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Columbus Blue Jackets

Position
LW
 
Jersey
20
Name  Kristian Huselius
Born  11/10/1978
Height  6-2
Weight  184
Shoots  L
12/3/2011 12:21:00 AM
Description: The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated Kristian Huselius from injured reserve after he missed the first 25 games of the season with a pectoral injury. NHL.com
Insight: The Blue Jackets have been better recently, and Huselius could very well slot in as a top-6 forward. He could be therefore considered in deeper leagues.
 
9/12/2011 9:43:00 AM
Description: Kristian Huselius is on schedule in his recovery from a torn pectoral muscle. TSN
Insight: Huselius underwent surgery six weeks ago for the offseason injury. However, he likely won't be ready to start his season until December, making him irrelevant in most fantasy drafts.
 
7/13/2011 10:30:00 PM
Description: Kristian Huselius will need four to six months of recovery time after tearing his pectoral muscle lifting weights. TSN
Insight: Huselius will need to undergo surgery for the injury, meaning that he is unlikely to be ready for the start of the season. Huselius is a top-6 forward for the Blue Jackets, so his injury means that the team will likely either try to sign or trade for a scoring winger.
 
4/3/2011 12:15:00 PM
Description: The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated Kristian Huselius from injured reserve. Columbus Dispatch
Insight: The Blue Jackets didn't necessarily need to activate Huselius, since they are well out of the playoff race. But he's an available option for next week if you need him.
 
2/26/2011 10:03:00 AM
Description: The Jackets placed Huselius on injured reserve Friday.
Insight: The move is retroactive to Feb. 18, so the winger doesn't have to stay out long. When he'll return, though, is yet unclear. (RapidDraft.com)
 
2/25/2011 5:57:00 PM
Description: The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed Kristian Huselius on injured reserve with a lower-body injury. Columbus Blue Jackets
Insight: Huselius has 21 points (12g-9a), including a team-leading five power-play goals, in 35 games this season. Move him to your IR or look for another option.
 
2/23/2011 10:05:00 AM
Description: Huselius missed Tuesday night's game with a lower-body injury.
Insight: Huselius missed three straight days of practice leading up to the game but appears to be day-to-day. He has 12 goals and 21 points for the season, along with an ugly minus-16 rating. (RapidDraft.com)
 
2/5/2011 10:36:00 PM
Description: Kristian Huselius scored two goals with a +3 in the Blue Jackets' 4-3 win over Edmonton on Saturday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: Huselius was a healthy scratch for Friday's game after Jackets coach Scott Arniel called him out for "avoiding the puck." Huselius had nine goals and a (-15) in 28 games entering this game, although he has missed part of the season with a high ankle sprain. He has been difficult to rely upon all season, although Saturday's game may provide the spark he needs to turn his season around.
 
12/31/2010 1:31:00 AM
Description: Kristian Huselius scored two goals in the Blue Jackets' 3-2 win over Toronto on Thursday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: Huselius had recorded just one assist in his previous five games. Still, he makes a great waiver-wire candidate, as he has reached 55 points in each of his last four seasons.
 
12/17/2010 11:57:00 AM
Description: Kristian Huselius scored all three goals in the Blue Jackets' 6-3 loss to Edmonton on Thursday. TSN
Insight: Huselius was playing in just his second game since returning from injury. He has recorded at least 55 points in each of his last four seasons, so he may be worth picking up now in your league.
 
12/17/2010 8:02:00 AM
Description: Huselius scored three goals in a 6-3 loss to the Oilers on Thursday night.
Insight: In only his second game back from injury, Huselius doubled his goal total for the year as he now has six goals and two assists in nine games this year. (RapidDraft.com)
 
12/15/2010 3:37:00 PM
Description: Kristian Huselius will likely return to the Blue Jackets' lineup on Wednesday against Vancouver. Columbus Dispatch
Insight: Huselius has been sidelined since October with a high ankle sprain. He is a quiet source of points who may help your team if he is available on your league's waiver wire.
 
10/31/2010 11:49:00 PM
Description: Kristian Huselius could be out as long as six weeks with a high ankle sprain. Columbus Dispatch
Insight: Huselius was injured on October 23 while blocking a shot. The best-case scenario is that Huselius misses only a couple more weeks, but he will likely be headed to IR. Make a roster move as soon as possible.
 
10/25/2010 11:32:00 AM
Description: Kristian Huselius will likely miss Monday's game against Philadelphia with a lower-body injury. Columbus Dispatch
Insight: Huselius blocked a shot during Saturday's game. Consider him day-to-day for now and keep him reserved in weekly formats.
 
10/21/2010 8:05:00 AM
Description: Huselius picked up an assist on Wednesday night against the Ducks.
Insight: Huselius is off to a nice start this year with three goals and two assists in five games this year. (RapidDraft.com)
 
10/9/2010 6:35:00 PM
Description: Kristian Huselius scored a goal and added an assist in the Blue Jackets' 3-2 overtime win over San Jose in Stockholm on Saturday. TSN
Insight: Huselius has scored two goals in as many games in his native Sweden. He has reached 20 goals and 55 points in each of his last four seasons, so you know what you'll get if you snag him off the waiver wire.
 

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