CURTIS MCELHINNEY NEWS

Jackets put McElhinney on IR, call up Forsberg

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed goaltender Curtis McElhinney on injured reserve and have added goaltender Anton Forsberg to the roster on emergency recall from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts. McElhinney, the backup to top goalie Sergei Bobrovsky, suffered an upper body injury in Saturday's game at Ottawa and is...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Injury Update: Curtis McElhinney leaves game after collision, placed on IR

Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Curtis McElhinney left Saturday night's game against the Ottawa Senators in the second period with an injury and did not return, as reported on NHL.com. The injury occurred on the Senators' second goal of the game. Teammate Nick Foligno collided with McElhinney, and each wound up in the Columbus net. He was able to skate to the bench on...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets recall goaltender Anton Forsberg; place Curtis McElhinney on IR

COLUMBUS, OHIO -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed goaltender Curtis McElhinney on Injured Reserve and have added goaltender Anton Forsberg to the roster on Emergency Recall from the American Hockey League's Springfield Falcons, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. McElhinney suffered an upper body injury in Saturday's game at Ottawa and is expected...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

McElhinney injured, Blue Jackets play well in 3-2 loss

Although they played well in a hard-fought loss to the Ottawa Senators Saturday night, they lost goaltender Curtis McElhinney after Nick Foligno slid into him trying to block a shot. McElhinney, making his first start of the season, was carried into the back of the net by the sliding Foligno. Replays appeared to show him making contact with the support bar that runs down the center...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 10/19/14

What everyone is talking about Philadelphia’s long, city-wide nightmare is over. They got their first victory of the season last night as Claude Giroux scored in overtime to win over the preseason darlings from Dallas. For their part, Dallas had seemed to be turning on the charms recently. NBC, NHL.com Scoreboard Boston 4, Buffalo 0 - I haven’t looked at the stats, but I’m...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Videos- Paul Stastny And Curtis McElhinney Injured On Saturday

via Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Stastny was hit by Arizona’s Martin Hanzal along the boards and then was bumped again later in his shift. He headed to the locker room just 59 seconds into the game and didn’t return due to what the team labeled an “upper-body” injury. “He’s not going to play (Sunday) and then we’ll just see,” Hitchcock...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

(10/17/14) Gameday Thread #4: Calgary Flames

Pregame Bobrovsky in the home net, looks like he starts tonight for #CBJ. Possibility remains of Curtis McElhinney playing tomorrow vs. #Sens. — Rob Mixer (@RobMixer) October 17, 2014 McElhinney starts vs. #Sens tomorrow, Todd Richards said. Dano still considered day-to-day and won’t play tonight. #CBJ — Rob Mixer (@RobMixer) October 17, 2014 Looks like the only changes are...
Via BS Hockey
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets' goaltending tandem ready for another postseason run

A familiar set of faces are back between the pipes as the Blue Jackets ready themselves for the upcoming season. One hails from Novokuznetsk, one of the oldest cities in Siberia. The other hails from London, in Southwestern Ontario. They have vastly different languages, for sure. "Nyet" versus "no" and "da" versus "yes" mean the same thing...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Curtis McElhinney Makes 36 Saves En Route To Shutout Win Against Predators

The Columbus Blue Jackets improved their preseason record to 5-1 with a win in Nashville on Monday night. James Wisniewski led the Jackets to a 3-0 victory with a goal and an assist at Bridgestone Arena against the Predators. The Preds had a heavy shot advantage, but Curtis McElhinney stood tall between the pipes saving all 36 shots he faced. McElhinney, 31, has been sharp for...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisniewski goal, assist lifts Jackets over Preds

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- James Wisniewski had a goal and assist to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 3-0 preseason victory over the Nashville Predators on Monday night. Curtis McElhinney made 36 saves in recording the shutout for the Blue Jackets, who improved to 5-1. Artem Anisimov scored the game's first goal at 14:04 of the opening period. Wisniewski, who assisted on Anisimov...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets shut out Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- James Wisniewski had a goal and assist to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 3-0 preseason victory over the Nashville Predators on Monday night. Curtis McElhinney made 36 saves in recording the shutout for the Blue Jackets, who improved to 5-1. Artem Anisimov scored the game's first goal at 14:04 of the opening period. Wisniewski, who assisted on Anisimov...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisniewski goal, assist lifts Jackets over Preds

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) James Wisniewski had a goal and assist to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 3-0 preseason victory over the Nashville Predators on Monday night. Curtis McElhinney made 36 saves in recording the shutout for the Blue Jackets, who improved to 5-1. Artem Anisimov scored the game's first goal at 14:04 of the opening period. Wisniewski, who assisted on Anisimov...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

