Found February 06, 2013 on The 6th Sens:
  I'm late on this but the Binghamton Senators have inked Brett Lebda to a professional tryout (PTO). When reached for comment, Senators owner Eugene Melnyk said, “Our depth is no longer the envy of the league.” Kidding aside, I wouldn’t read too much into Lebda’s signing or analyze what it could mean. At this stage of his career, it probably means nothing. He’s a 31-year fringe player who gives the organization another warm body with NHL experience. He split the 2011/12 season between Columbus (30 games) and their AHL affiliate in Rockford. The fact that there is some familiarity with Paul MacLean from their time together in Detroit, makes for a nice correlation but I don’t want to say the two things are causally related or pretend that it will work to the organization’s benefit moving forward. He is Brett Lebda after all. I mean, when the best inherent skill that he has is to bring up repressed emotions in Leafs fans, it says something about a play...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Blue Jackets F Dubinsky fined, not suspended

Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky was fined $10,000 Wednesday, the maximum allowed under the new NHL collective bargaining agreement, for boarding Los Angeles defenseman Rob Scuderi in Columbus' 4-2 loss to the Kings on Tuesday. He will not be suspended. The incident occurred at 11:29 of the second period, and set off a rash of penalties. Not long after, Dubinsky and Los...

NHL to hold hearing on Dubinsky hit on Scuderi

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Facing the possibility of supplemental discipline, Columbus Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky will have a hearing with the NHL on Wednesday. The development, first reported by the Columbus Dispatch, is a result of his hit on Kings defenseman Rob Scuderi in Tuesday night's game. Dubinsky received a five-minute major for boarding and automatic game misconduct...

Blue Jackets' Dubinsky fined for hit

Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky was fined $10,000 Wednesday, the maximum allowed under the new NHL collective bargaining agreement, for boarding Los Angeles defenseman Rob Scuderi in Columbus' 4-2 loss to the Kings on Tuesday. He will not be suspended. The incident occurred at 11:29 of the second period, and set off a rash of penalties. Not long after, Dubinsky and Los...

Blue Jackets assign Ryan Johansen to Springfield

COLUMBUS, OHIO The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned center Ryan Johansen to the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League, club Executive Vice President and General Manager Scott Howson announced today.Johansen, 20, has collected two assists and two penalty minutes in 10 games with the Blue Jackets this season. He began the 2012-13 campaign with Springfield, tallying...

Davidson Hoping Blue Jackets Grow With Him

from Michael Arace of the Columbus Dispatch, “We’re 10 games in, but I think I’ve seen the good and the bad,” Davidson said. “When we’ve played to our max, we’ve played hard and with some passion, and when we do that, we play well defensively. That’s our reality. That is what we have to be. When we don’t care of the little details, the fundamentals, we don’t...

Jackets putting "4th" the effort

Any coach will tell you its an asset and a luxury when he can trust his fourth line to provide energy, defensive responsibility, and the occasional goal. It makes the entire team more balanced, and better. For the past several Blue Jackets games, the line of Derek MacKenzie, Mark Letestu, and Jared Boll have been giving head coach Todd Richards exactly that. The line has scored two...

How the Columbus Blue Jackets could surprise this season

  It’s no surprise or secret that the pundits have placed the longest odds upon the Columbus Blue Jackets to win the Stanley Cup much less qualifying for the Stanley Cup playoffs. After finishing the 2011-2012 season with the National Hockey League’s (NHL’s) worst record, trading away their franchise player and face of the franchise in Rick Nash and enduring a fan protest...

CBJ Foundation making up for lockout losses

The NHL lockout left many businesses and individuals without a regular flow of cash that comes only when the club is playing. Thats also true for the charities that rely on in-game fundraising. We typically will evaluate for our cash-on-hand to grant at about this time of year, said Jen Bowden, executive director of the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the...

Blue Jackets fall to champs at home

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Mike Richards provided late insurance with his first goal of the season and Jonathan Quick stopped 18 shots to lead the Los Angeles Kings over the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Tuesday night. Anze Kopitar, Jeff Carter and Slava Voynov also scored while Justin Williams had three assists for the reigning Stanley Cup champions, who began the night 14th in the...

Video- Dubinsky Hit On Scuderi

Bob Miller says it best... "You can tie a guy up you don't have to run him through the boards." I've always said you can take the guy out of the play but there is no need to try and take him out of the game too.   #Bluejackets Brandon Dubinsky will have supplementary discipline hearing 2day with#NHL for his hit on #Kings defenceman Rob Scuderi. —...
Blue Jackets News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.