Modin returns to Blue Jackets lineup
One-time 30-goal man has yet to find back of net this season
In search of offensive punch, the Columbus Blue Jackets have added a former 30-goal scorer to their lineup.
The NHL club on Monday activated left-winger Fredrik Modin, who is still looking for his first goal of the season.
Modin, who once scored 32 times for Tampa Bay and notched 22 goals for Columbus two seasons ago, was out with a groin injury.
The 34-year-old has three assists in five contests this season.
The Blue Jackets entered Monday's game against the New York Islanders with just 11 goals in their previous six starts and 31 overall in 11 contests.
To make room for Modin, Columbus sent right-winger Derek Dorsett to the minors.
The 21-year-old had a goal, an assist and 56 penalty minutes in 10 games this season.
Dorsett leads the NHL in penalty minutes and scored his first NHL goal — the game winner — against Vancouver on Oct. 21.