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Colton Gillies Signs AHL Deal With Rochester Americans by   Steven Ellis

After not signing a contract with the Buffalo Sabres following a tryout, the Rochester Americans announced today that the team has signed forward Colton Gillies to an American Hockey League contract. Gillies was drafted by the Minnesota Wild in the first round (16th overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. On July 6, 2011, Gillies signed a two-year contract extension [...]
Via The Hockey House
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets keep on rolling

Nick Foligno scored twice in a club-record 51 seconds and the Columbus Blue Jackets scored three goals in a 1:15 span of the second period to beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 on Friday night, extending their franchise-record points streak to 12 games. Artem Anisimov, Colton Gillies and Jared Boll also had goals and Sergei Bobrovsky continued his strong play with 24 saves as the Blue...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets too much for Flames

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Nick Foligno scored twice in a club-record 51 seconds and the Columbus Blue Jackets scored three goals in a 1:15 span of the second period to beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 on Friday night, extending their franchise-record points streak to 12 games. Artem Anisimov, Colton Gillies and Jared Boll also had goals and Sergei Bobrovsky continued his strong play with...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets 5, Flames 1

Nick Foligno scored twice in a club-record 51 seconds and the Columbus Blue Jackets scored three goals in a 1:15 span of the second period to beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 on Friday night, extending their franchise-record points streak to 12 games. Artem Anisimov, Colton Gillies and Jared Boll also had goals and Sergei Bobrovsky continued his strong play with 24 saves as the Blue...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Columbus finds a goalie in enemy territory: Ann Arbor

With one Colton Gillies practice shot during Wednesday's morning skate, the Columbus Blue Jackets' goaltending situation went from perilously thin to almost comedic.Steve Mason, who has carried a heavy load in recent weeks with no proven NHL backup supporting him, was felled by a Gillies shot that left him with concussion symptoms only hours before a game against the Detroit...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets 4, Red Wings 2

Allen York stopped 29 shots and earned his first NHL victory in an emergency start, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Red Wings 4-2 on Wednesday night after being routed in Detroit two days earlier. Columbus' top goalie Steve Mason was injured Wednesday morning when he was struck in the mask by a shot from teammate Colton Gillies. With Curtis Sanford already out with a...
Via Fox Sports
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Wings fall to backup goalie, Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Allen York stopped 29 shots and earned his first NHL victory in an emergency start, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Red Wings 4-2 on Wednesday night after being routed in Detroit two days earlier. Columbus' top goalie Steve Mason was injured Wednesday morning when he was struck in the mask by a shot from teammate Colton Gillies. With Curtis Sanford...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Nash leads Blue Jackets to win over Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Rick Nash had two goals and an assist and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Phoenix Coyotes 5-2 on Saturday night. Nikita Nikitin and John Moore scored in the third period after the Coyotes rallied from a two-goal deficit to make it 2-2. Colton Gillies got an empty-net goal to cap the scoring for the Blue Jackets, who have won two in a row on the road for...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets 5, Coyotes 2

Rick Nash had two goals and an assist and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Phoenix Coyotes 5-2 on Saturday night. Nikita Nikitin and John Moore scored in the third period after the Coyotes rallied from a two-goal deficit to make it 2-2. Colton Gillies got an empty-net goal to cap the scoring for the Blue Jackets, who have won two in a row on the road for the first time this season...
Via Fox Sports
March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Coyotes fall to Blue Jackets at home

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Rick Nash had two goals and an assist and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Phoenix Coyotes 5-2 on Saturday night. Nikita Nikitin and John Moore scored in the third period after the Coyotes rallied from a two-goal deficit to make it 2-2. Colton Gillies got an empty-net goal to cap the scoring for the Blue Jackets, who have won two in a row on the road for...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Northwest Athlete Profile: Colton Gillies

NHL Hockey: Colton Gillies Colton Gillies #9 – LW Columbus Age: 22 DOB: 1989/02/12 POB: White Rock, B.C., Canada Height: 6-4 Weight: 208lbs Shoots: L NHL Seasons: 2 Drafted by Minnesota in 2007 (1/16) With a name like Colton Gillies, there was a good chance that the West Coast Canadian kid would become a hockey player! After all, his third cousin is – you guessed it,...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets 4, Oilers 2

