CBJ announces prospect Trey Fix-Wolansky’s knee surgery is a success

Trey Fix-Wolansky

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  MARCH 27, 2021

COLUMBUS, OHIO – Columbus Blue Jackets prospect Trey Fix-Wolansky underwent successful surgery Friday to repair an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his right knee and is expected to make a full recovery in six months, Blue Jackets General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.

Fix-Wolansky, 21, suffered the injury while playing for the American Hockey League’s Cleveland Monsters on March 20 vs. Grand Rapids.  He has recorded four goals and five assists for nine points with two penalty minutes in nine games with Cleveland this season.  He leads the club in goals (tied), assists (tied) and points.

A native of Edmonton, Alberta, Fix-Wolansky has registered 16-19-35 and 34 penalty minutes in 52 career AHL games with the Monsters.  He led team rookies in goals, assists and points with 12-14-26 and 32 penalty minutes in 2019-20.  The 5-7, 183-pound forward was selected by the Blue Jackets in the seventh round, 204th overall, at the 2017 NHL Draft.

The Blue Jackets return to action today when they visit the Detroit Red Wings.  Puck drop from Little Caesars Arena is set for 3 p.m. ET.  Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 2:30 p.m.  All Blue Jackets games televised on FOX Sports Ohio will also be streamed live via FOX Sports GO.  The game may also be heard on the Eldorado Scioto Downs Blue Jackets Radio Network, including Sports Radio 97.1 FM in Columbus, and online at BlueJackets.com.

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