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Blue Jackets Sign Forward Sean Collins to Two-Year Entry Level Contract

Thursday, 03.29.2012 / 12:10 PM / News
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Blue Jackets Sign Forward Sean Collins to Two-Year Entry Level Contract
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed forward Sean Collins to a standard two-year entry level contract, club Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Scott Howson announced today.

Collins, 23, just completed his senior season at Cornell University, where he registered 13 goals and 13 assists for 26 points, 12 penalty minutes and a +4 plus/minus rating in 34 games, setting career highs in goals, assists and points. He led the club in face-off win percentage (55.6 percent) and ranked second in goals, points, power play goals (three) and shots (80).

A native of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Collins finished his career with the Big Red totaling 30-27-57 and 60 penalty minutes in 135 games from 2008-12. He was the Blue Jackets’ ninth pick, 187th overall, in the 2008 Entry Draft.

The Blue Jackets return to action Friday when the club hosts the Florida Panthers. Game time from Nationwide Arena is set for 7 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio HD begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 6:30 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Wheeling Island Hotel & Casino Blue Jackets Radio Network, including flagship station 97.1 The Fan in Columbus, and online at BlueJackets.com.

Single game tickets for the Blue Jackets home games starting at $26 are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, 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.

The 2013 NHL All-Star Game is coming to Columbus Jan. 26-27, 2013. Fans can guarantee access to seats for both the game and Skills Challenge now by reserving a full or partial season ticket plan for the Blue Jackets’ 2012-13 season. Ticket plans start at less than $15 per game. In addition to guaranteed access to All-Star tickets, full and partial-season ticket holders receive a number of great benefits including significant savings versus single-game prices; the best available seat locations; exclusive access to events with players and coaches; and priority access to tickets for most other events at Nationwide Arena and the Jerome Schottenstein Center. For more information, call (800) NHL-COLS or visit BlueJackets.com.

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