Blue Jackets Send Mason back to OHL

Saturday, January 12, 2008

Steve Mason.
Image: Columbus Blue Jackets.

The NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets returned goaltender Steve Mason back to the OHL on January 11 after an emergency recall since January 7. Mason never played for the Blue Jackets during the recall.

Before the recall, Mason led Team Canada to victory against Team Sweden in the 2008 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

The 19-year-old has played 3 pre-season games with the Blue Jackets and went 1-2-0 with a 1.78 goals against average and .913 save percentage. He was drafted 69th by the Blue Jackets in 2006.