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The Aftermath: (2/28/15) vs New Jersey Devils

In David Clarkson’s much ballyhooed debut for the Columbus Blue Jackets, the team fell to the New Jersey Devils with the score of 2-0. In a game that was low scoring and fairly low event, the Devils were able to lull the Jackets to sleep and eek out a victory. Highlights: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly   The Good: David Clarkson I don’t know how many times we will get...
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14 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Are the Columbus Blue Jackets Surprisingly the NHL’s Worst Team?

TopSportsReport’s lead NHL writer, Tyler Jones, wrote a comprehensive NHL power rankings article that includes the usual rankings, as well as notes on each team’s deadline options.  This comes specifically before the trade deadline, as it is an important mid-season date, making it a fantastic time to evaluate where each team currently stands. Check out where Jones ranks Ryan...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

All-Star benefits carry on for Johansen, Foligno

The NHL All-Star game is a milestone in the hockey season, a celebration of the sport. But a funny thing happened during the party, Blue Jacket forward Ryan Johansen has added facets to his game that are accelerating his development as a number one center in the league. "The (All-Star weekend) gave me a boost of confidence," Johansen said. "That's the main thing. Coming back and...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Foligno Loses Bet In New Visa Ad, Makes Ad Praising Ryan Johansen

Columbus Blue Jackets Nick Foligno and Ryan Johansen have been having such good seasons, that they have been selected to be stars of a new ad campaign from Visa. They have a veggie skills competition, where they purchase veggies and stickhandle them around cones, while Morgan Freeman narrates. Then the loser had to make an […] The post Nick Foligno Loses Bet In New Visa Ad, Makes...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Foligno Loses Bet, Has To Make Ad Praising Teammate Ryan Johansen

Columbus Blue Jackets forwards Nick Foligno and Ryan Johansen are the stars of a new ad campaign from Visa, which was dropped this week. In the first ad (above) the two ‘Lumbus stars – who clearly have a pretty great rapport – battle it out as they see who can ‘purchase’ three vegetables and stick-handle Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Big third period lifts Jackets over Flyers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Matt Calvert scored two goals, including the game-winner midway through the third period, to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 on Tuesday night. Brandon Dubinsky, Ryan Johansen and James Wisniewski also scored for the Blue Jackets, who snapped Philadelphia's nine-game point streak. Wayne Simmonds and Michael Del Zotto had goals for...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Big third period lifts Jackets over Flyers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Matt Calvert scored two goals, including the game-winner midway through the third period, to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 on Tuesday night. Brandon Dubinsky, Ryan Johansen and James Wisniewski also scored for the Blue Jackets, who snapped Philadelphia's nine-game point streak. Wayne Simmonds and Michael Del Zotto had goals for...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Calvert scores twice to lead Blue Jackets to win over Flyers

  Matt Calvert scored two goals, including the game-winner midway through the third period, to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 on Tuesday night. Brandon Dubinsky, Ryan Johansen and James Wisniewski also scored for the Blue Jackets, who snapped Philadelphia's nine-game point streak. Wayne Simmonds and Michael Del Zotto had goals for the Flyers, who...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Arbitration, Fancy Stats Won’t Matter

As you may know, I attended the Ottawa Hockey Analytics Conference over the weekend. One of the topics at the conference was the future of hockey analytics. What came up in these discussions was that fancy stats are now going to be allowed in NHL arbitration hearings with RFA’s.  This is going to start as early as this upcoming off-season. Before we go any further I’ll briefly...
Via BS Hockey
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend Round Up: 2/6/15 – 2/8/15

After being away from my computer this weekend I have not had the opportunity to sit down and write about the Blue Jackets this past weekend. Let us sit down and talk about them, CBJ community. First, let us watch some weekend game highlights. Highlights Weekend News and Notes How crazy have these past couple games been for Curtis McElhinney? His lateral movement has looked...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Foligno leads goal parade in Blue Jackets' 7-1 rout of Blues

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Nick Foligno set a career high with his 19th and 20th goals of the season and also had an assist to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets past the St. Louis Blues 7-1 on Friday night. The defeat ended the Blues' seven-game winning streak and franchise-record 13-game points streak (12-0-1) -- and the Blue Jackets' three-game losing skid. Ryan Johansen scored his first...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Foligno leads goal parade in Blue Jackets' 7-1 rout of Blues

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Nick Foligno set a career high with his 19th and 20th goals of the season and also had an assist to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets past the St. Louis Blues 7-1 on Friday night. The defeat ended the Blues' seven-game winning streak and franchise-record 13-game points streak (12-0-1) -- and the Blue Jackets' three-game losing skid. Ryan Johansen scored his first NHL...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues try to continue franchise-best run in Columbus

