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SCOTT HARTNELL RUMORS

Davidson believes Blue Jackets can ‘do some damage’ next season

Beyond trading R.J. Umberger for Scott Hartnell, it’s been a pretty quiet offseason for the Columbus Blue Jackets. That said, this is a team that won its first two postseason games in franchise history and made the Pittsburgh Penguins sweat before eventually advancing in six contests. That’s a promising building block for the future, yet Blue Jackets president of hockey operations...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Columbus Blue Jackets: Offseason update

The Columbus Blue Jackets needed a tactful summer to improve upon 2014’s breakout season and their moves have looked great. Management chose not to produce a blockbuster trade nor chase a big name free agent, yet the Jackets still look like to have improved standing going into the 2014-2015 campaign. Here’s Columbus’ offseason broken down: Scott Hartnell (Photo credit: Len...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Forwards Like Scott Hartnell Hard To Come By

from Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe, The move will make the Flyers worse in 2014-15. The 32-year-old Hartnell, once the top-line running mate for Claude Giroux, could fill the same role for franchise center Ryan Johansen. If ex-Bruin Nathan Horton gets healthy, the three strongmen could join forces to create a mammoth No. 1 line for the Blue Jackets. “I think he plays...
Via Kukla's Korner
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Hartnell to wear 43 for CBJ

Blue Jackets fans wondering what number they will see new acquisition Scott Hartnell wear this season in Columbus now have their answer. Hartnell, who comes over from the Philadelphia Flyers, told BlueJackets.com his number will be 43. "Coming to a new city, a new team and with a fresh start, why not change it up?" he told the site. "I looked at a couple of different...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Risky Business: Flyers Trade Scott Hartnell

On Monday afternoon, the Philadelphia Flyers traded Scott Hartnell for former Flyer RJ Umberger and a 4th round draft pick. Umberger, who is 32, put up 34 points last season (18G, 16A), and put up only 1 point before becoming a healthy scratch in the playoffs. Off the top it may seem like a salary dump on the Flyers part to trade away star-winger Scott Hartnell, but dig deeper into...
Via Grandstand University
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Hartnell lands in Columbus because Philly didn't want him

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Boiled down to its essence, everyone needs to have the feeling of being wanted. Hockey players are no different in wanting that feeling from the team for which they are playing. It is a basic human emotion. On Monday, the Blue Jackets packaged R.J. Umberger (after he requested to be traded) with Columbus' fourth round pick in next year's draft in a deal...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott Hartnell And Ron Hextall On The Trade

Hartnell said he was angry when he got a call from Flyers 5 days ago that "basically I was done there" in Phila. — Sam Carchidi (@BroadStBull) June 23, 2014   Hartnell also says hearing John Davidson's passion for the city and the team as well as J.D's track record of success in STL played in dec. — Dave Maetzold (@DMaetzMedia) June 23, 2014...
Via Kukla's Korner
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Surprising trade sends Scott Hartnell to Columbus, R.J. Umberger to Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Flyers have traded Scott Hartnell to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for R.J. Umberger and a fourth-round pick. This surprising deal can be viewed from a variety of angles, but the majority of hockey fans are giving the Blue Jackets the initial edge in this transaction. Let’s take a look at contracts: Hartnell – Five years left at a cap hit of $4.75 million...
Via Puck Drunk Love
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets add Hartnell in trade with Flyers

Columbus and Philadelphia are swapping veteran wingers. The Blue Jackets began the wheeling and dealing of the NHL offseason Monday, sending left wing R.J. Umberger and a fourth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft to Philadelphia in exchange for left wing Scott Hartnell. "He is a talented, tough, hard-working player who brings valuable experience and leadership on and off the ice...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers trade Hartnell to Coumbus for Umberger, draft pick

Scott Hartnell was traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets for R.J. Umberger on Monday afternoon. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) One of the longest tenured Flyers is on his way out and a former Flyer has returned. The Flyers made noise on Monday afternoon by trading forward Scott Hartnell to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for forward R.J. Umberger and a 2015 draft pick....
Via Flyerdelphia
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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