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Falcons flying high at quarter mark of the season

Much hay has been made over the Blue Jackets injury woes this year. After 19 games, they had lost 130 man games due to injury. That helps to account for part of the less than stellar start to the season for them. But now, they're starting to get healthy players coming back into the lineup. What's not talked about is how these injury issues in Columbus have affected their American...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Sergei Bobrovsky is beaten from center ice

Sergei Bobrovsky is going to want this one back. Dennis Seidenberg started his slapper from the red line and released his shot while he was still in the neutral zone. The puck stayed along the ice and managed to slip past Bobrovsky.
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Dalton Prout Landed A Haymaker On Milan Lucic, Drops The Bruins Forward With One Shot (Video)

You got to love hockey! Not only is it one of the most exciting sports, the game even allows a brawl once in a while. Against the Boston Bruins, Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Dalton Prout got into it right at the end of overtime. Both Prout and Lucic engaged in shoves, but once the gloves were off, Prout unleashed his ‘Mayweather‘ hook and dropped Lucic to the ice with one...
Via Blog Surface
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets’ Dalton Prout One-Punch KOs Milan Lucic

Normally Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic is on the other side of this situation. Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Dalton Prout wanted to go with Lucic and engaged with him. It looked like Lucic was a willing combatant but didn’t get his gloves off before getting absolutely obliterated by Prout. It’s not often you see a heavy weight […] The post Blue Jackets’ Dalton Prout...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dalton Prout Knocks Out Milan Lucic With One Punch

Late in the overtime period of the Bruins game against the Blue Jackets on Friday night, Milan Lucic challenged Columbus defenseman Dalton Prout to a fight. It was a decision he would come to regret, as Prout quickly turned around and knocked the Bruins tough guy out with just one punch straight to the mouth. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

21. Boston Bruins at Columbus Blue Jackets. All Aboard The LumBUS!

This preview is going to be short as **** because this is the first time I’ve been able to sit down all day thanks to work. Don’t like it? Too bad. “Pez you’re an asshole trashboy.” My retort:   The Bruins are going on a nice little one game roady out to Columbus! Before we get started, my brothers and I at Days of Y’Orr want to offer our sincerest wishes for Nathan...
Via Days of Y'Orr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Subway Super Series Recap

The Subway Super Series concluded last night with Russia taking the Series 11-7 (based on a 3-2-1 scoring format). I was able to watch five of the six games, missing the fifth game of the series (more on that below). I was lucky enough to be able to attend game three as it was in Peterborough. As I watched I kept a close eye on the Blue Jackets prospects, as well as the draft eligible...
Via BS Hockey
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL player files bankruptcy after parents borrowed $15 Million in his name

Tweet Jack Johnson is getting paid $5 million by the Columbus Blue Jackets this year. The 27-year-old defenseman has amassed over $18 million in a nine-year career, and signed a seven-year, $30.5 million deal signed with the Los Angeles Kings back in 2011. Johnson is filing for bankruptcy. He owes more than $10 million in debts, has assets of less than $50,000, and according to...
Via Los That Sports Blog
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Johnson is bankrupt because of his parents

            John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson is earning $5 million this season.  But on the morning of Oct. 7, Johnson had to drive to a federal courthouse to file for bankruptcy, reports The Columbus Dispatch.   Johnson has earned more than $18 million during his nine-year NHL career, not including...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Prout believes simplicity one key to building success for Jackets

For the Blue Jackets, winning games may mean getting back to basics. Defenseman Dalton Prout believes that part of the key to turning the tide for the Jackets will not come from making their game more complicated, but in simplifying it. "The bare bones of hockey have always been there. Simplifying is the best way to turn your game or the team's game around," Prout said. "You're still...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Injury Update: Ryan Johansen will be playing tonight

Columbus Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen will be in the lineup for tonight's game against the Detroit Red Wings, according to the Blue Jackets twitter account. #486304249 / gettyimages.com Johansen didn't practice Monday with what coach Todd Richards told the team's official website was lingering soreness from Saturday's two to one win over the San Jose Sharks. Johansen had...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Injury Update: Sergei Bobrovsky activated of IR, likely to start tomorrow

Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky has been taken off Injured Reserve and will likely return tomorrow after missing seven games. #470081177 / gettyimages.com The 26 year old who has been with the Blue Jackets since 2012-13 season, practised Thursday for the first time since breaking his finger on October 27th after being struck by a puck during practice. Anton...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hartnell returns to Philly after offseason trade

Whether it is one of his 157 goals as a Flyer or one of the countless Hartnell down moments, everyone has a memory of Scott Hartnell. The winger spent seven seasons with the Orange and Black before an offseason trade sent him to Columbus. Two of the next five games for the Flyers are against Hartnell and the Blue Jackets, both at the place Hartnell called home for seven seasons...
Via Flyerdelphia
8 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Nathan Horton Should Retire

A few months back I caught flack from readers and non readers alike about an article I wrote about Nathan Horton. I stated in the article that in his injury ridden season we didn’t have much more to be excited about as his production was in line with previous seasons. While this presumption upset some, others were quick to accept the fate of an oft injured winger who brought other...
Via BS Hockey
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nathan Horton may have to call it a career

Nathan Horton's hockey career is in jeopardy. Photo: Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images It was not too long ago when Nathan Horton was dropping Boston tap water on the Vancouver ice before game 7 of the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals and then lifted Lord Stanley's prize hours later. Now, there is a possibility Horton may never play in the NHL again. Horton currently faces an awful...
Via BruinsLife
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Injury Update: Skille day-to-day with some soreness

Jack Skille of the Colombus Blue Jackets is still dealing with soreness after sustaining a head injury on Saturday.#459295335 / gettyimages.comThe 27 year old right-winger had a head-first encounter with a wall on Saturday and was scratched from Tuesday night's game against the Washington Capitals, according to the Columbus Distpatch's Shawn Mitchell. Skille participated...
Via Sports Injury Alert
10 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets hold players-only meeting

The Columbus Blue Jackets disappointed again on Saturday when they lost 7-4 to the Tampa Bay Lightning. The loss dropped the club’s record to 4-9-1 and with just nine points on the year, the Blue Jackets are battling the Buffalo Sabres for the worst record in the East. Following their loss, the Blue Jackets closed the doors to the media and held a players-only meeting. What was...
Via Puck Drunk Love
13 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Blue Jackets forward came real close to losing his eye

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson took an inadvertent skate to the face during his team’s game against the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night. He was extremely fortunate he didn’t lose an eye. [WATCH: Cam Atkinson takes skate to the face] On Saturday, Atkinson sent out a tweet thanking fans for their support. He also...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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