FOX Sports Ohio to air Columbus Blue Jackets 2014 Stanley Cup First Round Playoff Games

COLUMBUS, OHIO -- The Columbus Blue Jackets will make their first Eastern Conference Stanley Cup Playoffs appearance against Metropolitan Division rival Pittsburgh Penguins starting this Wednesday, April 16th. All of the first four Blue Jackets round one playoff games will be broadcast live on FOX Sports Ohio. If additional games are necessary, FOX Sports Ohio will air them live...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Three takeaways from the Blue Jackets 4-3 loss to the Blackhawks

One: On the second night of back-to-back games, they came out from the first drop of the puck and had their legs. On the other hand, Chicago did not. That paid off less than two minutes into the game, as the Blue Jackets struck first. A fast start was a good sign. Two: It's been noticeable for the last two games. Jared Boll keeps other teams "honest", even when he doesn...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Hockey Rink: America's Death Trap

Carry The Flag, you big dummy!One of the real hot button issues in the world of sports this week has been on-ice hockey deaths. Well, sort of. Ironically, both big cases had deep Ohio roots which makes it ripe for a few hot takes from this site. Now Monday night, I’m enjoying Nasty Nate Horton’s first goal in a coon’s age to put your beloved CBJ up 1-0 over Dallas early in...
Via The Money Shot
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets: Crazy for hockey in the Arch City

While many outside of Ohio still try to perpetuate the myth that Columbus is not a "hockey town," the scene last Saturday in the Arena District begs to differ. There were overflowing crowds in many establishments that were there to watch the USA versus Russia Olympic hockey game. With four Blue Jackets players suited up for the Russians and Columbus' head coach on the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanley Cup visit honors teamwork throughout central Ohio

On an unseasonably warm Sunday in Columbus last month, as the Blue Jackets season neared its halfway point, local first responders got a taste of what its hometown club is fighting for--the Stanley Cup. "As a special thank you to the FOP (Fraternal Order of Police) and the (local) firefighters, we wanted to give them a visit with the Cup," said Phil Pritchard, Hockey Hall...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Good Old Days

With the Flyers currently at the bottom of the standings and a big home game with the rival New York Rangers coming up tonight at the Wells Fargo Center, let’s take this opportunity to remember the good times.  Luckily we don’t have to go back that far. The date was April 11, 2010.  The Flyers were hosting the Rangers with a playoff spot on the line.  Philadelphia had just...
Via Fightin For Philly
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Best post-lockout Ranger: Round 1, Brandon Dubinsky (2) vs. Jody Shelley (15)

As the offseason wears on, us and Matt Josephs of Blue Line Station (Twitter: 11Matt_Josephs8) will be running a tournament for the Best Ranger since the 2005 lockout. Yesterday we saw #7 Brian Boyle beat #10 Nik Zherdev. Today’s matchup is #2 Brandon Dubinsky vs. #15 Jody Shelley, and it is the final matchup of the first round. Brandon Dubinsky (acquired – 2004 draft, 2nd round...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

FOX Sports Ohio & Columbus Blue Jackets Announce 2013-14 Telecast Schedule

Ohio's leading regional sports network to televise 80 Blue Jackets games. COLUMBUS, OHIO FOX Sports Ohio and the Columbus Blue Jackets announced today the 2013-14 telecast schedule. The network will carry 80 regular season games. FOX Sports Ohios coverage of the Columbus Blue Jackets begins on Friday, October 4th when the club opens the 2013-14 season at Nationwide Arena with...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Frequent Flyer Miles: Shelley retires and becomes announcer, Printz to Allsvenskan, Rowe hangs up skates

A small number of former Philadelphia Flyers, draft picks, and players who were once linked to the organization moved this week, as three former Flyers altered their careers and a former Trenton Titan retired. The biggest news of the week relating to former Flyers is the retirement of Jody Shelley. The enforcer announced his decision to walk away from his playing career early...
Via Flyers Faithful
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Around the Net August 13,2013:Shelley retires; Devils in trouble

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Fight no more Jody Shelley retired from the NHL and became a coach with Columbus: [] [Broad Street Hockey] Devil of a time The Devils are bankrupt and the Sixers owner might buy them:[Puck Daddy] Hockey season is coming, Get your Philadelphia Flyers tickets here...
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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Glen Miller: Jackets Bring Back Shelley; Hire New Assistant GM

The Columbus Blue Jackets have brought veteran tough guy and fan-favorite Jody Shelley back to the organization; though his role with the team will have nothing to do with dropping the mitts against some of the NHL's toughest competitors. Shelley was hired as a broadcast associate and team ambassador. The Jackets all-time leader in penalty minutes will provide analysis for...
Via HockeyBuzz
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Shelley Retires

Unrestricted free agent enforcer Jody Shelley has retired at age 37 to accept an off-ice position in the Columbus Blue Jackets organization, according to the Columbus Dispatch. Shelley will be doing some broadcasting work for the Blue Jackets in addition to serving in a community ambassador role. When the Flyers signed Shelley in the 2010 offseason, the club indisputably overpaid...
Via HockeyBuzz
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Jody Shelley Re-Joins Blue Jackets…In Front Office Position by   Steven Ellis

