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  • • The Cannon Cast Episode 89: Return to play, Metro Division, a new (retro) CBJ sweater?
    Is retro in? With the NHL trying to nail down return to play, we talk about the impact that has on the Blue Jackets for next season. And speaking of next season, the 20th anniversary of the Blue Jackets is nearly upon us! On this week’s episode of The Cannon Cast we get into: The latest with the NHL’s return to play? A new Blue Jackets look? A return to retro? and much more! You can check out...2020
  • • Cannon Blasts: How Blue Jackets fans and fans across the Metro Division react to the offseason
    Photo by Adam Lacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images That and more of this week’s links This is SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NHL. Each week, SB Nation sends out questions to the most plugged-in Blue Jackets fans, and fans across the country. Sign up here to join Reacts. This week we have results from a recent survey of SB Nation NHL readers, which asked them to grade their respe...2020
  • Domi looking forward to 'bouncing back' with Blue Jackets
    • Domi looking forward to 'bouncing back' with Blue Jackets
    2020
  • • Possible outcomes for Yegor Chinakhov, based on NHL draft history
    Filly don’t do favorable comparisons | Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images What have other first round Russians and #21 picks accomplished in the NHL? The Columbus Blue Jackets pulled off one of the biggest surprises of the 2020 NHL Draft by selecting overaged Russian winger Yegor Chinakhov, a player who went undrafted in 2019 and was off the radar for most analysts. Apparently a handful of oth...2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Cam Atkinson must be better
    John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports It looks like Cam Atkinson missed Artemi Panarin. Quite a bit. Cam Atkinson might have been the singular soul that really felt the burden of trying to create offense for the Blue Jackets last season. I mean, everyone as a team, probably. But when you’re paid to snipe and score, you better do it, and Atkinson had troubles all season. Fresh off a career-year i...2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Gustav Nyquist found his niche with the CBJ
    Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images How Swede it is to have him on the team. Gustav Nyquist came to the Blue Jackets at a time he was sorely needed - after some key departures from the team at the end of the 2018-19 season, nabbing him from a lackluster San Jose Sharks team felt like a mutually beneficial move for all parties involved. Plus, he got to return to the Midwest after h...2020
  • • The Cannon Cast Episode 88: Doc’s farewell, Monster mash, and pizza pizza!
    Who wants pizza! We’re deeper into the off-season but there’s still news surrounding the Blue Jackets, specifically down on the farm. What’s the vibe up in Cleveland? On this week’s episode of The Cannon Cast we get into: Gabriel Carlsson, Kevin Stenlund, and Ryan MacInnis Elaine scoops us on the Cleveland Monsters and what to look out for Doc Emerick retires Is the Pizza song good? and much ...2020
  • • Cannon Blasts: The Blue Jackets have a new sponsor; let’s talk pizza
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images That and more of this week’s links Something that got a little bit lost in the shuffle of the trades and signings of two weeks ago was another big signing made by the Columbus Blue Jackets organization: BREAKING: The newest member of the #CBJ - @JetsPizza! pic.twitter.com/GPKYLSppHn— Columbus Blue Jackets (@BlueJacketsNHL) October 8, 2020 Jet’s ...2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Liam Foudy makes his NHL debut
    Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images Foudy spent most of the year with the London Knights Liam Foudy, the 18th overall pick in the 2018 NHL draft, began the season with the London Knights of the OHL after failing to make the Columbus Blue Jackets roster out of training camp. After a rash of injuries to the Jackets, Foudy was a surprise call up on February 10. Due to OHL rules, he could o...2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Riley Nash may not be flashy, but he’s consistent
    John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports Riley Nash might have been better than you thought. By now, we understand what we get with Riley Nash. Not the 41-point player we saw in Boston, just one season before he came to Columbus. And not even the 20-point a year guy he was for the Hurricanes in the three years prior. However, Nash has been a constant bottom-six player for Columbus, who also proven ...2020

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  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Cam Atkinson must be better
