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  • • Artem Anisimov looks to extend his NHL career with the Colorado Avalanche
    Photo by Richard A. Whittaker/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Anisimov will be at Avalanche training camp on a PTO Two years ago, the Colorado Avalanche struck gold when they invited a 6’4” Russian winger to training camp on a Professional Tryout (PTO) contract. One year removed from playing in the KHL and and unrestricted free agent at only 24-years old, Valeri Nichushkin earned a full c...2021
  • • Storylines to watch for as the Columbus Blue Jackets prepare for their 2021-22 Training Camp
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images For the first time in nearly a decade, the Blue Jackets are committing to a rebuild. There are several key storylines to focus on as the team begins this new era. The Blue Jackets Which goaltender will the Columbus Blue Jackets commit to for the future? The Columbus Blue Jackets have a decision to make in the next year - both Elvis ...2021
  • • CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Daniil Tarasov provides necessary depth to goaltending roster
    Photo by Adam Lacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images At 6’5”, Tarasov is an exciting talent developing in the CBJ system. Thanks to everyone who voted for this year’s Top 25 Under 25 ranking. We had 102 submissions from Columbus Blue Jackets fans. We’ll be counting down the 25 highest voted players over the next few weeks. Up next: Daniil Tarasov #8: Daniil Tarasov Voting 8th out of 38 elig...2021
  • • Reminiscing on the best Colorado Avalanche game-day traditions
    Photo by Dustin Bradford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images If you’re a first-timer or not, let me take you on an adventure to an Avalanche game With the lull in Colorado Avalanche news recently, I figured we’d spice it up and change things a little bit. Let’s take a break from our T25U25 playlist and go back to a simpler time... Picture this Avs fans: you’re walking up to the main entrance ...2021
  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Emil Bemstrom has to find his shot
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Can he stay in the lineup this season? Thanks to everyone who voted for this year’s Top 25 Under 25 ranking. We had 102 submissions from Columbus Blue Jackets fans. We’ll be counting down the 25 highest voted players through the second week of September. Up next: Emil Bemstrom. #11: Emil Bemstrom Voting 11th out of 38 eligible playersWr...2021
  • • Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25: No. 8 Sampo Ranta
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images The former first team All-Big Ten forward went from third round draft pick to making his debut in the NHL playoffs. Will the progress continue? The Top 25 Under 25 is a collaboration by members of the Mile High Hockey community. Eight writers have ranked players under the age of 25 as of July 1, 2021 in the Colorado Avalanche organization. Each...2021
  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Andrew Peeke now has a window of opportunity
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Can he find a full-time spot on the new look blue line? Thanks to everyone who voted for this year’s Top 25 Under 25 ranking. We had 102 submissions from Columbus Blue Jackets fans. We’ll be counting down the 25 highest voted players over the next five weeks. Up next: Andrew Peeke #14: Andrew Peeke Voting 14th out of 38 eligible players...2021
  • • Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25: No. 10 (tied) Jean-Luc Foudy
    Photo by John Rivera/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images After falling to the third round of the draft, Jean-Luc Foudy is proving his doubters wrong The Top 25 Under 25 is a collaboration by members of the Mile High Hockey community. Eight writers have ranked players under the age of 25 as of July 1, 2021 in the Colorado Avalanche organization. Each participant used their own metric of curren...2021
  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Tyler Angle earned an entry level contract with his play for the Cleveland Monsters last season
    Photo by Adam Lacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Angle led the team in points last season, showing promise despite his seventh round draft pedigree. Thanks to everyone who voted for this year’s Top 25 Under 25 ranking. We had 102 submissions from Columbus Blue Jackets fans. We’ll be counting down the 25 highest voted players over the next five weeks. Up next: Tyler Angle #17 Tyler Angle...2021
  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Could Trey Fix-Wolansky be the next Cam Atkinson?