Derek MacKenzie scored 32 seconds into the third period to help the Columbus Blue Jackets rally from a two-goal deficit and beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Tuesday night. The defeat in a matchup of the teams at the bottom of the Western Conference could be particularly costly for the Oilers, who lost Taylor Hall for the game during warm-ups when he collided with a teammate and fell...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

CBJ rally from 2 goal deficit to beat Oilers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Derek MacKenzie scored 32 seconds into the third period to help the Columbus Blue Jackets rally from a two-goal deficit and beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Tuesday night. The defeat in a matchup of the teams at the bottom of the Western Conference could be particularly costly for the Oilers, who lost Taylor Hall for the game during warm-ups when he collided...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Jackets looking for fresh start under Richards

By now, the Blue Jackets' season is a lost cause. They are 12-27-5, dead last in the NHL and cruising toward the worst record in franchise history. Interim coach Todd Richards, asked to describe the situation he inherited when Scott Arniel was fired on Jan. 9, said he wants the Blue Jackets to reset their minds, brighten their attitudes and play with more energy. "It&...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets pick up Gillies from Minnesota Wild

The Columbus Blue Jackets have claimed left wing Colton Gillies off waivers from the Minnesota Wild. The 22-year-old Gillies, a first-round draft pick in 2007, had two assists and 10 penalty minutes in 37 games with Minnesota this season. He has three goals, seven assists and 30 penalty minutes in 89 career games with the Wild. Last season, he had 11 goals and 15 assists in 64...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Columbus claims Gillies off waivers

SAINT PAUL, Minn. A day after the Wild placed 2007 first-round pick Colton Gillies on waivers, the Columbus Blue Jackets foiled Minnesota's plans to send the send the forward to Houston of the AHL by claiming him. Gillies had two assists in 37 games this season, and coach Mike Yeo said Friday that the 22-year-old's confidence had been damaged to the point it could not be...
Via Fox Sports North
January 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Game #45: Minnesota Wild at St. Louis Blues, Saturday January 14, 2012 at 7:00pm (CST), ...

Record Pts Div. Rank G/G GA/G PP% PK% Minnesota Wild (22-14-6) 50 2nd Northwest 2.23 (29) 2.41 (8) 14.1% (26) 83.1% (11) St. Louis Blues (25-12-6) 56  2nd Central 2.60 (17) 2.02 (2) 14.0% (27) 82.2% (17)   Minnesota Wild Top 5 Scorers: G A Pts 1. #9 Mikko Koivu 9 24 33 2. #15 Dany Heatley 13...
Via State of Hockey News
January 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild hope to send Gillies to Houston

FRIDAY'S STORY LINE: The Wild placed 22-year old forward Colton Gillies on waivers. He has until Saturday to clear, and if he does he will be sent to Houston. A 2007 first-round pick (16th overall), Gillies has zero goals and two assists in 37 games this season. The 6-foot-4 forward seems to have lost all confidence of late. If he clears waivers, the Wild believe a stint in...
Via Fox Sports North
January 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild hope to send Gillies to Houston

FRIDAY'S STORY LINE: The Wild placed 22-year old forward Colton Gillies on waivers. He has until Saturday to clear, and if he does he will be sent to Houston. A 2007 first-round pick (16th overall), Gillies has zero goals and two assists in 37 games this season. The 6-foot-4 forward seems to have lost all confidence of late. If he clears waivers, the Wild believe a stint in...
Via Fox Sports North
January 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild having fun with shootouts in practice

By Mike Greenlay FS North Wild analystLike them or not, NHL shootouts are a reality, and any NHL team that does not practice them, at least occasionally, does so at its own peril. The Minnesota Wild approach this necessary evil in a rather unique way. For head coach Mike Yeo, it's score or else. The punishment for an indiscretion such as finishing last in the shootout competition...
Via Fox Sports North
December 24, 2011  |  Discuss

Yeo expects the Wild to be more disciplined

WEDNESDAY'S STORYLINES: "We weren't ready." Those were words heard around the Wild locker room after the 5-2 loss against Edmonton last Friday. The Oilers came out fast, outplaying the Wild. Minnesota was never able to come back and Edmonton was able to snap an eight-game losing streak to Minnesota. "We weren't very good last game and we have to come...
Via Fox Sports North
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss
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