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  • • 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
  • • 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
  • • 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
  • • Colorado Avalanche trade Nikita Zadorov for Brandon Saad
    CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 29: Nikita Zadorov #16 of the Colorado Avalanche and Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks watch for the puck in the first period at the United Center on November 29, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. | Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images Anton Lindholm and Dennis Gilbert are also in the trade. The Colorado Avalanche have traded defensemen Nikita Zadorov and Anton Lin...2020
  • • Blue Jackets sign veteran center Mikko Koivu for the 2020-21 season
    Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed veteran center Mikko Koivu to a one-year, one-way contract worth 1.5 million. For the past 15 years, Koivu has been the face of the Minnesota Wild and beloved by all their fans. He also spent 13 years as a member of the Wild’s leadership group wearing both the “A” and “C” on his sweater. The ability to both “talk ...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
  • • Columbus Blue Jackets trade Markus Nutivaara to Florida Panthers for Cliff Pu
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images Pu played 10 games in the AHL last season The Columbus Blue Jackets announced a trade on Thursday afternoon, sending Markus Nutivaara to the Florida Panthers for right wing prospect Cliff Pu. TRADE The #CBJ have acquired RW Cliff Pu from Florida in exchange for D Markus Nutivaara ⬇️https://t.co/USq9F4ZETP— Columbus Blue Jackets (@BlueJacketsNHL) O...2020
  • • Recapping the Blue Jackets 2020-21 NHL Draft
    Photo by Donny DiCaprio/NHLI via Getty Images Columbus grabs three defenseman, two forwards - and snag center Max Domi. The NHL Draft is in the books and the Blue Jackets had an eventful couple of days! Things got started before the draft on Tuesday afternoon when the Jackets swapped RFA Josh Anderson for Max Domi and a pick. On Wednesday, the Blue Jackets and Domi agreed to a two-year contra...2020
  • • 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

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  • • 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
  • • 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
  • • NHL Mock Draft 2020: Columbus Blue Jackets select Kaiden Guhle with No. 21 pick
    Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images Plus, a discussion of what kind of player the Jackets should target To announce the 21st pick of the 2020 SB Nation NHL Mock Draft, please welcome to the stage acclaimed actor Adam Driver: Well, Adam, it’s actually pronounced “GOO-lee” but anyway, the Columbus Blue Jackets select Kaiden Guhle, defenseman, from the Prince Albert Raiders of the WHL. See below f...2020
  • • 2020 Draft Prospect Profile: Hendrix Lapierre could be a late first round wild card, but comes with injury concerns
    Photo by Mathieu Belanger/Getty Images After an injury-plagued season, the talented center from the QMJHL is a wild card in the 2020 draft. 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 th...2020
  • • 2020 Draft Prospect Profile: Mavrik Bourque is dangerous
    Photo by Mathieu Belanger/Getty Images He has hockey skill, but is his size an issue? 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. Mavrik Bourque Position: CenterTeam: ...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
  • • 2020 NHL Mock Draft: First Round
    Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images We know who will be selected first overall in the draft, how will the rest of the first round shake out? This year’s NHL offseason is going to be unlike any we’ve ever seen - and it starts with the 2020 Entry Draft on Tuesday October 6th. Due to the timing of the draft, we are in a situation where many of the European players have started playing their season...2020

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  • • 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
  • • 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
  • • 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
  • • Colorado Avalanche trade Nikita Zadorov for Brandon Saad
    CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 29: Nikita Zadorov #16 of the Colorado Avalanche and Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks watch for the puck in the first period at the United Center on November 29, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. | Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images Anton Lindholm and Dennis Gilbert are also in the trade. The Colorado Avalanche have traded defensemen Nikita Zadorov and Anton Lin...2020
  • • Blue Jackets sign veteran center Mikko Koivu for the 2020-21 season
    Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed veteran center Mikko Koivu to a one-year, one-way contract worth 1.5 million. For the past 15 years, Koivu has been the face of the Minnesota Wild and beloved by all their fans. He also spent 13 years as a member of the Wild’s leadership group wearing both the “A” and “C” on his sweater. The ability to both “talk ...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
  • • Columbus Blue Jackets trade Markus Nutivaara to Florida Panthers for Cliff Pu
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images Pu played 10 games in the AHL last season The Columbus Blue Jackets announced a trade on Thursday afternoon, sending Markus Nutivaara to the Florida Panthers for right wing prospect Cliff Pu. TRADE The #CBJ have acquired RW Cliff Pu from Florida in exchange for D Markus Nutivaara ⬇️https://t.co/USq9F4ZETP— Columbus Blue Jackets (@BlueJacketsNHL) O...2020
  • • Recapping the Blue Jackets 2020-21 NHL Draft
    Photo by Donny DiCaprio/NHLI via Getty Images Columbus grabs three defenseman, two forwards - and snag center Max Domi. The NHL Draft is in the books and the Blue Jackets had an eventful couple of days! Things got started before the draft on Tuesday afternoon when the Jackets swapped RFA Josh Anderson for Max Domi and a pick. On Wednesday, the Blue Jackets and Domi agreed to a two-year contra...2020
  • • 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