    Photo by Frank Jansky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The diminutive winger looks to rebound from an ACL injury Thanks to everyone who voted for this year’s Top 25 Under 25 ranking. We had 102 submissions from Columbus Blue Jackets fans. We’ll be counting down the 25 highest voted players over the next five weeks. Up next: Trey Fix-Wolansky. #18: Trey Fix-Wolansky Voting 18th out of 38 el...2021

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  • • Storylines to watch for as the Columbus Blue Jackets prepare for their 2021-22 Training Camp
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images For the first time in nearly a decade, the Blue Jackets are committing to a rebuild. There are several key storylines to focus on as the team begins this new era. The Blue Jackets Which goaltender will the Columbus Blue Jackets commit to for the future? The Columbus Blue Jackets have a decision to make in the next year - both Elvis ...2021
  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Emil Bemstrom has to find his shot
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Can he stay in the lineup this season? Thanks to everyone who voted for this year’s Top 25 Under 25 ranking. We had 102 submissions from Columbus Blue Jackets fans. We’ll be counting down the 25 highest voted players through the second week of September. Up next: Emil Bemstrom. #11: Emil Bemstrom Voting 11th out of 38 eligible playersWr...2021
  • • Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25: No. 8 Sampo Ranta
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images The former first team All-Big Ten forward went from third round draft pick to making his debut in the NHL playoffs. Will the progress continue? The Top 25 Under 25 is a collaboration by members of the Mile High Hockey community. Eight writers have ranked players under the age of 25 as of July 1, 2021 in the Colorado Avalanche organization. Each...2021
  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Tyler Angle earned an entry level contract with his play for the Cleveland Monsters last season
    Photo by Adam Lacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Angle led the team in points last season, showing promise despite his seventh round draft pedigree. Thanks to everyone who voted for this year’s Top 25 Under 25 ranking. We had 102 submissions from Columbus Blue Jackets fans. We’ll be counting down the 25 highest voted players over the next five weeks. Up next: Tyler Angle #17 Tyler Angle...2021
  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Could Trey Fix-Wolansky be the next Cam Atkinson?
    Photo by Frank Jansky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The diminutive winger looks to rebound from an ACL injury Thanks to everyone who voted for this year’s Top 25 Under 25 ranking. We had 102 submissions from Columbus Blue Jackets fans. We’ll be counting down the 25 highest voted players over the next five weeks. Up next: Trey Fix-Wolansky. #18: Trey Fix-Wolansky Voting 18th out of 38 el...2021
  • • Wrapping up the 2021 AHL prospect season for the Colorado Eagles
    Photo by John Rivera/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images A lot of Colorado Avalanche prospects showed glimpses of a bright future One of the impacts this unique COVID-19 disrupted season ended up benefiting some of the Colorado Avalanche prospects as they were able to join the Colorado Eagles to play in the AHL and gain professional experience. Some because their leagues such as the OHL not ...2021
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Pushing for the top seed
    Photo by Ric Tapia/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Though they are four points behind Vegas with only four games remaining, the Avalanche hold their own destiny The Avalanche: (35-13-4)The Opponent: Los Angeles Kings (21-25-6)Puck drop: 8:00 p.m. MTWatch: ALT, BSWListen: [Radio] Altitude 92.5, AM 950 With only four games remaining in the regular season, it would seem at first glance that ...2021
  • • Franchise defenders are hard to draft and develop. The Avalanche have done it with Cale Makar. Maybe Bo Bryam too?
