"I hope so. We don't have time to keep trying to get the rust off."
That was James Wisniewski, responding the day after the Columbus Blue Jackets suffered a resounding defeat at the hands of the New Jersey Devils Thursday, in the first game back for both teams after the Olympic break.
He's absolutely right. There is no time to try to keep shaking the rust off after...
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman James Wisniewski has been helped off the ice after landing back-first against the end boards in the second period against the Detroit Red Wings.
Wisniewski, who tied the game at 1 with a first-period goal Saturday night, was chasing the puck with teammate Nick Foligno. Detroit's Justin Abdelkader appeared to make contact with Foligno, who then...
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February 02, 2013
ODD OFFSEASON REGIMEN
When your hockey off-season work-out begins with a Shake Weight session, it shouldn’t surprise anybody when your team ends up dead last in the NHL.
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman, James Wisnieski, is seen here getting his Shake Weight work-out on. Apparently James found this worthless piece of exercise equipment when hanging out in the basement of fellow NHLer Jody Shelley’s...
It would be easy -- almost understandable, really -- if Blue Jackets defenseman James Wisniewski opted to let the final few games of the 2011-12 season tick away into memory.Wisniewski's debut season in Columbus has been a horror show since before it started. An eight-game NHL suspension got it rolling, but he's had a fractured ankle, a pulled groin and, most recently, a...
The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated defenseman James Wisniewski after he was sidelined for 17 games with a broken ankle.
Wisniewski, a touted offseason addition, was injured on Dec. 29 at Dallas.
The 27-year-old Canton, Mich., native has two goals and 15 assists with 25 penalty minutes in 29 games this season, ranking third among club defensemen in scoring. He has also logged...
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February 11, 2012
It's been a season of bad breaks for the Blue Jackets. That statement has taken a literal turn now, too.Defenseman James Wisniewski, one of the Blue Jackets' big offseason acquisitions, suffered a broken left ankle when he was struck by a fired puck during Thursday's 4-1 win in Dallas.Wisniewski is expected to miss at least six weeks."Boom. That was the sound,"...
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman James Wisniewski will miss six weeks after taking a puck to the inside of his left ankle while blocking a shot in Thursday's 4-1 win at Dallas.
He will not require surgery, but won't be able to even walk on that leg for at least two weeks before getting a walking boot.
Wisniewski signed a six-year, $33-million contract on July 1 and has...
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December 31, 2011
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman James Wisniewski suffered a broken ankle during Thursday's 4-1 victory over the Dallas Stars.
Blue Jackets general manager Scott Arniel detailed to the Columbus Dispatch that it's not necessarily a season-ending injury. Wisniewski will undergo further evaluation on Friday.
Wisniewski, 27, collected two goals, 15 assists and 25 penalty minutes this season.
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman James Wisniewski is questionable for Saturday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers with the flu.Wisniewski didn't skate with the team during Saturday morning practice, and will likely be a game-time decision.The veteran blue-liner has four assists and a minus-two rating in five games so far this season, his first with the Blue Jackets.He...
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After serving an eight-game suspension, Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman James Wisniewski will make his debut in Tuesday's game against the Central Division-rival Detroit Red Wings.
The Blue Jackets failed to win one game without the 27-year-old Wisniewski, who was suspended after hitting Minnesota's Cal Clutterbuck in the head during a preseason contest.
Signed to a six...