Blue Jackets place Cam Atkinson on injured reserve

Move is made retroactive to January 23

Sunday, 01.27.2013 / 12:30 AM
Blue Jackets Staff  - Writer

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed right wing Cam Atkinson on Injured Reserve retroactive to January 23, club Executive Vice President and General Manager Scott Howson announced tonight. Atkinson is day-to-day with a lower body injury.

The 5-7, 172-pound native of Riverside, Connecticut has tallied one goal in three games this season after notching 17-21-38, 14 penalty minutes and a plus/minus rating of +7 in 33 games with the American Hockey League’s Springfield Falcons. He has appeared in 30 career NHL games with the Blue Jackets the past two seasons, registering 8-7-15 and 14 penalty minutes.

The Blue Jackets return to action on Monday when they host the Dallas Stars. Game time from Nationwide Arena is 7 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio HD begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 6:30 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Columbus Blue Jackets Radio Network, including flagship station Sports Radio 97.1 The Fan in Columbus, and online at BlueJackets.com.

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