COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed forward Blake Comeau on injured reserve with a sprained knee sustained in Thursday's practice.
Comeau is expected to be out for four to six weeks.
The 27-year-old leads the Blue Jackets in hits with 131. He has three goals and eight assists with 21 penalty minutes in 43 games this season.
Acquired by Columbus in a trade with Calgary on April 5, 2013, he has 70 goals and 89 assists in 404 career NHL games with the Blue Jackets, Flames and New York Islanders.