Seth Jones Injury: Updates on Blue Jackets Star’s Foot and Return

November 7th, 2016 by Timothy Rapp Leave a reply »

The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed Seth Jones on injured reserve after the defenseman suffered a hairline fracture of his foot in Saturday's game against the St. Louis Blues, per An official date for his return has yet to be announced.

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Latest on Jones' Timeline for Return Monday, Nov. 7 Jones is expected to be sidelined for three weeks with the injury, per

Jones Impressive to Start 2016-17 Season Jones, 22, has been excellent this season, scoring three goals and adding three assists while averaging 24:14 of ice time across 10 games, the most on the team and 17th in the NHL. He also has a plus-one rating on the season.

Jones was traded to Columbus last season after spending his first two-and-a-half years with the Nashville Predators in a megadeal that sent center Ryan Johansen to the Preds. In 41 games with the Blue Jackets last season, Jones notched two goals and 18 assists and logged an average of 24:27 of ice time.

Jones and 19-year-old rookie Zach Werenski have made up the team ...

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