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Blue Jackets add left-winger Kubalik on emergency recall from AHL affiliate

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Columbus Blue Jackets added left-winger Tomas Kubalik to the roster on emergency recall from AHL Springfield.

General Manager Scott Howson announced the move Sunday, before the Blue Jackets’ game at Anaheim.

The 21-year-old Kubalik has seven goals, four assists and 20 penalty minutes this season in 24 games with Springfield.

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He played for Columbus in four games last season and had two assists in his NHL debut at Washington in March.

Kubalik is a native of the Czech Republic, where he played in two leagues from 2005-09. He was the Blue Jackets’ sixth pick in the 2008 entry draft.