COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated center Manny Malhotra off injured reserve.
Malhotra has been fighting a lower-body injury that has kept him out of the lineup through the club's first five games.
The team also placed left wing Fredrik Modin on injured reserve Tuesday. Modin, who has three assists in five games, has been hampered by a hip injury that likely will cause him to miss at least three games.
Malhotra was injured in the Blue Jackets' final preseason game at Toronto on Oct. 5. He had 11 goals and 18 assists in 71 games last season, leading the club and ranking second in the NHL in face-off percentage (59.0 percent).
Advertisement
Advertisement

Top NHL Public Bets

NHL Top Stories

Thumbnail Crosby focused on resuscitating Pens Riding a nine-game winning streak, Washington is the hottest team in hockey right now. But will the league’s third-leading scorer throw a wrench into the Caps’...
Thumbnail Western Conference titans clash shortly John Gibson is acclimating quite nicely to his new role as the Ducks’ workhorse in net. Still, can the 23-year-old cool off the Blues tonight?
Thumbnail Elite netminders lock horns in Montreal Two of the NHL’s most explosive offenses are preparing to collide in Quebec. With Carey Price and Henrik Lundqvist on the scene, however, will stellar...
Thumbnail Note goalie wades into hostile territory So far, Jake Allen's first season as the Blues' undisputed No. 1 netminder has not gone according to plan. But can he reverse the...
Thumbnail Ovechkin targets another major milestone It’s always a treat to see Eastern Conference powerhouses Pittsburgh and Washington do battle. Tonight’s meeting in the nation’s capital, however, should have...
Advertisement
Advertisement

NHL Team Pages