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Columbus Blue Jackets Assign Forward Alexandre Picard to AHL's Syracuse Crunch

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned forward Alexandre Picard to the Syracuse Crunch, the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, Blue Jackets General Manager Scott Howson announced November 9.

Picard collected 22 penalty minutes with a -1 plus/minus rating in six games with the Blue Jackets this season and has registered one assist and 44 penalty minutes 49 career games. Last season, he tallied 7-13-20 and 116 penalty minutes and was +5 in 50 games with Crunch.

The Blue Jackets return to action Wednesday when they host the Phoenix Coyotes. Game time at Nationwide Arena is set for 7 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio will begin with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 6:30 p.m. The game will also broadcast live on the Blue Jackets Radio Network and flagship stations WBNS-AM, Sports Radio 1460 The Fan and WWCD-FM, CD101.

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 (614) 431-3600 or online at and For information on season tickets, mini-plans or group tickets, call (614) 246-PUCK or 800-NHL-COLS.

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