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Prospects Report: January 22

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

Every Thursday throughout the 2008-09 season, will bring you the "Prospect Report" to keep Columbus fans updated on the next wave of Blue Jackets players.


Mike Blunden, RW
22 years old, 6-3, 209 pounds (Toronto, ON)
Acquired from Chicago for Adam Pineault on Jan. 10, 2009

In three games since joining the Syracuse Crunch, Blunden has tallied one goal and one assist for two points, along with a +2 plus/minus rating. The forward scored a goal in just his second game with the Crunch and added an assist in a 6-3 victory against Hamilton on Jan. 19. Prior to being traded to the Crunch, Blunden registered three goals and seven assists for 10 points in 37 games with the Rockford IceHogs for a total of four goals and eight assists for 12 points.

Maksim Mayorov, LW
19 years old, 6-2, 187 pounds (Leninogorsk, Russia)
Columbus' fifth pick, 94th overall in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft

Since Christmas, Mayorov has appeared in seven games and has tallied three goals and two assists for the Syracuse Crunch. The right winger is currently tied for sixth in points for the Crunch with 17. Through 36 games, he has eight goals and nine assists for 17 points.

Steven Delisle, D
18 years old, 6-6, 209 pounds (Levise, QC)
Columbus' fourth round choice, 107th overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft

Delisle appeared in 46 games registering two goals and 17 assists for 19 points for the Gatineau Olympiques in the WCHL. The defenseman tallied four assists and a +3 plus/minus rating on Jan. 4 in a 10-2 victory over Drummondville. In his past nine games, he has tallied a total of seven assists.

Drew Olson, D
18 years old, 5-11, 215 pounds (Brainerd, MN)
Columbus' fourth round choice, 118th overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft

In playing his first season with the USHL's Omaha Lancers, Olson has tallied one goal and four assists for five points and 32 penalty minutes in 25 games.

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