    John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports It looks like Cam Atkinson missed Artemi Panarin. Quite a bit. Cam Atkinson might have been the singular soul that really felt the burden of trying to create offense for the Blue Jackets last season. I mean, everyone as a team, probably. But when you’re paid to snipe and score, you better do it, and Atkinson had troubles all season. Fresh off a career-year i...2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Gustav Nyquist found his niche with the CBJ
    Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images How Swede it is to have him on the team. Gustav Nyquist came to the Blue Jackets at a time he was sorely needed - after some key departures from the team at the end of the 2018-19 season, nabbing him from a lackluster San Jose Sharks team felt like a mutually beneficial move for all parties involved. Plus, he got to return to the Midwest after h...2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Liam Foudy makes his NHL debut
    Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images Foudy spent most of the year with the London Knights Liam Foudy, the 18th overall pick in the 2018 NHL draft, began the season with the London Knights of the OHL after failing to make the Columbus Blue Jackets roster out of training camp. After a rash of injuries to the Jackets, Foudy was a surprise call up on February 10. Due to OHL rules, he could o...2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Riley Nash may not be flashy, but he’s consistent
    John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports Riley Nash might have been better than you thought. By now, we understand what we get with Riley Nash. Not the 41-point player we saw in Boston, just one season before he came to Columbus. And not even the 20-point a year guy he was for the Hurricanes in the three years prior. However, Nash has been a constant bottom-six player for Columbus, who also proven ...2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Oliver Bjorkstrand, invaluable CBJ asset
    Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images And an all-around great guy to boot! I just want to address my personal biases before diving into this review: Oliver Bjorkstrand is one of my favorite players and I will be hard-pressed to come up with anything bad to say about him. Fortunately, I don’t think anyone more objective than myself has many bones to pick with Ollie - he’s a solid player, h...2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Alexandre Texier steps up in the postseason
    Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images The young Frenchman overcame a major injury in his first full season Expectations were high for Alexandre Texier after he made a splash in his late season debut with Columbus in April 2019. Unfortunately, he had some growing pains in the first two months of this season, scoring just three goals and one assist in his first 22 games. In the month of Dece...2020
  • • Cannon Blasts: Jarmo’s moves make cents, not sense
    Photo by Donny DiCaprio/NHLI via Getty Images A recap of a busy week The Columbus Blue Jackets, led by General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen, made a lot of moves over the last week, but it’s not clear whether the goal was to make the team better, or just to save money under the salary cap. First, Josh Anderson was traded to Montreal for Max Domi and a third round pick. The negotiations for Anderson’...2020
  • • 2020 NHL Free Agency Extravaganza Open Thread: In Jarmo We Trust?
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Chat with us as we follow trades and signings across the league all weekend Since the start of the Columbus Blue Jackets’ offseason, I didn’t see free agency as something to pay much attention to. I knew what available cap space the team had would be tied up with re-signing restricted free agents Pierre-Luc Dubois, Vladislav Gavrikov, and po...2020
  • • 2019 - 20 Player Review : The dependability and consistency of Nathan Gerbe helped elevate the Blue Jackets organization
    Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images After missing much of the 2018-19 season with an injury, Nathan Gerbe came into the 2019-20 season a new man. The 33 year old forward was skating circles around players 10 years his junior. Gerbe also took his duties as captain of the Cleveland Monsters, alongside Zac Dalpe, to heart offering advice to teammates both on and off the ice. Through...2020
  • • Columbus Blue Jackets Trade Josh Anderson to Montreal Canadiens for Max Domi, third round pick
    Photo by Richard A. Whittaker/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Fare thee well, big man The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded Josh Anderson to the Montreal Canadiens for Max Domi and a third round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. #CBJ have traded Josh Anderson to Montreal in exchange for Max Domi and a third-round pick, per the Canadiens.— Aaron Portzline (@Aportzline) October 6, 2020 Ande...2020

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Blue Jackets trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Cannon Blasts: How Blue Jackets fans and fans across the Metro Division react to the offseason
