June 23, 2024

Columbus Blue Jackets place Boone Jenner on injured reserve

The Columbus Blue Jackets positioned heart Boone Jenner on injured reserve Saturday.

Jenner, the membership’s captain, suffered a fractured jaw in Friday evening’s 5-2 win over the St. Louis Blues. He is anticipated to be sidelined six weeks, the staff stated in a social media submit.

In the second interval of the win, Jenner was struck within the face by a puck. He skated off on his personal, however the staff rapidly introduced he wouldn’t return.

On a staff that has struggled within the season’s first half, Jenner has been a vibrant gentle. The 30-year-old ahead leads the Blue Jackets with 13 targets and is second with 18 factors in 29 video games.

Jenner’s absence can even be seen within the faceoff circle. The franchise’s all-time chief in video games performed, Jenner has gained 305 faceoffs this season, and heads to IR with a 55.9% price in attracts.

Even with Friday’s victory, Columbus sits in final place within the Metropolitan Division with a 9-15-5 mark, 14 factors behind the primary place New York Rangers.

On Sunday, Columbus will play host to the Florida Panthers.