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ALEXANDER WENNBERG RUMORS

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

Alexander Wennberg's shootout goal lifts Blue Jackets over Oilers

  Alexander Wennberg scored the shootout winner as the Columbus Blue Jackets edged the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Wednesday. David Savard, Ryan Johansen and Mark Letestu scored in regulation for the Blue Jackets (31-35-4), who have won four of their last five. Derek Roy, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov had goals for the Oilers (19-39-13), who have lost eight of their last nine...
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March 19, 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

Wennberg's shootout goal lifts Blue Jackets past Oilers, 5-4

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

The Aftermath: (1/14/15) vs Montreal Canadiens

Après avoir été deux buts à mi-chemin de la troisième période , les Blue Jackets de laisser dans trois buts en avantage numérique en quatre minutes pour finir par perdre le jeu dans la régulation 3-2 aux Canadiens de Montréal . Ne pas regarder l’implosion en temps réel ? Découvrez les faits saillants ci-dessous. Faits saillants : Le Bon, la Brute et le Truand  ...
Via BS Hockey
January 15, 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 AP on Fox
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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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