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

Blue Jackets Ship Klesla to the Coyotes for Upshall & Lepisto

Jim Neveau, NHL Correspondent The Phoenix Coyotes bulked up their blue line on Monday, trading Scottie Upshall and Sami Lepisto in exchange for defenseman Rostislav Klesla from the Columbus Blue […]

This is not a cannon.

The Predators Defuse the Cannon

      by Jas Faulkner, Nashville correspondent  “It was hard. It wasn’t a game for guys that are faint of heart, that’s for sure.” With that, Barry Trotz nodded, […]

by · February 28, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets, Nashville Predators
The Blue Jackets' Goal Cannon/Columbus Blue Jackets

Blue Jackets Turn Cannon On Western Foes

For the past six weeks, the Columbus Blue Jackets have been stealthily climbing their way back into Western Conference playoff race — at least as stealthily as one can manage […]

by · February 27, 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
Matt Calvert cashes in against Nashville/

Predators Fall Hard In Columbus

by Jas Faulkner, Nashville Correspondent What happened in Columbus? Was the absence of Ryan Suter the liability that many have suggested could undo the solidarity of the defense?   Did Trotz’s “mix-n-match” approach to […]

by · February 23, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets, Nashville Predators
Sheldon Souray in Union Blue? I Think Not.

Sheldon Souray in Union Blue? I Think Not.

Columbus, OH – By Rick Gethin      Last summer, 29 teams took a pass on picking up Edmonton Oilers defenseman Sheldon Souray off waivers. It seems they had good reason […]

by · February 19, 2011 · 1 comment · Columbus Blue Jackets
Old, New & Missing Pieces . . .A Puzzle for Howson & Columbus

Old, New & Missing Pieces . . .A Puzzle for Howson & Columbus

As the Columbus Blue Jackets enter the last 40% of the season, they teeter on the edge of viability in the playoff race.  It has been a season that has […]

by · February 15, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Columbus defenseman Fedor Tyutin and forward Derek Dorsett (Danielle Browne/THW)

Blue Jackets Rally For The Win

Columbus, OH By Rick Gethin      Kevin Schroeder, aka “Dancing Kevin”, made an appearance in Nationwide Arena and did his thing in front of 16,408 fans. With “Melt The Avs” […]

by · February 12, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus goalie Steve Mason after a 40 save shutout versus the San Jose Sharks (Dave Gainer/THW)

Sharks, Avs, Huggies, Foppa & Foote

As the Blue Jackets continue their effort to scratch and claw their way up the standings in the brutal Western Conference playoff race by hosting the Colorado Avalanche tonight at […]

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Penguins Update: Thoughts on Cooke Suspension, Four Callups, Crosby Talks, Kunitz to IR

PITTSBURGH – For the second time this week Matt Cooke finds himself at the center of attention for a questionable hit on an opponent. After Cooke clipped the leg of […]