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Frederic St. Denis
Columbus Blue Jackets
New York Rangers
We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects.
Today, we take a look at the Columbus Blue Jackets.
By: Ken Will (@PensNation_Ken)
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Click play to hear Ken Will break down Columbus with Aaron Portzline: Blue Jackets’ beat writer for the Columbus Dispatch
2013 Season: 24-17-7, 55 pts (4th Central Division, 9th Eastern Conference)
The Blue Jackets are expecting big things from Nathan Horton once he’s healthy
D Frederic St. Denis (MTL)
D Patrick McNeill (WSH)
W Jack Skille (FLA)
G Jeremy Smith (NAS)
F Ryan Craig
RW Nathan Horton (BOS)
G Mike McKenna (STL)
D Ilari Melart
G Michael Leighton
F Ryan Russell
RW Matthew Ford
C Nick Drazenovic (PIT)
D Nick Holden (COL)
D Drew Olson (TBL)
D Ryan Murray
D Tim Erixon
C Boone Jenner
LW Kerby Rychel
Done with the West and finished with their old division rivals, the Columbus Blu...
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Sergei Bobrovsky, G, Columbus Blue Jackets As a 25 year-old, Bobrovsky set career best marks across the board last season during his standout year with the Blue Jackets, bringing them from a sure last place finish straight into the thick of a playoff race. While he’s certainly not too old for this to be a total anomaly and his NHL numbers were nearly identical to the ones he posted...
When Ryan Johansen was selected at No. 4 overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, to say that the team and fanbase expected more out of him would be an understatement. The heralded center came out of the draft at just 6’2 and 192 pounds, well overmatched by his peers in the NHL. His lack of size showed early against legitimate competition, and his confidence appeared to falter because...
By Dylan Howlett (@DylanHowlett)
July 23, 2012. The day was sure to headline the epitaph of the Columbus Blue Jackets.
It was the day their captain, their face, their soul, Rich Nash, approved a trade to the New York Rangers. Nash, the lifeblood of a franchise looking for hope, a savior to lead their glorious resurrection, had fled. He strong-armed General Manager Scott Howson into...
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