Bjorkstrand will miss the next 4-to-6 weeks with an upper-body injury, Aaron Portzline of The Columbus Dispatch reports. The Blues' top prospects' season will thus be put on hold for at least a month while he recovers from the upper-body ailment. The 20-year-old forward has tallied two assists in six games with AHL Lake Erie this season.
Oliver Bjorkstrand scored twice and added an assist in Friday's 6-4 preseason win over the Sabres.
Oliver Bjorkstrand had a goal and an assist in Columbus' 5-2 win over St. Louis in the Traverse City Prospect Tournament on Friday.
Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards, who was behind the bench for Team USA at the world championships, thinks that Oliver Bjorkstrand will push for an NHL roster spot next season, the Columbus Dispatch reports.
Oliver Bjorkstrand registered a hat trick in Portland's (WHL) 6-3 loss to Seattle on Saturday.
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