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Jackets activate Carter, place Sanford on IR @NHLdotcom
The Columbus Blue Jackets activated center Jeff Carter off injured reserve on Saturday and placed goaltender Curtis Sanford on IR, retroactive to Oct. 17.

Jeff Carter
Center - CBJ
GOALS: 0 | ASST: 3 | PTS: 3
SOG: 20 | +/-: 1
Carter has missed the last 10 games due to a foot injury suffered at Dallas on Oct. 15. He has three assists, four penalty minutes and is plus-1 in five games with the Blue Jackets this season. In 466 career NHL games, he has 181 goals and 346 points with 292 penalty minutes and a plus-52 rating with Columbus and Philadelphia. The 26-year-old has hit the 30-goal mark in each of the past three seasons and played in the NHL All-Star Game in 2009.

The Blue Jackets acquired Carter this summer after he had 36 goals, 66 points and was plus-27 in 80 games with the Flyers last season. Carter was the Flyers' first pick (No. 11) at the 2003 NHL Draft.
Sanford has missed the last 10 games due to a lower body injury suffered in practice on Oct. 17. He has appeared in one game with the Blue Jackets this season, stopping all three shots he faced in relief of Steve Mason at Minnesota on Oct. 8.

Sanford, 32, has a 37-37-11 record, 2.75 goals-against average, .901 save percentage and five shutouts in 109 career NHL games with the Blue Jackets, St. Louis Blues and Vancouver Canucks.
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