Blue Jackets put centre Jeff Carter on injured reserve with a separated shoulder

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed centre Jeff Carter on injured reserve because of a separated shoulder sustained on Sunday.

Carter, a major off-season acquisition by the Blue Jackets, is listed as week to week.

The 27-year-old has 10 goals and seven assists in 30 games. He leads the club in power-play goals with five and is second in goals and fifth in points despite missing 10 games with a broken bone in his foot.

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In 491 career NHL games, he has 191 goals and 169 assists with 300 penalty minutes for Columbus and Philadelphia.

The Blue Jackets traded Jake Voracek, a first-round pick (Sean Couturier) and a 2011 third-round pick (Nick Cousins) to the Flyers for Carter.