The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated right wing Josh Anderson off Injured Reserve, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Anderson is available to return to the lineup tonight when the Blue Jackets visit the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Anderson, 25, missed the past six games due to an upper body injury suffered at Pittsburgh on October 5 and has collected four penalty minutes in two games this season. The Burlington, Ontario native has registered 64 goals and 47 assists for 111 points with 199 penalty minutes and a +31 plus/minus rating in 243 career NHL games. Columbus' fourth round pick, 95th overall, at the 2012 NHL Draft, he set career highs with 27-20-47 in 82 games during the 2018-19 campaign.