The Blue Jackets have reassigned Jakob Lilja to Cleveland (AHL).
Lilja appeared in the last two games while replacing an injured Alexandre Texier but heads to the AHL for the first time in his career. Kole Sherwood comes up from Cleveland (AHL) to take his spot on Saturday.
Lilja will be a healthy scratch on Monday.
Lilja has played in all eight games this season but will come out of the lineup with Josh Anderson (upper-body) back in. Lilja has two assists and eight shots while playing just 8:52 ATOI this season.
Source: Tom Reed 10/21/19, 11:25 am EST
The Blue Jackets have signed Jakob Lilja to a one-year, entry-level contract.
Lilja is an undrafted free agent who has been in the Swedish Elite League since the 2015-16 season. This past season he led Djurgardens IF with 37 points (12G / 25A) in 52 games.