BLUE JACKETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Monsters Mash: Rought Start to the Road Trip

The Monsters started their seven-game road trip out a little rough dropping both games to the Rockford IceHogs, 2-0 and 4-1. On Sunday afternoon, the Monsters were able to shut out their current foe, Iowa Wild, in regulation giving them two much-needed points. Transactions Oliver Bjorkstrand was recalled by the Columbus Blue Jackets at the start of the Monsters road trip....
Via The Cannon
4 hours ago

WATCH: #CBJin30 for February 20, 2017

As the Blue Jackets start their five day break, Bob McElligott answers your questions. -Video Upload powered by https://www.TunesToTube.com
Via YouTube
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

The 5 best hockey fights from Week 19 in the NHL: Chris Stewart, Jared Boll, Patrick Maroon

Welcome to Hockey Fights of the Week! If you’re new to this column (which has previously run at our sister site, Puck Drunk Love), the premise here is pretty simple. Each week, we gather up the five best fights from the previous week in the NHL, rank them and present them to you for your viewing enjoyment. That’s it! Are you ready to drop the mitts and get fighting? Of course...
Via The Comeback
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Recap: Predators Prevail Over Blue Jackets

Sunday night, in front of 17,894 fans at Nationwide Arena, the Columbus Blue Jackets chased the game and their opponents only to fall short by the score of 4-3 to the Nashville Predators. The loss puts the Blue Jackets at an even 3-3 on their current seven-game homestand, while the Predators finished their mini two-game road trip 1-1. The Columbus will head into their five-day bye...
Via The Hockey Writers
18 hours ago

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...
Via The Cannon
19 hours ago

Columbus Blue Jackets Fall Short to Nashville Predators 4-3 Sunday Night

Bobvrosky stopped 28 of 32 shots in a tough 4-3 loss Sunday night. Columbus Blue Jackets lose to start their bye week. The Columbus Blue Jackets fell short to the Nashville Predators 4-3 on Sunday after a back and forth tough fought contest. The loss leaves Columbus just two points ahead of the New York […] Columbus Blue Jackets Fall Short to Nashville Predators 4-3 Sunday Night...
Via Union and Blue
1 day ago

WATCH: Post Game: Zach Werenski (2/19/17)

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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets Host Nashville Preds in Last Game Before Bye Week

The Nashville Predators are in town Sunday in the Columbus Blue Jackets’ last game before a 5-day break of Hockey. The Jackets have won two straight games. A win this evening would make a week without hockey a little more bearable. The Columbus Blue Jackets are coming off a spirited affair against the Pittsburgh Penguins […] Columbus Blue Jackets Host Nashville Preds in Last...
Via Union and Blue
1 day ago

Columbus Blue Jackets Beat Rival Penguins 2-1 in Overtime

Brandon Dubinsky scored in overtime to beat the Penguins in front of a sold out Nationwide Arena. The win moves the Columbus Blue Jackets a point behind the Pens and .500 since the 16 game win streak ended. The Columbus Blue Jackets beat their Metropolitan division rival two goals to one in front of the […] Columbus Blue Jackets Beat Rival Penguins 2-1 in Overtime - Union and Blue...
Via Union and Blue
2 days ago

Dubinsky's OT goal lifts Blue Jackets over Penguins

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Brandon Dubinsky scored just over a minute into overtime as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Friday night. Dubinsky lifted a shot over Matt Murray as he skated into the slot to win it for the Blue Jackets after a fast, taut game amid a playoff atmosphere at sold-out Nationwide Arena. Sergei Bobrovsky had 38 saves, and Ryan Murray...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Post Game: Nick Foligno (2/17/17)

Captain Nick Foligno speaks to the media after the OT win against Pittsburgh.
Via YouTube
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Korpisalo leads Blue Jackets over Maple Leafs 5-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Joonas Korpisalo has been shuttled between Columbus and the Blue Jackets' AHL affiliate in Cleveland quite a bit this season. Maybe now, coach John Tortorella will let him stick around. The backup goalie made 31 saves, Nick Foligno and Boone Jenner had a goal each and the Blue Jackets beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Wednesday night. Columbus moved into...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Foligno, Jenner lead Blue Jackets over Maple Leafs 5-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Nick Foligno and Boone Jenner each scored a goal, backup goalie Joonas Korpisalo made 31 saves and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Wednesday night. Josh Anderson, Oliver Bjorkstrand and Matt Calvert also scored, and Alexander Wennberg, Zach Werenski and Seth Jones had a pair of assists each for the Blue Jackets. Columbus moved...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dumbass fan yells about pizza during moment of silence for Mike Illitch

The Columbus Blue Jackets held a moment of silence for late Red Wings owner Mike Illitch. Instead of standing in silence, one dumbass fan decided to make the sign of respect about him. During the moment of silence, someone, assumedly drunk, yelled about pizza as the arena was silent in remembrance of Illitch. I can’t fathom how dumb you have to be to try to get laughs during a...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets hit a rough patch

During the month of December the Columbus Blue Jackets were unstoppable. Winning 16 straight games catapulted the team to the top of the league’s standings and had many questioning if the Blue Jackets were becoming a real contender for the Stanley Cup. Since that streak however, the team has come back down to earth. The team remains one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

John Tortorella skipping NHL All-Star Game to tend to ailing family dog

John Tortorella was not behind the bench for the Columbus Blue Jackets' 4-3 loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday night for what the team deemed a “family emergency” in a statement.It has been announced Tortorella also will not serve as coach of the Metropolitan Division at the 2017 NHL All-Star Game, either. With all the uncertainty surrounding his unexpected absence...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche won’t hold morning skates for the rest of the season

The topic of morning skates in hockey is a polarizing one with a firm divide between those who believe they serve an important purpose versus those who believe they cause more harm than good.Recently, the GM of the Pittsburgh Penguins preached against the morning skate, calling them pointless. John Tortorella took things a step further, banning morning skates due to what he described...
Via Puck Drunk Love
26 days ago  |  Discuss

John Tortorella challenges LeBron: “Not a chance” he could play hockey

John Tortorella is poking fun at fellow Ohio sports star LeBron James.According to Keith Britton of 92.3 The Fan in Cleveland, Tortorella jokingly asserted James wouldn’t be able to transition to hockey despite his athletic prowess. Torts challenged him to skate with the Blue Jackets. “Not a chance,” Tortorella said.  “He can’t skate. He’s too damn big, he can’t skate...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss
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