Svitov was sidelined with a shoulder injury after a preseason
game Sept. 24 against the Carolina Hurricanes.
The third overall pick in the 2001 draft by Tampa Bay, Svitov
joined the Blue Jackets during the 2003-04 season. He has six goals
and 13 assists in 103 career NHL games with Columbus and Tampa Bay,
including two goals and nine assists with the Blue Jackets in