The training camp roster is down to 58.
This morning, the Blue Jackets made the first round of cuts. Ten players were cut from training camp, leaving the roster with 33 forwards, 18 defensemen, and seven goalies.
The following players were assigned to their major junior clubs:
- F Ben Boyd (Charlottetown/QMJHL)
- D Ole Julian Bjorgvik-Holm (Mississauga/OHL)
- F James Malatesta (Quebec/QMJHL)
- F Martin Rysavy (Moose Jaw/WHL)
- D Stanislav Svozil (Regina/WHL)
The following players were released from tryout contracts:
- G Emerik Despatie
- D Gerard Keane
- F Kaleb Lawrence
- F Peter Reynolds
- D Mark Woolley
The Blue Jackets are 2-0-1 in preseason play. Next up is Detroit on Saturday night, with puck drop slated for 7 p.m. ET.