Found April 08, 2012 on
This wasn't the way Jack Capuano and company wanted to end the season. It was supposed to be a "high note." But the high note came on Thursday when the Isles came out on top for their final home game.
Last night, it was the Blue Jackets turn. The team who truly is on the bottom of the NHL managed seven goals on the visitors with Al Montoya in net. This could not have been worse for Al's nex...
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The midseason acquisitions of defensemen Jack Johnson and Nikita Nikitin were not able to salvage the Blue Jackets' season, but they have given the franchise a dramatically different outlook heading into what could be a wild summer.
For the first time in franchise history, the Blue Jackets' strength might be their blue line.
"It's got a chance to be a real strong...
Cam Atkinson scored two goals - giving him five in five periods - to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 7-3 victory on Saturday over the New York Islanders in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Rick Nash opened the scoring in what could be his final game for the Blue Jackets. He has asked for a trade and management has said it will try to deal him this summer.
The Columbus Blue Jackets, all but eliminated from the playoffs in the first month of the season, finished well and now face a summer of disruption and change.
Captain Rick Nash, the face of the franchise for a decade, has asked to be traded and likely will be. Several other well-known names probably won't be back next fall, replaced by a wave of younger, cheaper players.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Cam Atkinson scored two goals -- giving him five in five periods -- to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 7-3 victory on Saturday over the New York Islanders in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Rick Nash opened the scoring in what could be his final game for the Blue Jackets. He has asked for a trade and management has said it will try to deal him...
Columbus Blue Jackets captain Rick Nash will participate in the pregame skate and may play in the regular-season finale against the visiting New York Islanders.
Interim coach Todd Richards said that Nash's ailing back felt "pretty good" in the morning.
The contest may be Nash's last as a member of the Blue Jackets.
The top overall pick of Columbus in the 2002...
The Columbus Blue Jackets (29-46-7, 65 pts) beat the New York Islanders (34-37-11, 79 pts) 7-3, tonight at the Nationwide Arena.
Milan Jurcina scored the Islanders first goal (3) of the game.
Kyle Okposo scored his 24th goal of the season.
Michael Grabner scored a meaningless goal (20).
Al Montoya was awful by allowing 7 goals to score and made...