    Photo by Adam Lacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images That and more of this week’s links This is SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NHL. Each week, SB Nation sends out questions to the most plugged-in Blue Jackets fans, and fans across the country. Sign up here to join Reacts. This week we have results from a recent survey of SB Nation NHL readers, which asked them to grade their respe...2020
  • • Possible outcomes for Yegor Chinakhov, based on NHL draft history
    Filly don’t do favorable comparisons | Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images What have other first round Russians and #21 picks accomplished in the NHL? The Columbus Blue Jackets pulled off one of the biggest surprises of the 2020 NHL Draft by selecting overaged Russian winger Yegor Chinakhov, a player who went undrafted in 2019 and was off the radar for most analysts. Apparently a handful of oth...2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Cam Atkinson must be better
    John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports It looks like Cam Atkinson missed Artemi Panarin. Quite a bit. Cam Atkinson might have been the singular soul that really felt the burden of trying to create offense for the Blue Jackets last season. I mean, everyone as a team, probably. But when you’re paid to snipe and score, you better do it, and Atkinson had troubles all season. Fresh off a career-year i...2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Gustav Nyquist found his niche with the CBJ
    Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images How Swede it is to have him on the team. Gustav Nyquist came to the Blue Jackets at a time he was sorely needed - after some key departures from the team at the end of the 2018-19 season, nabbing him from a lackluster San Jose Sharks team felt like a mutually beneficial move for all parties involved. Plus, he got to return to the Midwest after h...2020
  • • Cannon Blasts: The Blue Jackets have a new sponsor; let’s talk pizza
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images That and more of this week’s links Something that got a little bit lost in the shuffle of the trades and signings of two weeks ago was another big signing made by the Columbus Blue Jackets organization: BREAKING: The newest member of the #CBJ - @JetsPizza! pic.twitter.com/GPKYLSppHn— Columbus Blue Jackets (@BlueJacketsNHL) October 8, 2020 Jet’s ...2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Liam Foudy makes his NHL debut
    Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images Foudy spent most of the year with the London Knights Liam Foudy, the 18th overall pick in the 2018 NHL draft, began the season with the London Knights of the OHL after failing to make the Columbus Blue Jackets roster out of training camp. After a rash of injuries to the Jackets, Foudy was a surprise call up on February 10. Due to OHL rules, he could o...2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Oliver Bjorkstrand, invaluable CBJ asset
    Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images And an all-around great guy to boot! I just want to address my personal biases before diving into this review: Oliver Bjorkstrand is one of my favorite players and I will be hard-pressed to come up with anything bad to say about him. Fortunately, I don’t think anyone more objective than myself has many bones to pick with Ollie - he’s a solid player, h...2020
  • • The Cannon Cast Episode 87: Jackets swap Andy for Domi, get Pu, and draft who?
    We recap the wild week that was for your Blue Jackets. That was an ... interesting week, right? The Blue Jackets made a flurry of moves over the last week, buying out one embattled center while acquiring another. They also went off the board making an unforeseen selection in the first round of the 2020 NHL Draft. On this week’s episode of The Cannon Cast we get into: Josh Anderson for Max Domi?...2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Alexandre Texier steps up in the postseason
    Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images The young Frenchman overcame a major injury in his first full season Expectations were high for Alexandre Texier after he made a splash in his late season debut with Columbus in April 2019. Unfortunately, he had some growing pains in the first two months of this season, scoring just three goals and one assist in his first 22 games. In the month of Dece...2020
  • • Cannon Blasts: Jarmo’s moves make cents, not sense
    Photo by Donny DiCaprio/NHLI via Getty Images A recap of a busy week The Columbus Blue Jackets, led by General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen, made a lot of moves over the last week, but it’s not clear whether the goal was to make the team better, or just to save money under the salary cap. First, Josh Anderson was traded to Montreal for Max Domi and a third round pick. The negotiations for Anderson’...2020

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  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Cam Atkinson must be better
