COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned defenseman Cody Goloubef to the Springfield Falcons, the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, club Executive Vice President and General Manager Scott Howson announced April 3.
Goloubef, 22, is in his second professional season and has registered 11 assists and 39 penalty minutes in 45 games with Springfield this season. He was recalled by Columbus on March 31 and made his NHL debut that night at St. Louis, logging 6:00 of ice time with a +1 plus/minus rating. Last season, he tallied 5-12-17 and 42 penalty minutes in 50 games with the Falcons and finished tied for third among club defensemen in goals.
A native of Mississauga, Ontario, Goloubef was the Blue Jackets’ second pick, 37th overall, in the 2008 Entry Draft. Prior to his professional career, he registered 12-25-37, 180 penalty minutes and a cumulative plus/minus rating of +18 in 118 career games at the University of Wisconsin from 2007-10. He notched 0-1-1, eight penalty minutes and was +10 in six games at the 2009 World Junior Championships, helping Canada win the gold medal.
The Blue Jackets return to action tonight when the club visits the Phoenix Coyotes. Game time from Jobing.com Arena is 10 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio HD begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 9:30 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Wheeling Island Hotel & Casino Blue Jackets Radio Network, including Sports Radio 97.1 The Fan in Columbus, and online at BlueJackets.com.
Single game tickets for the Blue Jackets home games starting at $26 are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, The OhioHealth Chiller Ice Rinks and all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase tickets by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online at BlueJackets.com, the official club web site, and ticketmaster.com.
The 2013 NHL All-Star Game is coming to Columbus Jan. 26-27, 2013. Fans can guarantee access to seats for both the game and Skills Challenge now by reserving a full or partial season ticket plan for the Blue Jackets’ 2012-13 season. Ticket plans start at less than $15 per game. In addition to guaranteed access to All-Star tickets, full and partial-season ticket holders receive a number of great benefits including significant savings versus single-game prices; the best available seat locations; exclusive access to events with players and coaches; and priority access to tickets for most other events at Nationwide Arena and the Jerome Schottenstein Center. For more information, call (800) NHL-COLS or visit BlueJackets.com.