Really, how do you explain this? How in the world have the Columbus Blue Jackets come from way down there to stand on the precipice of completing one of the great turnarounds in NHL history?
R.J. Umberger, can you help us out?
I think its just the character of these guys, said the Blue Jackets veteran winger. I think the cultures just different, where its a never-give-up attitude here. Also, I think the work ethic is just a constant factor every game. Its the same; we know what were getting from everybody, and when those things are constant, youre able to have success.
And obviously, weve got a goalie whos hot right now, and that kind of feeds everybody.Incredibly, after their win at Dallas Thursday night to close out a 5-1-0 road trip, the Blue Jackets still have a chance to join the Stanley Cup Playoffs party, with one game to go in the regular season.
But they cant do it by themselves. Columbus will reach the post-season by picking up two points Saturday night against Nashville ...