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Columbus Blue Jackets Add Talent During NHL Entry Draft

#163182546 / The Columbus Blue Jackets were one of the busiest teams leading up to the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. They made a few trades that added to their current roster as well as a few additional draft picks. General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen made one move over the weekend, signing defensemen Dalton Prout to a two year extension. Prout is a solid shot blocker with...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets offer advice for newly drafted players

The Blue Jackets selected seven players to join the organization at last weekend's NHL Draft. For players already in the NHL, the memories of getting drafted are special. "When I got drafted I remember exactly where I was when my agent called me and told me," said Jackets defensemen Dalton Prout. "It's something you never forget." Jackets goalie Curtis...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets sign defensemen Prout to two-year extension

COLUMBUS, OHIO -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defenseman Dalton Prout to a two-year contract extension, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Prout, 24, has scored three goals and dished out ten assists for 13 points in 82 career NHL games, all with Columbus. He has also recorded a plus/minus rating of +9 and 62 penalty minutes. Last season, the 6-3, 222...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets welcome fans to Nationwide Arena for 2014 NHL draft

The 2014-15 Blue Jackets season doesn't officially begin until October. But Friday night hundreds of their fans came to Nationwide Arena to watch the first round of the NHL Draft and connect with their hometown team at the Blue Jackets 2014 Draft Party. "It's an exciting time for the whole organization," said Blue Jackets defenseman Dalton Prout. "We are welcoming...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Dalton Prout playing with renewed confidence since return from Springfield

Sophomore slump? Yeah, Dalton Prout has been there and back. At least he's back in Columbus, and he's showing signs that his game is returning, as well. The young defenseman from LaSalle, Ontario, who literally stepped out of a cab in Chicago last season and became an integral part of the Blue Jackets team that made such a memorable second-half push, knows as well as anyone...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets place D Prout on IR, to miss 2-3 weeks

The Columbus Blue Jackets placed defenseman Dalton Prout on injured reserve Wednesday retroactive to Dec. 16 because of an upper-body injury that will likely sideline to miss two to three weeks. The 23-year-old Prout has two assists, 29 penalty minutes and 41 blocked shots in 24 games with Columbus this season. He had a goal, six assists, 25 penalty minutes and a plus-15 rating...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Prout to IR, Blue Jackets in midst of injury plague

The Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday placed defenseman Dalton Prout on the Injured Reserved List retroactive to November 14th. The first year blue liner started suffering back spasms and was scratched from the lineup just prior to the ‘Jackets overtime loss to Boston on the 14th, and has missed five strait games due to affliction.  Prout will be eligible to return to the active...
Via NHL Injury News
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Glen Miller: Prout Undergoes Surgery and Possible Fill-Ins

After entering the 2012-2013 campaign 11th on the Blue Jackets blue line depth chart, Dalton Prout ended the season as perhaps the team's most reliable defensive defenseman. In 28 contests with Columbus, Prout finished with an excellent plus-minus rating of +15, tallying seven points (1 goal, 6 assists) and earning 25 minutes in penalties. But after undergoing href='http...
Via HockeyBuzz
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

It's been smooth sailing for Prout since bad travel day

Chapter TwoWhen last we left Dalton Prout, the Columbus Blue Jacketsrookie defenseman had jumped out of a cab into his first NHL game of theseason. You may remember the story. It was March 1st, and Prout hadreceived word hed been recalled by the Blue Jackets, who were about to play inChicago against the hottest team in the league.After his inbound plane went to the wrong gate at...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Prout jumps from a Chicago cab to the NHL

It wasnt exactly planes, trains, and automobiles, but it wasnt that far off, either. This is the tale of Dalton Prout and his journey from Springfield, Massachusetts, to Chicago to join the Columbus Blue Jackets for their game last Friday against the Blackhawks. Prout was told he was being called up to the Blue Jackets around 1:30 Friday afternoon. His opportunity arose when Columbus...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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