Blue Jackets place Skille on IR

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Columbus, OH ( - The Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday placed forward Jack Skille on injured reserve, retroactive to Jan. 9.

Skille has been out of action since sustaining a lower-body injury last Friday against the Toronto Maple Leafs and is expected to be sidelined for another week.

The 27-year-old right-handed shooter has totaled just five goals and seven points over 35 appearances for Columbus this year.

The Jackets recalled forward Josh Anderson from Springfield of the American Hockey League to fill the open roster spot.