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The Winnipeg Jets claimed 26-year-old defenseman Grant Clitsome off waivers from the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday.Clitsome makes $1.25 million through next season.Clitsome had four goals, 14 points and minus-6 rating in 51 games with the Blue Jackets this year.
So what if I only wrote this article so I could have the fun Clitsome headline?
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Rick Nash may have played his last game as a Blue Jacket on Sunday. His is the biggest name known to be on the trade market as the NHL trade deadline arrives Monday.
If so, it was like so many other Nash games for the Blue Jackets. He scored a goal and they lost, falling 4-2 to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Consol Energy Center.
According to published reports, the Blue Jackets are...
Everyone expected the Columbus Blue Jackets to make a deal before the NHL's trade deadline on Monday. They did. But it did not involve star Rick Nash. Nash was the most prized player available in the league's annual late-season market day. Despite reports of strong pushes from several teams, Nash stayed put.
The non-hockey market of Columbus, Ohio will have to continue waiting for a contender. No biggie, right? It has only been 12 years.
I doubt that very many people really care, but the Columbus Blue Jackets are once again left to rebuild. An expansion franchise that has never really found its way in the National Hockey League, the Blue Jackets will likely be clawing its way up from...
Rick Nash held a press conference this morning…
from the Columbus Dispatch, Q: Why did you go to Scott Howson in January and ask him to trade you?
A: I was informed by management that there was a rebuild, a reshape, of the team, and I personally felt I could be a huge part of that, toward bringing assets in. I think that was in my view that was the best thing for the team,...
PHT: After all the bluster and hopes of his agent to see his client dealt by the trade deadline, Rick Nash is staying put in Columbus.
There is something for everybody as the NHL trade deadline nears.Shopping for an offensive center? Then perhaps underachieving Derek Roy could be pried from Buffalo. He still has point-per-game ability and a scenery change might do him good.Shopping for a match-up forward with playoff grit? Then perhaps Steve Ott could be your guy, since Dallas seems willing to part with him.Here...
Per Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos on TV, the Vancouver Canucks have acquired Sami Pahlsson from the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Update: Sportsnet says 2 fourth-round picks are going back to columbus in the trade.
Fresh off his third hat trick of the season, Evgeni Malkin will lead the Pittsburgh Penguins in today's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Consol Energy Center.