Alexandre Texier Will Not Join Blue Jackets for 2022-23 Season

The Columbus Blue Jackets will be without one of their top young forwards for the entirety of the coming season. 

The Blue Jackets announced on Wednesday that forward Alexandre Texier, as per the advice of the NHL/NHLPA Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Program, will not join the Blue Jackets for the 2022-23 season, continuing the leave of absence he took from the club back in March of 2022 after suffering a fractured finger two months earlier.