Blue Jackets Assign Goertzen to Syracuse
Goertzen, 21, has appeared in 31 games this season split between Columbus and Syracuse. In 23 NHL contests heâ€™s posted 24 penalty minutes and 14 shots on goal. Goertzen has recorded 1-1-2 with 11 penalty minutes in eight games with Syracuse. He made his NHL debut with 9:55 of ice time on October 21 when the Blue Jackets defeated the San Jose Sharks. A seventh round selection by the Blue Jackets in the 2002 Entry Draft, Goertzen made his professional debut last season with 2-7-9 and 100 penalty minutes in 57 games with Syracuse.
The Blue Jackets return to action on Tuesday night at the Detroit Red Wings. Game time is set for 7 p.m., with FSN Ohio's Ice Breaker pregame show starting at 6:30 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Blue Jackets Radio Network and flagship stations WBNS-AM Sports Radio 1460 the Fan and WWCD-FM, CD101.