Last year, the Blue Jackets' management and coaches walked away from the annual owners tournament grim-faced with worry about defenseman Kris Russell's sprained knee. This year, they seemed only slightly less worried. Center Jeff Carter, the first of the Blue Jackets' major offseason acquisitions, suffered a bruised right foot when he was struck by a Rick Nash shot in one of the preliminary games of the owners tournament. He did not play in the consolation game.
Injury to Carter's foot believed to be bruise
Columbus Dispatch | Sep 19