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  • • 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
  • • 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
  • • 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
  • • Game 5 Recap: Foudy shines, Korpi locks it down in cinematic series finale win over Maple Leafs
    John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports A well-earned redemption after Game 4. What a series. Honestly, I’m not even trying to talk about Friday night’s game - that painful experience was recapped here for you to look back on if you are ever in a situation where you need to induce rage and/or tears. But frankly, it’s great to bring up just as an example of the super condensed lows and highs this t...2020
  • • Pierre-Luc Dubois scores hat trick after goalie change as Blue Jackets rally past Maple Leafs
    Pierre-Luc Dubois' third goal of the game with 1:36 left in OT gives the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 win against Toronto Maple Leafs, 2-1 series lead.        ...2020

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  • • 2020 NHL Free Agency Extravaganza Open Thread: In Jarmo We Trust?
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  • • 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
  • • 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
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  • • 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
  • • Morning Flurries: Calgary moves on to the Western Conference playoffs
    Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images The Flames would be a pretty good matchup for the Avalanche in round 1 As the Stanley Cup qualifiers march along, one more team — this time out of the Western Conference — has punched their ticket to the official first round this upcoming Tuesday. The Calgary Flames dropped Game 2 of their series against the Winnipeg Jets this past Monday, but Winnipeg’s moun...2020
  • • A look back at The Cannon Cast’s top guests and interviews!
    We’ve had so much fun during the first 75 episodes of The Cannon Cast. We take a look back at all of our guests. We’ve had a hell of a time talking with many different people directly — and indirectly —associated with the Columbus Blue Jackets. And overall, the game of hockey, no matter the level. I wanted to take a look back at all of our amazing guests we’ve had through the first 75 episodes of ...2020

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  • • 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’ Nathan Gerbe Pokes Fun At Himself In Picture With Zdeno Chara
    A tall man, Nathan Gerbe is not. The Columbus Blue Jackets center is one of the NHL’s smallest players, listed... »...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
  • • 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 Completely Dismantle Hurricanes’ Tweet Lamenting Another OT Game
    The Columbus Blue Jackets, yet again, went to overtime Wednesday afternoon, and they didn’t take kindly to the Carolina Hurricanes being upset about that. You’ll remember that the Blue Jackets and Tampa Bay Lightning going to five overtimes in Game 1 of their first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series pushed the opener of Canes’ series with […] The post Blue Jackets Completely ...2020
  • • Source: Panthers hire Jackets' Zito as new GM
    Columbus Blue Jackets vice president of hockey operations Bill Zito has been hired as the new general manager of the Florida Panthers, a source told ESPN on Tuesday, confirming a TSN report....2020
  • • The fight to survive rages on as battered Blue Jackets chase playoff spot
    The Columbus Blue Jackets have been marred with injuries from the get-go – and to key players, too. The team is still in the post-season hunt, but it's only going to get harder from here. The post The fight to survive rages on as battered Blue Jackets chase playoff spot appeared first on TheHockeyNews....2020
  • • Calvin Thurkauf brings speed, offense, and grit to the table
    Photo Credit: John Saraya/Cleveland Monsters After watching many of the Cleveland Monsters get called up to the Columbus Blue Jackets, Calvin Thurkauf (forward) will get his chance to shine. In 47 games with the Monsters, Thurkauf sits just three points (25) behind Stefan Matteau and is tied for third on the team with Nathan Gerbe. His 16 assists has him tied with Matteau at fourth on the team....2020
  • • Tortorella fined for conduct in media session
    Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella has been fined $25,000 for his conduct during a media session after his team was eliminated from the playoffs, the NHL said Tuesday....2020
  • • 2020 NHL Qualifying Round Playoff Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
    It's offense versus defense and finesse versus grit when Toronto and Columbus meet for what should be a close play-in matchup. The post 2020 NHL Qualifying Round Playoff Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Columbus Blue Jackets appeared first on TheHockeyNews....2020
  • • The mindset and determination of Nathan Gerbe
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images Since returning to North America, Nathan Gerbe has experienced many hills and valleys. Through hard work on both the mental and physical aspect of the game, Gerbe has been able to guide himself towards successful and happy life. Throughout Nathan Gerbe’s lengthy professional hockey career, he has displayed perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to...2020
  • • Elvis is IN the building, Jackets top Florida
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images Zach Werenski is a polite man. Takes hats off for visiting Panthers The Florida Panthers came to Nationwide Arena in a rematch of this season’s earlier Sergei Bobrovsky vs Elvis Merzlikins tilt. Bob had the last laugh the first time around, but things were different this time. The Columbus Blue Jackets ran away with a 4-1 victory as Elvis stood tall, ...2020

