Blue Jackets place Gibbons on IR, recall two

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Columbus, OH ( - The Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday placed forward Brian Gibbons on injured reserve and recalled two players from Springfield of the American Hockey League.

Gibbons suffered a knee injury in Thursday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Washington Capitals, and is expected to miss 2-to-3 weeks. The Boston College product has recorded just five assists in 21 games for the struggling club this season.

Columbus promoted forward Alexander Wennberg and defenseman Cody Goloubef. Wennberg has totaled a combined six assists in 27 games between the minors and the NHL thus far in his initial North American campaign.