Defenseman Todd Gill was recalled from AHL Norfolk.
VANBIESBROUCK SELLING: Former NHL star John Vanbiesbrouck plans to sell his share of a junior hockey team after his resignation as coach and general manager for using a racial slur in describing his black team captain, Trevor Daley. Vanbiesbrouck owns 25 percent of the Ontario Hockey League's Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. The team said Vanbiesbrouck was not ordered to sell his stake by the league. He has apologized for the slur.
LAWSUIT FOLLOWS FATALITY: The parents of a 13-year-old girl who died two days after being hit in the head with a puck at a Blue Jackets game nearly a year ago sued the hospital where she was treated. The suit contends doctors failed to see the extent of Brittanie Cecil's brain damage in time to save her. The lawsuit by Robert Cecil and Jody Lynn Sergent was filed Feb. 28. After her death the NHL required every team to hang netting to prevent injuries from pucks. Brittanie's family settled last month with the NHL, the Blue Jackets and Espen Knutsen, the Blue Jackets player who hit the puck that struck Brittanie. Details of those settlements have not been released.