COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Brandon Dubinsky was traded from one of the best teams in the NHL to the worst.
Yet when he looks around at his new Columbus Blue Jackets teammates, he doesn't have a whole lot of regrets about leaving the bright lights of New York along with the Stanley Cup aspirations of his old team, the Rangers, to join a team just hoping to be respectable.
Well, maybe he does have one regret.
"The 24-hour delis. There are three on every block," he said, laughing. "That's something you miss."
Dubinsky is one of several reasons why maybe they should call them the New Jackets.
After almost a decade of being known as "Nash's team," the Blue Jackets, who open their 12th season on Saturday night in Nashville, will be built around several new faces.
Dubinsky, fellow forward Artem Anisimov and defenseman Tim Erixon -- who all came over in the Nash deal along with a first-round draft pick -- will be under a microscope. So will fellow newcomers goalie Sergei Bobrovsky and winger Ni...