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Columbus Blue Jackets Trade Defenseman Milan Jurcina to Washington for Conditional Sixth Round Pick in 2010 Entry Draft

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired a conditional sixth round pick in the 2010 Entry Draft from the Washington Capitals in exchange for defenseman Milan Jurcina, General Manager Scott Howson announced March 3.

Jurcina was acquired by the Blue Jackets from the Capitals along with forward Chris Clark in exchange for forward Jason Chimera on December 28. Jurcina has tallied 1-6-7 and 24 penalty minutes in 44 games this season, including 1-2-3 and 10 penalty minutes in 17 games with Columbus. He has 15-38-53 and 220 penalty minutes in 319 career NHL games.

The Blue Jackets return to action on Saturday when they visit the San Jose Sharks. Game time from HP Pavilion at San Jose is 10:30 p.m. 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 and flagship stations WBNS-AM, Sports Radio 1460 The Fan, and WWCD-FM, CD101, and online at

Blue Jackets single game tickets are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, The FOX Sports Ohio Blue Line Team Store at The Mall at Tuttle Crossing, ticket outlets at the Chiller Ice Rinks and all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase tickets by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online at and Season tickets starting at $18 per game, as well as six-, 10- and 20-game packages for the 2009-10 season are also on sale. For information, call (800) NHL-COLS or visit

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