After retiring quietly last month, the Columbus Blue Jackets have hired Jody Shelley as a broadcast associate and “team ambassador. Shelley once played for the Blue Jackets, recording 11 goals and 18 assists in 380 games with 1,025 penalty minutes from 2001-2008. He led the club in penalty minutes four times and set the franchise record with 249 during the 2002-03 season. On [...]
Via The Hockey House
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackets hire former tough guy as 'team ambassador'

The Columbus Blue Jackets have hired Jody Shelley - the club's all-time leader in penalty minutes and fighting majors - as a broadcast associate and ''team ambassador.'' Shelley was one of the Blue Jackets' most popular players 2001-2008, recording 11 goals and 18 assists in 380 games with 1,025 penalty minutes. He led the club in penalty minutes four times...
Via Fox Sports
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackets hire former tough guy as 'team ambassador'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have hired Jody Shelley -- the club's all-time leader in penalty minutes and fighting majors -- as a broadcast associate and "team ambassador." Shelley was one of the Blue Jackets' most popular players 2001-2008, recording 11 goals and 18 assists in 380 games with 1,025 penalty minutes. He led the club in penalty...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Shelley retires, one more ex-Flyer in Columbus

It seems everything about Jody Shelley has been done quietly ever since he arrived in Philadelphia thanks to a mystifying three-year, four-plus-million free-agent deal signed in July of 2010. On Friday, though there has been no official confirmation, several outlets have reported that the square-jawed Manitoba native has decided to call it a career. And in an ironic twist, he’ll...
Via Flyers Faithful
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jody Shelley Joins The Blue Jackets Organization

COLUMBUS, OHIO – Columbus Blue Jackets President Mike Priest announced today that Jody Shelley, one of the most popular players in the NHL franchise’s 13-year history, has rejoined the organization as a broadcast associate and team ambassador.    “Jody Shelley is one of the most popular players in our history and we are very pleased to have him back in the Blue Jackets...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Desperate Flyers Limp Into Tonight's Game

If you think the Rangers showed a sense of urgency last night against the Bruins, that's nothing compared to what the Blueshirts are likely to face from the Flyers tonight. Already 0-3-0 on the season, the Flyers will be without Scott Hartnell (left foot injury) and Brayden Schenn (suspension) tonight. The Flyers also have extra motivation after the Rangers swept the...
Via NY Rangers Blog
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Eager Flyers work out, wait during NHL lockout

Max Talbot barnstormed through Quebec, laced up skates in Finland, and played for the Spengler Cup in Switzerland. Talbot played all over looking for work because of the NHL lockout. But the Flyers forward returned to Philadelphia this week to start training with some of his teammates. Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen and forward Jody Shelley are among a small group working out...
Via Fox Sports
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Rosters for Operation Hat Trick Game Announced

The rosters for the Hurricane Sandy benefit hockey game Called “Operation Hat Tick” this weekend at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City were Announced: Team Philadelphia: Coach Rick Tocchet Steven Stamkos-Wayne Simmonds-Dan Carcillo Scott Hartnell-Simon Gagne-Justin Williams David Clarkson-JVR-Jody Shelley/Steve Downie Defensman: Kimmo Timonen-John Carlson Braydon Coburn-Andy Greene...
Via Philly Sports Live
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Tim Panaccio: Some Good News on the Back End

We're down to three. Three regulars at Skate Zone most days - Jody Shelley, Andreas Lilja and now ... Andrej Meszaros. Meszaros stepped onto the ice last week for the first time since last spring. This week, he went out with his gear on. This is about the best news the Flyers could have gotten during this lockout because Meszaros is recovering from a torn Achillies tendon...
Via HockeyBuzz
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Shelley and Sestito, Today in Flyers' History

When the Flyers signed Jody Shelley in the 2010 offseason, the club overpaid to lure the veteran enforcer away from the New York Rangers. He received a three-year contract worth $1.1 million against the salary cap. Over the course of his tenure in Philadelphia, Shelley has been a good solider who has been unpopular with a segment of the fan base solely because of his contract...
Via HockeyBuzz
May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets James Wisnieski uses the Shake Weight (Video)

I'm not really sure how Blue Jackets defenseman James Wisnieski found a shake weight in teammate Jody Shelley's house but he decided to make this interesting clip of him using it. May I never doubt the power of the Shake Weight ever again... (Courtesy of Sweater Punch)
Via Outside the Boxscore
April 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets player tests out Shake Weight

When your hockey off-season work-out begins with a Shake Weight session, it shouldn’t surprise anybody when your team ends up dead last in the NHL. Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman, James Wisnieski, is seen here getting his Shake Weight work-out on. Apparently James found this worthless piece of exercise equipment when hanging out in the basement of fellow NHLer Jody Shelley’s...
Via Sweater Punch
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

No Concussion for Rupp After Fight With Shelley

Mike Rupp's fight with Jody Shelley wasn't one of the most memorable of his career as he took a beating from the former Ranger.What's more concerning, however, is that Rupp only played one shift for the remainder of the game because of an apparent neck injury he sustained during the fight. Jim Cerny of the Rangers gave this status on Rupp yesterday...Rupp told me last...
Via NY Rangers Blog
April 05, 2012  |  Discuss

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