National Hockey League

Blue Jackets activate Nikitin

Columbus, OH (Sports Network) - The Columbus Blue Jackets activated defenseman Nikita Nikitin off injured reserve prior to Thursday's game against the Calgary Flames.

Nikitin missed the past three games due to an upper-body injury. Acquired from the St. Louis Blues last year, Nikitin has two assists and six penalty minutes in seven games this season.

02/07 18:59:16 ET

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