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Is it really learning how to win? Is that whats behind this young Columbus Blue Jackets evolution into a competitive force in the NHLs Western Conference? Is it simply that the team is starting to know what it takes to win and has begun applying the knowledge? Not according to Columbus defenseman Jack Johnson, at least not exactly.
Boy, I dont know if Ive ever bought into the learning to win thing, said Johnson. I dont think theres anything wrong with winning all the time. I dont know if you really have to learn to win as much as just play the right way. If you play with passion and have enough desire to win, everyone in here has enough talent and ability to make winning an everyday thing. Most of that is just a mindset. If you hate losing more than you enjoy winning, it shouldnt be a problem.
Does Johnsons team hate losing enough to keep this winning thing going for the Blue Jackets, who are 5-0-3 in their last eight games?
Absolutely, this franchise has taken enough of that (losin...
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated forward Brandon Dubinsky after he missed 11 games with a knee injury.
Dubinsky, who is available when the club opens a five-game homestand on Tuesday night against Vancouver, was injured in the Blue Jackets' Feb. 16 game at Phoenix.
The 26-year-old, acquired in the deal that sent Rick Nash to the New York Rangers...
The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired forward Matthew Ford from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for future considerations.
Ford will report to the Blue Jackets' American Hockey League in Springfield, Mass.
Originally selected by Chicago in the eighth round, 256th overall, of the 2004 NHL draft, Ford has 72 goals and 69 assists in 256 career AHL games with Hartford, Lake...
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On Tuesday, the Philadelphia Flyers made a minor trade involving their AHL affiliate. The Adirondack Phantoms announced via their website that they traded forward Matt Ford to the Columbus Blue Jackets. The deal is for future considerations.
Ford was acquired on February 2nd, 2012, from the Washington Capitals in exchange for Flyers former...
Slumping Canucks Have Revenge on the Mind
The scuffling Vancouver Canucks head to Columbus for the second time in a week on Tuesday hoping to snap and uncharacteristic four game slide. Vancouver lost 2-1 in overtime to the Jackets Thursday before another road loss Sunday at Minnesota.
Vancouver Canucks (11-7-1-5) at Columbus Blue Jackets (13-12-3-1)
When: 7:00 PM ET, Tuesday, March...
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