The Columbus Blue Jackets are at the crossroads of their 2017-18 season. They enter Tuesday night’s game against the New York Islanders tied in the standings with the Islanders at 60 points. They are both one point from the playoffs as well as one point from last place. It’s not often that regular-season games in
Eight. The number eight represents a lot for the Columbus Blue Jackets. It was on a Florida summer night in 2015 that started the beginning of something special. The Meaning of Eight All of the buzz on that NHL Draft night focused on Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel officially finding new homes in Edmonton and
The Columbus Blue Jackets don’t have a lot of needs on their current roster. However anyone who follows the team knows that the one need they do have is a glaring one. The Blue Jackets need another top-six center. The Blue Jackets Need a Center Most of the talk centers (get it?) around finding another
A lot of things have been said about Edmonton Oilers prospect Jesse Puljujarvi. The hot topic on Edmonton’s prized forward centers around his development, or lack thereof. At the 2016 NHL Draft, the first two names predictably flew off the board. Auston Matthews went first overall to the Toronto Maple Leafs, followed by Patrik Laine going
The big question in the hockey world is, where will Matt Duchene end up? The rumors of Duchene’s departure have swirled for over a year now. Many assumed that it was just a matter of time before GM Joe Sakic pulled the trigger on a trade. But as we know, nothing has happened as of
Who saw that trade coming? I sure didn’t. The Columbus Blue Jackets made an enormous splash on Friday by acquiring Artemi Panarin from the Chicago Blackhawks. He along with Tyler Motte and a sixth-round pick came to Columbus in exchange for Brandon Saad, Anton Forsberg and a fifth-round pick in 2018. In a word, woah.
It is officially NHL Draft week. But this is no ordinary draft week. No, this week has an extra wrinkle to it thanks to the Vegas Golden Knights. They enter the league as the 31st team. As such, they get the opportunity to draft one player off the other 30 teams. When that’s done, the
The first piece of the Columbus Blue Jackets’ expansion-draft plans has been revealed according to a report. Per Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch, the Blue Jackets did not ask veteran-forward Scott Hartnell to waive his no-move clause. This comes as a bit of a surprise given that he must now be protected in the