The team says the 23-year-old Jones sprained his knee during the second period of Tuesday night's preseason game against Buffalo. An MRI on Wednesday revealed the sprain.

By Associated Press
September 26, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Seth Jones will be sidelined four to six weeks with a knee injury.

The team says the 23-year-old Jones sprained his knee during the second period of Tuesday night's preseason game against Buffalo. An MRI on Wednesday revealed the sprain.

It's a huge blow for the Blue Jackets, with Jones' defensive line mate Zach Werenski recovering from a shoulder injury and defenseman Ryan Murray also hampered by an injury.

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Jones was a valuable contributor last season with 16 goals and 41 assists.

The Blue Jackets open the regular season Oct. 4 at Detroit, then play their home opener the next night against Carolina.

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