MARCH 4, 2022
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed defenseman Adam Boqvist on Injured Reserve retroactive to February 27, club General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.
Boqvist, 21, suffered an upper body injury vs. Pittsburgh on Sunday and is day-to-day. He has registered 10 goals and nine assists for 19 points with 10 penalty minutes in 40 games in his first season with the Blue Jackets in 2021-22. He leads club defensemen in goals and ranks third in points. He is the sixth different blueliner in franchise history to record 10 goals in a single season. The 6-0, 189-pound defenseman made his Columbus debut in the season opener on October 14 vs. Arizona and tallied his first goal on November 15 vs. Detroit.
The Falun, Sweden native was acquired by the Blue Jackets from the Chicago Blackhawks in a trade on July 23, 2021. Originally drafted by Chicago in the first round, eighth overall, at the 2018 NHL Draft, Boqvist has registered 16-32-48 and 30 penalty minutes in 116 career appearances with the Blue Jackets and Blackhawks since making his NHL debut in 2019-20.
The Blue Jackets return to action tonight when they host the Los Angeles Kings. Game time at Nationwide Arena starts at 7 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcast live on Bally Sports Ohio and streamed on the Bally Sports app. The game can also be heard on the Columbus Blue Jackets Radio Network, including flagship station 97.1 The Fan in Columbus, and online at bluejackets.com.
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Single game tickets for all home games played at Nationwide Arena during the 2021-22 season are on sale now. Partial season tickets for the Blue Jackets’ 2021-22 campaign are also currently available for purchase. Information on all ticketing options can be obtained by calling (800) NHL‐COLS or by visiting BlueJackets.com.
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