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Alexander Wennberg Must Shine at Center

Alexander Wennberg Must Shine at Center

July 15th, 2017 Welcome to part two of Pressure Points, our summer review of the Columbus Blue Jackets. In case you missed part one, we did a full recap of the offseason to date. Since then, you haven't missed anything. We still await the new contracts of both Alexander Wennberg and Josh Anderson. We also wait...
Panarin Will Upgrade Blue Jackets' Offense

Panarin Will Upgrade Blue Jackets' Offense

July 15th, 2017 A couple of days before Free Agent Frenzy kicked off, the hockey world was hit with multiple trades. Probably the largest of them all was the one between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Chicago Blackhawks in an essential swap of Artemi Panarin and Brandon Saad. The Jackets got the sniper they...

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Blue Jackets Buy Out Scott Hartnell

Add yet another free agent to the list as July 1 creeps closer and closer. On Thursday the Columbus Blue Jackets announced that they bought out the remaining contract for left winger Scott Hartnell. https://twitter.com/BlueJacketsNHL/status/880478554177318913 Hartnell's Cannon Silenced The... June 29th, 2017

Blue Jackets Making Big Offseason Statement

Who saw that trade coming? I sure didn't. The Columbus Blue Jackets made an enormous splash on Friday by acquiring Artemi Panarin from the Chicago Blackhawks. He along with Tyler Motte and a sixth-round pick came to Columbus in exchange for Brandon Saad, Anton Forsberg and a fifth-round pick in... June 26th, 2017

Blackhawks Trade Panarin to Blue Jackets for Saad

The Chicago Blackhawks have traded forward Artemi Panarin along with forward Tyler Motte and a 2017 sixth-round draft pick in exchange for forward Brandon Saad, goaltender Anton Forsberg and a 2018 fifth-round draft pick. This deal comes just minutes after the Blackhawks officially shipped veteran... June 23rd, 2017

Blue Jackets' Draft History

Two days after Wednesday's NHL Awards Ceremony and Las Vegas Expansion Draft, the 2017 NHL Entry Draft will commence. The now 31 NHL teams will gather inside the United Center in Chicago in efforts to rebuild, or build upon, their rosters by selecting teenagers they feel will help their team in the... June 23rd, 2017

2017 Jack Adams Award Winner: John Tortorella

For the second time in his coaching career, John Tortorella is the NHL’s coach of the year as he was awarded the Jack Adams Award. After a tough start to the season, the Blue Jackets went on an incredible run that pushed the team back into playoff... June 21st, 2017

The First Jeff Carter Trade Revisited

From Philadelphia to Los Angeles, Jeff Carter’s had a quietly successful career at the NHL level. He broke into the league at the age of 21 with the Philadelphia Flyers who drafted him 11th overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. Carter spent six seasons with the Flyers following his debut season... June 19th, 2017