The St. Louis Blues are on the best stretch in franchise history and that doesn't seem likely to change against the spiraling Columbus Blue Jackets. Seeking their first eight-game winning streak in over 12 years, the Blues can take over sole possession of the Central Division lead Friday night at Nationwide Arena. St. Louis (34-13-4) has won seven straight and recorded at least one...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues try to continue franchise-best run in Columbus

The St. Louis Blues are on the best stretch in franchise history and that doesn't seem likely to change against the spiraling Columbus Blue Jackets. Seeking their first eight-game winning streak in over 12 years, the Blues can take over sole possession of the Central Division lead Friday night at Nationwide Arena. St. Louis (34-13-4) has won seven straight and recorded at least one...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues head to Columbus on the best stretch in franchise history

The St. Louis Blues are on the best stretch in franchise history and that doesn't seem likely to change against the spiraling Columbus Blue Jackets. Seeking their first eight-game winning streak in over 12 years, the Blues can take over sole possession of the Central Division lead Friday night at Nationwide Arena. St. Louis (34-13-4) has won seven straight and recorded at least one...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Aftermath: (1/31/15): VS Tampa Bay Lightning

Sam was kind enough to let me have the reins and do this post. I figured with it being Ryan Murray’s return to the line up, Murray of course being my favourite player, it was fitting I write this Aftermath. Unfortunately outside of watching Murray nothing too positive came of this game for the CBJ, as they fell 3-1. The highlights can be found below. Highlights:   The Good, The...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

CBJ HERO Graphs Part One – Forwards

Awesome stats prodigy Domenic Galamini (@MimicoHero) has recently popularised the use of Usage Adjusted Possession, or UACorsi (explained here). Usage Adjusted Possession does exactly what it sounds like: adjusts a player’s possession totals based on a few weighted factors: linemates, zone starts, and quality of competition. This paints a more accurate picture of how well a player...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

All-Star goalie Luongo looks to rebound vs. Jackets

Roberto Luongo's struggles have made it difficult for the Florida Panthers to end their longest losing streak of the season. They hope to at least have the edge in net Thursday night against the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets, who look for an 11th straight victory in the series despite being without Sergei Bobrovsky. Florida (20-15-10) lost 5-4 to Detroit on Tuesday, its fifth straight...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Atkinson, Tyutin lead way as Blue Jackets get past Capitals

  Cam Atkinson and Fedor Tyutin each had a goal and an assist, and Curtis McElhinney made 25 saves to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night. Mark Letestu and Ryan Johansen also scored, and Nick Foligno, captain of one of the teams in Sunday's NHL All-Star game played on the Blue Jackets' home ice, had two assists. Johansen was...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Johansen NHL First Star of the Week

Columbus, Ohio -- Columbus Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen has been named the National Hockey League's First Star of the Week for the period ending January 25, the League and club announced today. Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators was named Second Star and the Minnesota Wild's Zach Parise was the Third Star of the Week. Johansen, 22, scored two goals and added two assists and...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals-Blue Jackets Preview

While there was no shortage of goals in Columbus over the weekend, the same certainly can't be said for the rest of the season. After hosting the highest scoring All-Star game in league history, the Blue Jackets will look to finally grab a home victory Tuesday night when they pit their struggling offense against the Washington Capitals. Columbus (20-22-3), which failed to score more...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Sutter Was The Real MVP of the NHL All-Star Game

Hometown star Ryan Johansen took home the MVP honors following yesterday’s NHL All-Star Game in Columbus, but anyone who labored through watching the game knows that he probably shouldn’t have. There was a strong case to be made for a few others – including John Tavares, who scored a record-tying four goals in the game, Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Morning Links 1/26/15

Here are your morning links, a collection of stories and news from around the web that are definitely worth a look. ICYMI: Is Jarome Iginla a top-10 all-time right winger? (Two Pad Stack) To say it’s been a roller coaster year for Ryan Johansen would be putting it lightly. (Pro Hockey Talk) The Great 8 […] The post Morning Links 1/26/15 appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Johansen is the big winner of Columbus' All-Star weekend

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January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Foligno and Johansen are humble ambassadors

Columbus, Ohio - Another NHL All-Star weekend has come to a close and there are two guys that are still the same humble players they were four days ago. Blue Jackets' left wing Nick Foligno, captain of Team Foligno, and center Ryan Johansen, MVP of the All-Star Game, were all smiles when it was all said and done. Both were first-time all-stars, and yet you have to think this won...
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January 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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