Originally written on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 9/23/14
Trending Topics is a new column that looks at the week in hockey according to Twitter. If you're only going to comment to say how stupid Twitter is, why not just go have a good cry for the slow, sad death of your dear internet instead? On Tuesday night, the Columbus Blue Jackets lost to the Calgary Flames 2-1 in a shootout and that was enough for general manager Scott Howson. When it comes to tinkering with the roster to improve the team, he said, "We'll be active." Well isn't that refreshing? The loss was Columbus' 27th of the season (including those in OT and the shootout) in 36 games. Their 37th game produced a victory, but at a high cost: Defenseman James Wisniewski broke his ankle and will miss six weeks. Despite being one of the highest-paying teams in the league and going on a considerable offseason spending spree, the Blue Jackets have been nothing short of embarrassing for most of the season. A team spending to the cap having only nine wins at this point in the season is a...
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