Blue Jackets Sign Shawn Hunwick to One-Year Contract
Contract runs through the end of the 2011-12 season
Hunwick, 24, just completed his senior season at the University of Michigan, where he posted a 24-12-3 record with a 2.00 goals-against average, .925 save percentage and five shutouts. He ranked second in the nation in wins, third (tied) in shutouts, fifth in save percentage and seventh in goals-against average and was named to the All-CCHA Second Team. He is a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award.
The Sterling Heights, Michigan native finished his collegiate career with a 54-24-7 record, 2.06 GAA, .928 SV% and 10 shutouts in 87 games with the Wolverines. He is the school’s all-time leader in GAA and SV%, while ranking fourth in shutouts and seventh in wins. In 2010-11, he went 22-9-4 with a 2.21 GAA, .925 SV% and four shutouts in 35 games to help Michigan win the CCHA regular season championship and the Frozen Four title game. He was named NCAA All-Frozen Four, All-U.S. College Hockey Online First Team, NCAA West Regional Most Outstanding Player and All-Region Team and CCHA Best Goaltender. In 2009-10, he was named to the CCHA All-Tournament Team.
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.