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Columbus Blue Jackets Recall Forward Maksim Mayorov from American Hockey League's Syracuse Crunch

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have added forward Maksim Mayorov to the roster on emergency recall from the Syracuse Crunch, Columbus' American Hockey League affiliate, club General Manager Scott Howson announced January 3.

Mayorov, 19, has registered seven goals and nine assists for 16 points with 20 penalty minutes in 33 games with the Crunch this season, his first professional season. He is tied for third on the club in goals, points and power play goals.

Columbus' fifth pick, 94th overall, in the 2007 Entry Draft, he collected 1-0-1 with 16 penalty minutes in 11 games with Ak Bars Kazan of the Russian Elite League last season. He tallied 7-5-12 and six penalty minutes in 33 games with Leninogorsk and Almetievsk of the Russia-2 League in 2006-07. He was the No. 4 rated European skater in the final 2007 Central Scouting rankings.

The Blue Jackets return to action tonight when they visit the St. Louis Blues. Game time at Scottrade Center is set for 8:30 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio HD will begin with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 8 p.m. The game also will be broadcast live on the Blue Jackets Radio Network and flagship station WBNS-AM, Sports Radio 1460 The Fan beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets for all Blue Jackets 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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