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Calvert is out indefinitely with a concussion.

Calvert has reportedly been playing with a concussion that the Blue Jackets originally thought was a neck injury. He had been getting treatment for the injury, but last night Calvert said “felt different.” The doctors then went through concussion protocol and he was diagnosed with a concussion. His injury opens a spot for David Clarkson to slide right in on Saturday.

Source: Shawn Mitchell 02/27/15, 8:59 am EST

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Calvert (illness) returned to Blue Jackets practice on Wednesday.

Calvert missed the last two games with an illness, but his return to practice this afternoon is a good sign that he will be available on Friday vs. St. Louis. The Blue Jackets went with seven defensemen last night, so Calvert’s return would certainly help the offence.

Source: Rob Mixer 02/4/15, 7:01 am EST

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Calvert (upper-body) could return to the Blue Jackets lineup on Tuesday.

Calvert has missed the last four games with an upper-body injury his suffered on October 24th. Columbus has been working with a ton of injuries, but it looks like they could get both Calvert and Boone Jenner back on Tuesday. Calvert registered two points (1G / 1A) in the first seven games.

Source: Aaron Portzline 11/3/14, 7:48 am EST

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Calvert (abdomen) will play tonight.

Calvert will play for the first time since October 10 after undergoing surgery on his abdomen. With Brandon Dubinsky and Marian Gaborik out, this is a small bright spot for the Blue Jackets. Calvert is an undersized pass-first forward who will play on the third line if Derek MacKenzie can't play, if he does Calvert suits up on the fourth line tonight.

Source: Aaron Portzline 11/22/13, 11:38 am EST

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Calvert (abdomen) is skating in a regular jersey at Blue Jackets practice.

Calvert has been sidelined since October 12 after having surgery to repair an abdominal tear. Skating in a regular sweater indicates that he is nearing a return. Monitor his status prior to Tuesday's contest vs. Washington. Calvert is an under-sized winger who has yet to make a splash in the NHL. He has 20 goals and 19 assists (39 points) in 100 career NHL games.

Source: Rob Mixer 11/11/13, 6:24 am EST

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