COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have added defenseman Marc Methot to the roster on emergency recall from the Syracuse Crunch, Columbus’ American Hockey League affiliate, club General Manager Scott Howson announced Sunday. Methot is expected to be in the lineup tonight when the Blue Jackets visit the Chicago Blackhawks at United Center.
Methot, 22, has appeared in eight games and recorded six penalty minutes with the Blue Jackets this season. He has also tallied 6-4-10 with 111 penalty minutes and a +8 plus/minus rating in 59 games with Syracuse. Columbus’ seventh pick, 168th overall, in the 2003 Entry Draft, he made his NHL debut with the Blue Jackets in 2006-07 and collected 0-4-4 and 12 penalty minutes with a plus/minus rating of +5 in 20 games. In 178 career AHL games, he has registered 9-30-39 and 242 penalty minutes with the Crunch.
The Blue Jackets and Blackhawks face off tonight at United Center with game time set for 7 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FSN Ohio will begin with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 6:30 p.m. The game will also broadcast live on the Blue Jackets Radio Network and flagship stations WBNS-AM, Sports Radio 1460 The Fan and WWCD-FM, CD101.
Tickets to the Blue Jackets final regular season home game are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, FSN Ohio Blue Line Team Store locations at Chiller Easton, Chiller Dublin, Chiller North and The Mall at Tuttle Crossing, as well as all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase by phone at (614) 431-3600 or online at www.BlueJackets.com and ticketmaster.com. For information on season and group tickets, call (614) 246-PUCK or (800) NHL-COLS.
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