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Ryan Johansen-Seth Jones Trade Analysis

As suggested in a prior article as to a possible trade scenario, the Columbus Blue Jackets traded center Ryan Johansen to the Nashville Predators for defenseman Seth Jones. The move came as no surprise to most ...
Brandon Sutter (VAN - 21) gets the puck past Sergei Bobrovsky (CBJ - 72).

Columbus Blue Jackets’ Holiday Wish List

As we are in the holiday season, and the Columbus Blue Jackets are mired with the National Hockey League’s (NHL’s) worst record at 13-21-3, it seems fitting that they should reap the greatest rewards during thi...
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Caps Roll to Top of East

For fourteen seasons, when the National Hockey League (NHL) was aligned with six (6) divisions of five teams, each for the period from 1999-2013 (save for the 2004-05 NHL lockout when no games were played, that...
Ryan Johansen (CBJ - 19) tries to knock over Filip Forsberg (NSH - 9).

Is Ryan Johansen ‘In Play’?

The Columbus Blue Jackets, although sporting a 9-7-0 record since John Tortorella replaced Todd Richards after a 0-7-0 start, are nearing a precarious point in their season.  Although the Blue Jackets have begu...
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Devils Continue to be Early-Season Surprise

Little was expected of the New Jersey Devils, this season: after 28 years as the Devils General Manager (GM), Lou Lamoriello stepped down from the GM position.  Lamoriello stayed on as the team president; howev...
Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella faces his previous team for the first time this season.

Blue Jackets Gaining Traction Under John Tortorella

John Tortorella was hired as the new head coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets during a turbulent time in the history of this organization.  The Blue Jackets started their 2015-16 season in the worst possible way...
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Hurricanes Continue to Preach Patience

It has been a slow, consistent, often painful descent for the Carolina Hurricanes since their 2006 Stanley Cup title: from failing to qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs the following season, becoming the firs...
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Caps Poised to Ascend the Throne

The 2014-15 season was a return to relevance in the Eastern Conference and Metropolitan Division of the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Washington Capitals after finishing tied for 2nd in the Metro Divisio...