News:Nick Drazenovic has been returned to AHL Springfield by the Blue Jackets.
Analysis:Nick Drazenovic -- who has yet to record a point in eight games with the big club -- heads back down to the AHL after seeing 9:42 worth of ice time and a recording minus-1 rating in Sunday's win over the Ducks.
News:Nick Drazenovic has been recalled from AHL Springfield on an emergency basis, the Blue Jackets' official site reports.
Analysis:Nick Drazenovic will give the Blue Jackets some added depth up front, with Nick Foligno having been placed on IR by the team.
News:Nick Drazenovic has been recalled from the AHL on an emergency basis Friday, Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch reports.
Analysis:Nick Drazenovic will return to the Blue Jackets after a short two day stint in the AHL. With Brandon Dubinsky questionable for Saturday's game, Drazenovic may slide into the lineup if Dubinsky is unable to play.
News: The Blue Jackets reassigned Nick Drazenovic to AHL Springfield on Wednesday.
Analysis: The Jackets were hoping Nick Drazenovic would provide a spark for their struggling offense, but his AHL success failed to translate to the next level, where he was unable to record a point in four games.
News:Nick Drazenovic was recalled from AHL Springfield on Saturday.
Analysis: The Blue Jackets just demoted Nick Drazenovic on Wednesday, but after Artem Anisimov suffered a head injury in his return to the ice Thursday, he'll be back with the parent club. Drazenovic is likely ticketed for only slight ice time during his stay with Columbus.
News: The Blue Jackets have reassigned Nick Drazenovic to AHL Springfield, Shawn Mitchell of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Analysis:Nick Drazenovic failed to crack the score sheet in the two games he played for the Jackets, and with Artem Anisimov (foot) nearing full health, Drazenovic will return to posting impressive numbers against lesser competition in the AHL.
News:Nick Drazenovich will join the lineup Saturday against Phoenix, Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch reports.
Analysis: With Artem Anisimov sidelined by a foot injury, Nick Drazenovic will get an opportunity to make his Columbus debut after an impressive near point-per-game stint in the AHL this season.
News:Nick Drazenovic will be a healthy scratch Friday against the Kings, Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch reports.
Analysis:Nick Drazenovic was brought up Wednesday after the 26-year-old recorded 45 points (16G, 29A) in 46 games at the AHL level this season. However, he will not be making his Blue Jackets' debut Friday.
News: The Blue Jackets have recalled Nick Drazenovic from AHL Springfield.
Analysis:Nick Drazenovic has been very productive in Springfield, recording a line of 16/29/45 in 46 games for the Falcons this season. His point total ties him for first place on the team, but the Jackets need his success to translate to the next level where they rank 26th in the NHL in goals per game.
News:Nick Drazenovic has cleared waivers and will remain with AHL Springfield when the NHL season begins.
Analysis: The lockout, and abbreviated training camp, cost him any chance he might have had of winning a spot with the big club. Nick Drazenovic has 10 goals and 30 points so far in 35 games for Springfield.
News: The Blues assigned Drazenovic to AHL Peoria on Tuesday, Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Analysis: Drazenovic appeared in his first three career games after being recalled on November 10, but he will head back to Peoria for a second time due to the return of Brad Winchester.
News: Drazenovic was recalled to St. Louis on Wednesday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Analysis: Drazenovic, who will join the Blues for Thursday night's home game against Nashville, will be joining the Blues for the second time this season. He didn't play in his last callup, but circumstances changed dramatically Wednesday, when T.J. Oshie broke his ankle in a loss to Columbus.
News: Drazenovic was sent back to Peoria on Monday, Lou Korac of the Alton Telegraph reports.
Analysis: David Perron is apparently healthy after getting scratched over the weekend due to headaches and dizziness.
News: The Blues recalled Drazenovic from the AHL on Saturday, the Alton Telegraph's Louie Korac reports.
Analysis: David Perron will not play Saturday against Boston due to headaches and dizziness, so Drazenovic will give the Blues an additional reinforcement.
News: Drazenovic leads the Peoria Rivermen with five goals and a .357 shooting percentage in six games.
Analysis: Drazenovic was one of the last cuts by the Blues, who wanted to see Drazenovic play regularly instead of watching St. Louis play from a press box. With the parent club showing signs of sluggish offense, Drazenovic is one of the first names on speed dial from the AHL.
News: The Blues are assigning Drazenovic to Peoria of the American Hockey League, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Analysis: St. Louis made several moves Tuesday, leaving the team with just 12 healthy forwards, so Drazenovic could be back up when Vladimir Sobotka (shoulder) is officially placed on the injured list. Drazenovic is a versatile forward who can play in the middle with some skill and energy. He'll be one of the first names the Blues call when they need to bring someone up.
News: Drazenovic is likely to remain on the Blues' roster until Vladimir Sobotka (shoulder) is ready to return to duty, the Belleville News Democrat reports.
Analysis: Dave Scatchard and Chris Porter are also still with St. Louis, so the Blues could go another way. Sobotoka is going to miss the first bit of the season, but he's been skating and is nearing a return, so whichever player sticks, it will be short-lived.
News: Drazenovic was told last season that he might have been called up to St. Louis had it not been for the thumb surgery he underwent, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Analysis: "It's tough, but it tells you that you're that close," said Drazenovic, the Blues' sixth-round pick in 2005. "I just took that energy over the summer and just tried to make the most of it." Drazenovic had a team-high 19 goals for the Peoria Rivermen of the AHL despite missing 21 games due to the thumb. With the parent club starved for goal-scoring, Drazenovic is on the short list for potential callups.