After missing 15 games with a broken hand, Dorsett activated by Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated right-winger Derek Dorsett off injured reserve after he missed 15 games with a broken hand.

General manager Scott Howson announced the move Tuesday.

Dorsett, 22, was injured against Anaheim on Dec. 12. He has one goal and three assists, 60 penalty minutes and a +2 plus/minus rating in 18 games this season.

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The native of Kindersley, Sask., had four goals and an assist in 52 games during his rookie season last year. He was the Blue Jackets’ ninth-round pick in the 2006 draft.