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Atkinson contributing to Jackets success in many ways

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson has been a significant part of his team's offense this season. He currently has eight goals and six assists and is scoring at a 21-goal pace that would match his total for last season. But it's the other things he's doing on the ice that are proving to be just as valuable to the team. "Nothing is better than scoring goals to help the team...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets: Dubinsky’s return, Bob’s stellar play responsible for red-hot December

The Columbus Blue Jackets enter the holiday break having seemingly righted the ship. Winners in 8 of their last 10 games and just one week removed from a 7-game winning streak, the Columbus Blue Jackets know who is responsible. The healthy return of Brandon Dubinsky, stellar goaltending from Sergei Bobrovsky and fantastic overtime/shoot-out fortune are behind the turnaround in Columbus...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Three takeaways from the Blue Jackets 3-2 SO victory over Chicago

One: They were tentative getting the puck out of their own zone for much of the first period. Chicago's pressure resulted in Blue Jackets turnovers quite a few times. Sergei Bobrovsky was in the zone, facing 15 shots on goal. All 3 Columbus SOG's came from Jack Skille (2) and Alex Wennberg (1). Two: They settled down in the middle stanza, although it took them 37 minutes to get into...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson lifts Blue Jackets over Blackhawks in SO

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Jack Johnson scored the winner in the ninth round of a shootout and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 39 shots in regulation and eight in the tiebreaker to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night. Johnson faked a forehand and then jammed in a backhand before Bobrovsky clinched the win by blocking Bryan Bickell's low...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Fall To Bobrovsky, Jackets

Led by a phenomenal Sergei Bobrovsky, the Columbus Blue Jackets ended their long losing streak to the Chicago Blackhawks with a shootout victory on Saturday night. After being off since Tuesday, the Hawks came out firing but couldn’t solve Bobrovsky. … Continue reading → The post Blackhawks Fall To Bobrovsky, Jackets appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Foligno is en fuego

The NHL All Star Game, hosted by Columbus, is 38 days from today. There are four Blue Jackets players in the Top 100 in fan voting, led by goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky. He is followed by defenseman Jack Johnson (62), center Ryan Johansen (76) and left wing Nick Foligno (84). On November 20, NHL.com published their 2015 NHL All Star roster projections and only one person, Kevin Weekes...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets’ Corey Tropp Takes A Slap Shot Straight To The Face

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Corey Tropp had a rough night at the office on Thursday night thanks to a third period slap shot that ended up catching him square in the face. The shot was fired from the point off the stick of Tropp’s teammate, Fedor Tyutin, and appeared to strike Tropp right above the Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobrovsky proves unbeatable as Jackets blank Wings in shootout win

  Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 30 shots through overtime and two more in a shootout as the Columbus Blue Jackets outlasted the Detroit Red Wings 1-0 on Tuesday night for their seventh straight win. Boone Jenner and Ryan Johansen both scored in the tiebreaker for Columbus against Jimmy Howard, who made 29 saves. Detroit has lost four straight. Columbus has three shootout wins during...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets activate defenseman Tyutin after knee injury

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated defenseman Fedor Tyutin off injured reserve and assigned left wing Kerby Rychel to their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts. The 31-year-old Tyutin missed the past 13 games after he sprained his knee Nov. 14 at Philadelphia. He has two assists and six penalty minutes in 16 games this season, with...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets activate Tyutin after knee injury

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated defenseman Fedor Tyutin off injured reserve and assigned left wing Kerby Rychel to their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts. The 31-year-old Tyutin missed the past 13 games after he sprained his knee Nov. 14 at Philadelphia. He has two assists and six penalty minutes in 16 games this season...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: GAME 29. Welcome back, Columbus.

The Pens have a new rival. It was born in the playoffs last season thanks to the new alignment and playoff structure, and it’s exactly what the system is designed to breed. It is pretty much impossible to get up for every single game in an 82-game season, so these games born in bad blood are what it’s all about. This turned out to be a great game. And that was with both teams...
Via The Pensblog
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Injury Update: Dubinsky made his season debut on Tuesday

Columbus Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky made his season debut on Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Flyers. View image | gettyimages.com Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards announced Monday that Dubinsky would return to the line-up when the Jackets would be hosting the Flyers at Nationwide, as per a tweet made by the Blue Jackets twitter account. This was Dubinsky's...
Via Sports Injury Alert
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dalton Prout takes slap shot to the groin (GIFs)

Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Dalton Prout took a slap shot to the groin during Tuesday night's game against Philadelphia.Prout got down on one knee to block the shot from Flyers center Zac Rinaldo, which hit him right in the crotch. Naturally, Prout headed right for the bench with the help of one of the referees. Based on Prout's ability to skate off the ice under his own power...
Via Holdout Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Week 9 Roundup: Blue Jackets poised to heat up

