COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned forward Joakim Lindstrom to the Syracuse Crunch, the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, club President and General Manager Doug MacLean announced Monday.
Lindstrom, 23, has collected 1-0-1 with an even plus/minus rating in four games with the Blue Jackets this season, scoring his first career NHL goal at Minnesota on December 29. Columbus second pick, 41st overall, in the 2002 Entry Draft, he made his NHL debut with the Blue Jackets last season and was scoreless in three games. The Skelleftea, Sweden native has also tallied 2-6-8 and four penalty minutes in 14 games with Syracuse this season and in 91 career AHL games, he has registered 20-38-59 and 56 penalty minutes.
The Blue Jackets return to action on Wednesday when they play the Los Angeles Kings at STAPLES Center. Game time is set for 10:30 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FSN Ohio begins with the Blue Jackets IceBreaker pre-game show at 10 p.m. and includes the Blue Jackets Ice Cap post-game show immediately after the game. 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.