COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed goaltender Elvis Merzlikins on injured reserve retroactive to February 17. Merzlikins, 27, has missed the past two games with a lower body injury suffered at Chicago and is day-to-day.
CBJ also placed goalie Joonas Korpisalo on injured reserve retroactive to February 15. Korpisalo has missed the past three games with a lower body injury suffered in warmups at Calgary and is day-to-day.
Merzlikins has gone 18-13-1 with a 3.42 goals-against average, .903 save percentage and two shutouts in 32 contests this season.
CBJ also recalled right winger Emil Bemstrom and defenseman Jake Christiansen from the Cleveland Monsters.