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Jackets trim training camp roster by six players

There are now currently 53 players in camp

by Staff BlueJacketsNHL /

The Columbus Blue Jackets trimmed their training camp roster by six players, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. There are now currently 53 players in camp - 30 forwards, 18 defensemen and five goaltenders.

The following players were released from their tryout contracts - LW Luke Kirwan, LW Trent Fox, RW Justin Brazeau, D Stephen Desrocher, D Médric Mercier and D Nate Billitier.

The club also announced that center Sam Vigneault will be sidelined four-to-six weeks due to a broken finger.


The Blue Jackets, who are 0-1-0 in the preseason, return to action tonight when they visit the St. Louis Blues. Game time at Scottrade Center is 8 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on 1460 ESPN in Columbus.


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