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images For years the Avalanche struggled to develop blue-line options internally. Now, Colorado boasts some of the best young defenders in the NHL. The Colorado Avalanche franchise is known for scoring goals. From their high-flying WHA as the Quebec Nordiques with Real Cloutier to today with Nathan MacKinnon, the teams’ history boasts a decorated gro...2021
  • • Lightning cruise past Blue Jackets
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images It was ugly. Important games at Nationwide Arena with a looming trade deadline, playoff positioning up for grabs, and lots to figure out between now and the end of the regular season. Coming in off the heels of a 4-2 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night, the Columbus Blue Jackets looked to complete a familiar sweep of th...2021
  • • March 2021 Month in Review
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images We’re going streaking! Previously: January, February RESULTS W 4-1 vs. DETW 3-2 @ DALL 0-5 @ DALL 2-4 vs. FLAL 4-5 (OT) vs. FLAW 4-3 (OT) vs. DALL 1-2 (SO) vs. DALW 3-2 (OT) @ CARW 3-2 (SO) @ CARL 0-3 vs. CARL 3-4 (OT) vs. CARL 1-3 @ DETL 1-4 @ DETW 3-1 vs. TBL The Columbus Blue Jackets entered the month having lost five straight, and s...2021

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  • • The Cannon Cast Episode 93: Max Domi talks to us about joining the Blue Jackets and living with Type 1 Diabetes
    Photo by Adam Lacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images A conversation with one of the newest Blue Jackets. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, so we were approached with an opportunity to interview newly acquired forward Max Domi to discuss his experiences living with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D), and to get his thoughts about joining the Columbus Blue Jackets. Type 1 Diabetes is an auto...2020

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  • • Artem Anisimov looks to extend his NHL career with the Colorado Avalanche
    Photo by Richard A. Whittaker/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Anisimov will be at Avalanche training camp on a PTO Two years ago, the Colorado Avalanche struck gold when they invited a 6’4” Russian winger to training camp on a Professional Tryout (PTO) contract. One year removed from playing in the KHL and and unrestricted free agent at only 24-years old, Valeri Nichushkin earned a full c...2021
  • • Storylines to watch for as the Columbus Blue Jackets prepare for their 2021-22 Training Camp
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images For the first time in nearly a decade, the Blue Jackets are committing to a rebuild. There are several key storylines to focus on as the team begins this new era. The Blue Jackets Which goaltender will the Columbus Blue Jackets commit to for the future? The Columbus Blue Jackets have a decision to make in the next year - both Elvis ...2021
  • • Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25: No. 8 Sampo Ranta
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images The former first team All-Big Ten forward went from third round draft pick to making his debut in the NHL playoffs. Will the progress continue? The Top 25 Under 25 is a collaboration by members of the Mile High Hockey community. Eight writers have ranked players under the age of 25 as of July 1, 2021 in the Colorado Avalanche organization. Each...2021
  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Andrew Peeke now has a window of opportunity
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Can he find a full-time spot on the new look blue line? Thanks to everyone who voted for this year’s Top 25 Under 25 ranking. We had 102 submissions from Columbus Blue Jackets fans. We’ll be counting down the 25 highest voted players over the next five weeks. Up next: Andrew Peeke #14: Andrew Peeke Voting 14th out of 38 eligible players...2021
  • • Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25: No. 10 (tied) Jean-Luc Foudy
    Photo by John Rivera/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images After falling to the third round of the draft, Jean-Luc Foudy is proving his doubters wrong The Top 25 Under 25 is a collaboration by members of the Mile High Hockey community. Eight writers have ranked players under the age of 25 as of July 1, 2021 in the Colorado Avalanche organization. Each participant used their own metric of curren...2021
  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Tyler Angle earned an entry level contract with his play for the Cleveland Monsters last season
    Photo by Adam Lacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Angle led the team in points last season, showing promise despite his seventh round draft pedigree. Thanks to everyone who voted for this year’s Top 25 Under 25 ranking. We had 102 submissions from Columbus Blue Jackets fans. We’ll be counting down the 25 highest voted players over the next five weeks. Up next: Tyler Angle #17 Tyler Angle...2021
  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Could Trey Fix-Wolansky be the next Cam Atkinson?
