Found March 11, 2012 on NY Rangers Blog:
Bruce Garrioch at the Ottawa Sun reports that the Rangers weren't pleased with the way Blue Jackets GM Scott Howson handled negotiations in a failed deal involving Rick Nash and that some around the league would be surprised if they even revisit a deal for the Columbus sniper in the off-season....the Rangers interest in Nash will have everything to do with how well they perform in the playoffs. If the Rangers collapse down the stretch and end up a first round casualty then you can be assured that no matter how unhappy Sather was with negotiations he'll be knocking on Howson's door this off-season....conversely if the Rangers make a long run, Sather will likely stay the course and develop the young core that will get even younger next year will players like Kreider and Erixon joining the mix.Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at ...

Jacket fans boo Carter, then go home happy

In one sense, the Blue Jackets wanted to forget Jeff Carter's 39-game career in Columbus. Fans were welcomed, free of charge, to have the No. 7 sweaters stripped off Carter's last name and replaced with the club's new No. 7, defenseman Jack Johnson. But in another sense, fans in Columbus couldn't wait to give Carter a rude welcome back to Nationwide Arena on Thursday...

Marilyn Hagerty reviews the Columbus Blue Jackets

Marilyn Hagerty has risen to recent fame because of her pinpoint review of the new Olive Garden in the Grand Forks, North Dakota. Given her keen eye, there is no shortage of things she can reveiw. Below, you can find her review of the Columbus Blue Jackets. After a lengthy wait for the NHL in Columbus, season tickets were hard to come by in 2000. The novelty is slowly wearing off...

Is the Columbus Blue Jackets recent run a good thing or a bad thing?

The Columbus Blue Jackets have embarked on a recent “run” – for the National Hockey League’s (NHL’s) 30th ranked team, 4 consecutive wins is considered a “run” – during the past weeks since the rumored trade of their captain and franchise player, Rick Nash, didn’t materialize. What’s impressive about their recent win streak is that all four victories were against...

Jeff Quirin: Blues & Blue Jackets Quick Hits: Chippy Rivals and IR Activations

If you didn't know the relative position in the standings of the two teams that played in St. Louis last night, you wouldn't know one was at the top and the other at the bottom. That's because the Blues and Blue Jackets battled like it was 2009 and they were both scratching and clawing their way in to the playoffs. There was a familiar chippy feeling in the air that...

Jack Johnson’s Play Rubbing Off On The Blue Jackets

from Shawn Mitchell of the Columbus Dispatch, Johnson is no Jeremy Lin. He plays for a last-place team in Columbus. David Letterman’s people are not on line 2. But there is no denying the minor mania that has followed his arrival after he was acquired from the Los Angeles Kings last month for center Jeff Carter. On Thursday, when Johnson got the winning goal against Carter and...

NHL Power Rankings March 2012

Alexander Crofoot – After all of the speculation built during the weeks leading up to the trade deadline about where Rick Nash would land, he remains in a Blue Jackets uniform.  The many teams that could have used Nash’s services will now have to battle for a position in the post season with their current roster.  For 14 teams, the recent change to warmer weather indicates...

Jeff Quirin: Blue Jackets @ Blues Game Day Preview

Another late season home and home back to back set kicks off tonight between the Columbus Blue Jackets and St. Louis Blues at Scottrade Center. This will be the fourth of six meetings between the Central Division rivals this season. The Blues won the first two and Columbus was victorious on February 14th. The Blue Jackets may sit 30th overall in the standings, but they’re...

Eric Smith: Blue Jackets May Trade 1st Round Pick

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Kreider Only Thinking of Now

Mike Sielski at the Wall Street Journal reports that despite all the pressure to sign with the Rangers for the playoffs, Chris Kreider is focused on finishing up his junior season at Boston College.Kreider explains why he hasn't been more forthcoming about his plans to sign with the Blueshirts..."It's not something I enjoy at all. Imagine if you're on my team in...
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