Center Svitov rejoins Blue Jackets from injured list

Updated: October 7, 2006, 4:11 PM ET
Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Columbus Blue Jackets activated center Alexander Svitov off the injured reserve list Saturday.

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 2003-04.


Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press