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Kris Russell heads to St. Louis in exchange for Nikita Nikitin (Dave Gainer/THW)

Blue Jackets Trade Defenseman Kris Russell

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus Blue Jackets have swapped defensemen with St. Louis, sending Kris Russell to the Blues in exchange for Nikita Nikitin. The trade was announced on Friday […]

by · November 12, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets, St Louis Blues
Mark Letestu, an undrafted forward out of Western Michigan University, is happy to be with the Penguins for two more seasons (Tom Turk/THW)

Blue Jackets acquire center Mark Letestu from Pittsburgh

COLUMBUS,Ohio- Yesterday the Columbus Jackets acquired center Mark Letestu from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for a 4th round pick in the 2012 NHL entry draft. It was announced by […]

by · November 9, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
Mark Letestu heads to Columbus in exchange for a draft pick (Icon SMI)

Penguins Mark Letestu Traded to Columbus

The Pittsburgh Penguins spent Tuesday off the ice at a team-building event.  When they return to practice on Wednesday they’ll be missing three players. Center Mark Letestu was traded to […]

The Scott Arniel inspired Blue JAckets dressing room (Jeff Little/THW)

Scrutinizing The Columbus Blue Jackets Roster

Nobody saw this coming.  Not the fans, not the media, and certainly not the players, coaches, and management of the Columbus Blue Jackets.  A   record of 2-11-1, five points […]

by · November 7, 2011 · 1 comment · Columbus Blue Jackets
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Patrick Kaleta: The Headbutt, 10 Reasons why Sabres Fans Love Him, & Matthew Barnaby, too!

League disciplinarian, Brendan Shanahan, continues shortening the leash on players and their physical activity on the ice this season. Buffalo Sabres’ forward, and hometown favorite, Patrick Kaleta, has been a […]

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Jackets Lose Another, Time for Changes?

After a hard-fought but ultimately disappointing 4-1 loss to the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs, it appears the Columbus Blue Jackets have some tough decisions to make.  Goaltender Steve Mason was […]

by · November 4, 2011 · 1 comment · Columbus Blue Jackets
Blue Jackets to Keep Ryan Johansen in NHL

Blue Jackets to Keep Ryan Johansen in NHL

General Manager Scott Howson made it official today, announcing that Ryan Johansen would stay past the ten-game threshold for junior players to be returned to their teams.  Affectionately known to Blue […]

by · November 1, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets, Prospects
Blue Jackets win their first game of the season 4-1 over Detroit. Strong efforts from RJ Umberger and Ryan Johansen

Blue Jackets win their first game of the season 4-1 over Detroit. Strong efforts from RJ Umberger and Ryan Johansen

COLUMBUS, Ohio- For the majority of the first month of the season, the Columbus Blue Jackets sat outside the win column looking in. Not a single win to be had. […]

by · October 25, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
James Wisniewski scored two goals, including the game winner, in his Montreal Canadiens debut last night after being traded from the Islanders (Star3X8/Flickr)

Blue Jackets Welcome James Wisniewski to the Lineup

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Eight games played, several key players placed on injured reserve, a handful of visits from President Mike Priest at morning practices, one-on-one meetings for players and coaches…zero […]

by · October 23, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
Bruised Jackets

Bruised Jackets

When the final horn sounded in a mostly empty Nationwide Arena on Tuesday October 18, the remaining crowd let out a resounding groan.  The Columbus Blue Jackets had lost the […]

by · October 21, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
RJ Umberger (Danielle Browne/THW)

Blue Jackets Lose Again, Interesting Comments From RJ Umberger

COLUMBUS, Ohio — After dropping a 4-2 decision to the Dallas Stars on Saturday night, the Columbus Blue Jackets returned home with hopes of having a better outcome. It didn’t […]

by · October 19, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
Matt Calvert cashes in against Nashville/

Jeff Carter injured, Matt Calvert to Springfield

COLUMBUS, Ohio- Just when you think it can’t get any worse for the Columbus Blue Jackets, starting off a season 0-4-1, the worse start in franchise history that is, well, […]

by · October 17, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets, Injury Report