COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets assigned forwards Tom Sestito and Adam Pineault and defensemen Clay Wilson and Grant Clitsome to the Syracuse Crunch, the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, General Manager Scott Howson announced. The current roster consists of 31 players.
The Blue Jackets wrap up preseason action on Sunday when they visit the Toronto Maple Leafs. Game time at Air Canada Centre is set for 5 p.m. ET. The game will broadcast live on the Blue Jackets Radio Network and flagship stations WBNS-AM, Sports Radio 1460 The Fan and WWCD-FM, CD101 beginning at 6:30 p.m. The club opens the 2008-09 regular season on Friday against the Dallas Stars in the first of a season-opening three-game road trip that also includes visits to the Phoenix Coyotes on October 18 and San Jose Sharks on October 21.
Tickets for 2008-09 regular season home games are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, FOX Sports Ohio Blue Line at The Mall at Tuttle Crossing, The Chiller Ice Rinks and all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can purchase tickets by phone at (614) 431-3600 or online at www.BlueJackets.com and www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets for preseason games are on sale now. For information on season tickets, mini-plans or group tickets, call (614) 246-PUCK or 800-NHL-COLS.