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Blue Jackets' Cole Sillinger: Not guaranteed roster spot
Sillinger could begin the season back with AHL Cleveland due to the Blue Jackets' roster crunch, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
The 20-year-old was the 12th overall pick in the 2021 NHL Draft and is still very much in the Blue Jackets' future plans, but Sillinger has an extra hurdle to overcome as one of a handful of players on the roster who can be sent to the AHL without needing to clear waivers. He's also coming off a rough sophomore campaign, with three goals and 11 points in 64 outings, after scoring 16 goals and 31 points in 79 NHL games as an 18-year-old rookie. Sillinger managed two goals and six points in 11 games with AHL Cleveland last season. With Adam Fantilli now in town as the Jackets' franchise player, Sillinger is facing less pressure to develop into a future No. 1 center, but regaining his confidence in the minors before returning to Columbus could help him secure a middle-six role down the road.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Cole Sillinger: Sent to AHL
Sillinger was reassigned to AHL Cleveland on Thursday.
It has been a real tough sophomore season for Sillinger, who snapped a 45-game goalless streak March 17 with his third goal of the season. Sillinger has 11 points in 64 games after scoring 16 times and adding 15 assists as an 18-year-old rookie in 2021-22. Look for a rebound season in 2023-24, as he should regain some confidence playing in the AHL the rest of the way.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Cole Sillinger: Provides power-play goal
Sillinger scored a power-play goal in Columbus' 7-4 loss to Anaheim on Friday.
Sillinger's marker came late in the second period to tie the game at 3-3. He has three goals and 10 points in 62 appearances this season, including three points with the man advantage. Sillinger didn't score a goal over his previous 45 contests, and he had just four assists in that span.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Cole Sillinger: Recalled from AHL
As expected, Sillinger was recalled from AHL Cleveland on Friday. Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Sillinger was sent to the minors Friday morning in a paper move that made him eligible for the AHL playoffs. The 19-year-old has struggled this season, scoring twice while adding six assists in 55 games with the Blue Jackets. Should Cleveland make the AHL playoffs, Sillinger will gain valuable experience that should help his game in the future.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Cole Sillinger: Sent to AHL
Sillinger was sent to AHL Cleveland on Friday, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
This is a paper move to make Sillinger eligible for the AHL playoffs as the Blue Jackets would love to get their center extra playing time after the NHL season ends in April. Sillinger should be recalled at some point Friday. He has only two goals and six assists in 55 top-level games this season, a far cry from the 16 goals and 31 points he managed as an 18-year-old rookie in the 2021-22 season.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Cole Sillinger: Playing Saturday
Sillinger (illness) will be back in the lineup versus Edmonton on Saturday, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Sillinger sat out Thursday's tilt versus Minnesota with the illness, but was back at practice Friday. He has slumped this season, with only two goals and eight points in 52 games, after a 16-goalm 15-assist rookie campaign in 2021-22. The 19-year-old has plenty of talent and this is likely going to be a small blip in his NHL career.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Cole Sillinger: Returns to practice Friday
Sillinger (illness) was at practice Friday, Jeff Svoboda of the Blue Jackets' official site reports.
Sillinger was unable to play Thursday versus Minnesota, but he could be ready to go versus the Oilers on Saturday. Sillinger, who was selected 12th overall in 2021, has two goals and eight points in 52 games this season after a 16-goal, 15-assist rookie performance in 2021-22.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Cole Sillinger: Not available Thursday
Sillinger won't play Thursday versus Minnesota because of an illness.
Sillinger has two goals and eight points in 52 contests this season. While the Blue Jackets won't have Sillinger, Johnny Gaudreau, who missed the last two games because of a lower-body injury, is ready to return Thursday.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Cole Sillinger: Goal drought continues
Sillinger recorded four hits and three shots on goal during Tuesday's loss to the Predators.
