Blue Jackets assign center Ryan Johansen to Springfield Falcons

Johansen, 20, has recorded two assists in 10 games with Columbus this season

Wednesday, 02.06.2013 / 11:15 AM
Blue Jackets Staff  - Writer

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned center Ryan Johansen to the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League, club Executive Vice President and General Manager Scott Howson announced today.

Johansen, 20, has collected two assists and two penalty minutes in 10 games with the Blue Jackets this season. He began the 2012-13 campaign with Springfield, tallying 14-13-27 with 12 penalty minutes and a +11 plus/minus rating in 34 games.

The Port Moody, British Columbia native has registered 9-14-23 and 26 penalty minutes in 77 career NHL games, including 9-12-21 and 24 penalty minutes in 67 games as a rookie in 2011-12. Columbus’ first pick, fourth overall in the 2010 NHL Draft, he registered 65-96-161 and 117 penalty minutes in 134 career Western Hockey League games with the Portland Winterhawks from 2009-11.

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