COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled forward Zenon Konopka from the Syracuse Crunch, Columbus American Hockey League affiliate, club President and General Manager Doug MacLean announced today.
Konopka, 26, registered 20 penalty minutes in three games with Columbus after being acquired in a trade from Anaheim on January 26. He has 11-25-36 with 99 penalty minutes and is +20 in 43 AHL games this season with the Crunch and Portland Pirates. In 267 career AHL games, he has collected 75-133-208 with 804 penalty minutes and is +54.
The Blue Jackets return to action today when they host the Chicago Blackhawks at Nationwide Arena. Game time is set for 3:30 p.m. ET with live television coverage on NBC. The game will also be broadcast live on the Blue Jackets Radio Network and flagship stations WBNS-AM Sports Radio 1460 the Fan and WWCD-FM, CD101.
Individual game tickets for 2006-07 regular season home games are on sale now at Nationwide Arena, The Chiller Ice Rinks, Ticketmaster Ticket Centers and on-line at www.BlueJackets.com and www.Ticketmaster.com. For information on season tickets, mini-plans and group tickets, call (614) 246-PUCK or (800) NHL-COLS.