    John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports It looks like Cam Atkinson missed Artemi Panarin. Quite a bit. Cam Atkinson might have been the singular soul that really felt the burden of trying to create offense for the Blue Jackets last season. I mean, everyone as a team, probably. But when you’re paid to snipe and score, you better do it, and Atkinson had troubles all season. Fresh off a career-year i...2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Oliver Bjorkstrand, invaluable CBJ asset
    Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images And an all-around great guy to boot! I just want to address my personal biases before diving into this review: Oliver Bjorkstrand is one of my favorite players and I will be hard-pressed to come up with anything bad to say about him. Fortunately, I don’t think anyone more objective than myself has many bones to pick with Ollie - he’s a solid player, h...2020
  • • 2019 - 20 Player Review : The dependability and consistency of Nathan Gerbe helped elevate the Blue Jackets organization
    Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images After missing much of the 2018-19 season with an injury, Nathan Gerbe came into the 2019-20 season a new man. The 33 year old forward was skating circles around players 10 years his junior. Gerbe also took his duties as captain of the Cleveland Monsters, alongside Zac Dalpe, to heart offering advice to teammates both on and off the ice. Through...2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Nick Foligno’s standard season
    John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports Some good, some bad, some ugly! Captain Nick Foligno just wrapped up his eighth season with the Columbus Blue Jackets, believe it or not - the most permanent fixture on the current team, Fliggy brings so much to the table: his good nature, the right words, and his fearsome moments of comeuppance, when called for. So how did this last season pan out for him? A...2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review : Andrew Peeke is well on his way to becoming a peak defender
    Photo by Brett Holmes/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Andrew Peeke made his professional hockey debut this season splitting time between the Cleveland Monsters and Columbus Blue Jackets. At the start of the season, the rookie defensemen slotted into the lineup alongside veteran Dillon Simpson on the Monsters second pairing. "He knows what it takes to be a good player here. He’s helped me st...2020
  • • The Untouchables: Who should the Blue Jackets NOT trade?
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images You have to give to get, but you also need to build around a core Since the season ended, much discussion here in the comment section and on Twitter is how the Columbus Blue Jackets can add another player or two to allow this roster to take the next step. Anyone picked in this year’s draft won’t contribute this season. There is no prospect waiting to b...2020
  • • Brayden Point scores series-winner in OT, Lightning beat Blue Jackets to advance in playoffs
    Brayden Point scored the game-winning goal in overtime as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Blue Jackets in Game 5 to advance in the NHL playoffs....2020
  • • Game #5 Recap: Jackets eliminated in back-and-forth OT loss.
    Photo by Elsa/Getty Images A bumpy start, a recovery, and ultimately a loss. Welcome to my workday stream-of-consciousness noon game recap - this is a scary place to be. Between ignoring my day job responsibilities, tweeting from @cbjcannon, and drinking cold brew I made from whole bean espresso, y’all are in for a wild ride. First Period: Pretty standard start, until 5:38 in when Tyler John...2020
  • • 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs Round One Game Three Preview: Columbus looks to take series lead against Tampa Bay
    Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports Here’s what you need to know. Tampa Bay Lightning at Columbus Blue JacketsSaturday, August 15, 2020 - 7:30 PM ESTScotiabank Arena - Toronto, OntarioTV: Fox Sports Ohio, NBCSN - Radio: WBNS FMOpponent’s Blog: Raw Charge Tampa Bay Lightning, (43-21-6, 92 points, 2nd Atlantic, 2nd East)@Columbus Blue Jackets, (33-22-15, 81 points, 6th Metro, 9th East) Less than 48 hou...2020
  • • Game 2 Preview: What on earth can Jackets/Lightning give us for encore?!
    Photo by Elsa/Getty Images Coming off an historical game of epic proportions, the Blue Jackets must get back on the horse less than 48 hours and tie this thing up. Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 3:00 ESTScotiabank Arena - Toronto, OntarioTV: Fox Sports Ohio & NBCSN; Radio: 97.1 FMOpponent’s Blog: Raw Charge Columbus Blue Jackets (33-22-15, 81 points, 6th Metro, 9th East) vs. Tampa Bay Lightni...2020

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  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Alexandre Texier steps up in the postseason
    2020
  • • 2020 NHL Free Agency Extravaganza Open Thread: In Jarmo We Trust?
