GOLOUBEF ASSIGNED TO SPRINGFIELD
Springfield, Mass. - The Springfield Falcons announced on Friday that defenseman Cody Goloubef has been assigned to the club by its NHL affiliate, the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Goloubef has a goal in 10 games with the Blue Jackets this season and has 12 points (5g-7a) in 25 contests with the Falcons in 2012-2013. He was recalled by Columbus on Wednesday after being assigned to Springfield on Monday. The third-year pro recorded an assist in the Falcons' 3-2 overtime defeat in Bridgeport on Tuesday, and also skated for Columbus on Thursday in the club's 2-1 shootout loss to Chicago.
A native of Oakville, Ontario, Goloubef has accumulated 41 points (11g-30a) in 123 AHL contests and has one goal in 11-career NHL games. Goloubef, 23, was selected by Columbus in the second round (37th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
The Falcons end their four-game road stretch tonight in Providence before returning to the MassMutual Center on Saturday at 7:00 p.m. to host the Bruins. Springfield closes out the weekend in Connecticut on Sunday against the Whale. The Falcons lead the Whale by 12 points for first place in the Northeast Division with three games in hand.
The first 1,500 fans in attendance on Saturday will receive a free Falcons baseball hat. Fans can also win a free bicycle from Gus Coelho Auto Repair at 442 Holyoke St. in Ludlow as part of "Cycle Saturday." Additionally, select game-worn "Irish Night" jerseys will be auctioned off in the MassMutual Center concourse.
Single-game tickets to see the Falcons in 2012-2013 can be purchased at the MassMutual Center Box Office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. through game time on Saturday home dates, and starting four hours prior to Sunday home contests. Fans can also purchase tickets by logging onto Ticketmaster.com. For information about discounted group packages to Falcons home games, call (413) 739-GOAL (4625).