OCTOBER 4, 2021
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets trimmed their training camp roster by 27 players, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. There are currently 30 players in camp – 18 forwards, nine defensemen and three goaltenders.
The Blue Jackets placed the following players on waivers for the purpose of assignment to the Cleveland Monsters of the American Hockey League: D Gavin Bayreuther, G Jean-Francois Berube, F Brendan Gaunce and F Tyler Sikura.
The club loaned the following players to Cleveland: F Tyler Angle, D Tim Berni, D Jake Christiansen, F Josh Dunne and F Carson Meyer.
The club announced that the following players on AHL contracts have been released from tryout contracts and have been returned to Cleveland: F Cole Cassels, F Cole Fonstad, F Brett Gallant, F Jake Gaudet, F Adam Helewka, F Zach Jordan, F Tristan Mullin, F Justin Scott, F Jake Slaker, D Cole Clayton, D Olivier LeBlanc, D Thomas Schemitsch, D Dillon Simpson, D Billy Sweezey, D Giovanni Vallati and G Jet Greaves.
In addition, F Navrin Mutter and G Evan Moyse been released from their tryout contracts.
The Blue Jackets open their 21st regular season vs. the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday, October 14. Game time from Nationwide Arena is 7 p.m. ET.
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