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PITTSBURGH The Columbus Blue Jackets wrapped up their 13th National Hockey League Draft on Saturday at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, by selecting five players during rounds two through seven.We are very pleased with what we were able to do this weekend and believe we have added quality prospects to our organization, Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Scott Howson said. With our first two picks today and the addition of Sergei Bobrovsky, we have re-stocked the goaltending position, which was a priority for us.Columbus used its second round pick to select goaltender Oscar Dansk with the 31st overall selection. The 6-foot-2, 186-pound native of Stockholm, Sweden posted a 2.82 goals-against average, .910 save percentage and two shutouts in 28 games with Brynas Jr. of the Swedish Junior League in 2011-12. He recorded a 2.70 GAA, .911 SV and one shutout in 21 games with Brynas Jr. in 2010-11.In the third round, the Blue Jackets selected Jokerit Jr. (Finland Jr.) goaltender Joonas Korpisalo with the 62nd overall pick. A native of Pori, Finland, he registered a 2.04 goals-against average, .920 save percentage and four shutouts in 38 games with Jokerit of the Finnish Junior League. He also represented Finland at the 2012 World Under-18 Junior Championships and went 3-3 with a 3.02 GAA, .902 SV and one shutout in seven games, helping the club reach the bronze medal game.Columbus used its fourth round pick to select London Knights (Ontario Hockey League) right wing Josh Anderson with the 95th overall pick. A 6-foot-1, 183-pound native of Burlington, Ontario, he registered 12-10-22, 34 penalty minutes and a 17 plusminus rating in 64 games. He added 2-3-5, four penalty minutes and was 4 in 19 playoff games, helping the Knights win the OHL championship.The Blue Jackets used the 152nd pick to select right wing Daniel Zaar of Rogle Jr. (Sweden Jr.) in the sixth round. The 5-foot-11, 167-pound native of Helsingborg, Sweden notched 14-24-38 and 28 penalty minutes in 44 games. He added 6-6-12 in seven games with Rogles Under-18 team.In the seventh round, Columbus used the 182nd overall pick to select defenseman Gianluca Curcuruto. The Toronto, Ontario native recorded 3-13-16 and 36 penalty minutes in 63 games with London (OHL) in 2011-12. He played in the CHL Top Prospects game and attended Canadas selection camp for the 2012 World Under-18 Junior Championships. In 2010-11, he collected 1-25-26 and 26 penalty minutes in 56 games with Sault Ste. Marie. He led club defensemen in assists and was second in points.BLUE JACKETS 2012 ENTRY DRAFT RECAP: Round (Overall): 2 (31) G Oscar Dansk, Brynas Jr. (Sweden Jr.); 3 (62) G Joonas Korpisalo, Jokerit Jr. (Finland Jr.); 4 (95) LW Josh Anderson, London (OHL); 6 (152) RW Daniel Zaar, Rogle Jr. (Sweden Jr.); 7 (182) D Gianluca Curcuruto, Sault Ste. Marie (OHL).
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Is Sergei Bobrovsky the future of Columbus goaltending? Perhaps he is. He arrived with the Blue Jackets from the Philadelphia Flyers for a second-round pick (45th overall) and two fourth-round picks in this NHL Draft.He is an acrobatic if unorthodox goaltender. He makes unbelievable saves . . . and lets in some odd goals as well.But Bobrovsky is clamoring for a chance to be the lead...
The Philadelphia Flyers have traded goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky to the Columbus Blue Jackets for three draft choices.
The Flyers received second- and fourth-round picks in this weekend's NHL Draft as well as a fourth-round choice next year.
The Blue Jackets get the promising Bobrovsky, who went 42-23-10 with a 2.73 goals-against average and .909 save percentage in two seasons...
Sergei Bobrovsky has been traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets | (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
By: Tyler J. Altemose (@TJamesAltemose)
In a deal confirmed by Darren Dreger of TSN, the Philadelphia Flyers have traded goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for draft picks.
The Flyers acquired a second and fourth round pick (45th and 117th...
Though unproven, the Columbus Blue Jackets saw fit to trade for backup Philadelphia Flyers’ goalie Sergei Bobrovsky on draft day.
They gave up the 45th and 117th overall picks in this year’s draft, as well as Phoenix’s fourth round pick in next year’s selection.
Bobrovsky has a career goals against average of 2.73 and career save percentage of .909.
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Philadelphia Flyers have traded goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky to the Columbus Blue Jackets for three draft choices.
The Flyers received second- and fourth-round picks in this weekend's NHL draft as well as a fourth-round choice next year.
The Blue Jackets get the promising Bobrovsky, who went 42-23-10 with a 2.73 goals-against average and .909 save percentage...
Once again, the goaltending position is the spotlight in Philadelphia. No longer in a starring role, but the spotlight is between the pipes regardless. The Flyers traded backup goalie Sergei Bobrovsky to the Columbus Blue Jackets for three draft picks. Columbus sent the 45th pick (second round) and 117th pick (fourth round) in the 2012 draft along with a fourth-round pick in the...
According to TSN's Darren Dreger, Sergei Bobrovsky has been traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets for draft picks.
More to follow soon.
Flyers trade G Sergei Bobrovsky to The Blue Jackets for the Blue Jackets' No. 45 and No. 117 picks in this year's draft along with a fourth-round pick in 2013.
The Stars trade forward Mike Ribeiro to the Capitals for forward Cody Eakin and a second-round pick, 54th overall, in the 2012 Draft.
The Ducks trade D Lubomir Visnovsky to the Islanders for a second-round pick...
The last place Columbus Blue Jackets are hoping to strengthen their roster considerably in the 2012-13 season with some immediate assistance.
First the club acquired goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky from the Philadelphia Flyers early Friday before drafting defenseman Ryan Murray No. 2 in the first round of the NHL entry draft later that day in Pittsburgh, Pa., at the Consol Energy Center...
The Philadelphia Flyers have drafted center Scott Laughton with the 20th pick in the first round.
The Flyers took the 6-foot, 177-pound center from Oshawa of the OHL on Friday night in Pittsburgh. Laughton ranked fifth on Oshawa with 53 points (21-32--53), and third on the team with 101 penalty minutes during the 2011-12 season.
The Flyers picked up two more picks in this year...
Today is one of my favorite days of the year: the draft. Round one will be today, with rounds 2-7 taking place tomorrow afternoon. Tonight, the Rangers hold the 28th overall pick, but with lots of moves expected tonight, the Rangers might not stay in that position. Don’t forget to check out our Draft Coverage page for analysis of many potential first round picks.
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Well last night sure was interesting. Several players changed teams (Mike Ribeiro, Sergei Bobrovsky, Lubomir Visnovsky), with Pittsburgh making two separate blockbuster (Jordan Staal, Zbynek Michalek). Full details of Round One can be found here.
As for the Rangers, they stayed quiet on the trade front. Well, that is if you don’t include that the Rangers were in on the discussions...