COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets trimmed their roster by seven players, Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Scott Howson announced September 27. The current training camp roster consists of 33 players (list includes four injured players). The complete Training Camp roster may be found here: TRAINING CAMP ROSTER - SEPT. 27
Defenseman Cody Goloubef and goaltender Allen York were assigned to the Springfield Falcons, Columbus’s American Hockey League affiliate, while forwards Cody Bass, Dane Byers, Nick Drazenovic and Andrew Joudrey were placed on waivers for the purposes of being assigned to Springfield. In addition, goaltender Paul Dainton was released from his tryout contract (has AHL contract with Springfield).
Training Camp, presented by OhioHealth, continues on Wednesday with one practice set for 10:30 a.m. at Nationwide Arena. Practice is free and open to the public.
The Blue Jackets continue preseason action Thursday when the club hosts the Minnesota Wild. Game time from Nationwide Arena is set for 7 p.m. ET. The game can be heard on the Wheeling Island Hotel & Casino Blue Jackets Radio Network on 1460 ESPN 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 Chiller Ice Rinks and all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase tickets by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online at Blue Jackets Ticket Central, 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.