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  • • Game #54 Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets open four game homestand against Florida Panthers
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images Here’s what you need to know. Florida Panthers at Columbus Blue JacketsTuesday, February 4, 2020 - 7:00 ESTNationwide Arena, Columbus, OhioTV: Fox Sports Ohio - Radio: WBNS FMOpponent’s Blog: Litter Box Cats Florida Panthers,@Columbus Blue Jackets, 28-16-9, 65 points, 3rd Metro, 5th East Grudge match between the Panthers and Blue Jackets this season - ...2020
  • • Catching up with SpecmenceCBJ, YouTube’s foremost Blue Jackets archivist
    Elvis Merzlikins photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images | The Cannon illustration Meet the hero who uploads all your favorite videos If you’ve ever whiled away an afternoon watching Columbus Blue Jackets videos on YouTube, you’ve almost certainly encountered the work of SpecmenceCBJ. His YouTube channel goes beyond the normal goals, hits and saves (though those are there, too) to...2020

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  • • Possible outcomes for Yegor Chinakhov, based on NHL draft history
    2020
  • • 2019-20 Player Review: Liam Foudy makes his NHL debut
    2020
  • • Cannon Blasts: Jarmo’s moves make cents, not sense
    2020
  • • 2020 NHL Free Agency Extravaganza Open Thread: In Jarmo We Trust?
    2020
  • • Morning Flurries: Draft picks, RFAs and Qualifying Offers
    Photo by Kyle Harris/NHLI via Getty Images The Colorado Avalanche welcome a new group of youngsters to the organization After what felt like the longest second round in the history of professional sports drafting, the 2020 NHL Entry Draft is now in the books. For only the second time in the last six years, the Colorado Avalanche were didn’t have a pick in the top-10. Despite that, Joe Sakic and...2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche select Jean-Luc Foudy 75th overall
    2020
  • • 2020 NHL Entry Draft: Discussion thread
    Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images There are a lot of great prospects and a lot of teams needing to shed salary. If noting else, the NHL Draft should be an interesting couple of daysThe Montreal Canadiens are no stranger to heading into the NHL Draft with a double-digit number of picks. They’ve outdone themselves this year, holding 11 picks on the morning before the first round of a virtual ev...2020
  • • 2020 Draft Prospect Profile: Hendrix Lapierre could be a late first round wild card, but comes with injury concerns
    2020
  • • NHL ice-masters call bubbled playoffs a success, memorable for five-overtime game
    The crews in charge of the rinks say the bubbled NHL playoffs have been smooth as an ice sheet with the only exception of the 5OT first-round game between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Tampa Bay Lightning....2020
  • • Jarmo’s next move? Torts, and safe is death
    2020

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  • • Columbus Blue Jackets move to buy out Alexander Wennberg
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  • • 2020 NHL Entry Draft: Columbus Blue Jackets select Yegor Chinakhov with 21st pick
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