After an encouraging rookie season that saw him deliver 16 goals and 31 points in 79 games, Sillinger's sophomore slump has become a nightmare, and there's no light yet at the end of the tunnel. He hasn't found the back of the net in 23 straight contests, with his last goal coming Nov. 17, and he's managed only two assists and a minus-6 rating over that stretch. It's important to remember that the 12th overall pick in the 2021 NHL Draft doesn't even turn 20 until mid-May, and in the long run his struggles this season could be nothing more than a valuable learning experience. For now though, Sillinger only has fantasy value in deeper dynasty formats.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Cole Sillinger: Taken off IR
Sillinger (upper body) was activated from injured reserve Tuesday, per the NHL media site.
Sillinger, who has missed the past three games, was back on the ice for practice Tuesday. It appears as though he could be back in the lineup Thursday versus the Islanders. Sillinger has registered six points, 41 shots on goal and 39 hits in 30 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Cole Sillinger: Moves to injured reserve
Sillinger (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Thursday.
Sillinger is still considered more in the day-to-day range, but the Blue Jackets will use his roster spot to activate Adam Boqvist (foot) in a corresponding move. Sillinger would be eligible to return following the holiday break -- the Blue Jackets host the Sabres on Tuesday in their first game after the pause.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Cole Sillinger: Out with upper-body issue
Sillinger (upper body) is not expected to play Tuesday against Philadelphia, Jeff Svoboda of the Blue Jackets' official site reports.
Sillinger also didn't play Monday and it doesn't sound like he will be available to play before the holiday break. According to Aaron Portzline of The Athletic, Sillinger will be out of action indefinitely. He has recorded two goals, six points, 41 shots on net and 39 hits in 30 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Cole Sillinger: Unavailable Monday
Sillinger (undisclosed) won't play Monday against Dallas, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Sillinger is listed as day-to-day after being injured Saturday versus Boston. The 19-year-old forward has two goals and six points in 30 games this season. Sillinger has also been credited with 41 shots on goal and 39 hits.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Cole Sillinger: Lends helping hand
Sillinger supplied an assist in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Lightning.
The Blue Jackets failed to bounce back from Tuesday's shutout loss to the Panthers, but the silver lining for Sillinger is that he put an end to a 12-game point drought. Just 19 years old, Sillinger is going to experience growing pains at the top level; he's produced two goals and four assists through 29 contests.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Cole Sillinger: On three-game point streak
Sillinger scored a goal in Thursday's 6-4 win against Montreal.
Sillinger got off to a really slow start, registering just two assists in his first 13 games. He is on a three-game point streak now though, giving him two goals and five points in 16 contests this season. He was taken with the No. 12 pick in the 2021 Draft and does have a lot of offensive upside.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Cole Sillinger: Quiet start to season
Sillinger has yet to record a point through the first seven games of the season.
The 12th overall pick in the 2021 NHL Draft could be headed for a sophomore slump after recording 16 goals and 31 points through 79 games as an 18-year-old rookie last season. Sillinger continues to center the Blue Jackets' third line, and with fellow first-rounder Yegor Chinakhov (21st overall in the 2020 draft) catching fire alongside him with five points in the last four games, it may not be long before Sillinger finally gets onto the scoresheet.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Cole Sillinger: Suiting up Monday
Sillinger (upper body) will make his preseason debut Monday against Carolina, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Sillinger has been dealing with a minor upper-body issue in camp but he'll be good to go Monday. The 19-year-old forward scored 16 goals and 31 points through 79 games in his rookie campaign.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Cole Sillinger: Still limited in practice
Sillinger (upper body) practiced with Columbus' second group Saturday, per Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch.
Sillinger (upper body) continues to practice in a limited capacity. It doesn't appear that the injury is too serious, but the Jackets will likely exercise caution with their 2021 first-round pick before the regular season. Sillinger scored 16 goals with 15 assists as a rookie in 2021-22.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Cole Sillinger: Returning to game action
Sillinger (upper body) will play Thursday versus the Blues, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Sillinger has battled an upper-body injury during training camp, but he made it through full-contact practice Thursday without issue. The 19-year-old center will be eased in, playing between Mathieu Olivier and Cole Fonstad on the projected fourth line in this contest, though Sillinger should have a chance to challenge for top-six minutes once the regular season rolls around.... See More ... See Less
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