    2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche select Jean-Luc Foudy 75th overall
    Photo by Dennis Pajot/Getty Images The Avalanche pick on of the best pure athletes in the draft in the third round With their first pick on Day 2 of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, the Colorado Avalanche select Jean-Luc Foudy 75th overall from the Windsor Spitfires of the OHL. Foudy is the younger brother of Columbus Blue Jackets forward Liam Foudy. A right-shooting center, Foudy is one of the best p...2020
  • • 2020 Draft Prospect Profile: A creative, shot-savvy winger with an NHL family history? Sign us up for Lukas Reichel
    Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images When can he start? Every day leading up to the first round of the 2020 NHL Draft on Tuesday, October 6, we will be profiling prospects who are likely to be in range of the Columbus Blue Jackets’ selection at #21. Lukas Reichel Position: LWTeam: Eisbären Berlin (DHL)Date of Birth: May 17, 2002Birthplace: Nuremberg, GermanyHeight: 6’0”Weight: 17...2020
  • • 2020 Draft Prospect Profile: Jacob Perreault could bring sniper shot to CBJ
    Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images As long as he beefs up on his defense, we’d love to have him. Every day leading up to the first round of the 2020 NHL Draft on Tuesday, October 6, we will be profiling prospects who are likely to be in range of the Columbus Blue Jackets’ selection at #21. We will continue our player reviews of the forwards later in the week as well. Jacob Perreault Position: ...2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: One of the NHL’s best players grossly underrated by many
    Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images Seth Jones is great a hockey player there is in today’s game. You tend to hear Norris Trophy and Seth Jones in the same sentence around Columbus’s parts. And yet, one can still classify Jones as one of the more underrated guys in the NHL. In fact, rather inexplicably, Jones has never finished in the top three for the Norris, only finishing as high as...2020
  • • Cannon Blasts: NHL players speak out, but the Blue Jackets remain silent
    Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images That and more of this week’s links The big news in the sports world this week was the widespread postponement of games across North American sports leagues, including the NBA, WNBA, MLB, MLS, and NHL. These postponements were the result of player-led protests in response to the violence in Wisconsin this week, following the police shooting of a Black...2020
  • • Game 5 Gamethread/Preview: Blue Jackets fighting against elimination, Lightning
    Photo by Elsa/Getty Images It’s simple: Win or the bubble pops. Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 12:00 ESTScotiabank Arena - Toronto, OntarioTV: Fox Sports Ohio & NBCSN; Radio: 97.1 FMOpponent’s Blog: Raw Charge #2 Tampa Bay Lightning vs. #7 Columbus Blue Jackets Welcome to today’s noon Game 5 game thread. Well it’s been a very tight series against the Lightning, with Game 2 being the only ga...2020
  • • 2020 NHL Playoffs Round of 16 Game One: Tampa Bay Lightning beat Columbus Blue Jackets in marathon event
    Photo by Elsa/Getty Images Here’s what happened. Today, the Columbus Blue Jackets officially began the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. Whether you want to count the Qualifying Round or not (the NHL does not, but does count them for stats reasons, which makes absolutely no sense), the chase for the hardest trophy to win in sports is officially underway. Lining up opposite the Blue Jackets is a fa...2020
  • • Bonus hockey brings multiple milestones to Blue Jackets, Lightning
    Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images Yesterday, the Columbus Blue Jackets and Tampa Bay Lightning decided to turn their matinee game into a primetime game by playing eight periods of hockey. When a game goes into extra stanzas you are bound to watch records get smashed. Let’s kick things off with the obvious milestone. Cracked the top 5 longest games in NHL history The quintuple overtime...2020

Top Blue Jackets news

  • • Lightning prevail in Game 1 after 6 hours, 5 OTs
    Blue Jackets goalie Joonas Korpisalo set an NHL playoff record with 85 saves, but it was the Lightning who won Tuesday night's five-overtime epic on a Brayden Point goal that came 150 minutes, 27 seconds into Game 1....2020
  • • MAC tourneys closed to public; Jackets games not
    In the wake of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's recommendation that sporting events at indoor facilities take place without spectators, the MAC said its postseason tournament will be closed to the general public, while the Blue Jackets will continue to host fans....2020
  • • MAC tourneys closed to public; Jackets games not
    In the wake of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's recommendation that sporting events at indoor facilities take place without spectators, the MAC said its postseason tournaments will be closed to the general public, while the Blue Jackets will continue to host fans....2020
  • • Sports world reacts to Lightning-Blue Jackets five-OT thriller
    Here are the best social media reactions to the fifth game in NHL playoff history to go to a fifth overtime....2020
  • • In light of Jake Muzzin injury, why do NHL refs refuse to call crosschecking?
