The Columbus Blue Jackets put the defender Nick Blankenburgmiddle Sean Kuraly and proper wing Jakub Voracek in Injured Reserve, at the moment introduced Normal Supervisor and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen. Voracek was positioned in Injured Reserve retroactive to November 4th, whereas Kuraly’s designation is retroactive to November fifth. Gavin BayreutherMarcus Bjork and David Jiricek to the Cleveland Monsters’ emergency recall record, the membership’s American Hockey League affiliate. Moreover, the defender Zach Werenski suffered a cut up shoulder and a cut up lip in Thursday’s 5-2 win over Philadelphia and is anticipated to overlook the remainder of the common season.
Blankenburg, 24, is anticipated to overlook six to eight weeks with an ankle fracture and an ankle sprain on Thursday. He has acquired two targets and an help for 3 factors with a four-minute penalty in seven video games with the Blue Jackets this season. The 5-9, 177-pound Washington, Michigan native has totaled 3-3-6 and 6 PIM in 14 video games with the Blue Jackets since his NHL debut on the finish of the 2021-22 season.
Kuraly, 29, suffered an higher physique damage on Nov. 5 towards Colorado and is taken into account day after day. He is gone 2-2-4 with two PIM in 12 video games with the Blue Jackets this season. The 6-2, 213-pound middle has totaled 16-18-34 and 63 PIM in 89 contests with Columbus since signing as a free agent on July 28, 2021. Born in Niagara Falls, New York, he recorded 40-62 – 102 and 197 PIM in 359 profession video games with the Blue Jackets and Boston Bruins since his NHL debut in 2016-17.
Voracek, 33, is out indefinitely with an higher physique damage sustained Nov. 4 in Colorado. The native of Kladno, Czech Republic, received 1-5-6 in 11 video games with Columbus in 2022-23. He has totaled 223-583-806 and 525 PIM in 1,058 NHL video games with the Blue Jackets and Philadelphia Flyers since being chosen by Columbus within the first spherical, seventh total, within the 2007 NHL Draft. 216 kilos posted 46-156-202 and 140 PIM in 331 profession video games in two stints at Columbus.
Bayreuther, 28, completed with successful and two blocks at 15:09 ice time in his season debut towards Boston on October 28. 72 profession video games with the Blue Jackets and Dallas Stars since his NHL debut in 2018-19. He has collected 1-8-9 and 29 PIM in 53 appearances with Columbus since being signed as a free agent on October 9, 2020. The Canaan, New Hampshire native has added 25-85-110 and 120 PIM in 221 AHL in video games profession since his professional debut in 2016-17 and is 0-4-4 and two PIM in 4 video games with Cleveland in 2022-23.
Bjork, 24, who signed a one-year take care of the Blue Jackets on Could 24, 2022, leads the Monsters Blue Liners in targets and factors (tied) to 2-3-5 and 4 PIM in 11 video games this season. . He scored 1-1-2 in his North American skilled debut on October 14 towards Syracuse. A local of Umea, Sweden, the 6-4, 211-pound defender recorded 17-47-64 and 98 PIM in 204 profession video games with Malmo, Orebro and Brynas IF within the 2018-22 Swedish Hockey League, together with 3-12 -15 out of 52 appearances in 2021-22.
Jiricek has recorded 4 capturing, 5 hitting and 4 blocks in two video games with the Blue Jackets this season. He turned the second youngest NHL debutant in franchise historical past (Rostislav Klesla; 18 years, 200 days on Oct. 7, 2000 vs. Chicago) when he performed Boston on Oct. 28 at age 18, 334-days. . The 6-4, 199-pound native of Klatovy, Czech Republic has added 0-5-5 with two PIM in six video games with the Monsters this season. He was chosen by the Blue Jackets within the first spherical, sixth total, within the 2022 NHL Draft.