Columbus Blue Jackets

So what are your plans for Monday afternoon at noon eastern? For the Columbus Blue Jackets, they hope it’s the start down the path towards their first win of the season. The Blue Jackets play the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena in the first game of a two-game set. Monday’s game starts at
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The 2020-21 NHL season begins on Jan. 13. With the new season comes a league-wide realignment based on geographic location. The Columbus Blue Jackets will have many new divisional opponents, as the Carolina Hurricanes are the only other Metropolitan team now in the Central Division. Here’s a look at the other teams in the Central
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The Columbus Blue Jackets opened Training Camp on Sunday with physicals and media availability. Here is a breakdown of some takeaways from that availability. Here We Go Again (Dubois) We thought we’d have a quiet start of camp this season for the Blue Jackets. And then an unexpected bomb was dropped. Despite indications that talks
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In today’s NHL rumor rundown, even after signing with the Columbus Blue Jackets, rumors persist that Pierre-Luc Dubois wants out of the organization. What are the next steps for both sides? The Edmonton Oilers think they’ve got an answer to their questions about the penalty kill, and the Ottawa Senators may have too many players
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In today’s NHL rumor rundown, the Edmonton Oilers have made good on buzz that they would be signing another left-shot defenseman. Meanwhile, the Columbus Blue Jackets are bringing in veteran blueliner on a PTO. Where are the Washington Capitals at with Alex Ovechkin’s contract extension? And why did Mikael Granlund choose Nashville after speculation he
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Welcome back to our 2020-21 Columbus Blue Jackets season preview. In case you missed our first installment, we discussed the possibility that they could pounce on cap-strapped teams should they choose to do so. Today, we turn our attention to division realignment. A lot of news broke Friday night as there was a tentative agreement
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In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news that the Vancouver Canucks might be pitching hard for defenseman Travis Hamonic. There’s one small problem, however. The Vegas Golden Knights might actually be looking to trade Jonathan Marchessault over Max Pacioretty and Mikael Granlund is expected to make his free agency decision any minute now. Finally,
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In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is talk that the Carolina Hurricanes might try to improve their goaltending situation during the season. In Ottawa, there is chatter about who the Senators and might lose in the NHL expansion draft. In Edmonton, could Mike Smith lose the backup goaltending job? Finally, are the Columbus Blue Jackets
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There is one magical play, a flash of eight seconds, which encapsulates everything Rick Nash. It’s one of the best sequences of dangles hockey has ever seen. To me, it’s a goal from a Hockey Hall of Famer. [embedded content] First, he shows his power stride, bursting down the middle to beat the near side
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In today’s NHL rumor rundown, one scribe looks at the likelihood that the Anaheim Ducks might pick up Tyler Johnson. Meanwhile, are the Columbus Blue Jackets trying to trade another hefty contract in order to sign another forward? Will the Edmonton Oilers invite a PTO to training camp? Finally, are the Vancouver Canucks leaning towards
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The Columbus Blue Jackets entered the 2020 offseason with one big question in their top-six. Thanks to Gus Nyquist’s surgery, they now have two big questions. Is Alex Texier ready to be a full-time top-line player? Who will replace Nyquist in the top-six while he is recovering? It has been widely expected that Texier would
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