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It's a sad state of affairs in Columbus. The Blue Jackets' season was pretty much over at the All-Star break, and interim coach Todd Richards already was worried about keeping the players engaged and interested.
"What I'm interested in seeing is if we are going to show up," Blue Jackets interim coach Todd Richards said before Tuesday's game vs. Tampa Bay. "Are we going to play the way we're capable of playing?"
That's a bad sign, with 33 games remaining in the season. The Blue Jackets have been in 30th place in the NHL for all but 11 days since the start of the season.
After Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Lightning, the Jackets are eight points behind 29th-place Edmonton, and they're a whopping 32 points behind fourth-place Chicago in the Central Division.
The Jackets will be a team to watch in February, as they could be active in dumping large contracts or pending unrestricted free agents.
The Columbus Dispatch reported on Sunday ...
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COLUMBUS, OHIO The Columbus Blue Jackets and the city of Columbus have been selected to host the 2013 National Hockey League All-Star Celebration, the club and League announced today. The official announcement was made by NHL Commissioner Gary B. Bettman during a press conference at this years Celebration in Ottawa. The Leagues mid-season showcase will take place Saturday, January...
The Columbus Blue Jackets will host the 2013 edition of the NHL All-Star game.
Commissioner Gary Bettman made the announcement Saturday at the NHL Board of Governors meetings.
The Blue Jackets, who play in Nationwide Arena, had applied for hosting rights in 2013, 2014 or 2015. Next year's All-Star weekend will be Jan. 26-27.
It was welcome news for a team that is struggling...
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets and the city of Columbus have been selected to host the 2013 National Hockey League All-Star Celebration, the club and League announced today. The official announcement was made by NHL Commissioner Gary B. Bettman during a press conference at this year’s Celebration in Ottawa. The League’s mid-season showcase will take place Saturday...
from Aaron Portzline of Puck-Rakers, One source told The Dispatch last night (Friday) that the Blue Jackets – in the midst of the worst season in franchise history, and in dire need of good news – were informed yesterday by the league that they would be the host city next season.
The game is one of the NHL’s marquee events and would be, possibly, one of the most significant...
from Aaron Portzline of Puck-Rakers, The annual break for the NHL All-Star Game is supposed to be a happy, restful time for the league and its fans. Not so in Columbus, where the one-week gap between games seems only to extend the misery of a sad, lost campaign. Losing is not new to the Blue Jackets, but across the timeline of nine coaches, 10 non-playoff seasons and one brief playoff...
OTTAWA (AP) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets will host the 2013 edition of the NHL All-Star game.
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In between the first and second period of last night’s Montreal\Detroit blowout, Darren Dreger of TSN dropped a bombshell: “Jeff Carter is 100 percent available.”
While there’s been some idle speculation for a while now, this was the first definitive statement anyone had made on the matter. Prior to this point, we know Carter was unhappy to...
To Columbus Blue Jackets Fans,
My father held a longstanding belief that a major league sports franchise would prove an important catalyst in the growth and development of Columbus. After more than 30 years of effort, the opportunity to make his...
Columbus and the Blue Jackets will host the NHL's All-Star festivities in 2013, the league announced Saturday.
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets and the city of Columbus have been selected to host the 2013 National Hockey League All-Star Celebration, the club and League announced January 28. The official announcement was made by NHL Commiss...