COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets
have placed defenseman Jan Hejda
on injured reserve retroactive to October 13, General Manager Scott Howson announced today.
Hejda has recorded one assist, two penalty minutes and a +8 plus/minus rating in five games with the Blue Jackets this season. He was injured in a game against Calgary on October 13. The Prague, Czech Republic native has collected 4-40-44, 121 penalty minutes and a cumulative plus/minus rating of +45 in 207 career NHL games with the Blue Jackets and Edmonton Oilers
. He holds the Blue Jackets single season (+23 in 2008-09) and career (+51) records in plus/minus rating.