Five NHL Head Coaches on the Hot Seat

Ok, I confess. As a longtime Kings devotee, I am most definitely not a Ducks fan. That original Disney logo with the duck-shaped hockey mask between the crisscrossing hockey sticks …

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5 Stats that Help Define the Blue Jackets Season

Fedor Tyutin Blue Jackets

Statistics can be taken out of context, or used to prove points that are not relevant to the statistics themselves.  Some statistics can be close to  irrelevant, plus/minus and shots …

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Re-visiting the Jeff Carter Trade

Jeff Carter Blue Jackets

On June 23 Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Scott Howson pulled off the biggest move of his tenure trading young winger Jakub Voracek…

RJ Umberger Signing Shows That Howson’s Columbus Remodel is Full Steam Ahead

Jim Neveau, Senior NHL Columnist The last time the Columbus Blue Jackets took to the ice in an actual game, things were looking bleak for a franchise that was struggling …

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Mark Dekanich Brings Top AHL Goaltending Experience to Columbus

Working behind the likes of goaltenders Pekka Rinne and Anders Lindback, there really isn’t a clear cut answer as to what the future holds for a third string goaltender in …

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Five Burning Questions for the 2011-2012 Columbus Blue Jackets

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

On September 16th the Columbus Blue Jackets open what might be the most anticipated training camp of their brief history.  Along with the seasoned team veterans and talented prospects, Blue Jackets …

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Locked and Loaded: Columbus’ Youth Movement In Full Swing

Jim Neveau, NHL Correspondent Columbus, OH – Mired in another season near the bottom of the Western Conference (albeit only five points out of a playoff spot after their 4-3 …

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Toe To Toe With The Boogieman

Columbus, OH      His NHL career spanned 12 years and included 630 games played, 15-57-72 and 1449 PIM. He’s gone toe to toe with some of the best players in …

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