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Alexander Wennberg on the success of the CBJ power play.
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CBJ Top 25 Under 25: #5 Alexander Wennberg

Marko Dano and Kerby Rychel are gone, leaving Alexander Wennberg as the last Blue Jacket from the first round of the 2013 draft. The changes have been flashy (Brandon Saad netted in the Dano trade), and seemingly contentious (Rychel potentially asking out), both directing attention away from the highest 2013 CBJ pick. Perhaps this shouldn’t be surprising, given Wennberg’s apparent...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Atkinson, Wennberg score in SO as Columbus beats Anaheim 4-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Alexander Wennberg and Cam Atkinson each scored in the shootout and Joonas Korpisalo stopped shots by Corey Perry and Jakob Silfverberg to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night. Columbus' Brandon Dubinsky tucked a shot inside the left goal post on the power play to make it 3-all with 5:03 left in the third, eventually...
Via Associated Press
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Jackets' Wennberg expected to be out two weeks

COLUMBUS, OH -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed center Alexander Wennberg on Injured Reserve as a result of a foot injury, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. The injury is expected to sideline Wennberg for two weeks.The 21-year-old was the club's first pick, 14th overall, in the 2013 NHL Draft. He has scored a goal and averaged 13:09 of ice time in 10 games...
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November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

The maturation of Alexander Wennberg

View image | gettyimages.com As the NHL regular season winds down, teams destined to miss the playoffs often take the remaining games to evaluate prospects on the cusp of becoming NHL regulars or young players in roles outside of their comfort zone. Some players are pushed further up the lineup in an effort to challenge their […] The post The maturation of Alexander Wennberg appeared...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Wennberg's shootout goal is gamer as Blue Jackets top Oilers

  Alexander Wennberg scored the winning goal in the fifth round of the shootout to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 5-4 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night. Wennberg, who scored his first NHL shootout goal on his third try, also had two assists for the Blue Jackets, who ended a five-game losing streak at home. Fellow rookie Marko Dano had a goal and an assist, and...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

CBJ put Calvert on injured list, recall Wennberg

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed left wing Matt Calvert on injured reserve retroactive to Oct. 24 and recalled center Alexander Wennberg from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts. Calvert, who has a goal and an assist in seven games this season, is expected to miss one week with an upper-body injury. The 20-year-old Wennberg...
Via Associated Press
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Unpopular Opinion: Wennberg may not be ready for the Show

During the Ryan Johansen saga of the pre-season, many were quick to anoint rookies like Kerby Rychel, Marko Dano and Alexander Wennberg as having spots on the team. Wennberg, specifically, had a considerable build-up as a guy who was “ready” for the NHL, even before pre-season began. Team media and bloggers publicly pumped his tires as a potential top six forward to try and divert...
Via BS Hockey
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets top prospect experiences NHL playoff push

Wednesday marked the Blue Jackets' first home playoff win in franchise history. Among the nearly 19,000 spectators taking in this landmark event, it was particularly special for the Jackets' 2013 first-round draft pick, Swedish prospect Alexander Wennberg. "It was awesome," Wennberg said. "To see everything that was happening on the ice and the crowd -- it was amazing." Wennberg...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Columbus well represented in 2014 IIHF World Junior Championships

According to the team, seven players playing for five countries will represent the Blue Jackets in the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championships being held in Sweden. The group includes three players picked in the first round of the 2013 draft -- center Alexander Wennberg (14th overall pick) of Sweden, forward Kerby Rychel (19th) of Canada and forward Mark Dano (27th) of Slovakia. Joining...
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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