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Columbus Blue Jackets call up former first round pick and WJC gold medalist

Joe De Falco   ·   9 février 2020
As announced on Sunday evening by the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League, the Columbus Blue Jackets have called up Knights co-captain Liam Foudy on an emergency basis.

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Foudy, who is fresh off of a gold medal win with Team Canada in the World Juniors last month, has been in the Blue Jackets' system since being drafted 18th overall by the organization in 2018.

The 20 year old forward has registered 43 points (20 G 23 A) through 32 games with the Knights this year, serving as a huge contributor to the their offensive prowess.

While the reason for the call up is currently undisclosed, it is being speculated that Columbus may have a forward who is sick or suffering from a minor injury.



Foudy is expected to make his NHL debut on Monday evening, as the Blue Jackets host the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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