Blue Jackets place Commodore on injured reserve

The Associated Press

10/19/2010 4:48:33 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed defenceman Mike Commodore on injured reserve retroactive to Oct. 9 with a chip fracture in his left thumb.

General manager Scott Howson announced the move Tuesday.

Commodore, 30, suffered the injury in the second game of the season against San Jose in Stockholm. He is listed as day-to-day.

In two games this season, he was scoreless with nine penalty minutes. The Fort Saskatchewan, Alta., native has 21 goals, 77 assists and 610 penalty minutes in 436 career games with New Jersey, Calgary, Carolina, Ottawa and the Blue Jackets.