    If the league's return-to-play protocols are followed, Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Muzzin will miss at least Games 3 and 4 of his team's qualification series against the Columbus Blue Jackets because of a casual crosscheck that has become commonplace in today's NHL. The post In light of Jake Muzzin injury, why do NHL refs refuse to call crosschecking? appeared first on TheHockeyNews....2020
  • • Point/Counterpoint: Should the Blue Jackets keep Tortorella as head coach?
    Photo by Elsa/Getty Images The best coach we’ve had...but is it enough? The Columbus Blue Jackets just completed their fourth straight trip to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. However, in that span they’ve also advanced past the first round just once. Today, two of our writers debate whether or not John Tortorella is the right coach for this team for next season and beyond. MrSwift13 Well, here we are...2020
  • • Blue Jackets will play home games without fans
    The Blue Jackets became the first NHL team to announce that they will play home games without fans due to the coronavirus crisis....2020
  • • Keefe: Leafs needed a 'little more luck' against Blue Jackets
    2020
  • • Simulating the Season: Rangers continue push for playoff spot, Blue Jackets get breathing room in wild-card race
    As our simulated season rolls on, the New York Rangers continued to make up ground in the wild-card race and the Columbus Blue Jackets increased their odds of hanging onto a playoff spot. Elsewhere, an unlikely hero led the Dallas Stars to victory. The post Simulating the Season: Rangers continue push for playoff spot, Blue Jackets get breathing room in wild-card race appeared first on TheHockeyNe...2020
  • • NHL fans, for your consideration: Maybe the Blue Jackets are simply a good team.
    Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images Maybe their wins aren’t flukes and you need to rethink your biases. Let me paint a picture for you: Somehow, the Blue Jackets are in the Stanley Cup playoffs, year after year - four years in a row right now, to be exact. As far as I know, and correct me if I'm wrong - the only way a team gets to be in the playoffs is through racking up points by winni...2020
  • • Merzlikins makes 26 saves in return, Blue Jackets top Canucks 2-1
    Emil Bemstrom and Eric Robinson scored second-period goals for Columbus....2020
  • • NHL Playoffs Daily: Should the playoffs ditch endless overtime?
    We react to the epic five-OT game between the Lightning and Blue Jackets, and we preview Wednesday's five-game slate....2020
  • • Korpisalo makes 36 saves, Blue Jackets beat Lightning 3-1 to even series
    Ryan Murray and Oliver Bjorkstrand scored in the first period for Columbus. Alexander Wennberg added another in the third....2020
  • • Kroenke Sports & Entertainment needs to step up and pay Pepsi Center employees
    Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports Colorado Avalanche ownership needs to do the right thing for their employees Last week, the NHL and NBA — along with nearly every other sports league in north America — suspended their seasons in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic. As a result, the sports world is at an unprecedented standstill. Thanks to a couple of positive tests by NBA players, the l...2020

Blue Jackets schedule, game

  • • The Cannon Cast Episode 89: Return to play, Metro Division, a new (retro) CBJ sweater?
