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Beware the Blue Jackets

Don’t sleep on #Lumbus. With the playoffs looming, teams are doing what they can to make it into the postseason.  The talk of the town is the Boston Bruins who […]

by · April 8, 2014 · 3 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets
Goaltenders will do whatever it takes to buy extra time after their team is guilty of an icing call. (Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports)

Sergei Bobrovsky Cements Status As An Elite Goaltender

Last season Sergei Bobrovsky backstopped the Columbus Blue Jackets to the verge of a playoff berth. His performance, including an incredible .932 save percentage, was deemed worthy of the Vezina […]

by · April 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets
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Are The Blue Jackets Ready For The Playoffs?

The Columbus Blue Jackets were an interesting, if not impressive story last season. They finished the last 2 months of the regular season 19-5-4. Behind Sergei Bobrovsky’s Vezina-winning performance and […]

by · March 27, 2014 · 1 comment · Columbus Blue Jackets
The Columbus Blue Jackets are THW's 2013 Biggest Surprise of the Season. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Is James Wisniewski a Norris Contender?

Erik Karlsson, Duncan Keith, Drew Doughty, … James Wisniewski? He seems out of place in a list like that, right? Purely by name-recognition he’s not considered as a superstar defenseman. […]

Goaltenders will do whatever it takes to buy extra time after their team is guilty of an icing call. (Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports)

Can the Blue Jackets Make A Run?

The Columbus Blue Jackets were on a bit of a roll before the Olympic Break. They set a team record 8 game win streak, their powerplay was starting to ignite […]

by · February 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets
Marian Gaborik: The Blue Jackets Best Rental Option

Marian Gaborik: The Blue Jackets Best Rental Option

The NHL has reached the Olympic break and the Columbus Blue Jackets find themselves three points out of a guaranteed playoff berth in the Metropolitan Division and one point shy […]

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Blue Jackets Vet Derek MacKenzie in the Playoff Push

In almost any other line of life, 30 doesn’t qualify as old. Yeah, college days are behind, but age has hardly done its damage after three decades. In hockey? You’ve seen […]

by · February 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets
Nathan Horton was signed by the Jackets, but has missed 32 games recovering from shoulder surgery. (Fred Squillante/Columbus Dispatch)

Nathan Horton Gives Blue Jackets New Life

Is one player enough to pull a hockey team into the playoffs? No, this game is a team sport after all. Short of an all-world performance from a goalie, a […]

by · January 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets
The Red Wings have been the Blue Jacket's nemesis for over a decade

Fanning the Flames: Now Jack Johnson is Disappointed in USA Hockey

It has been more than a week since the announcement of the American Olympic roster, and despite repeated efforts in the media to stop the negative spin from GM David […]

by · January 10, 2014 · 3 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets
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Dead on Arrival: A Blue Jackets and Penguins Rivalry Isn’t Ready Yet

In the 13 year history of the Columbus Blue Jackets, one team has constantly been their nemesis. Winning games just by showing up, it seems, and even taking the Blue […]

Columbus defenseman James Wisniewski (Columbus Blue Jackets)

Q & A with James Wisniewski of the Columbus Blue Jackets

Hard to believe but it’s already been 13 months since the Hockey Writers last spoke with defenseman James Wisniewski of the Columbus Blue Jackets, when the Canton, Michigan-native was kind […]

by · December 31, 2013 · 0 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets
From fantasy fire to a healthy scratch...Damien Brunner is a victim of the fantasy reaper. (Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports)

Three Teams Poised For Second-Half Playoff Runs

The only sport I’m not interested in is horse racing. That’s because I don’t know the horses personally — Nat King Cole With a half-season under their belts, the horses […]