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Bruins Erase Third-Period Deficit Vs. Blue Jackets For Third Straight Win

The Boston Bruins didn’t play a pretty game Friday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets, but they left Nationwide Arena with two points after a 4-3 shootout win. The B’s fell behind 1-0 when Ryan Johansen blocked a shot at the point by Boston defenseman Kevan Miller and raced down the other end of the ice to score on Bruins backup goaltender Niklas Svedberg. Johansen picked...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Three takeaways from the Blue Jackets 4-3 SO loss to Boston

One: From the drop of the puck, the Blue Jackets came out playing to their strengths. They were aggressive on the forecheck, getting pucks deep and creating scoring chances. They've known that they can play this way; it was just a matter of execution and belief. The loss to Detroit has to be looked at as a blip and not indicative of what the team is. Two: The continued maturation...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Injury Update: Ryan Johansen will be playing tonight

Columbus Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen will be in the lineup for tonight's game against the Detroit Red Wings, according to the Blue Jackets twitter account. #486304249 / Johansen didn't practice Monday with what coach Todd Richards told the team's official website was lingering soreness from Saturday's two to one win over the San Jose Sharks. Johansen had...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Crashing the Net: Johansen will play, Connauton claimed

Columbus, Ohio – After some doubt surrounding whether forward Ryan Johansen would play tonight versus the Detroit Red Wings, head coach dispelled that notion quickly. Johansen was in his normal spot centering the line between Nick Foligno and Brian Gibbons during rushes. "I talked to Joe (Johansen) after the skate," said Richards, "he said he felt good and strong...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Crashing the Net: upbeat Blue Jackets might be without Johansen on Tuesday

Columbus, Ohio - After a day off, the team got back to work on the main ice, sans center Ryan Johansen. Forward Artem Anisimov slid into Johansen's spot in the lineup for drills. Johansen was "banged up" according to head coach Todd Richards after sliding into the San Jose goalpost towards the end of the game. Richards said he's "questionable" to play...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Johansen inks 3-year deal with Blue Jackets

via Along The Boards After intense negotiations that hit a crescendo this past week, the Columbus Blue Jackets have come to terms with star center Ryan Johansen. The deal is for three years, $12 million. Johansen will be paid $3 million in each of the first two seasons, and then $6 million in the third year of the deal. The $6 million number is a bit bewildering, but there is no...
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Johansen, Columbus Blue Jackets Agree To Three-Year Contract

COLUMBUS, Ohio — With the opener just three days away, Ryan Johansen ended his lengthy holdout by reaching a 3-year agreement on Monday with the Columbus Blue Jackets. The 22-year-old Johansen, a restricted free agent, had a career season last year, scoring 33 goals with 30 assists in 82 games after totaling 14 goals and 19 assists in his first 107 NHL games. The Blue Jackets were...
October 06, 2014  |  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, have made Johansen an offer with the hope of luring him away from the NHL. The CSKA offer is Johansen's 7th from a #KHL team. Can't see him considering any of them — Farhan Lalji (@FarhanLaljiTSN...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Wading Through The Crap: The Ryan Johansen Saga

“Silence is one of the great arts of conversation” – Marcus Tullius Cicero A summer filled with public mud slinging is not one, that many fans envisioned coming into this offseason. Obviously many knew a negotiation was coming for Johansen, before the season began though not many thought such a breakout season was coming for the young centerman. The past few months have been...
Via BS Hockey
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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