howson announced February 6.
LaCosta, 22, has posted a 15-14-2 record with a 2.58 goals-against average, .917 save percentage and two shutouts in 34 games with the Crunch this season. Columbus' fourth pick, 93rd overall in the 2004 Entry Draft, he has gone 29-23-6 with a 2.53 GAA, .916 SV% and six shutouts in 68 career AHL games.
The Blue Jackets return to action tonight when they visit Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins. Face-off at Mellon Arena is set for 7:30 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio HD will begin with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 7 p.m. The game will also 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 beginning at 7 p.m.
Tickets for 2008-09 regular season home games are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, FOX Sports Ohio Blue Line at The Mall at Tuttle Crossing, The Chiller Ice Rinks and all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can purchase tickets by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online at www.BlueJackets.com and www.ticketmaster.com. For information on season tickets, mini-plans or group tickets, call (614) 246-PUCK or 800-NHL-COLS.