Goaltender Ty Conklin demoted to AHL by Columbus Blue Jackets

Conklin signed with the Blue Jackets over the summer after spending the past five seasons with the Edmonton Oilers.

He appeared in two pre-season games with Columbus and was 0-1-0 with a 4.00 goals-against average and .882 save percentage.

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The Blue Jackets will start the season with Pascal Leclaire as their starter and Fredrik Norrena in the backup role.

In 60 career NHL games, Conklin is 27-19-5 with a 2.49 GAA and .905 save percentage.