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...