BLUE JACKETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Third Line Center Options for the Blue Jackets

In an offseason highlighted by the acquisition of superstar winger Artemi Panarin from Chicago, the Columbus Blue Jackets should feel pretty good headed into training camp. Most of the key pieces from last year’s squad are still in place. Two of those pieces are forwards Alexander Wennberg and Josh Anderson, who at this moment are still in need of new contracts. Both are RFAs who...
Via The Hockey Writers
15 hours ago

Evaluating Sonny Milano’s NHL Chances

Blue Jackets’ Pressure Points continues on with part six of our summer review of the Columbus Blue Jackets. In case you’re joining us for the first time, we’ve discussed the following items: Full Offseason Review Alexander Wennberg Pierre-Luc Dubois Roster Long Shots Replacing William Karlsson We now turn our attention to Sonny Milano. The forward enters his fourth season...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Favorite Blue Jacket Tournament: Games 15 and 16

The first round ends with some skill Reminder: You can still vote on all previous first round match-ups by clicking on the “2017 Favorite Blue Jacket Tournament” link at the top of the page. PROGRAMMING NOTE: Voting on Games 1 and 2 will end today at noon. The winners will be announced tomorrow as we start Round 2 and reveal the top 4 seeds in each bracket. We come to the close...
Via The Cannon
7 days ago

WATCH: Kole Sherwood, Carson Meyer and Ed Gingher Q&A with Bob McElligott

Columbus Blue Jackets prospects Kole Sherwood and Carson Meyer, AAA Blue Jackets president Ed Gingher and CBJ Radio host Bob McElligott talk about the team's development program and more!
Via YouTube
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets Greatest Players: #5 – Jack Johnson

The Columbus Blue Jackets will be entering their 17th season as a NHL franchise this year, so we thought it’s about time we celebrate the 17 greatest Blue Jackets. This list won’t be filled with the best players per say, but rather the most impactful, durable, and lovable Jackets in our minds. If you missed […] Columbus Blue Jackets Greatest Players: #5 – Jack Johnson - Union...
Via Union and Blue
8 days ago

Columbus Blue Jackets ICYMI: CBJ Doomed to Disappoint

Many people expect the Columbus Blue Jackets to be contenders in 2017-2018, but some actually think that the CBJ have been set up to fail in the coming year. The article I’m referencing comes from Bleacher Report. The author, Carol Schram, predicts to see the Columbus Blue Jackets come back to earth this coming season […] Columbus Blue Jackets ICYMI: CBJ Doomed to Disappoint...
Via Union and Blue
9 days ago

Columbus Blue Jackets: 2017-18 Bold Predictions

Throughout August, The Hockey Writers will be releasing a series of bold predictions. Team by team, this series will take shape as we look at some of the more questionable possibilities that could come into fruition during the 2017-18 season. As our predictions continue, we head to Columbus, Ohio, and check in with the Blue Jackets who are coming off a season filled with ups, downs...
Via The Hockey Writers
10 days ago

WATCH: Carpool With The Captain (7/28/17) pres. by Huntington Bank

Nick Foligno and Zach Werenski drive around Columbus and talk about their "Welcome to the NHL moment," Tortorella's training camp and more. This video is presented by Huntington Bank.
Via YouTube
18 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
June 27, 2017  |  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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