    Photo by Frank Jansky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The diminutive winger looks to rebound from an ACL injury Thanks to everyone who voted for this year’s Top 25 Under 25 ranking. We had 102 submissions from Columbus Blue Jackets fans. We’ll be counting down the 25 highest voted players over the next five weeks. Up next: Trey Fix-Wolansky. #18: Trey Fix-Wolansky Voting 18th out of 38 el...2021
  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Carson Meyer had a great debut season in Cleveland
    Photo by Adam Lacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Another Columbus native earned an NHL contract Thanks to everyone who voted for this year’s Top 25 Under 25 ranking. We had 102 submissions from Columbus Blue Jackets fans. We’ll be counting down the 25 highest voted players over the next five weeks. Up next: Carson Meyer #21: Carson Meyer Voting 21st out of 38 eligible playersWriter Rank...2021
  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Stanislav Svozil, an exciting Czech talent to add depth to Blue Line
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images A perfect acquisition for the defensive rebuild. #22 Stanislav Svozil Voting 22nd out of 38 eligible playersWriter Rank: 18thReader Rank: 21stHighest placement: 13th (1 vote)Most common placement: 21st (8 votes)2019 rank: N/A Biography Birthdate: January 17, 2003Birthplace: Prerov, CZEHeight: 6’0”Weight: 172 lbsPosition: DefenderShoo...2021
  • • Colorado Avalanche trade Ryan Graves to New Jersey in Expansion Draft move
    DENVER, CO - JUNE 08: Colorado Avalanche defenseman Ryan Graves (27) shoots during a Stanley Cup Playoffs second round game between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Colorado Avalanche at Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado on June 8, 2021. | Photo by Dustin Bradford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The Avs get back Mikhail Maltsev and a second round pick The Colorado Avalanche have traded defen...2021

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  • • Storylines to watch for as the Columbus Blue Jackets prepare for their 2021-22 Training Camp
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images For the first time in nearly a decade, the Blue Jackets are committing to a rebuild. There are several key storylines to focus on as the team begins this new era. The Blue Jackets Which goaltender will the Columbus Blue Jackets commit to for the future? The Columbus Blue Jackets have a decision to make in the next year - both Elvis ...2021
  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Emil Bemstrom has to find his shot
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Can he stay in the lineup this season? Thanks to everyone who voted for this year’s Top 25 Under 25 ranking. We had 102 submissions from Columbus Blue Jackets fans. We’ll be counting down the 25 highest voted players through the second week of September. Up next: Emil Bemstrom. #11: Emil Bemstrom Voting 11th out of 38 eligible playersWr...2021
  • • Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25: No. 8 Sampo Ranta
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images The former first team All-Big Ten forward went from third round draft pick to making his debut in the NHL playoffs. Will the progress continue? The Top 25 Under 25 is a collaboration by members of the Mile High Hockey community. Eight writers have ranked players under the age of 25 as of July 1, 2021 in the Colorado Avalanche organization. Each...2021
  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Andrew Peeke now has a window of opportunity
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Can he find a full-time spot on the new look blue line? Thanks to everyone who voted for this year’s Top 25 Under 25 ranking. We had 102 submissions from Columbus Blue Jackets fans. We’ll be counting down the 25 highest voted players over the next five weeks. Up next: Andrew Peeke #14: Andrew Peeke Voting 14th out of 38 eligible players...2021
  • • Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25: No. 10 (tied) Jean-Luc Foudy
    Photo by John Rivera/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images After falling to the third round of the draft, Jean-Luc Foudy is proving his doubters wrong The Top 25 Under 25 is a collaboration by members of the Mile High Hockey community. Eight writers have ranked players under the age of 25 as of July 1, 2021 in the Colorado Avalanche organization. Each participant used their own metric of curren...2021
  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Tyler Angle earned an entry level contract with his play for the Cleveland Monsters last season
    Photo by Adam Lacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Angle led the team in points last season, showing promise despite his seventh round draft pedigree. Thanks to everyone who voted for this year’s Top 25 Under 25 ranking. We had 102 submissions from Columbus Blue Jackets fans. We’ll be counting down the 25 highest voted players over the next five weeks. Up next: Tyler Angle #17 Tyler Angle...2021
  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Could Trey Fix-Wolansky be the next Cam Atkinson?
