The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated right wing Cam Atkinson off Injured Reserve, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Atkinson is available to return to the lineup tonight when the Blue Jackets host the Nashville Predators.

Atkinson, 28, suffered a lower body injury on October 28 at St. Louis and has missed the past four games. He has collected four goals and one assist for five points with four penalty minutes and a +1 plus/minus rating in 11 games this season.