Blue Jackets place Brandon Dubinsky on injured reserve

Dubinsky suffered a sprain knee on Feb. 16 against Phoenix

Wednesday, 02.20.2013 / 6:25 PM
Blue Jackets Staff  - Writer

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets today announced that forward Brandon Dubinsky has been placed on Injured Reserve. Dubinsky, 26, suffered a sprained knee during the Blue Jackets’ February 16 road game against the Phoenix Coyotes. He will be re-evaluated in one week.

Acquired by Columbus in a trade with the New York Rangers last summer, Dubinsky has tallied 1-7-8 in 15 appearances this season, placing him third on the team in scoring. The 6-1, 210-pound native of Anchorage, Alaska, has appeared in 408 career NHL games, recording 82-139-221 in addition to a plus/minus rating of +21. He was selected by the Rangers in the second round, 60th overall, of the 2006 NHL Draft.

The Blue Jackets return to action on Thursday when they visit the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena. Game time is 7:30 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre‐ game show starting at 7 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.

Columbus’ next home game is set for Tuesday, Feb. 26, vs. the Dallas Stars. Game time is 7 p.m. Single game tickets for all Blue Jackets home games start at $26 and are on sale now at the Big Lots Box Office at Nationwide Arena, The OhioHealth Chiller Ice Rinks and all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase tickets by phone at (800) 745‐3000 or online at BlueJackets.com, the official club web site, and ticketmaster.com. For information about full and partial season tickets and group ticket opportunities, call (800) NHL‐COLS or visit BlueJackets.com.

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