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Wings have hired former Blue Jackets dir. of amateur scouting Tyler Wright as the director of amateur scouting and Jeff Finley chief scout.
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I recently wrote a piece congratulating the Columbus Blue Jackets brass for their success in landing Nathan Horton the man at the top of their list in the 2013 National Hockey League free agent frenzy, and those kudos were offered on two levels. First, it was an strategic organizational win insofar that the team was able to get the one guy that they wanted most. Beyond that, it...
from Michael Arace of the Columbus Dispatch,
A solitary veteran player dropped by the OhioHealth Ice Haus for a quick look at the Blue Jackets’ prospect-campers yesterday afternoon.
“I can’t wait to play in the (Eastern Conference),” R.J. Umberger said.
His eyes got wide and his body twitched. It was clear: He really cannot wait.
“I’m sure everyone is...
The Cardiff Devils of the EIHL in the UK have signed goaltender Daniel LaCosta to a one year contract. Prior to becoming professional, LaCosta played junior ice hockey with the Wellington Dukes, Owen Sound Attack, and the Barrie Colts. LaCosta has played two NHL games during his career, posting a 2-0-0 record, a .950% save percentage with a 1.54 goals against average in 4 games with [...]
By Alison LukanFOX Sports Ohio
When Blue Jackets first round draft pick Kerby Rychel dreamed of being a professional hockey player, he never thought hed end up in a kitchen.
But thats exactly where Rychel and the 30 other players invited to the Blue Jackets 2013 Development Camp found themselves this week. In addition to on-ice work, this years schedule, put together by Blue Jackets...
By Rick Gethin, FOXSportsOhio.com
Columbus, Ohio -- The stands of the Ice Haus were filled almost to capacity by fans hungry for hockey in the middle of summer as the 2013 Columbus Blue Jackets Development Camp got underway. Among the prospects in attendance were the eight players selected by Columbus in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.The annual Blue Jackets Development Camp is an invitation...