Matt Calvert: A Blue Jacket Blueprint

The Columbus Blue Jackets are now in their 16th NHL season, but if you’re still not sure where the nickname came from or what it means, simply consult the team’s official media guide, which states: “The Blue Jackets’ name pays homage to Ohio’s contributions to American history and the great pride and patriotism exhibited by its citizens, especially during the Civil War...
Via The Hockey Writers
9 hours ago

CBJ Top 25 under 25: #3 Boone Jenner

When it comes to hard work and determination, Boone Jenner is the person everyone thinks about. He is the back bone of the Blue Jackets, for better or for worse. He is the symbol that the Blue Jackets look to when they think about their desired style of play. They have always wanted to be tough to play against and that describes Jenner to a fault. As his scoring as improved, so has...
Via The Sports Daily
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Columbus Blue Jackets announce series of moves including first roster cuts

The first cuts of training camp are here and there are no real stand outs on the list. Vitaly Abramov, Sam Ruopp, Kole Sherwood and Calvin Thurkauf are all being returned to their respective CHL clubs. Jeremy Brodeur, Stephen Gibson and Francis Beauvillier were all released from their tryout contracts. This information all comes courtesy of the Blue Jackets via a press release. A...
Via The Sports Daily
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2015-16 Blue Jackets Season in Review: Curtis McElhinney

Curtis McElhinney’s time with the Blue Jackets has been an up and down affair. The public opinion surrounding him has always been solid as many have accepted who he is as a player. If others have accepted the type of player he is, then why is he still on the team? He has reached his potential and is still unable to give the Blue Jackets a consistently good player in net. Is there...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Point/Counterpoint: Examining the Blue Jackets’ October Schedule

Was Columbus dealt a fair hand with this early schedule? Point: The Blue Jackets have been put at a disadvantage with their October schedule. Counterpoint: Nah, it’s fine. Point: All seven games in October are against playoff-caliber opponents. For a team looking to avoid another bad start, they have no easy wins. Counterpoint: There are more winnable games here than you think...
Via The Cannon
1 day ago

Columbus Mirroring Last Year

The Columbus Blue Jackets have started off the season 0-2, but the season is not over quite yet. Fans in Columbus may be thinking they are having deja vu with the team winless early on after a tough opening night loss.  Followed by another loss on home ice. The Columbus Blue Jackets played a good […] Columbus Blue Jackets: Mirroring Last Year - Union and Blue - Union and Blue...
Via Union and Blue
1 day ago

WATCH: Post Game: Dalton Prout (10/15/16)

Dalton Prout on his first game of the NHL season against the Sharks.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Post Game: Zach Werenski (10/15/16)

Zach Werenski reacts to scoring his first NHL goal.
Via YouTube
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nick Foligno Blue Carpet Walk

Nick Foligno's walk into Nationwide Arena for Opening Night of the Columbus Blue Jackets 2016 season.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Once-portly Blue Jackets superfan Dancing Kevin lost 150 pounds (pic)

Dancing Kevin, a Columbus Blue Jackets superfan who entertained the hometown crowd in Nationwide Arena by getting jiggly with it during his patented dance routines, has lost a whopping 150 pounds. Kevin Schroeder, a/k/a Dancing Kevin, once weighed in at 358 pounds. Realizing enough was enough, the 44-year-old enlisted the help of support groups while using a meal service to improve...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Oliver Bjorkstrand scores a goal through the net

Here’s something you don’t – and shouldn’t – see very often in the NHL. Oliver Bjorkstrand tried to throw the puck into the crease, but he missed and the puck hit the side of the cage. Instead of bouncing off the net, the puck slipped through the netting and hit Marc-Andre Fleury in the back before trickling over the line. Because it’s the preseason, the goal actually...
Via Puck Drunk Love
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bobrovsky makes a game-saving stop with his toe

Sergei Bobrovsky looks like he’s ready for the regular season. Maintaining a narrow 4-3 lead for Team Russia with roughly a minute to go during a pre-tournament match against the Czech Republic, Bobrovsky made an incredible save with his toe to keep his squad on top. Say what you will about the World Cup of Hockey and its entertainment value, but if the warmup games are any...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Tortorella struggling to manage both Team USA, Blue Jackets

John Tortorella has a lot on his plate these days. While trying to plan training camp for the Columbus Blue Jackets, he’s also trying to prepare Team USA for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey. Serving as the head coach for one team is a challenge in itself, but Torts is faced with the daunting task of managing two rosters during a critical time of the year. Torts spoke about the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 05, 2016  |  Discuss

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