DETROIT (AP) - Columbus Blue Jackets center Artem Anisimov has been released from a Detroit hospital after a scary hit in a game with the Red Wings on Thursday night.
Team spokesman Todd Sharrock confirmed on Friday that Anisimov is flying home to Columbus along with assistant athletic trainer Nates Goto.
``He will see our team doctors at some point but I don't know if that will be today,'' Sharrock said.
Anisimov was taken off the ice on a stretcher after being struck in the head by Red Wings defenseman Kyle Quincey. Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards said after his team's 3-2 win that Anisimov was alert and stable at the hospital.
Anisimov was part of the big deal last summer which sent Rick Nash to the New York Rangers.

Top NHL Public Bets

NHL Top Stories

Thumbnail Blackhawks vs. Penguins Pick Two of hockey’s most stories franchises meet up tonight when the Pittsburgh Penguins host the Chicago Blackhawks at 7PM ET.
Thumbnail Rangers vs. Blue Jackets Pick Will the Columbus Blue Jackets take care of business at home when they host the New York Rangers tonight at 7PM...
Thumbnail Blues vs. Oilers Pick Will the St. Louis Blues upset the host Edmonton Oilers as a small underdog tonight at...
Thumbnail Rangers vs. Blackhawks Pick Will the Chicago Blackhawks get back to being a winning team when they welcome the New York Rangers to town...
Thumbnail Capitals vs. Predators Pick Will the Nashville Predators stay strong at home when they play host to the Washington Capitals...

NHL Team Pages