To the 'Always Hungry League' they go.
The Blue Jackets announced that they've assigned defenseman David Jiricek and goaltender Daniil Tarasov to the team's AHL affiliate, the Cleveland Monsters.
Jiricek was the No. 6 overall pick in the 2022 Draft and played in two games for the Jackets where he registered four shots, four blocked shots, and five hits in 15:30 of time on ice per game. In five games with the Monsters, he's posted four assists.
Tarasov appeared in five games this season, posting a 1-3-0 record as well as a 3.57 GAA and an .893 SV%. His NHL career record is 1-5-0 with a 3.07 GAA and a .913 SV% in nine games. At the AHL level, he's posted a 9-5-3 record with a 3.09 GAA and a .894 SV%.
The Jackets return to action on Thursday at 7 p.m. when they'll take on John Tortorella and the Flyers at Nationwide Arena.