    Photo by Frank Jansky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The diminutive winger looks to rebound from an ACL injury Thanks to everyone who voted for this year’s Top 25 Under 25 ranking. We had 102 submissions from Columbus Blue Jackets fans. We’ll be counting down the 25 highest voted players over the next five weeks. Up next: Trey Fix-Wolansky. #18: Trey Fix-Wolansky Voting 18th out of 38 el...2021
  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Carson Meyer had a great debut season in Cleveland
    Photo by Adam Lacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Another Columbus native earned an NHL contract Thanks to everyone who voted for this year’s Top 25 Under 25 ranking. We had 102 submissions from Columbus Blue Jackets fans. We’ll be counting down the 25 highest voted players over the next five weeks. Up next: Carson Meyer #21: Carson Meyer Voting 21st out of 38 eligible playersWriter Rank...2021
  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Stanislav Svozil, an exciting Czech talent to add depth to Blue Line
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images A perfect acquisition for the defensive rebuild. #22 Stanislav Svozil Voting 22nd out of 38 eligible playersWriter Rank: 18thReader Rank: 21stHighest placement: 13th (1 vote)Most common placement: 21st (8 votes)2019 rank: N/A Biography Birthdate: January 17, 2003Birthplace: Prerov, CZEHeight: 6’0”Weight: 172 lbsPosition: DefenderShoo...2021
  • • Colorado Avalanche trade Ryan Graves to New Jersey in Expansion Draft move
    DENVER, CO - JUNE 08: Colorado Avalanche defenseman Ryan Graves (27) shoots during a Stanley Cup Playoffs second round game between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Colorado Avalanche at Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado on June 8, 2021. | Photo by Dustin Bradford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The Avs get back Mikhail Maltsev and a second round pick The Colorado Avalanche have traded defen...2021

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  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Stanislav Svozil, an exciting Czech talent to add depth to Blue Line
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  • • Franchise defenders are hard to draft and develop. The Avalanche have done it with Cale Makar. Maybe Bo Bryam too?
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  • • Game #24 Recap: Fans return, CBJ rose to occasion with resounding victory
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images That felt good. Well, we’ve identified the secret sauce the Blue Jackets have been missing - fans in the barn! The Jackets put on a show tonight, handily defeating the Red Wings 4-1. But is the physical presence of fans just a temporary balm on the festering wound that is the Blue Jackets overall performance this season? Or will the Ja...2021
  • • A defense of the enigma that is John Tortorella
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images In Torts I trust. Have you ever been in a room with John Tortorella? I used to be - pretty regularly, after many a home game during 2018-2020 - and it was always a few moments of time that I never quite got used to. If I didn’t pack my camera and scuttle out of the conference room that was adjacent to the locker room quickly enough afte...2021
  • • Game #12 Recap: New guys help Jackets get back in the win column
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Plus a milestone goal for a struggling player It wasn’t always pretty, but the Columbus Blue Jackets were able to pull off a much-needed regulation win over the Dallas Stars on Thursday night. Newest Blue Jackets Jack Roslovic and Patrik Laine each scored their first goal in a Columbus sweater, while Cam Atkinson’s game winner was his 2...2021
  • • Getting to know the New Central: Columbus Blue Jackets
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Ah, we meet again... For the 2021 NHL season, the divisions have been temporarily re-aligned. As a result, the Columbus Blue Jackets get to face a different set of opponents than they have faced the last seven seasons in the Metropolitan Division. Three of the new rivals in the Discover Central Division are franchises we grew quite fami...2021
  • • 2021 Blue Jackets Training Camp Battles: Forwards
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Let’s get talking about training camp - the season is only a few short days away! Wow! The season starts next week. First of all: Who would have thought? Not me! But here we are, despite it all, because of it all - for better or for worse, the NHL season starts next week in the midst of an uncontrolled pandemic that’s raging at peak n...2021
  • • Morning Flurries: Avalanche open camp with lethal line combos
    Photo by Dustin Bradford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Hockey is finally back — and if all goes well, it’s back for good. The NHL saw teams kick off their shortened training camps on Sunday, January 3rd, as all 31 clubs prepare for a sudden kick-off to the 115-day, 56-game season set to begin on January 13th. The Avalanche are one of the teams who managed to escape an off-season full ...2021
  • • Colorado Avalanche announce training camp roster
