Why ‘Staying Put’ Was The Right Thing To Do

After the Columbus Blue Jackets’ 2015-16 season had ended, a season many viewed as their most disappointing in their 16-year history, Blue Jackets’ management decided to essentially ‘stay put’ and make no major...

PHOTO GALLERY: Bears at Monsters 6/11/2016

The Lake Erie Monsters clinch their first Calder Cup Championship with a sweep over the Hershey Bears, winning 1-0 in OT Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, OH.  Lake Erie's Oliver Bjor...

Blue Jackets 2015 Trade Deadline Primer

The Columbus Blue Jackets are in a precarious position: they are mathematically still in contention for the Stanley Cup playoffs although the odds to do so, with each loss, dwindle as was the case, last night i...

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, horrid...

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 Na...

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 ...