    2020
  • • Cannon Blasts: How Blue Jackets fans and fans across the Metro Division react to the offseason
    2020
  • • Possible outcomes for Yegor Chinakhov, based on NHL draft history
    2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Gustav Nyquist found his niche with the CBJ
    2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Liam Foudy makes his NHL debut
    2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Riley Nash may not be flashy, but he’s consistent
    2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Oliver Bjorkstrand, invaluable CBJ asset
    2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Alexandre Texier steps up in the postseason
    2020
  • • Cannon Blasts: Jarmo’s moves make cents, not sense
    2020
  • • 2020 NHL Free Agency Extravaganza Open Thread: In Jarmo We Trust?
    2020

Blue Jackets rumors, scandals

  • • Columbus Blue Jackets move to buy out Alexander Wennberg
    Photo by Elsa/Getty Images The former 59 point center has underperformed since signing his big contract extension. After months of speculation, today the Columbus Blue Jackets made it official: the team has made the move to buy out former first round pick Alexander Wennberg. The Athletic: Alexander Wennberg will be placed on waivers at noon today by the Blue Jackets, the Athletic has learned,...2020
  • • 2020 NHL Entry Draft: Columbus Blue Jackets select Yegor Chinakhov with 21st pick
    Photo by Anton Novoderezhkin\TASS via Getty Images With the 21st pick in the 2020 NHL Draft, Columbus selects Yegor Chinakhov. Coming into Tuesday’s virtual 2020 NHL draft, the Columbus Blue Jackets held down the 21st pick in the draft. They also made headlines earlier in the day when they traded RFA Josh Anderson for center Max Domi and a third-round pick. And there’s plenty of speculation ab...2020
  • • NHL Mock Draft 2020: Colorado Avalanche select Noel Gunler with No. 25 pick
    Photo by RvS.Media/Monika Majer/Getty Images Gunler is one of the best offensive players ever to play junior hockey in Sweden After weeks of speculating that the Colorado Avalanche would have the 24th overall selection in this week’s 2020 NHL Entry Draft, the league decided to scrap their traditional ordering standards - a move that dropped the Avs down to the 25th pick. When it comes to this...2020
  • • Jarmo’s next move? Torts, and safe is death
    Photo by Elsa/Getty Images I’m ready to see the Blue Jackets attack the trade market, or draft the next mega offensive star. JUST FIND SOME OFFENSE. It’s almost October, maybe one of the best months of the year! For selfish reasons, it’s my birthday month, the MLB playoffs will get underway, and soon, the NHL off-season headlined by the draft and free-agency. Yeah, the latter part of that is we...2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Big Josh Anderson is a big question mark
    Photo by Andre Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images Will the power winger play for Columbus in 2021? The biggest question facing the Columbus Blue Jackets this offseason is what to do with forward Josh Anderson. Anderson had a career year in 2018-19, scoring 27 goals and 20 assists in a full 82 game season. He then was a dominant force in the first round sweep of the Tampa Bay Lightning. He injured...2020
  • • Would an NHL team really tank the Play-In round?
    DENVER, CO - JULY 1: Colorado Avalanche rookie Nathan MacKinnon poses for a portrait following a press conference to welcome the number one overall pick in the 2013 NHL draft. MacKinnon, a native of Nova Scotia, addressed the media at the Pepsi Center. | Photo by AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post via Getty Images Measuring the Pros and Cons On Friday, the NHL had it’s annual Draft Lottery to dete...2020
  • • TBT Quote Dump: Captain Ryan Craig
    Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images Former Captain Ryan Craig speaking to the media during opening weekend of the 2016-17 season. The 5th of a 14 part series of quotes and interviews I had stored on my voice recorder which never saw the light of day. The 2016-17 opening weekend was full of excitement for the Cleveland Monsters. They had a beautiful banner raising to commemorate the 201...2020
  • • How the 2019-20 Colorado Avalanche were assembled: Part 2
    Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports How did the 2019-20 Avalanche come to be? Earlier this week, we began the deep dive into how every member of the 2019-20 Colorado Avalanche were brought into the organization. It all began with the trade for Erik Johnson back in February 2011. Part 1 took us through nearly six years of the build - a time period that brought the core of EJ, Nathan MacKinnon, Ga...2020
  • • How the 2019-20 Colorado Avalanche were assembled: Part 1
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