Found May 23, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
from Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch, It has been about a month since the Blue Jackets’ season ended and two months since contract talks between the club and goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky started, but the sides are no closer to reaching a deal. “We’ve talked. We’ve exchanged ideas,” general manager Jarmo Kekalainen said this week. “But we haven’t made any progress, really. It’s been pretty quiet for a while now.” Bobrovsky, 24, can become a restricted free agent on July 5, and he’s due a big raise from the roughly $1.7 million a season he made in his entry-level deal, including salary and bonuses. continued

Blue Jackets prove success on the ice leads to success in the stands

We've all seen Field of Dreams, or at least heard the line "if you build it, they will come." In the movie's case, it was referring to a baseball diamond in the middle of a corn field. In this example's case, it involves a winning hockey team in the middle of Ohio. Same difference. The Columbus Blue Jackets fought for a playoff position through the last...

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