COLUMBUS, OHIO --- The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned left wing Jordan Schroeder to the Cleveland Monsters, Columbus' American Hockey League affiliate, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.
Schroeder, 27, has registered two shots and two penalty minutes in three games with the Monsters. Last season, he notched six goals and seven assists for 13 points and was +5 in 37 games with the Minnesota Wild, setting career highs in goals, assists, points and games played. He added 6-12-18 and 12 penalty minutes in 25 AHL games with the Iowa Wild.
The Prior Lake, Minnesota native has posted 17-23-40 with 10 penalty minutes and a +9 plus/minus rating in 144 career NHL games with the Minnesota Wild and Vancouver Canucks since making his NHL debut in 2012-13. He has added 77-118-195 in 295 career AHL games with Cleveland, Iowa, Utica, Chicago and Manitoba. Acquired by Columbus from Minnesota in exchange for center Dante Salituro on June 23, 2017, Schroeder was originally Vancouver's first round pick, 22nd overall, in the 2009 NHL Draft.
The Blue Jackets return to action on Wednesday when they host the Buffalo Sabres at Nationwide Arena. Game time is 8 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcast live on NBCSN as well as the Scioto Downs Blue Jackets Radio Network, including 97.1 The Fan and online at BlueJackets.com.