    Photo by Dustin Bradford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Camp gets underway for the Avalanche with only ten days before the season starts With such a condensed time frame for the NHL to play out their 2021 season, the Colorado Avalanche open training camp Sunday morning - only ten days before their home opener against the St. Louis Blues. Today, they announced their 40-man training camp r...2021
  • • Cannon Blasts: NHL Awards odds and the offseason ends
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images That and more of the week’s links On Sunday, we finally got the long-awaited announcement of the NHL’s plan for the 2020-21 season. The @NHLPA and @NHL have announced an agreement to play a 2020-21 regular-season schedule of 56 games beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. https://t.co/2on0oStnMd pic.twitter.com/aggYeVMjfj— NHL Public...2020

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  • Last minute Patriots Halloween costume ideas
    Halloween snuck up on us this year, and though the weekend of spooky parties is over, the day itself still lies ahead. For those still looking for inspiration for Tuesday without having to sift through the barren shelves of the party store, there are plenty of Patriots pride costumes that are easy to throw together. Whether you expended all of your costume ideas this weekend, need help for the off...2017
  • • Ryan Graves has found a home with the Colorado Avalanche
    Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The NHL’s leader in +/- offers many contributions for the Avalanche One of the more interesting storylines outside of Cale Makar’s rookie brilliance and Valeri Nichuskin’s resurgence is the emergence of Ryan Graves as a staple on the blue line for the Colorado Avalanche. The tale of how Graves arrived in Colorado is well-known. Brought ...2020
  • • Foligno, Korpisalo lead black and Blue Jackets to win: Back in wild card spot
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Columbus went to their third-straight overtime, and sixth in the last eight games. The aftermath of NHL trade deadline day around the league saw the Ottawa Senators take on the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena. While the Senators came in playing out the string, Columbus needed to shake an eight-game losing streak in order to climb b...2020
  • • Checking in on old friends: Alex Kerfoot wants to look like Big Z
    Photo by Julian Avram/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Big Ol Carl is leading the Coyotes towards the top of the division When the Colorado Avalanche traded away a handful of key pieces from their 2018-19 lineup, there were some fans who were weary of the moves. Tyson Barrie and Alex Kerfoot were a big reason why the Avalanche were among the highest scoring teams in the league last year, while...2019
  • • Alex Newhook shines for Boston College in Beanpot loss
    Photo by Mark Box/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images When Alex Newhook was selected 16th overall by the Colorado Avalanche in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft, he was imminently viewed by most as a steal. Expected to be drafted int he top-10 Newhook fell to Colorado’s second pick and Joe Sakic “He’s a complete player with unbelievable character” is how Sakic described Newhook the night he was drafted - ...2020
  • • Game #54 Recap: Elvis pitches fourth shutout in seven games, Werenski buries game winner past Bobrovsky
    Photo by Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Here’s what you need to know. The Jackets returned home after their win over the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday to take on the Florida Panthers. The Panthers, in town after a win over the Toronto Maple Leafs, were looking to get Sergei Bobrovsky his second win over the Jackets this season. In place of the injured Alexander Wennberg, Ryan MacIn...2020
  • • Avalanche prospect Alex Newhook set to return to Boston College for his sophomore season
    Photo by Mark Box/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images After an incredible season, Alex Newhook is going back to school for one more season The Boston College hockey program received good news yesterday as Colorado Avalanche prospect Alex Newhook announced that he will be returning to school for the 2020-2021 season. Like future teammate Cale Makar a few years ago, Newhook has decided to forego tur...2020
  • • TBT Quote Dump - Cameron Gaunce and his two milestones in 2018
    Photo by Frank Jansky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The second of a 14 part series of quotes and interviews I had stored on my voice recorder which never saw the light of day. *note from the author: Over the course of many years, I have managed to fill my voice recorder up with fun quotes and fascinating stories. A good number of these recordings have yet to see the light of day. There are j...2020
  • • ‘There aren’t a lot of him out there’: Former UMass teammates share stories, thoughts on Cale Makar
    Photo by Richard T Gagnon/Getty Images He was a “coaches dream” and an “unbelievable teammate,” according to his former colleagues On the ice, the talent of Colorado Avalanche rookie defenseman Cale Makar really speaks for itself. With just half a season’s worth of NHL games under his belt, so far all signs point to Makar being an elite defenseman in this league for years to come, and he has a...2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche trade Ryan Graves to New Jersey in Expansion Draft move
