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Brandon Dubinsky Injury: Updates on Blue Jackets Center's Upper Body and Return

Matt Fitzgerald@@MattFitz_geraldCorrespondent III

UNIONDALE, NY - FEBRUARY 14:  Brandon Dubinsky #17 of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates against the New York Islanders at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 14, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The New York Islanders defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-3.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images)
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Columbus Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky is set to return to the lineup after suffering an upper body injury.

Continue for updates.


Dubinsky to Return Friday vs. New Jersey

Thursday, March 5

Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards confirmed, via the team's official Twitter account that Dubinsky will make his return to the lineup on Friday as they take on the Devils.

On Feb. 26, Shawn Mitchell of The Columbus Dispatch reported details after he went down in the Nationwide Arena:

Shawn Mitchell @smitchcd

#CBJ Brandon Dubinsky suffered an upper-body injury and will not return, according to team. #CBJ

Injuries have hampered Columbus all season long, pitting the club near the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings.

Dubinsky, 28, missed extended time in 2014-15 after undergoing surgery for an abdominal injury.

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