Columbus Blue Jackets recall D Dalton Prout

Updated: March 1, 2013, 4:52 PM ET
Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled defenseman Dalton Prout from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass.

He may fill in for defenseman John Moore, who sustained an upper-body injury during Friday's morning skate.

The 22-year-old Prout, who is scoreless in five NHL games, had a goal, eight assists and 73 penalty minutes in 40 games at Springfield this season.

He was Columbus' sixth-round pick, 154th overall, in the 2010 draft.

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