Found November 30, 2011 on
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Columbus Blue Jackets
Sanford says he almost retired last month Stuck in the minor leagues and beset by injuries, Blue Jackets goaltender Curtis Sanford told the Columbus Dispatch that he considered calling it quits as recently as last month.Luckily for the Blue Jackets, he didn't follow through.Sanford has taken over the Blue Jackets' No. 1 job from Steve Mason with a stellar run of play that has helped the Blue Jackets improve after getting off to a horrible start this season."I had thoughts of 'that's enough, that's it,'" Sanford told The Dispatch. "When I had the groin injury, I had those thoughts."Sanford spent the previous 2 12 seasons in the minor leagues, enduring a shoulder surgery and a crushed trachea that put him the hospital for two days.Early this season, he suffered a pulled groin that sidelined him for three weeks.Once healthy, he finally got a chance to play. That was eight games ago, and Sanford is 3-2-2 with a .939 save percenta...
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via Nick Kypreos tweets, #NHL news Statement of Allan Walsh (player agent) concerning #Bluejackets forward Derick Brassard (healthy scratch 7 of the last 10 games):
“While I have tremendous respect for Howson and rest of Columbus’ management team, the situation regarding Brassard has become untenable”
“This coach has a history of burying players and using them as scapegoats...
Blue Jackets general manager Scott Howson is still looking to acquire a goaltender via trade, but the need is no longer urgent.Not with goaltender Curtis Sanford playing the best hockey of his career.After playing well again in a 2-1 loss to St. Louis on Sunday, Sanford is 3-1-2 since taking over the Jackets' No. 1 job. He has stopped 158 of 167 shots (.946) and allowed two goals...
Columbus, Ohio FOX Sports Ohio is excited to welcome Natalie Taylor to the Columbus Blue Jackets broadcast team as the new sideline reporter.
An Ohio native, Natalie joins the network with over eight years experience as a sports reporter and news broadcaster. She is a huge NHL hockey fan and is thrilled to be covering the Columbus Blue Jackets. Local viewers will recognize Taylor...
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation announces the release of the 2012 Pucks and Paws Calendar presented by Petland...
COLUMBUS, OHIO – In celebration of the spirit of the season, the Columbus Blue Jackets invite fans to join them in supporting the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tot...
Allan Walsh, agent for center Derick Brassard, told the Columbus Dispatch that he isn't demanding a trade for his client from the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Instead, he decided to throw a Molotov cocktail at Coach Scott Arniel for making Brassard a healthy scratch in seven of the last 10 games, including tonight's tilt against the Calgary Flames.
Via Aaron Portzline of Puck-Rakers...
Thursday's NHL roundup: Rick Nash scored the tying goal with 58 seconds left in regulation and then netted the only goal in the shootout to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames.
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