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Blue Jackets' Yegor Chinakhov: Inks one-year extension
Chinakhov signed a one-year contract extension with Columbus on Tuesday worth $800,000, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Chinakhov has recorded three goals and eight points in seven AHL contests for Cleveland this season. In 30 outings with Columbus this campaign, the 22-year-old forward has 13 points, 44 shots on goal and 27 hits.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Yegor Chinakhov: Off IR, sent to AHL
Chinakhov (ankle) was activated from injured reserve Monday and assigned to AHL Cleveland.
Chinakhov, who has missed the past 29 games, will finally get to return to action and shake off some rust with the Monsters at the minor-league level. He has provided 13 points, 44 shots on goal and 27 hits in 30 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Yegor Chinakhov: Making progress
Chinakhov (ankle) took part in Tuesday's practice and is making progress, Jeff Svoboda of the Blue Jackets' official site reports.
Unfortunately, it remains unclear when Chinakhov will be ready to return to the lineup. He has been out since Dec. 19 due to a high-ankle sprain. Chinakhov has registered 13 points, 44 shots on goal and 27 hits in 30 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Yegor Chinakhov: Return delayed
Chinakhov (ankle) didn't skate with the Blue Jackets on Thursday, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
The 22-year-old winger had begun to skate before the All-Star break, so the fact Chinakhov wasn't on the ice Thursday suggests he may have had some sort of setback in his recovery from a high-ankle sprain. "He's still progressing," coach Brad Larsen said. "It's gone longer than you'd hope, but that's just the nature of that injury." Chinakhov has been sidelined since Dec. 19, missing 20 straight games headed into Friday's tilt with the Maple Leafs.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Yegor Chinakhov: Expected to miss six weeks
Chinakhov is expected to miss six weeks because of a high-ankle sprain.
Chinakhov suffered the injury during Monday's 2-1 loss to Dallas. He has four goals and 13 points in 30 contests this season. Kirill Marchenko might see an increase in playing time while Chinakhov is unavailable.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Yegor Chinakhov: Placed on injured reserve
Chinakhov was designated for injured reserve Tuesday with an ankle injury.
Chinakhov and the Jackets are still awaiting some MRI results but the winger is expected to miss some time. with Booner Jenner (thumb) and Jakub Voracek (concussion) already sidelined, Columbus finds itself getting thinner and thinner at forward. Kirill Marchenko is the most likely candidate to step into Chinakhov's top-six role though Sean Kuraly could also be moved to the wing.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Yegor Chinakhov: Leaves Monday's game
Chinakhov (upper body) will not return to Monday's game against Dallas.
Chinakhov was injured after logging just 0:37 of ice time. He's now gone five straight games without a point. The second-year forward will be considered day-to-day until more information is available.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Yegor Chinakhov: Nets power-play marker
Chinakhov scored a goal during Friday's 3-2 loss to the visiting Islanders.
Effectively utilizing a screen during a 5-on-3 situation Friday, Chinakhov ended Ilya Sorokin's shutout bid at 14:05 of the middle stanza. The 2020 first-round draft pick connected on just seven goals in 62 games as a rookie last season. As a sophomore, Chinakhov, who was sidelined Wednesday with an upper-body injury, has compiled four goals in 19 games. For the first time in his 80-game career, Chinakhov has scored in consecutive outings.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Yegor Chinakhov: Returns to action Friday
Chinakhov (upper body) will return to action versus the Islanders on Friday, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Chinakhov sat out Wednesday's tilt against the Canadiens while recovering from the injury. He has three goals and 10 points in 18 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Yegor Chinakhov: Unavailable against Canadiens
Chinakhov (upper body) won't play Wednesday against Montreal, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Chinakhov didn't take part in the morning skate after he missed Tuesday's practice. He is slated to be replaced on the power play by Trey Fix-Wolansky and Liam Foudy will draw back in up front. Consider Chinakhov day-to-day for now.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Yegor Chinakhov: Iffy against Montreal
Chinakhov (undisclosed) may not be available for Wednesday's game versus Montreal, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Chinakhov's status against the Canadiens may boil down to a game-time decision. The 21-year-old rookie has picked up three goals and 10 points through 18 contests this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Yegor Chinakhov: Nets third goal of season
Chinakhov scored a goal in Sunday's 5-3 win against Florida.
