Found July 13, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
After signing UFA RW Nathan Horton to a seven-year, $37.1MM deal on the opening day of free agency and re-signing RFA's Matt Calvert, Cam Atkinson, Sergei Bobrovsky and Artem Anisimov it appears there is no room under the salary cap or even on the roster for veteran F Vinny Prospal. As it stands, the Jackets just a hair more than $2MM in cap space with 23 players (14 F, 7 D and 2 G) under contract...

Former Blue Jackets Goaltender Dan LaCosta Joins Cardiff Devils Of The EIHL by   Steven Ellis

The Cardiff Devils of the EIHL in the UK have signed goaltender Daniel LaCosta to a one year contract. Prior to becoming professional, LaCosta played junior ice hockey with the Wellington Dukes, Owen Sound Attack, and the Barrie Colts. LaCosta has played two NHL games during his career, posting a 2-0-0 record, a .950% save percentage with a 1.54 goals against average in 4 games with [...]

The Building of a Blue Jacket 2013 Development Camp

By Alison LukanFOX Sports Ohio When Blue Jackets first round draft pick Kerby Rychel dreamed of being a professional hockey player, he never thought hed end up in a kitchen. But thats exactly where Rychel and the 30 other players invited to the Blue Jackets 2013 Development Camp found themselves this week. In addition to on-ice work, this years schedule, put together by Blue Jackets...

Julie Robenhymer: CBJ Development Camp: Murray, Melart, Jenner, Collins

It wasn't long ago that majority of attendees at Columbus' Development Camp had their eyes on a roster spot come October, but times - along with the Blue Jackets' depth chart - have changed. Of the 31 players invited to camp, there's a good chance that only one or two will even last through training camp let alone get through pre-season and make the opening day roster...

DBJ We have penguins, and were not afraid to use them: An NHL recruiting story

I recently wrote a piece congratulating the Columbus Blue Jackets brass for their success in landing Nathan Horton the man at the top of their list in the 2013 National Hockey League free agent frenzy, and those kudos were offered on two levels. First, it was an strategic organizational win insofar that the team was able to get the one guy that they wanted most. Beyond that, it...

Boston Bruins offense gets a makeover

So what, exactly, are we to make of the Boston Bruins?Gone is power forward Nathan Horton, signed in Columbus to an epic contract. Gone is explosive young forward Tyler Seguin, sent to Dallas in a blockbuster deal. Gone is center Rich Peverley, moved in that deal as well. Gone is future Hall of Fame winger Jaromir Jagr, a salary cap casualty.But the Bruins have added an elite all...
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