Posted October 20, 2013 on AP on Fox
R.J. Umberger scored his first goal of the season with 8:46 left and the Columbus Blue Jackets ended a four-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night. Curtis McElhinney, making his first appearance for the Blue Jackets in place of Vezina Trophy winner Sergei Bobrovsky, had 37 saves. Marian Gaborik and Ryan Johansen also scored for the Blue Jackets, who won for the first time at home this season after losing their first two. Henrik Sedin had the goal for the Canucks. Eddie Lack stopped 26 shots in place of Roberto Luongo, given a night off.

Blue Jackets summon former first-round pick Skille

Sean Collins‘ brief stint in the NHL is over. The Columbus Blue Jackets have announced that the 24-year-old forward has been returned to AHL Springfield and Jack Skille will fill the vacated roster spot. Skille was taken by the Chicago Blackhawks with the seventh overall pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft but he wasn’t able to firmly establish himself with the squad. Eventually...

Steve Oleksy Fights Brandon Dubinsky

Saturday night was fight night for Steve Oleksy and Brandon Dubinsky. With the Caps running away with the game, Columbus's Dubinsky wanted to show the Blue Jackets wouldn't fall without a fight, taking an extra slashing penalty to start a scrap with Oleksy in the third period.

Blue Jackets snap losing streak at Canucks' expense, 3-1

The Columbus Marathon was run through the streets of the Ohio capital on Sunday. The Vancouver Canucks are only a little more than halfway through a marathon of their own -- it’s seven games not 26.2 miles -- and on Sunday night they hit the wall. After two wins and a shootout loss in their first three games the Canucks dropped a 3-1 decision to the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide...

From the Dub: Vengeance is Ours!

In late September, the Tri-City Americans humiliated the Portland Winterhawks with a 6-2 defeat in Portland. Caused by an epic lapse in the Winterhawks' defense and their general lack of interest in showing up for the game, it was painful to watch right from the start.  After the game, Columbus Blue Jackets' prospect Oliver Bjorkstrand told me "we can't lose...

Umberger lifts Jackets over Canucks

Although it was only the eighth game of the season, it was already vital for the Columbus Blue Jackets to show some improvement. A pair of thirty-somethings led the way. R.J. Umberger scored his first goal of the season with 8:46 left to help make a winner of Curtis McElhinney as the Blue Jackets ended a four-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday...

Hockey Fights Cancer Night

Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) Foundation held a jersey auction for the Hockey Fights Cancer Night on Saturday during the Caps game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
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