Chinakhov has recorded a point in four of his last five contests to raise his season totals to three goals and 10 points in 18 games. While his current production is encouraging, he entered Sunday's game averaging just 13:10 of ice time. He skated 13:20 against Florida and didn't touch the ice on the power play. The 21-year-old forward has offensive upside, but until his role expands, it will be difficult for Chinakhov to make regular contributions.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Yegor Chinakhov: Nets lone marker
Chinakhov scored during a 7-1 loss to the Devils on Sunday.
Chinakhov opened the season with a minus-5 rating in three outings but has rebounded from the poor start with consecutive two-assist efforts. The 2020 first-round draft pick seeks more consistency and urgency in his play. During his past five games, Chinakhov has compiled two goals on only four shots and zero helpers.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Yegor Chinakhov: Notches first tally
Chinakhov scored as the Blue Jackets toppled the Rangers 5-1 Sunday.
Chinakhov, who had seven goals and a minus-27 rating as a rookie last season, shook off a tough three-game stretch to start this season. Over the past four games, the 2020 first-round draft pick has collected a goal and four assists. Chinakhov's second-period goal Sunday capped the Blue Jackets' three-goal surge covering the opening 29 minutes.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Yegor Chinakhov: Wraps up huge preseason
Chinakhov scored his league-leading sixth goal of the preseason in Saturday's overtime loss to the Capitals.
He wired a shot from the slot past Darcy Kuemper on a Blue Jackets power play late in the first period. Chinakhov's offensive outburst during exhibition play has him in strong position to begin the season on the NHL roster -- an assignment that also figures to include a spot on the second power-play unit.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Yegor Chinakhov: Getting look on second line
Chinakhov will skate on the second line with Jack Roslovic and Jakub Voracek in Thursday's preseason game against the Blues, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
The 21-year-old is getting the opportunity due to a lower-body injury to Gustav Nyquist, who is expected to be healthy for the start of the regular season, but Chinakhov has also earned it with his play this preseason. Kirill Marchenko was assigned to AHL Cleveland on Wednesday, giving Chinakhov a little less competition for a roster spot in Columbus, but the Jackets still have some tough choices to make before settling on an Opening Night lineup.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Yegor Chinakhov: Pushing for roster spot
Chinakhov scored the game-winning goal in Saturday's preseason victory over the Capitals.
The 2020 first-round pick is one of a number of younger trying to win spots in an increasingly crowded Columbus forward group, but Chinakhov has improved his odds of an NHL assignment for Opening Night with three goals in the last two preseason games. The 21-year-old played 62 games for the Blue Jackets last season, scoring just seven goals and 14 points with a minus-27 rating, but he has the talent to take a big step forward if he gets an opportunity. Unfortunately for Chinakhov, other top prospects like Kent Johnson, Cole Sillinger and Kirill Marchenko may be ahead of him on the depth chart.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Yegor Chinakhov: Back in there Sunday
Chinakhov (upper body) will return to the lineup Sunday against the Oilers, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Chinakhov will sub in for Brendan Gaunce and likely skate in a bottom-six role. The 21-year-old rookie has totaled 14 points through 58 games, including consecutive games with a point March 31 and April 2 prior to getting injured.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Yegor Chinakhov: Still out Tuesday
Chinakhov (upper body) remains out of action Tuesday versus the Sharks, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Chinakhov can be considered out indefinitely until it's reported he's returned to practice. This will be his eighth straight absence with the injury, and given how little time is left in the season, the Blue Jackets may not rush him back.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Yegor Chinakhov: Remains on shelf Saturday
Chinakhov (upper body) will miss out versus the Kings on Saturday.
Chinakhov will be absent for his sixth straight outing due to his upper-body issue. Prior to getting hurt, the 22-year-old winger was mired in a 10-game goal drought during which he recorded just 13 shots. Whenever Chinakhov is given the green light to return, he will likely need to start shooting more if he is going to break out of his current funk. While he hasn't been officially ruled out versus Anaheim on Sunday, the fact that Columbus is heading into a back-to-back suggests Chinakhov will likely remain unavailable.... See More ... See Less
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