The future of goaltending for the Columbus Blue Jackets

Columbus, OH -- Backstopping the team again this season will be Sergei Bobrovsky and Curtis McElhinney. But as we saw last year, one or both of those goaltenders could go down with an injury. That's where Anton Forsberg and Oscar Dansk step in. Forsberg and Dansk , both hailing from Sweden, will be the goaltending tandem in Springfield with the Falcons (AHL) and are part of the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets bring hockey-themed playground to Westgate Park

Hockey is literally larger than life in Columbus. Thanks to a grant from the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation, the second hockey-themed playground was built last Friday at Westgate Park in partnership with Columbus Recreation and Parks, Ohio Parks and Recreation Association (OPRA) and Playworld Midstates. "We had so much fun last year," said Greg Kirstein, Blue Jackets...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets offer advice for newly drafted players

The Blue Jackets selected seven players to join the organization at last weekend's NHL Draft. For players already in the NHL, the memories of getting drafted are special. "When I got drafted I remember exactly where I was when my agent called me and told me," said Jackets defensemen Dalton Prout. "It's something you never forget." Jackets goalie Curtis...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets welcome fans to Nationwide Arena for 2014 NHL draft

The 2014-15 Blue Jackets season doesn't officially begin until October. But Friday night hundreds of their fans came to Nationwide Arena to watch the first round of the NHL Draft and connect with their hometown team at the Blue Jackets 2014 Draft Party. "It's an exciting time for the whole organization," said Blue Jackets defenseman Dalton Prout. "We are welcoming...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets re-sign backup G McElhinney to one-year deal

The Columbus Blue Jackets have re-signed goaltender Curtis McElhinney to a one-year contract extension, the team announced Monday. The 31-year-old posted a 10-11-1 record with a 2.78 goals against average and a .909 save percentage, while appearing in 28 games.
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Before the CBJ puck drops: Tampa Bay Lightning

GAME 81: Tampa Bay Lightning 44-27-9 -- 3rd place in the Atlantic Division 5-3-2 in last 10 games   SCORING RANKINGS Tampa Bay Goals for: 2.86 goals/game - 8th in the NHL Goals against: 2.59 goals/game - 12th Columbus Goals for: 2.76 goals/game - 12th in the NHL Goals against: 2.61 goals/game - 14th SINCE WE LAST MET (on Jan. 13): The Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Tampa Bay Lightning...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets backup netminder suddenly thrust into the spotlight

Curtis McElhinney shows no rust in efforts against Detroit & Pittsburgh
Via FOXSports.com
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets backup netminder suddenly thrust into the spotlight

Columbus backup goalie Curtis McElhinney had an idea what was coming. Flash back to the Blue Jackets huge win over the visiting Detroit Red Wings Tuesday. There was a question as to whether Sergei Bobrvosky was going to start the game, because he started feeling ill the night before. As it turned out, Bob did make his 19th straight start. But he wasn't able to finish, which wasn...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

QUICK CAP: Pens back in business with win

A great first step to getting into playoff hockey. Just a hard-fought win. Columbus needed this game big-time. They’re still in the hunt for the playoffs, but every point helps them down the stretch. But the Pens pulled away with two quick goals in the third. Columbus scored a late goal to make it interesting, and MAF had to make a couple big saves late with six attackers. THREE...
Via The Pensblog
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Observations Heading Into Game 74 Between the Penguins and Blue Jackets

By: Andy Hughes (@PensNation_Andy) Beware of the Backup? The Penguins will face backup goaltender Curtis McElhinney tonight in Columbus, which makes this the fifth consecutive game Pittsburgh will face a backup goaltender. Sergei Bobrovsky, the starting goaltender for the Blue Jackets had played in 19 straight games for Columbus, but is sick with the flu. In the Penguins’ previous...
Via The PensNation
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Three takeaways from the Blue Jackets 4-2 win over the Red Wings

One: Hard work paid off for the Blue Jackets tonight against the Detroit Red Wings, coming out on the positive side of the tilt with a 4-2 victory. More importantly, the two points from the win vault Columbus into 7th in the East (wildcard) and back into a playoff spot. Two: Curtis McElhinney came on in relief of a sick Sergei Bobrovsky, who left after the 1st period. He was stout...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Late goal leads Senators to 3-2 win over Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Jason Spezza scored a power-play goal with 5 minutes left and Stephane Da Costa had two goals to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night. Craig Anderson had 34 saves for the Senators, who had lost two in a row and four of five. Cam Atkinson and James Wisniewski had power-play goals for the Blue Jackets, who...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Before the CBJ puck drops: Ottawa Senators

GAME 53: Ottawa Senators   22-20-10 -- 6th place in the Metropolitan Division 5-2-3 in last 10 games [HEY! Have you registered for the FOX Sports Ohio Florida Flyaway? Win club seat tickets, signed pucks and perhaps even a trip to watch the Columbus Blue Jackets take on the Tampa Bay Lightning on April 11! Click here for more information, and to sign up!]   SINCE WE LAST MET (On...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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