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Columbus Blue Jackets Assign Forward Maksim Mayorov to American Hockey League's Syracuse Crunch

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned forward Maksim Mayorov to the Syracuse Crunch, Columbus' American Hockey League affiliate, General Manager Scott Howson announced March 16.

Mayorov, who turns 21 on March 26, was scoreless in four games with the Blue Jackets after being added to the roster on emergency recall on March 9. He made his NHL debut last season with the Blue Jackets at St. Louis on January 3 and was scoreless in three games with the club.

The Andizhan, Russia native has registered 11-12-23 and 18 penalty minutes in 61 games with the Crunch this season. Columbus’ fifth pick, 94th overall, in the 2007 Entry Draft, he has registered 28-26-54 and 48 penalty minutes in 132 career AHL games.

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