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Columbus Blue Jackets Place Goaltender Pascal Leclaire on Injured Reserve, Activate Right Wing Jared Boll

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed goaltender Pascal Leclaire on Injured Reserve and activated right wing Jared Boll off Injured Reserve, club General Manager Scott Howson announced October 27. Boll is expected to return to the lineup tonight when Columbus hosts the Anaheim Ducks at Nationwide Arena.

Leclaire is 3-3-0 with a 3.41 goals-against average and .885 save percentage in seven games this season and owns a 44-52-11 record with a 2.75 goals-against average and .910 save percentage in 120 career NHL games. He left Saturday’s game at Minnesota early in the second period and is expected to be sidelined for at least one week.

Boll, who has missed the Blue Jackets' past five games, has registered 11 penalty minutes in three games this season. He collected 5-5-10 and 226 penalty minutes in 75 games as a rookie in 2007-08, leading the club and ranking second in the NHL in penalty minutes. He has 5-5-10 and 237 penalty minutes in 78 career games.

The Blue Jackets and Ducks face off tonight at Nationwide Arena. Game time is set for 7 p.m. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio will begin with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 6:30 p.m. The game will also broadcast live on the Blue Jackets Radio Network and flagship stations WBNS-AM, Sports Radio 1460 The Fan and WWCD-FM, CD101.

Tickets for 2008-09 regular season home games are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, FOX Sports Ohio Blue Line at The Mall at Tuttle Crossing, The Chiller Ice Rinks and all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can purchase tickets by phone at (614) 431-3600 or online at www.BlueJackets.com and www.ticketmaster.com. For information on season tickets, mini-plans or group tickets, call (614) 246-PUCK or 800-NHL-COLS.

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