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Roster Trimmed By Eight

by Staff Writer / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets made their third roster moves of training camp today, assigning four players to the Syracuse Crunch, the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, and releasing four others from their tryout contracts, General Manager Scott Howson announced. The current training camp roster consists of 40 players.

The four players assigned to Syracuse were: forward Steve Kelly (pending waivers) and defensemen Nick Holden, Jonathan Sigalet and Kyle Wharton.

In addition, the club released forwards Devin DiDiomete, Trevor Frischmon, Jon Mirasty and Blair Yaworski.

The Blue Jackets return to preseason action Monday when they host the Chicago Blackhawks. Game time at Nationwide Arena is set for 7 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.

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 and 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.


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