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3 Blue Jackets Deadline Predictions

The Columbus Blue Jackets are an interesting team to watch at the NHL trade deadline. That’s because we’re really not sure how they’ll handle things leading up to the deadline. On one hand, the Blue Jackets are in a solid playoff spot. As such, they are a buyer. On the other hand, they’re still a young team who many consider a year or two away from becoming a major contender...
Via The Hockey Writers
8 hours ago

WATCH: Just Chillin' Night: Emoji Time

Blue Jackets describe their teammates using emojis!
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

4 Blue Jackets Vegas Fans Should Be Watching

Another week means four more players that fans of the Vegas Golden Knights need to keep an eye on. We’re up to Columbus, and the Blue Jackets are going to have a tough decision to make ahead of this summer’s expansion draft. Unexpected success has gotten in the way. It’s fair to say that John Tortorella’s squad has far exceeded this season’s expectations. To this point...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Columbus Blue Jackets Should be Active at the Trade Deadline

With the trade deadline a week away the Columbus Blue Jackets find themselves in playoff position. With the opportunity in front of them, the Jackets need to improve the team any way they can. Grabbing an asset at the deadline may be what pushes the team to the promise land. My esteemed colleague here at […] Columbus Blue Jackets Should be Active at the Trade Deadline - Union and...
Via Union and Blue
1 day ago

Chasing Records

With 24 games remaining, a number of franchise records are poised to be broken Here in the bye week, with just over a month of games left, I wanted to take some time to look at single season records for the Blue Jackets and which ones could be broken this season. Sources: 2016-17 Media Guide (pdf); Hockey Reference Team Records Wins2013-14: 43Current: 37Projected: 52 Home...
Via The Cannon
1 day ago

Columbus Blue Jackets Should Stay Out of Trade Market

The Future is bright in Columbus. With just a week left until the trade deadline, the Columbus Blue Jackets are rumored to be buyers. The CBJ should seriously consider not trading at all. The Columbus Blue Jackets should stay out of the trade market this year. We all love sexy trades to upgrade the team […] Columbus Blue Jackets Should Stay Out of Trade Market - Union and Blue...
Via Union and Blue
2 days ago

Columbus Blue Jackets Metropolitan Division Resident’s Wrap Up

  Four games for the Columbus Blue Jackets results in not a ton of movement. This week saw the Capitals bit by the bye week bug. The Columbus Blue Jackets find themselves just one point behind Pittsburgh for second in the Metro after another so-so week. They did gain ground on the ailing Washington Capitals who […] Columbus Blue Jackets Metropolitan Division Resident’s Wrap...
Via Union and Blue
2 days ago

The 5 best hockey fights from Week 19 in the NHL: Chris Stewart, Jared Boll, Patrick Maroon

Welcome to Hockey Fights of the Week! If you’re new to this column (which has previously run at our sister site, Puck Drunk Love), the premise here is pretty simple. Each week, we gather up the five best fights from the previous week in the NHL, rank them and present them to you for your viewing enjoyment. That’s it! Are you ready to drop the mitts and get fighting? Of course...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dubinsky's OT goal lifts Blue Jackets over Penguins

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Brandon Dubinsky scored just over a minute into overtime as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Friday night. Dubinsky lifted a shot over Matt Murray as he skated into the slot to win it for the Blue Jackets after a fast, taut game amid a playoff atmosphere at sold-out Nationwide Arena. Sergei Bobrovsky had 38 saves, and Ryan Murray...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Post Game: Sergei Bobrovsky (2/17/17)

Bobrovsky speaks to the media after the OT win against Pittsburgh.
Via YouTube
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Post Game: Nick Foligno (2/17/17)

Captain Nick Foligno speaks to the media after the OT win against Pittsburgh.
Via YouTube
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Korpisalo leads Blue Jackets over Maple Leafs 5-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Joonas Korpisalo has been shuttled between Columbus and the Blue Jackets' AHL affiliate in Cleveland quite a bit this season. Maybe now, coach John Tortorella will let him stick around. The backup goalie made 31 saves, Nick Foligno and Boone Jenner had a goal each and the Blue Jackets beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Wednesday night. Columbus moved into...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Foligno, Jenner lead Blue Jackets over Maple Leafs 5-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Nick Foligno and Boone Jenner each scored a goal, backup goalie Joonas Korpisalo made 31 saves and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Wednesday night. Josh Anderson, Oliver Bjorkstrand and Matt Calvert also scored, and Alexander Wennberg, Zach Werenski and Seth Jones had a pair of assists each for the Blue Jackets. Columbus moved...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dumbass fan yells about pizza during moment of silence for Mike Illitch

The Columbus Blue Jackets held a moment of silence for late Red Wings owner Mike Illitch. Instead of standing in silence, one dumbass fan decided to make the sign of respect about him. During the moment of silence, someone, assumedly drunk, yelled about pizza as the arena was silent in remembrance of Illitch. I can’t fathom how dumb you have to be to try to get laughs during a...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets hit a rough patch

During the month of December the Columbus Blue Jackets were unstoppable. Winning 16 straight games catapulted the team to the top of the league’s standings and had many questioning if the Blue Jackets were becoming a real contender for the Stanley Cup. Since that streak however, the team has come back down to earth. The team remains one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

John Tortorella skipping NHL All-Star Game to tend to ailing family dog

John Tortorella was not behind the bench for the Columbus Blue Jackets' 4-3 loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday night for what the team deemed a “family emergency” in a statement.It has been announced Tortorella also will not serve as coach of the Metropolitan Division at the 2017 NHL All-Star Game, either. With all the uncertainty surrounding his unexpected absence...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche won’t hold morning skates for the rest of the season

The topic of morning skates in hockey is a polarizing one with a firm divide between those who believe they serve an important purpose versus those who believe they cause more harm than good.Recently, the GM of the Pittsburgh Penguins preached against the morning skate, calling them pointless. John Tortorella took things a step further, banning morning skates due to what he described...
Via Puck Drunk Love
29 days ago  |  Discuss

John Tortorella challenges LeBron: “Not a chance” he could play hockey

John Tortorella is poking fun at fellow Ohio sports star LeBron James.According to Keith Britton of 92.3 The Fan in Cleveland, Tortorella jokingly asserted James wouldn’t be able to transition to hockey despite his athletic prowess. Torts challenged him to skate with the Blue Jackets. “Not a chance,” Tortorella said.  “He can’t skate. He’s too damn big, he can’t skate...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss
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