The Jackets came so close to the playoffs it was frustrating. They had an incredible year on defense but it was the offense that left them on the outside of the playoffs looking in.
Team Name: Columbus Blue Jackets
Record: 24-17-7, 4th Central
Player of the Season: Sergei Bobrovsky The goaltender for the Blue Jackets was the reason why Columbus went from 5-12-3 at the end of February to the record they achieved above. He finished 21-11-6 with a .932 save percentage, four shutouts and a goals against average of an even 2.00. He’s a Vezina finalist and rightfully so for his performance. Heck, he might wind up on the cover of EA Sports NHL 14 if he can knock off Martin Brodeur in the finals of the cover vote.
Breakout of the Season: Mark Letestu He had a solid second season in Columbus with 27 points in the shortened season. Letestu led the team in goals with 13 goals and picked up seven points on special teams highlighted by a pair of shorthanded goals.
Disappointment of the Season: T...