The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled defenseman Gabriel Carlsson from the Cleveland Monsters, Columbus' American Hockey League affiliate, as well as assigned forward Zac Dalpe and goaltender Jean-Francois Berube to the AHL team, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.
Carlsson, 21, has posted three assists and six penalty minutes in 17 career games with the Blue Jackets since making his NHL debut at the end of the 2016-17 campaign. He suited up in the 2018-19 season opener at Detroit on October 4, recording one shot and two penalty minutes in 9:21 of ice time. In 2017-18, he posted 0-2-2, four penalty minutes and an "even" plus/minus rating in 14 appearances with the club. Columbus' second first round pick, 29th overall, in the 2015 NHL Draft, the Orebro, Sweden native has also collected 3-10-13 and 18 penalty minutes in 48 career AHL contests with the Monsters, including 1-6-7 and two penalty minutes in 12 outings this season.
Dalpe, 29, collected his first point as a Blue Jacket with an assist in his season debut on Thursday vs. the Florida Panthers and has notched 12-13-25 with 36 penalty minutes in 141 career NHL games with the Blue Jackets, Minnesota Wild, Buffalo Sabres, Vancouver Canucks and Carolina Hurricanes. The Paris, Ontario native has tallied 12-7-19 and 15 penalty minutes in 14 games for the Monsters this season, ranking second in the AHL in goals and fourth in points. He has collected 120-115-235, 148 penalty minutes and a +3 plus/minus rating in 319 career AHL appearances with the Monsters, Iowa Wild, Rochester Americans, Utica Comets, Charlotte Checkers and Albany River Rats. Originally Carolina's second round pick, 45th overall, in the 2008 NHL Draft, the former Ohio State University standout was claimed off waivers by Columbus from Minnesota on February 27, 2017.
Berube, 27, who was added to the roster on emergency recall on Thursday, has posted a 9-10-4 record with a 3.30 goals-against average and .898 save percentage in 34 career NHL games with the Chicago Blackhawks and New York Islanders since making his debut in 2015-16. In 2017-18, he went 3-6-1 with a 3.78 GAA and .894 SV% in 13 contests with Chicago. A native of Repentigny, Quebec, Berube has registered a 4-5-1 record with a 3.41 GAA and .893 SV% in 10 outings with the Monsters this season and has earned an 82-43-5 record with a 2.39 GAA, .912 SV% and eight shutouts in 135 career AHL games with the Monsters, Rockford IceHogs, Bridgeport Sound Tigers and Manchester Monarchs. Los Angeles' fourth round selection, 95th overall, in the 2009 NHL Draft, he was acquired by Columbus in a trade with Chicago on June 27, 2018.