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Columbus Blue Jackets Place Forward Derek Dorsett on Injured Reserve

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO --- The Columbus Blue Jackets today announced that right wing Derek Dorsett has been placed on Injured Reserve. Dorsett suffered a fractured clavicle in the first period of last night’s home game vs. Vancouver and is expected to miss the remainder of the 2012-13 season.

A native of Kindersley, Saskatchewan, Dorsett has recorded 27-38-65 in 280 career NHL games, all with Columbus. The Blue Jackets’ ninth pick, 189th overall, at the 2006 NHL Draft, he has tallied 3-6-9 and 53 penalty minutes in 24 appearances this season. He currently leads the team with 55 hits and ranks fifth in points. Last season, Dorsett led the NHL in penalty minutes with 235 and set career highs in goals (12), points (20), shots (137) and games played (77). The 6-0, 192-pound forward ranks third all-time on the Blue Jackets in penalty minutes (727) and 15th in games played.

The Blue Jackets return to action on Saturday when they host the Red Wings at Nationwide Arena. Game time is 2 p.m. Single game tickets for all Blue Jackets home games start at $26 and are on sale now at the Big Lots Box Office at Nationwide Arena, The OhioHealth 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 ticketmaster.com. For information about full and partial season tickets and group ticket opportunities, call (800) NHL‐COLS or visit BlueJackets.com.

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