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Blue Jackets defenseman Seth Jones undergoes surgery, out 8-10 weeks

Jones was hurt in Saturday night's loss to Colorado.
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Seth Jones | File photo - Feb. 1, 2020 (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Seth Jones underwent successful surgery on his injured ankle on Tuesday.

The team announced Jones is expected to be out for approximately 8-10 weeks.

Jones was hurt in Saturday night's loss to Colorado.

The three-time All-Star has six goals and 24 assists this season while leading the club in time.

Columbus has been plagued by injuries this season but has still managed to play its way into contention in the tough Metropolitan Division.