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Columbus Blue Jackets Recall Forward Andrew Joudrey and Defenseman David Savard from AHL's Springfield Falcons

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled center Andrew Joudrey and defenseman David Savard from the Springfield Falcons, the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, Blue Jackets Executive Vice President and General Manager Scott Howson announced January 30.

Joudrey

Joudrey, 27, has registered seven goals and eight assists for 15 points, 10 penalty minutes and a +2 plus/minus rating in 42 games with Springfield this season. Signed as a free agent by Columbus on July 1, 2011, he spent the previous five years in the Washington Capitals organization. Washington’s fifth pick, 249th overall, in the 2003 Entry Draft, he has tallied 49-69-118 with 85 penalty minutes and a +47 plus/minus rating in 321 career AHL games.

Savard, 21, has collected five assists and 10 penalty minutes in 15 games with the Blue Jackets this season. He has also picked up 3-11-14, 38 penalty minutes and a +1 plus/minus rating in 28 games with Springfield. Columbus’ third pick, 94th overall, in the 2009 Entry Draft, he made his professional debut with Springfield in 2010-11. He tallied 11-32-43 and 18 penalty minutes in 72 games, leading club defensemen in goals, assists and points and ranking eighth (tied) among AHL defensemen in goals and 14th (tied) in points.

The Blue Jackets return to action Tuesday when they open a three-game road trip at San Jose. Game time from HP Pavilion at San Jose is set for 10:30 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio HD begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 10 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Wheeling Island Hotel & Casino Blue Jackets Radio Network, including flagship station Sports Radio 97.1 The Fan in Columbus 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 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 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.

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