September 26th, 2016 In Columbus Blue Jackets, Previews and Predictions, Top Stories 0 comments

Last season for the Columbus Blue Jackets ended before it began. After blowing a late lead in the first game of the season, the Blue Jackets lost their next seven in a row. They then lost their coach. Any hopes of a successful season faded to black quicker than a winter sunset. The team spent the rest of the 2015-16 season trying to adjust to a...

September 25th, 2016 In Blue Jackets Goaltending, Columbus Blue Jackets, Top Stories, World Cup 0 comments

Sergei Bobrovsky finished the World Cup of Hockey with a 0.930 save percentage. He was quick, sharp and strong – like a goaltender ready to move past recent injury woes and regain Vezina form. Conveniently enough, the only time the Russian tender has eclipsed a .930 SvP over a full campaign was in 2012-13, the year he won the Vezina and was...

September 22nd, 2016 In Columbus Blue Jackets, Prospects, Top Stories 0 comments

It is no secret that the National Hockey League thrives on elite, young talent. In fact, some of the best players in the NHL today have an incredibly low amount of playing experience at hockey's highest level. Highlighted by Connor McDavid, the likes of Jack Eichel, Dylan Larkin, Johnny Gaudreau, Nathan MacKinnon, Aaron Ekblad and Morgan Reilly...

September 22nd, 2016 In Blue Jackets Prospects, Columbus Blue Jackets, Injury Report, News, Top Stories 0 comments

The Columbus Blue Jacket's 2015 first-round draft pick (eighth overall) Zach Werenski is expected to miss the first week of training camp due to a groin injury, according to Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch. The 6-foot-1, 19-year-old defenseman had an outstanding sophomore year with the Univeristy of Michigan before he decided to turn...

September 22nd, 2016 In Columbus Blue Jackets, Injury Report, News, Top Stories 0 comments

Columbus Blue Jackets winger David Clarkson will not be joining the team when training camp opens on Friday. President of hockey operations John Davidson announced during Wednesday's media day that Clarkson failed his physical due to chronic lower back pain. "Last season missed 59 games, mostly with back problems," Davidson said. "He's tried...

September 16th, 2016 In Blue Jackets Prospects, Columbus Blue Jackets, Top Stories 0 comments

The Columbus Blue Jackets come into this year's Prospects Tournament with one thing on their mind. That one thing is to win the tournament, again. A Singular Focus If they accomplish this feat, that would mark their third straight championship in Traverse City. Given the way the rosters look for each team, the chances of a third straight...

September 15th, 2016 In Columbus Blue Jackets, News, Top Stories 0 comments

Pugilist Mike Brown has accepted a PTO with the Columbus Blue Jackets, reports Sportsnet's Chris Johnston. The veteran winger started last season on the tail end of a two-year deal with the San Jose Sharks. He grabbed 44 games under new head coach Pete DeBoer, scoring one goal and three points, along with 63 penalty minutes before he was...

September 11th, 2016 In Columbus Blue Jackets, Top Stories, World Cup 0 comments

Our Blue Jackets Sunday Feature is back for another season. Every Sunday throughout the 2016-17 season, we will highlight a positive story from around the world of the Blue Jackets. Last time, we honored three outstanding people and their contributions in the world of art. Today, we shift our attention to the World Cup of Hockey. Columbus hosted...

September 7th, 2016 In AHL, Blue Jackets Prospects, Cleveland Monsters, Minor League Report 0 comments

O Calder Cup, Calder Cup, wherefore art thou Calder Cup? Since the Lake Erie Monsters (now the Cleveland Monsters) won the AHL Championship in June the Calder Cup has been on the move throughout the continent. We've kept a close eye on its travels this summer and compiled a list of a few of the cup's appearances. Before the Calder Cup...

September 6th, 2016 In Blue Jackets Transactions, Columbus Blue Jackets, News 0 comments

Former NHL defenseman Marc-Andre Bergeron is trying to make a comeback. The Columbus Blue Jackets have inked the 35-year-old blueliner to a professional tryout contract, TSN's James Mirtle reported on Tuesday. Marc-Andre Bergeron is attempting a return to the NHL. He'll attend the Blue Jackets camp on a PTO. — James Mirtle (@mirtle)...

September 6th, 2016 In Blue Jackets Management, Columbus Blue Jackets, News 0 comments

The Columbus Blue Jackets have re-signed president of hockey operations, John Davidson, GM Jarmo Kekalainen and assistant GM Bill Zito each to two-year contract extensions, according to a report by The Columbus Dispatch on Tuesday. Davidson, 63, has been with the Blue Jackets since October 2012 after serving as president of hockey...

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