Jackets Recall Defenseman Jamie Pushor
Pushor, 32, has played in 33 games this season with Syracuse, recording 2-9-11 and 29 penalty minutes. The 6’3, 218-pound defenseman has scored 13-44-57 with 648 penalty minutes in 517 career NHL games with Detroit, Anaheim, Dallas, Pittsburgh, NY Rangers, and Columbus. A native of Lethbridge, Alberta, Pushor has added 9-68-77 and 538 penalty minutes in 328 career AHL contests. Originally a second round pick by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft, Pushor has appeared in 143 career games with the Blue Jackets, recording 3-16-19 with 150 penalty minutes, including an NHL career-best 13 points in 2000-01.
The Blue Jackets return to action on tonight when travel to Detroit to face the 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, 1460 The Fan and WWCD-FM, CD101.