Blue Jackets Recall Aaron Johnson From Syracuse
Johnson, 22, has appeared in three games with the Blue Jackets this season, tallying 1-1-2 including the game-winning goal Nov. 26 at the St. Louis Blues. The Port Hawkesbury, NS native has played in 49 AHL games with Syracuse, already setting career-highs in points and assists with 5-24-29. His 29 points rank tied for 18th in the AHL in points by a defenseman. Columbus' fourth pick, 85th overall, in the 2001 Entry Draft, Johnson has recorded 3-7-10 in 32 career NHL games and 17-56-73 in 175 career AHL contests.
The Blue Jackets return to action on Thursday against the Colorado Avalanche. Game time from the Pepsi Center is 9 p.m. ET, with FSN Ohio's Ice Breaker pre-game show starting at 8:30 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.