Sergei Bobrovsky (CBJ - 72)  The Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 Friday, November 30, 2013 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH.  (Inside Hockey - Rachel Lewis)

Blue Jackets: To Trade or Not To Trade?

The Columbus Blue Jackets have been ravaged by injuries, particularly to their key players. The list is long and has severely impacted their prospects of making the playoffs, particularly after a recent,...
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The Cory Schneider Era Begins in New Jersey

A new era begins in New Jersey, this after the New Jersey Devils were led by arguably one of the greatest goalies in history in Martin Brodeur.  Brodeur toiled for 21 seasons for the Devils and for many...
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Consistency’s the Key for Flyers

The 2013-14 season was a tumultuous one for the Philadelphia Flyers. It started with an 0-3-0 start which led to the firing of Peter Laviolette and the arrival of Craig Berube behind the Flyers bench.  After...
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Patience Wearing Thin for the Hurricanes

Like the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals, the Carolina Hurricanes made major managerial brass changes in the off-season. Longtime Canes General Manager (GM) Jim Rutherford retired, although the...
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A New Regime and Era Begins for the Capitals

Of the teams in the National Hockey League’s (NHL’s) Metropolitan Division, no team, besides the reigning division champions Pittsburgh Penguins, has had the seismic changes in their organizational brass...
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Metropolitan Division Predictions

Albeit a little after the regular season has started, with the season only a few weeks old, I offer my predictions for the regular season finish for the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference in the...
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The Kekalainen Way

Last spring, I met and interviewed Columbus Blue Jackets General Manager (GM) Jarmo Kekalainen as part of a two-part story on one of the most brilliant talent evaluators and development gurus in the history of...
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The Kids Are Alright

Just when, for the first time, hope didn’t just appear to spring eternal, it appeared justified, the Columbus Blue Jackets were beset with a rash of injuries as well as a contract holdout from its first-line...