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Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Grant "Get Some" Clitsome has been a welcome addition this season (Aaron Doster/THW)

A Team In Flux

Columbus, OH – By Rick Gethin        With a season winding down and major changes anticipated, there are many players who are hoping they’ve made the right impression to warrant […]

by · April 7, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus forward Scottie Upshall (Frankie Monahan/THW)

Where Have All The Good Times Gone?

Columbus, OH – By Rick Gethin        All my life I’ve never stopped to worry ’bout a thing,           Opened up and shouted out and never tried to sing. […]

by · March 28, 2011 · 1 comment · Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus Can’t Catch A Break, Lose To Detroit

Columbus Can’t Catch A Break, Lose To Detroit

Columbus, OH – By Rick Gethin        33 seconds was all it took for the Detroit Red Wings to get on the scoreboard. After an errant pass in the […]

by · March 17, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets, Detroit Red Wings
It’s A Good Fit For Upshall/Columbus

It’s A Good Fit For Upshall/Columbus

Columbus, OH – By Rick Gethin        Eight games after he was traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets from the Phoenix Coyotes, forward Scottie Upshall has quickly become a […]

by · March 16, 2011 · 2 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets
For Columbus, It’s An Uphill Climb

For Columbus, It’s An Uphill Climb

Columbus, OH – By Rick Gethin        “Our goal is still to make the playoffs. We need to pull off some huge wins.” ~ Columbus Blue Jackets Captain, Rick […]

by · March 14, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
Blue Jackets Fading Down The Stretch

Blue Jackets Fading Down The Stretch

Columbus, OH – By Rick Gethin        The 15,605 fans in attendance watched the Columbus Blue Jackets drop another game in their quest to return to the playoffs to […]

by · March 12, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
Yesterday’s Weirdness Is Tomorrow’s Reason Why

Yesterday’s Weirdness Is Tomorrow’s Reason Why

By Rick Gethin          “But the plot thickens everyday,           And the pieces of my puzzle keep crumbling away,                But I know, there’s a picture beneath…”   […]

by · March 10, 2011 · 2 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets

THW’s Andrew Roger on CBC

by · March 10, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Videos
It’s All About Perception

It’s All About Perception

Columbus, OH – By Rick Gethin        “Both of those guys (Mason and Garon) got us back into the race. Both of those guys are going to be a part […]

by · March 8, 2011 · 4 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets
The "new" Union Blue pre-game meal (yaybiscuits123/Flickr)

Upshall And Lepisto Doing The Doughnut

Columbus, OH – By Rick Gethin        It was a whirlwind 24 hours from the time that Scottie Upshall and Sami Lepisto were traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets […]

by · March 2, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
New Columbus Blue Jacket Scottie Upshall

Upshall And Lepisto, Now In Union Blue

Columbus, OH – By Rick Gethin        The Ninja, Scott Howson, was able to add two roster players that should show an immediate dividend without giving away any draft picks […]

by · February 28, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus defenseman Kris Russell (Danielle Browne/THW)

Same Players, Different Mentality

Columbus, OH – By Rick Gethin      The similarities are striking between the Columbus Blue Jackets of this year and two years ago, when they made their first playoff appearance. […]

by · February 23, 2011 · 2 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets