COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned goaltender Mathieu Corbeil to the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Saint John Sea Dogs, Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Scott Howson announced October 19.
Corbeil, 20, was added to the roster on emergency recall on Tuesday and dressed for the Blue Jackets game against Dallas, but did not play. He has gone 7-2-0 with a 2.61 goals-against average and .899 save percentage in nine games with Saint John this season.
A native of Montreal Quebec, Corbeil was the Blue Jackets’ fifth pick, 102nd overall, in the 2010 Entry Draft. In 2010-11, he combined to go 20-16-2 with a 3.10 GAA and .882 SV% in 40 games with Halifax and Saint John. He went 13-1-1 with a 2.17 GAA and .908 SV% in 15 games with the Sea Dogs, including a 4-0-0 mark in the playoffs en route to helping the club win the Memorial Cup. He has a record of 38-71-2 with a 3.59 GAA in 123 career QMJHL games.
The Blue Jackets return to action Friday when the club visits the Detroit Red Wings. Game time from Nationwide Arena is set for 7:30 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio HD begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 7 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 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 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 www.ticketmaster.com.
Full and partial season ticket plans for the Blue Jackets’ 2011-12 season are on sale now starting at less than $15 per game. 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.