Columbus Blue Jackets call up forward Craig MacDonald from Syracuse

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Columbus Blue Jackets recalled forward Craig MacDonald from the club’s American Hockey League affiliate in Syracuse on Saturday.

The 31-year-old has eight goals and 11 assists in 31 games with Syracuse this season.

Hartford’s third pick and the 88th overall selection in the 1996 draft, MacDonald played in 65 games last season with the Tampa Bay Lightning, scoring two goals and adding nine assists.

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He has 10 goals and 23 assists in 229 career NHL games.