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Columbus Blue Jackets: 5 Free agents to target

With $22 million in cap space and just 15 players under contract, the Columbus Blue Jackets are in place to upgrade their roster through free agency. The team needs to drastically improve on the wings, bolster their defense and add a backup goaltender. 2014’s free agent class lacks superstar talent, but a number of valuable options will be available on July 1st. The Blue Jackets...
Via isportsweb.com
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets place Jack Skille on IR

Perhaps a stint on the IR is just what the doctor ordered for Columbus Blue Jackets' right winger Jack Skille.Limited by injuries to just 12 games this season, the speedy and tough forward has tried to play through various nicks and dings, including a painful injury to his forearm, the result of taking a puck while blocking a shot - but a reported abdominal injury has landed...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackets place Skille on IR

Jack Skille has been placed on injured reserve in a move the Columbus Blue Jackets announced Friday. It is retroactive to Dec. 31 when the 26-year-old forward suffered an upper body injury at Colorado. Skille has scored four goals and been credited with 14 hits in 12 games this season. He has a +2 rating. A first-round draft pick of the Blackhawks in 2006, Skille also has two goals...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jack Skille feeling much better about his game

It was only when Jack Skille moved south that his confidence level started heading north. And it all began last season, with a chat in the Florida Panthers locker room. Up to that point, the swift-skating Columbus Blue Jackets winger was chasing a lot of things in his game but never really quite catching them. A former 7th overall pick of the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2005 draft...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets 4, Hurricanes 3: Holiday cheer

Last week, in the midst of a month marked by healthy scratches and yo-yo trips to minor-league Springfield, Blue Jackets forward Jack Skille sat at his locker stall at Nationwide Arena and said, confidently and sincerely, that he was playing his best hockey in recent memory. It seemed strange then. But last night, after a 4-3 Blue Jackets win over the Carolina Hurricanes, it rang...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets slip past Hurricanes 4-3

Ryan Johansen and Jack Skille scored 1:28 apart late in the third period to rally the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 win over Carolina Hurricanes on Monday night. Jeff Skinner scored two goals and Alexander Semin gave Carolina the lead midway through the third period before Columbus came back to win. Columbus also got goals from Artem Anisimov and Corey Tropp as the Blue Jackets...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets summon former first-round pick Skille

Sean Collins‘ brief stint in the NHL is over. The Columbus Blue Jackets have announced that the 24-year-old forward has been returned to AHL Springfield and Jack Skille will fill the vacated roster spot. Skille was taken by the Chicago Blackhawks with the seventh overall pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft but he wasn’t able to firmly establish himself with the squad. Eventually...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers to lose RW Skille for at least one week

Florida Panthers right wing Jack Skille is expected to be sidelined for at least one week with a shoulder injury. Skille was hurt in Friday's game against Calgary when he slammed into the glass after missing an attempted check. Panthers coach Kevin Dineen said Skille would be out through Christmas "at the minimum" with what is feared to be a dislocated shoulder. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers’ Jack Skille finally achieves his goal

After another frustrating offensive performance last week, Panthers winger Jack Skille joked that it might just take him 100 shots on goal to finally put one through.
Via Miami Herald
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Fantasy Hockey ONE (11/1)

    Apparently in Winnipeg there are certain people, you do not go after.  Florida's Jack Skille found that out the hard way last night as after a clean hit, he had to fight Andrew Ladd and Dustin Byfuglien.  It was probably not on his to do list but give Skille credit, he weathered the storm.  Ultimately Winnipeg would win the game 4-3 in a shootout but we...
Via The Hockey Program
November 01, 2011  |  Discuss
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