Blue Jackets activate Ethan Moreau

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated left winger Ethan Moreau off injured reserve after he missed the past 17 games with a broken hand.

General manager Scott Howson announced the move on Wednesday.

The 35-year-old Moreau, claimed off waivers from the Edmonton Oilers on June 30, was injured Oct. 20 against the Anaheim Ducks. He has one goal and one assist in five games with the Blue Jackets. In 868 career NHL games, he has collected 146 goals and 133 assists with the Chicago Blackhawks, Oilers and Blue Jackets.