The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed forward Blake Comeau on Injured Reserve.
Comeau suffered a sprained knee during practice on Thursday and is expected to be sidelined four to six weeks. Comeau urrently leads the Blue Jackets in hits with 131. He has also scored three goals and dished out eight assists for 11 points with 21 penalty minutes in 43 games this season
Comeau had to be helped off of the ice at the Blue Jackets' morning skate with an apparent leg injury.
Blue Jackets' head coach Todd Richards did not no the nature or severity of Comeau's injury after practice. The injury occurred when he missed check and went hard into boards. He had been pencilled into tonight's lineup, but it appears that he will not play now.
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Comeau is a hard-working 27-year-old checking-line forward. With the Blue Jackets trading away multiple players to get Marian Gaborik, they needed to add some NHL capable bodies. He scored 24 goals in 2010-11 so he has the ability to score but as of right now he is not fantasy relevant.