DALTON PROUT RUMORS & GOSSIP

How do we use Dalton Prout?

What kind of player is Dalton Prout, and how do we best utilize him? Some initial ground rules: This post is not about his contract. The consensus here is that it was a bad contract and it was poorly timed. Let’s not rehash that discussion in the comments. This is solely about Dalton Prout the player. We’re also going to ignore the knee-jerk "put him in the pressbox" comments...
Via The Cannon
23 hours ago

Blue Jackets' Prout suspended 1 game for sucker punch

NEW YORK (AP) The NHL has suspended Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Dalton Prout one game for sucker punching Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov during a scuffle in Sunday's game. Prout approached Kucherov while he was engaged with another player and delivered a blindside punch with his right gloved hand to his head. Kucherov left the game for precautionary reasons but...
Via Associated Press
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Dalton Prout sucker punches Nikita Kucherov

You may know Dalton Prout from incidents such as Milan Lucic getting knocked out or maybe you know him from his cross check frenzy on Sergei Plotnikov. Either way you know that Prout is one bad man and can take anyone out in a moment’s notice. Unfortunately in this case he took it a little bit too far and sucker punched the Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov. From that angle it doesn’t...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Officials complement Dalton Prout for punching Milan Lucic

You may recall not too long ago that Dalton Prout delivered a brutal blow with his right hand to the head of Milan Lucic. The incident was one that got the hockey world buzzing as it’s not often you see Lucic picking himself up off the ice after only one punch. Lucic wasn’t too happy with the incident, but it sounds like the officials were. Here’s the incident in case you missed...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Prout believes simplicity one key to building success for Jackets

For the Blue Jackets, winning games may mean getting back to basics. Defenseman Dalton Prout believes that part of the key to turning the tide for the Jackets will not come from making their game more complicated, but in simplifying it. "The bare bones of hockey have always been there. Simplifying is the best way to turn your game or the team's game around," Prout said. "You're still...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Prout has a belief in team, organization and himself

Columbus, OH --- Hockey Hall of Famer Herb Brooks once said, "Success is won by those who believe in winning and then prepare for that moment." It would seem that the Blue Jackets are studying the late great Mr. Brooks. Defenseman Dalton Prout, drafted in 2010 (round 6, 154th overall), has been on both sides of the transformation of the Blue Jackets club, from just kind of existing...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets trade skates for bikes to participate in Pelotonia

The start of the Blue Jackets regular season is a little over two months away, and players are actively training for the 2014-15 campaign. But this weekend, two players will be taking a break from their regular routine and riding in Pelotonia -€“ a Columbus based bike ride that benefits cancer research at the Ohio State University. "Cancer is something that affects everyone," said...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 05, 2014  |  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

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 that...
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 Associated Press
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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