Blue Jackets add forward Sean Collins to the roster on emergency recall from the Springfield Falcons

Collins, 24, logged 25:06 of ice time and blocked three shots in two appearances with Columbus earlier this season

Friday, 03.15.2013 / 5:00 PM
Blue Jackets Staff  - Writer

COLUMBUS, OHIO --- The Columbus Blue Jackets today announced that forward Sean Collins has been added to the team’s active roster on emergency recall from the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League.

Collins, 24, logged 25:06 of ice time and blocked three shots in two appearances with Columbus earlier this season. The 6-3, 201-pound center has registered 7-13-20 in 53 games with the Falcons in 2012-13, his first full season as a professional. A native of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Collins registered 30-26-56 in 136 games with the Eastern College Athletic Conference’s Cornell Big Red from 2008-12. Last season, he tallied a career-high 13-13-26 in 35 games before joining Springfield in late-March and collecting 1-4-5 in eight contests. He was selected by Columbus in the seventh round, 187th overall, of the 2008 NHL Draft.

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