Columbus Blue Jackets Forward Returns to Practice

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cole Sillinger returned to practice on Wednesday for the first time since suffering his upper-body injury at the beginning of training camp. The 2021 first-round pick was in a non-contact jersey.

This is certainly encouraging news, as it seems very possible that Sillinger should be good to go for the start of the regular season. The 19-year-old will be aiming to build off of a solid rookie season that saw him score 16 goals and record 31 points in 79 games. That was definitely a good start to his career, and now it will be intriguing to see what he does during his sophomore season.

But first, Sillinger will need to fully recover from his upper-body injury to get into game action. Seeing him return to the ice is great, and let's hope he does not have any setbacks from here.

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