Blue Jackets captain Boone Jenner placed on Injured Reserve

Boone Jenner skating after puck (courtesy Blue Jackets Communications)

 DECEMBER 9, 2023


Club’s captain expected to miss six weeks due to a fractured jaw

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed center Boone Jenner on Injured Reserve, club General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Jenner suffered a fractured jaw in the second period of last night’s 5-2 win over the St. Louis Blues and is expected to be sidelined six weeks.

Jenner, 30, leads the club in goals and ranks second in points in 2023-24 with 13-5-18 in 29 games. He is also among NHL leaders in faceoffs won (305) and faceoff percentage (55.9 percent) this season.  The club’s captain has registered 183-164-347 and 390 penalty minutes in 686 career NHL games and last month became the franchise’s all-time leader in games played.

The Blue Jackets return to action on Sunday afternoon when they host the Florida Panthers.  Game time from Nationwide Arena is 1 p.m. ET.  Live coverage on Bally Sports Ohio, Bally Sports + and the Bally Sports app begins at 12:30 p.m. ET.  The game will also be heard on the Blue Jackets Radio Network, including 97.1 The Fan in Columbus, and online at

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