Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 11/5/14
        When I wrote Part 1 of my 2-part article outlining the ills that plague the Columbus Blue Jackets, they possessed the worst record in the National Hockey League (NHL) with a record of 0-6-1.  Since Part 1 was written, the Blue Jackets have descended to even lower depths, with a record of 2-12-1.  While the Blue Jackets did win two games since that point, more recently they have been pummeled by their opponents by a cumulative score of 19-6 over their last three games. The Blue Jackets are a team in disrepair.  They are a team with no identity, no direction and no grit, a fragile team who shows no signs of turning around the malaise, this for a team with the 5th highest payroll in the National Hockey League (NHL). In spite of these embarrassing losses, few, cosmetic changes have been made:  The Blue Jackets traded a future 4th round pick for former Pittsburgh Penguins 4th line center Mark Letestu and traded defenseman Kris Russell to the St. Louis Blues for defenseman Nikit...
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