Nine weeks have already been completed in the NHL, each team is approaching their 30th game, but it still feels like the season just started. However, teams that are struggling right now need to find answers to their problems quickly if they want to keep playoff hopes alive. One of those teams is the Columbus Blue Jackets. They entered the season as a potential dark horse to make...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

CBJ Prospect Watch: Sonny Milano

Hi! It’s time for my second installment of CBJ Prospect Watch! This time I get the pleasure of seeing Columbus’ most recent first round draft pick, the exciting Sonny Milano. I had this date circled on my calender, as I was quite hyped to see Sonny play. I watched his Plymouth Whalers take on the Mississauga Steelheads on Friday, December 5. Firstly, if you haven’t read it...
Via BS Hockey
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets: Injuries are the story so far

Expectations in Columbus were at an all-time high following the franchise’s most successful season ever. Nobody however, could have foreseen what is going on in the Blue Jacket’s locker room this season. With 154 man-games lost to injury by the end of November, this is one of if not the most injury-plagued squads in recent memory. The Jackets record is 7-15-2, 8th and last-place...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Injury Update: Mark Letestu out 6 weeks

The Columbus Blue Jackets are not having a great season when it comes to injuries. It seems someone has an active voodoo doll against them. Mark Letestu has been added to the long list of injured names. #458113836 / gettyimages.com Letestu has suffered abdominal and groin injuries. He underwent surgery today in Philadelphia to repair the damage. He is expected to miss about...
Via Sports Injury Alert
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Injury Update: Dubinsky resumes practicing, could return next week

Brandon Dubinsky, center for the Columbus Blue Jackets resumed practicing on Thursday, his first team practice of 2014-15. #128789170 / gettyimages.com According to Pro Hockey Talk, the Blue Jackets' website described him as a “mostly-full participant.” His return could possibly come in the next week, give or take. Dubinsky had four abdominal fixes in a Oct. 6 surgery, which...
Via Sports Injury Alert
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Johnson’s parents reportedly led him to bankruptcy

Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson filed for bankruptcy before the start of the 2014-2015 season. Johnson, who will earn $5 million this season and has made roughly $18 million during his nine-year NHL career, has spent almost all of his money and is still in debt. Would you believe that the 27-year-old’s parents led...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Blue Jackets’ Jack Johnson Bankrupt After Parents Borrow $15M

This embed is invalid" /> Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson is dealing with a difficult family situation. Johnson filed for bankruptcy Oct. 7 despite earning more than $18 million during his nine-year NHL career, according to The Columbus Dispatch. Sources close to Johnson told The Dispatch that Johnson’s own parents — Jack Sr. and...
Via NESN.com
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL's Jack Johnson is bankrupt, parents mostly responsible

Usually, stories of broke athletes don’t come out until after said athletes have called it quits and failed to figure out what to do next, not while the player is still in their prime. Jack Johnson might be one of the few who falls into that category. The 27-year-old defenseman, currently earning $5 million this […] The post Jack Johnson has gone bankrupt appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
Via Two Pad Stack
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Harsh reality setting in for the Columbus Blue Jackets

The harsh reality of their disappointing start is beginning to set in for the Columbus Blue Jackets. With 15 games in the books, the Blue Jackets have just nine points to show for their efforts. It’s not clear how many points will be needed to make the playoffs in the East this season, but it doesn’t take a mathematician to figure out the Blue Jackets are in bad shape. In a...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Bruin Nathan Horton Hoping For ‘Miracle’ As Career Hangs In Balance

Nathan Horton might never play in the NHL again. It’s a stunning reality for the Columbus Blue Jackets winger. Horton hasn’t played since April because of a degenerative back injury he first suffered while rehabbing from a shoulder injury. He could undergo surgery to relieve the agonizing pain he constantly experiences, but the procedure would end the 29-year-old’s career....
Via NESN.com
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets burn ESPN on Twitter

ESPN has been busy trying to drum up interest in their Fan Hall of Fame by using Twitter to connect with various teams. The tactic, one which can be classified as spam, reached out to a bunch of NHL teams including the Columbus Blue Jackets. The folks behind the Blue Jackets’ social media presence had a brilliant response. .@espn Who is this? — NHL Blue Jackets (@BlueJacketsNHL...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Twitter owns ESPN

It’s no secret ESPN’s relationship with the NHL and its fans is a little, well, icy compared to the other major sports.  ESPN’s coverage of the NHL is nominal at best as a non-rightsholder and largely consists of Barry Melrose and his glorious mullet.  The NHL did lead the MNF postgame edition of SportsCenter last night though, which tells you how bad Panthers-Eagles was...
Via Awful Announcing
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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