Patrik Laine to make Blue Jackets debut Tuesday


Finnish forward Patrik Laine, who was acquired from the Winnipeg Jets last month in a blockbuster deal involving Pierre Luc-Dubois, will his debut Tuesday night against the Dallas Stars, head coach John Tortorella confirmed.

Laine, 22, was acquired on Jan. 23, but needed to quarantine due to COVID-19 protocols. He has two goals and one assist in one game this season with the Jets before missing time with an upper-body injury.