Post Tagged with: "Brandon Dubinsky"

Blue Jackets Beat:  That’s Why They Play The Games

Blue Jackets Beat: That’s Why They Play The Games

As the NHL configured the tightly compressed schedule in the aftermath of the latest lockout incarnation, the pundits almost universally decreed that the Stanley Cup Final would pit the New […]

by · April 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
Gaborik will once again have new linemates (D. Bostrom/Flickr )

Identity Crisis: Columbus Blueshirts And New York Blue Jackets?

Who are the “Columbus Blueshirts” and the “New York Blue Jackets”?  Are these names of the latest Broadway shows?  Or are they a couple of brand new NHL expansion franchises? No, […]

by · April 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
Brandon Dubinsky hasn't played since November 19 with a foot injury (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

NHL Realignment: Part One – Jackets Required, S’il Vous Plait!

Unless you’ve been holed up somewhere in a distant galaxy, far away from the hockey universe, you’ve surely heard that the NHL realignment plan has been approved by the league […]

by · March 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
Marian Gaborik Clicking with Rangers linemates (Icon SMI)

NHL Trade Talk: Debunking The Gaborik Rumors

Cap Crunch Leads To Trade Speculation  On March 1, Bruce Garrioch of The Ottawa Sun reported that New York Rangers’ General Manager Glen Sather was making phone calls regarding the […]

by · March 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, NHL Rumors
Columbus GM Jarmo Kekalainen

Jarmo Kekalainen: Great Expectations in Columbus

With the signing of Jarmo Kekalainen as the new GM, the Columbus Blue Jackets are ushering in a new era with a big bang!  It is widely known that this […]

by · March 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
Blue Jackets Beat:  Candid Camera

Blue Jackets Beat: Candid Camera

We’re now in the immediate aftermath of Hockey Day in America,with 16 games in the books —  just emerging from the first turn into the back stretch.  There’s an increased […]

by · February 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
Blue Jackets Beat:  Promise —  Not Predictions

Blue Jackets Beat: Promise — Not Predictions

January 19th — the beginning of the 2013 NHL Season finally arrives. The Los Angeles Kings have just hoisted their Stanley Cup Championship banner, prior to engaging the Chicago Blackhawks, […]

by · January 19, 2013 · 1 comment · Columbus Blue Jackets
Pekka RInne (Icon SMI)

The Predators vs. Blue Jackets in Season Opener

When the puck drops to open the season on Saturday, January 19th in Nashville, the Predators will face their Central Division rival the Blue Jackets, but will hardly recognize the […]

by · January 19, 2013 · 1 comment · Nashville Predators
Callahan has served as the Rangers captain since 2011-12 (Rich Kane/Icon SMI)

The 2013 New York Rangers: How The Team Was Built

As the Blueshirts prepare to take to the ice for this lockout-shortened 2013 season, it’s the perfect time to look back and see how the players currently on the roster […]

by · January 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, New York Rangers, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Blue Jackets Beat: On The Ice, At Last

Blue Jackets Beat: On The Ice, At Last

As this installment is written, the Blue Jackets’ training camp is thirty minutes old, with just 25 guys vying for 23 slots — a process that must be culminated in just six days.

by · January 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
David Backes (BridgetDS/Flickr)

TSN Ranks the NHL Central: Did They Get It Right?

As the preparations for the 2013 season get underway at arenas around the league, the scribes that cover the sport are also dusting off their predicting hats and gearing up […]

by · January 11, 2013 · 2 comments · Uncategorized
Arena owners may jump at the chance to fill their buildings in the absence of an NHL season. (Natalie Lutz/Flickr)

Blue Jackets Beat: A New Era Begins!

While most were sleeping — and even I succumbed to the Sandman in the wee hours while the talks were ongoing — the NHL and NHLPA reached a tentative agreement […]

by · January 6, 2013 · 1 comment · Columbus Blue Jackets