09/28/2013 11:58 AM
The Springfield Falcons announced Saturday the assignment of eight players from the Columbus Blue Jackets, the team’s NHL affiliate.
The following eight players have been assigned to the Falcons: forwards Michael Chaput, Ryan Craig and Jack Skille, defensemen Cody Goloubef, Ilari Melart and Will Weber, and goaltenders Mike McKenna and Jeremy Smith. Craig, Goloubef, Skille, McKenna and Smith were placed on waivers by Columbus for the purpose of being assigned to Springfield.
The Falcons have one more pre-season contest, set for Sunday, September 29 versus the Hartford Wolf Pack. The game will be held at the International Skating Center of Connecticut in Simsbury at 2:00 p.m.
Springfield opens the regular season at the MassMutual Center Saturday, October 5 versus the Manchester Monarchs. The game will begin at 7:00 p.m.