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Blue Jackets place defenceman Hejda on injured reserve with sprained left knee

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Columbus Blue Jackets defenceman Jan Hejda, who is expected to miss four-to-six weeks with a sprained left knee, has been placed on injured reserve retroactive to Oct. 13.

General manager Scott Howson announced the move Friday. Hejda was injured late in Tuesday's 2-1 victory over Calgary when he collided with Flames forward Curtis Glencross. The Czech veteran has one assist in five games this season.

The Blue Jackets host the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.

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