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  • • Avalanche draft pick Cam Morrison signs with the Chicago Blackhawks
    Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Former Avalanche prospect signs with a division rival Former Colorado Avalanche draft pick Cam Morrison has signed a two-year entry level contract with the Chicago Blackhawks. The Aurora, Ontario native finished last season with 13 goals and 27 points in in 37 games during his last year of NCAA eligibility. Drafted in the second round - ...2020
  • • Game #31 Quickcap: Jackets continue Pittsburgh losing streak in OT bummer
    Photo by Jeanine Leech/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images So close, yet so far away. After a resounding 5-2 win two weeks ago against the Penguins, the Blue Jackets headed to Pittsburgh hoping to overcome a 0-5-3 record in their last eight games in Pittsburgh. Not to mention, the Jackets are also coming off a huge win against the Capitols on Monday. You would have thought momentum from these tw...2019
  • • Hell is Real: Jackets lose fifth straight, but salvage another point
    Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images A second period and OT to forget keep the Jackets out of third place The woeful Columbus Blue Jackets offense has been a much-discussed topic over the last week, with the team scoring just nine goals in the previous six games. So if I told you that the Jackets would record 55 shots on goal, you’d probably feel pretty good about it. If I sa...2020
  • • Colorado Avalanche prospect report: Back from the winter break!
    Photo by Christopher Mast/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Here’s what everyone was up to over the last month. Hello again! The prospect report is back, after a month-long hiatus due to the World Juniors and life being generally busy. As much as I would like to pick back up right where I left off with these, I’m not sure I can continue doing weekly updates. I started a new job last week and I’...2020

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  • • MHH Roundtable: Surprises, disappointments and looking ahead to the rest of the Colorado Avalanche season
    Photo by Dustin Bradford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Who has been the MVP for the Avalanche so far this season? With some unexpected time off it’s time to reflect on the first 11 games of the Colorado Avalanche season and to look ahead when play hopefully resumes soon. What has been your greatest surprise and disappointment on the Avalanche 2021 season thus far? Daniel W: Looking dee...2021
  • • Morning Flurries: Avalanche open camp with lethal line combos
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  • • 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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  • • Artem Anisimov looks to extend his NHL career with the Colorado Avalanche
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  • • Storylines to watch for as the Columbus Blue Jackets prepare for their 2021-22 Training Camp
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  • • Reminiscing on the best Colorado Avalanche game-day traditions
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  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Emil Bemstrom has to find his shot
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  • • Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25: No. 8 Sampo Ranta
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  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Could Trey Fix-Wolansky be the next Cam Atkinson?
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  • • 2021 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: Stanislav Svozil, an exciting Czech talent to add depth to Blue Line
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  • • 5 stages of reacting to the Larsen hire
    Photo by Greg Thompson/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Apologies to Elisabeth Kubler-Ross A month after the Columbus Blue Jackets and John Tortorella consciously uncoupled, the team announced their new head coach: Brad Larsen. Larsen had spent his entire coaching career in the Jackets organization, first with the AHL Springfield Falcons, then the last seven as the assistant coach in Colum...2021

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    Photo by Danny Murphy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Speculation heats up as the offseason approaches It's finally that time of year where the NHL collectively begins to look toward plans and moves for the upcoming 2020-21 season and naturally trade speculation follows. The Athletic ($) put up their trade board update which contained unsurprisingly Nikita Zadorov but also Erik Johnson. The Co...2020
  • • How the 2019-20 Colorado Avalanche were assembled: Part 1
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  • • Catching up with SpecmenceCBJ, YouTube’s foremost Blue Jackets archivist
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  • • Looking back at the Blue Jackets’ best streaks
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