Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 10/25/14
from Bob Hunter of the Columbus Dispatch, “We’re not good enough defensively, first,” he said. “And that’s a team-wide thing. It’s goaltending, it’s defense, it’s forwards playing together as a group. We gave up six (goals) in St. Louis. We gave up four (in Chicago). We gave up six in Nashville. We gave up six in Edmonton. You can’t win like that. It’s impossible.” If that’s true, a major move is needed. Howson seems to acknowledge as much. “Everything’s on the table,” he said. “We’ve got to look at everything. We’ve got to seriously look at everything. Now that’s different than saying, ‘I’m going to phone every GM tomorrow and say who do you want, (Rick) Nash, Carter or (R.J.) Umberger?’ but we’ve got to look at the whole situation and we’ve got to consider everything.” So the Blue Jackets are going to be “active.” Exactly what that means isn’t clear, but “active” is good because it shows that management is at least trying to solve the problem.
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  • First of all The ' HOWSON ' should be the first one to go !!! The ' HOWSON ' had the chance to get EX-JACKETS PLAYER Kevin Dineen as the new coach ...BUUUUUUT no he chose ' THE ARNEIL ' Sooooooo, look what Kevin has done at Florida # 1 in their division !!!! And look at where the JACKETS are DEAD LAST !!!!!!! 'THE HOWSON' sez coaching's not the problem !?!? Well, Mr BUTTHEAD HOWSON as a 11th year season ticket holder I SAY COACHING IS THE PROBLEM along with YOU !!!! I can only @$$ume you're not going or watching the same games I am !? YOU BUTTHEAD !!! FIRE THE ' HOWSON ' ASAP and replace with with PATRICK CRAIG NOW !!!

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