BLUE JACKETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Columbus Scott Harrington is Lost in Defensive Depth

The Columbus Blue Jackets have incredible organizational depth on the blue line. That leaves Scott Harrington in a tough spot. The Columbus Blue Jackets have a young, dynamic core on the blue line. Seth Jones, Zach Werenski, Ryan Murray, David Savard, Markus Nutivaara and Gabriel Carlsson all have playoff experience. All are 26 or younger. […] Columbus Blue Jackets: Scott Harrington...
Via Union and Blue
2 hours ago

Columbus Zach Werenski Sophomore Slump

The Columbus Blue Jackets defense is young and seems poised to take a step forward from a record setting 2016-2017 season. But is Zach Werenski in for a sophomore slump? After an excellent 2016-2017 season, many believe the Columbus Blue Jackets and their young squad will take steps forward this season. The youngest team in […] Columbus Blue Jackets: Zach Werenski Sophomore Slump...
Via Union and Blue
15 hours ago

WATCH: Carpool With The Captain (7/21/17) pres. by Huntington Bank

Nick Foligno and Zach Werenski drive around Columbus and talk about what it will mean to have a playoff run for the city and more! This video is presented by Huntington Bank.
Via YouTube
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

What Brandon Saad Provides the Blackhawks

It was a big decision. It was a controversial decision. It was a risky decision.  But for better or for worse, Chicago Blackhawks’ general manager Stan Bowman decided it was worth it to give up Artemi Panarin in favor of Brandon Saad. On June 23, Saad was brought back to the Blackhawks, and Panarin became a member of the Columbus Blue Jackets. I’m sure this shakeup was made...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Golden Opportunity Awaits Pierre-Luc Dubois

Welcome back to Blue Jackets’ Pressure Points. This is part three of our summer series answering hard questions about the Columbus Blue Jackets. In part one, we recapped the offseason to date. In part two, we discussed why Alexander Wennberg must shine for the Blue Jackets to have success. For part three, I thought we’d consult with the fans to see what they wanted us to discuss...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Columbus Building the Soon-to-be Best Defensive Core

In recent years, the Columbus Blue Jackets have had a defense that’s been a liability. Today, the opposite can be said. Rebuilding the defense has been a priority for the Columbus Blue Jackets front office over the past couple seasons. The rebuild is finally showing up on the ice and it now warrants one question: […] Columbus Blue Jackets: Building the Soon-to-be Best Defensive...
Via Union and Blue
3 days ago

Brandon Saad: Five Quick Facts

Hockey fans and analysts alike were stunned by the trade of Blackhawks’ Artemi Panarin to the Blue Jackets for Brandon Saad. A fan favorite in the Hawks’ 2015 Stanley Cup victory, the Hawks traded Saad to the Blue Jackets shortly after he hoisted the Cup. There is much more than meets the eye to the young two-way forward. Here are five quick facts about Chicago Blackhawks left...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

WATCH: Part three: John Tortorella sits down with Jeff Rimer

Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella sat down with Jeff Rimer to talk about the strengths and expectations for different players on the team. This is part three in a three part series.
Via YouTube
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Blue Jackets have talked with Ilya Kovalchuk’s agent

It’s time for another round of Ilya Kovalchuk rumors. For those of you trying your best to block out all of the speculation and reports, here’s what you’ve missed.In April, we discussed how the New Jersey Devils were interested in reaching a deal to bring Kovalchuk back to the NHL. In May, reports suggested Kovalchuk was interested in returning either to New York or Florida...
Via The Comeback
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets: NHL Entry Draft Recap

With the NHL Expansion Draft and Entry Level Draft this week, several teams, including the Columbus Blue Jackets have been making some crazy trade deals to strengthen their rosters.  Many fans worried at the thought that their beloved Blue Jackets would not have a first round pick this year in the NHL Entry Draft after trading the pick to the Vegas Golden Knights.  In the end,...
Via isportsweb.com
June 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Blackhawks, Blue Jackets swap Artemi Panarin, Brandon Saad

With draft day just hours away, the Chicago Blackhawks have made a huge splash trading star left winger Artemi Panarin to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for a Brandon Saad.TSN.ca’s Pierre LeBrun reports pieces in the deal include depth center Tyler Motte and a sixth-round pick in the upcoming draft going to Columbus. Meanwhile, goalie Anton Forsberg and a fifth-round pick...
Via The Comeback
June 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets: Expansion Draft Edition

In preparation for the Expansion Draft this coming Wednesday, the NHL has entered complete chaos.  Massive trade deals have been made to cut down certain team’s salary caps, players have been asked to waive their “No Movement” clauses.  At this point, no one is safe.  Each of the preexisting NHL teams must submit their protected lists by Saturday the 17th at 5:00 ET.  So...
Via isportsweb.com
June 18, 2017  |  Discuss

The Columbus Blue Jackets possible picks in the NHL Entry Draft

With the NHL Scouting Combine ending on Saturday, teams across the country had the chance to speak to the top prospects across the world.  Throughout the week, prospects went through fitness testing in front of representatives from each of the 31 NHL teams, as well as interviewed by teams who showed interest in them.  With less than three weeks until the entry draft, fans are wondering...
Via isportsweb.com
June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Jason Day wears Cavaliers-colored shoes at Memorial

Jason Day’s shoes were all the rage at Memorial on Thursday in Dublin, Ohio.The Australian born golfer was wearing Cleveland Cavaliers-colored shoes at the tournament in advance of Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Day may have been born in Australia, but his wife, Ellie, is from Columbus and a fan of the local teams, such as the Blue Jackets and Cavs. Day has become a fan of the teams...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 01, 2017  |  Discuss
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