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Columbus Blue Jackets Place Defenseman Duvie Westcott on Injured Reserve

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed defensemen Duvie Westcott on injured reserve, Blue Jackets General Manager Scott Howson announced November 27. Westcott suffered a concussion against the Detroit Red Wings on November 24 at Nationwide Arena.

Westcott, 30, has appeared in 11 games with Columbus this season, collecting a goal and two assists for three points and 20 penalty minutes. He missed the final 40 games of the 2006-07 season due to a concussion suffered at San Jose on January 6. Westcott has appeared in 189 games with the Blue Jackets during his NHL career, registering 11 goals and 44 assists for 55 points with 289 penalty minutes.

The Blue Jackets return to action Thursday when they visit the Vancouver Canucks at General Motors Place. Game time is set for 10 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FSN Ohio will begin with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 9:30 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Blue Jackets Radio Network and flagship stations WBNS-AM, Sports Radio 1460 The Fan and WWCD-FM, CD101.

Tickets to Blue Jackets home games are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, FSN Ohio Blue Line Team Store locations at The Chiller Easton, Chiller Dublin, Chiller North and The Mall at Tuttle Crossing, as well as all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase by phone at (614) 431-3600 or online at www.BlueJackets.com and www.ticketmaster.com. For information on season and group tickets, call (614) 246-PUCK or (800) NHL-COLS.

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