Columbus Blue Jackets recall Markus Hannikainen from Cleveland Monstersby BlueJackets.com Staff BlueJacketsNHL / BlueJackets.com
COLUMBUS, OHIO --- The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled left wing Markus Hannikainen from the Cleveland Monsters, the club's American Hockey League affiliate, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.
Hannikainen, 24, has registered two goals and two assists for four points with six penalty minutes in 27 games with the Blue Jackets this season and has added 0-3-3 in seven contests with Cleveland. He has notched 3-3-6 and 12 penalty minutes in 41 career NHL contests with Columbus and 26-34-70, 42 penalty minutes and a +12 plus/minus rating in 114 career AHL games with Lake Erie/Cleveland over the past three campaigns. The Helsinki, Finland native was signed as a free agent by the Blue Jackets in April 2015.