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It’s almost a week into the season and the Jackets turned me into a hermit. It’s been six days since the home opener at Nationwide Arena and six days since the Blue Jackets looked like the team from the preseason and what we’ve all been hoping for. The great power play we were to have this year hasn’t potted a goal yet; accredited to the overkill of an eight game suspension we are without the most important power play component, James Wisniewski. What has the goaltending aspired to be? Exactly what you expect, Mason is getting massacred with a lack of an aggressive defense. I don’t even want to know the passing percentage. So let’s break this down now and get this over with.
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from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN, Now, as he enters his ninth NHL season, Nash finally has a bona-fide, No. 1 center with him. It didn’t take too long, right? Nash doesn’t worry about the past. He’s pumped about this season and playing alongside Carter.
“To get Carter is huge,” said Nash. “It’s what [management] said they wanted to do and for them to do it is big.”
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According to Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Blue Jackets, there's a small army of scouts taking in a Wednesday night affair between the Colorado Avalanche and Columbus Blue Jackets. Apparently, franchises around the National Hockey League have caught wind about a player or players on the Columbus Blue Jackets trading block.
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets announced today their Third Jersey schedule for the 2011-12 National Hockey League regular season. The Jackets will wear their Th...
Well, it’s and 0-3 start for the Columbus Blue Jackets. High hopes that the off-season upgrades haven’t paid off, yet. The Jackets lost to the Vancouver Canucks, 3-2 last night.
Don’t get too disappointed, Jackets fans, this losing streak won’t last long. The jackets are just a Power Play away from winning at least two of their opening games. The loss of defenseman...
It was late in the third period. The Avs were down 2-1 to the Columbus Blue Jackets. Semyon Varlamov was pulled. Things looked bleak, very bleak. Then, salvation came from the stick of Jan Hejda and the skate of Gabriel Landeskog.
Hejda, in his first game facing his old team, fired a puck from the left point which deflected off the skate of rookie Landeskog for his first NHL goal...
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COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled forward Alexandre Giroux from the Springfield Falcons, Columbus’ American Hockey League affiliate, Executiv...
In light of their recent downfall the Columbus Blue Jackets have given its fans a couple distractions. When there’s no glory in a losing streak to open the regular season with you might as well give the fans what they want, rock music and an intro to the season that has already began. I can’t tell you how amped and overjoyed I am to see the video they played on the jumbotron...
So obvious stuff first, what a way for Landeskog to get his first goal (even if he didn't shoot it in). His line (with Factor and Winnik) has been the Avs most consistant line over the first three games by far.
This was the first game we saw Varly come with less than his best stuff. I liked the way he battled through it and bottom line, he gave the Avs a chance to win...
The same old songPeople starting talking up the Jackets based on some exciting off-season signings. The expensive and yet-to-play-due-to-suspension James Wisniewski and Jeff Carter. The signings cannot hide what people who follow the team know. The team lacks scoring punch, the power play is horrid, and Steve Mason is usually the only hope for victory. Less than 9,000 people came...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Gabriel Landeskog scored his first NHL goal with 40 seconds left and Steve Duchene's shootout goal was
the difference in the Colorado Avalanche 's 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday night before 8,986, the
smallest crowd to watch a regular-season game at Nationwide Arena.