Brandon Saad (CBJ - 20) skates the puck through the neutral zone.

Blue Jackets Forging Identity

The Columbus Blue Jackets’ start to their 2016-17 season started much like the 2015-16 season did: with a resounding thud. The Blue Jackets were outplayed by the Boston Bruins and the San Jose Sharks in their o...
David Pastrnak (BOS - 88) shoves Cam Atkinson (CBJ - 13).

Expectations Are Middling for the Blue Jackets

To say the last two seasons have been a major disappointment is quite the understatement for the Columbus Blue Jackets, particularly last season. And, for an organization whose legacy has been rife with disappo...
Eric Staal's (12) first assist to brother Jordan came on a game

Metropolitan Division Trade Deadline Primer

The National Hockey League’s (NHL’s) annual trade deadline will conclude at 3 P.M. on Monday, February 29th.  Save for the disappointing Columbus Blue Jackets, who couldn’t climb out from a devastating 0-8-0 st...
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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...