BLUE JACKETS RUMORS & GOSSIP
One: How does McElhinney going down impact the Blue Jackets? Wait and see until the length is determined. Bobrovsky can start all three of the road trip games and really be none the worse for wear.
Two: While the passing might have been crisp at times, they need to shoot the puck whn the opportunity arrives.
Three: when you shoot yourself in the foot on a repeated basis, it...
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Rick Gethin's rapid reaction from Friday night's Blue Jackets victory:
One: Coming out and playing hard and with pace was what they needed to do to erase the poor effort from three days ago. They dictated the pace and flow of the game to their advantage, scoring twice in the first period and once in the second.
Two: They still did not play a complete 60 minute game, taking...
Here are the goals from the first meeting between Calgary and Columbus in this young season.
1-0 CBJ: (2:59) Jack Skille (2) Tip-in – ASST: Mark Letestu (1), Matt Calvert (1)
2-0 CBJ: (5:21) PPG – Ryan Johansen (3) Snap shot – ASST: Nick Foligno (4), Cam Atkinson (2)
from Aaron Portzline of Puck-Rakers,
The city- and county-financed agency that bought Nationwide Arena has not made a single payment on the loans that paid for the purchase.
But public officials said yesterday that under the terms of the purchase deal, there is no risk of default.
The executive director of the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority confirmed...
from Mike Ozanian of Forbes,
The Columbus Blue Jackets may be economically nonviable in Columbus, Ohio.
The NHL team, which entered the league in 2000, lost a fortune during its first several years in Columbus. To keep the Blue Jackets from leaving town, the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority bought Nationwide Arena and gave the team free rent. The city-county...
The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated forward Brian Gibbons off injured reserve and assigned him to their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Gibbons missed the first three games of the regular season with a lower body injury.
The 26-year-old joined the Blue Jackets in July after spending the past three seasons in the Pittsburgh organization. The...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago
Welcome to “Three things”, your recap-like-substance for Columbus Blue Jackets games. No one wants to read “this happened, then this happened” boring recaps, so instead of doing that, we’ll look at three important things from the night’s action and talk about those. Here are three things from Tuesday night’s 4-2 loss to Dallas. Underrated Foligno […]
The post Three...
The 2014-15 Columbus Blue Jackets’ season is underway. Tonight, the team is hosting the Dallas Stars and looking to stay undefeated. The Stars are looking for their first win of the season as well as any sign of life from their new look top-6 forward group. First liners Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin have combined for 0 points and a -6 rating so far this young season, while new-comers...
Before the season even started, things looked ugly for the Columbus Blue Jackets. Sure, they were coming off of their first ever playoff victories last year against the Pittsburgh Penguins and seemed to have a boatload of momentum heading into the offseason. Adding Scott Hartnell to the mix only seemed to amp up their momentum […]
The post Cam Atkinson stepping up for Blue Jackets...
Determining exactly who can boast being the No. 1 superfan of the Columbus Blue Jackets is a no-brainer. It’s “Dancing Kevin,” by a jiggly mile. A longtime fan favorite and a regular presence at Blue Jackets home games at Nationwide Arena, “Dancing Kevin” made his regular season debut on Saturday with a shirtless, beer-soaked, bear-grinding […]
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The Columbus Blue Jackets had their 2014-15 home opener Saturday night against the N.Y. Rangers, and "Dancing Kevin" was ready to put on a show. And what a show it was - for better or worse, depending on your opinion.Kevin was ready when the song "Bear Down For What" came on, pulling his Blue Jackets jersey off to reveal the words "CBJ: Let's Get to...
via Along The Boards
Final: Columbus 5, New York 2
Aftermath Analysis: The Columbus Blue Jackets came out strong again in their home opener Saturday night.
It was an electric atmosphere in Nationwide Arena, as the fans were anxious to cheer on their hometown team and prepared to boo the city’s hero-turned-enemy, Rick Nash.
The Jackets played another physical game by all accounts...
Nathan Horton’s back injury is a perplexing one. Information regarding his degenerative back condition has been fairly limited and a predicted recovery time has been nonexistent. Some have suggested Horton will be on the shelf for a considerable amount of time while others paint a far worse picture. One report suggests that Horton’s career may be in jeopardy.
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Forward depth in Columbus is at an all-time high, even considering a few key injuries. There’s wiggle room in the discussion of how good overall Blue Jackets depth can be (I touched on this last week – I think it’s quite solid). With Ryan Johansen back in the fold and solidifying the centers, it’s hard to imagine the top 9 forwards being bad. As we turn our attention to the...