The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled right wing Kole Sherwood from the Cleveland Monsters, Columbus' American Hockey League affiliate, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.
The 21-year-old native of New Albany, Ohio has posted four goals and three assists for seven points with 22 penalty minutes in 22 games with the Monsters this season, leading club rookies in penalty minutes and ranking third in goals, assists, points and games played. He has added 1-0-1 in three contests with the ECHL's Jacksonville IceMen.
The 6-1, 202-pound right wing has collected 4-3-7 and 24 penalty minutes in 24 career AHL games with the Monsters since making his pro debut at the end of the 2016-17 campaign. He tallied 75-104-179, 169 penalty minutes and was +33 in 180 career Ontario Hockey League games with London Knights, Flint Firebirds and Kitchener Rangers from 2015-18, including 30-30-60 in 57 contests with the Rangers in 2017-18. Signed by the Blue Jackets to a three-year, entry level contract on July 7, 2015, Sherwood played three seasons with the Ohio AAA Blue Jackets organization from 2012-15.
The Blue Jackets return to action tonight when they host the New York Rangers. Game time from Nationwide Arena is 6 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 5:30 p.m. All Blue Jackets games televised on FOX Sports Ohio will also be streamed live via the FOX Sports app. The game may also be heard on the Eldorado Gaming Scioto Downs Blue Jackets Radio Network, including Sports Radio 97.1 FM The Fan in Columbus, and online at BlueJackets.com.