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Recap: Face the Music

Nationwide was not on our side tonight Former Blue Jacket Ryan Johansen would make his first return to Columbus. Could the Blue Jackets dig deep and get one more win before the break? First Period: Well you’re up at dawn/kid, look alive For the third straight game, the Blue Jackets were playing a team on the second leg of a back-to-back. Nashville had lost on Saturday night...
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Ryan Johansen: “I wish I was still a Blue Jacket”

The Nashville Predators dominated the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night, but the biggest story to come out of the matchup was a quote from Ryan Johansen a day before the forward faced his old team. Johansen spoke with the Columbus Dispatch about his time with the Blue Jackets and the trade which sent him to the Predators. His answers were surprisingly candid, but some Predators...
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March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Carrie Underwood trolls Ryan Johansen for kissing stick

Nashville Predators forward Ryan Johansen was caught on television kissing his hockey stick Saturday night, and one of his teammate’s wives decided to troll him mercilessly over it. That player’s wife happened to be country music star Carrie Underwood. Underwood, who is married to Predators forward Mike Fisher, tweeted several versions of the same video with different songs...
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February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets' Ryan Johansen will be a healthy scratch tonight

Star Columbus Blue Jackets forward Ryan Johansen is expected to be a healthy scratch tonight for the team's game against the Arizona Coyotes. #CBJ Johansen will be a healthy scratch tonight — Aaron Portzline (@Aportzline) December 17, 2015 Johansen, who has six goals and 16 assists on the season, appears to be in head coach John Tortorella's doghouse. Tortorella benched his...
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December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

What should the Blue Jackets do with Ryan Johansen?

What should the Columbus Blue Jackets do with Ryan Johansen? They should play him 20 minutes per night and never intimate through the media that he is fat, pleasantly plump or even the slightest bit out of shape. Oh, sorry, I misunderstood my own question for the purposes of setting up and delivering my own joke. Allow me to clarify. What should the Columbus Blue Jackets do with...
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December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Johansen Was Never A Good Fit With The Columbus Blue Jackets

Ryan Johansen has taken incredible leaps in his NHL career and has emerged as one of the league’s top young centers. Despite his growth and success with a mediocre team, Johansen continues to be in the hot seat with the Columbus Blue Jackets. In just three seasons with the big club, Johansen has already dealt with being benched, questionable demotions to the AHL, and a contract...
Via The Sports Quotient
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Blue Jackets listening to offers for Ryan Johansen

The Columbus Blue Jackets have endured a tough season, sputtering to an 8-14 record. With the disappointment, the team may be ready to shop one of its top players, as new reports suggest that Ryan Johansen is “softly in play” per TSN.ca’s Darren Dreger. “That doesn’t mean that Jarmo Kekalainen, the general manager of the Blue Jackets, is calling teams and saying, ...
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November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets forward upset that 'not in shape' assessment got leaked

The Columbus Blue Jackets have found a way to put a couple tallies in the win column under new coach John Tortorella. But his short stint behind CBJ’s bench hasn’t come without its hints of drama.Case in point: Forward Ryan Johansen isn’t too happy with how it has been reported that Tortorella benched him for being “not in shape.”Johansen is set to return to the lineup...
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October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

A Bridge Crossed: Ryan Johansen reaches agreement with CBJ

I know what you are thinking opening up this article, a bridge crossed, really? Well the creative juices are running a little low today  but the excitement for the upcoming season has reached an all time high with the signing of Ryan Johansen. Johansen and Co. have reached a three year deal with the Blue Jackets, coming in at 4 mil AAV, which is good news for the fans of the team...
Via BS Hockey
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Numerous KHL teams want Ryan Johansen

As the Columbus Blue Jackets and Ryan Johansen continue to struggle to reach an agreement on a new contract, KHL teams are taking notice. Numerous KHL squads, reportedly as many as seven (including CSKA Moscow), have made Johansen an offer with the hope of luring him away from the NHL. The Johansen situation is fascinating. The Blue Jackets have made their offers public, effectively...
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September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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