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Blue Jackets Draft Recap

GM Jarmo Kekalainen didn't have three first round picks this year to provide an immediate talent infusion to the organization, but coming off a welcome (if unexpected) playoff appearance he also didn't sacrifice draft picks in an effort to provide a quick boost to the NHL roster either. Here's the latest batch of kids striving to be part of the future in Columbus: ...
Via Rotowire
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets Improving Roster Before the Draft

#485759499 / gettyimages.com After having a wonderful season which saw the Columbus Blue Jackets return to the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time since 08-09. They would face the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round of the 2014 playoffs. They would take the Penguins to six games before being eliminated. Moving towards the off-season, the Columbus Blue Jackets now know what...
Via TopSportsReport
27 days ago  |  Discuss

What's next for Blue Jackets?

Forty-two days have passed since the Blue Jackets were eliminated from the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. It seems like so long ago, and we're not even to the "hockey doldrums," also known as August. After an exciting series drew to a close at Nationwide Arena on April 28, players scattered for some well-earned rest. Lives returned to a semblance of normal. And yet...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Finals Week: Grading the Blue Jackets Defensemen

The Blue Jackets are coming off of their most successful season in franchise history. It was truly a great thing to be apart of, and personally, I would like to thank the front office for icing such an exciting team. Now that the excitement has died down and the energy has left the building, it’s time to begin preparation for the next season. It’s a difficult task to be competitive...
Via BS Hockey
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

2013-14 marked beginning of new era for Blue Jackets

From the rollercoaster ride of October/November to the first round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Blue Jackets had their best season in franchise history. Club records, as well as players enjoying career years, happened along the way to only their second appearance in postseason play. One week removed from being eliminated in Game Six by the Pittsburgh Penguins, the reflection...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets with their backs against the wall

Pittsburgh, PA -- They knew going into Game Five in Pittsburgh that they would have to win two games in a row, at some point, to win the series. After not responding to the Penguins stepping up their game, they find their backs against the wall coming home to the friendly confines. This club has responded to adversity throughout the season. Now, you don't get much more adverse...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyutin, Murray Will Play Game 5

The Blue Jackets will get two of their steadier defensemen back in the lineup for tonight's Game 5. Fedor Tyutin, who was rattled by two big hits in the first period of Game 2, and Ryan Murray, who missed Game 4 with a lower-body injury, will return tonight against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Consol Energy Center. To fit Tyutin and Murray in the lineup, Nick Schultz and Dalton...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets get Murray, Tyutin back fro Game 5

Things may be a little bit easier for the Columbus Blue Jackets tonight when they take on the Pittsburgh Penguins, as Fedor Tyutin and Ryan Murray will draw back into the lineup for Game 5. The Blue Jackets look to take their first-ever Stanley Cup Playoff series lead tonight against the Penguins in Consol Energy Center, and with Tyutin […]
Via The Hockey Report
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Before the CBJ puck drops: Pittsburgh, Game 5

STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS EASTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS GAME FIVE (2) PITTSBURGH PENGUINS v. (7) COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS SERIES TIED, 2-2   We're back to square one, so to speak. After the first four games of the series were literally split down the middle -- four 4-3 games with each team winning a home game and an away game -- the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Pittsburgh Penguins...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Stun Penguins 4 -3 in OT

This one is so rich, so textured, with so many story lines - it almost transcends description. On the one hand, it encompassed a lot of the emotions that Blue Jackets fans have experienced since Day 1 -- hope, anticipation, disappointment . . . and ultimately despair. However, on this night, with this team, those same fans saw tenacity, drive . . . and vindication, the hallmarks...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jenner, Murray provide CBJ building blocks for now, future

Pittsburgh -- When forward Boone Jenner and defenseman Ryan Murray made the Blue Jackets out of training camp as rookies, there were expectations of both of them. Then again, there were expectations of the whole club, as they are the youngest team in the NHL. Jenner, drafted 37th overall in 2011 by the Blue Jackets, was a physical presence all over the ice with his junior club, the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets intense playing style draws raves from opponents

What a ride. As the 2013-14 NHL season winds to a close this weekend, there's no better time to reflect on the Columbus Blue Jackets successful quest to qualify for this year's Stanley Cup playoffs. Every year, in every sport, there are teams that underachieve relative to their collective skill set. Columbus was not one of them. If there's an underlying trait to this...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray happy to be back for final games of Blue Jackets playoff run

If Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Ryan Murray hadn't been quite up to speed on the intensity of these playoff-push games the past few weeks, he's probably all caught up by now. The impressive rookie had missed 15 games after injuring his knee and having arthroscopic surgery a few weeks ago. He returned for Friday night's immensely entertaining game against the defending...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

CBJ morning skate: Murray back, Foligno out

After a huge win last night in Philadelphia, the Blue Jackets held an optional skate this morning in advance of tonight's tilt with the Chicago Blackhawks. Under the watchful eye of goaltending coach Ian Clark, nine players took to the ice of Nationwide Arena. With goalie Curtis McElhinney between the pipes, forwards Jared Boll, Matt Frattin and Corey Tropp, as well as defensemen...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Do the Blue Jackets have the 'right stuff'?

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Beginning Friday night, the Blue Jackets embark on the final sixteen days of the regular season. Over the next two weeks, they will play 10 games, five on the road and five within the friendly confines. Ten in sixteen will determine if Columbus makes only their second playoff appearance. Currently, the Blue Jackets occupy seventh place in the Eastern Conference...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets: Rick Nash comes back to Columbus

As I talked about last week, the Columbus Blue Jackets (36-27-6) are finally showing their fans their true potential. This week they struggled in games they needed, but managed to pull off a win last night against the Montreal Canadiens (38-26-7). But, their most important game of all will be tonight when they face off against the New York Rangers (37-29-4). Not only are the two...
Via isportsweb.com
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Savard playing bigger role for Columbus since Olympic break

The defense rests. Yeah, sure, maybe in the courtroom, but not on the Columbus Blue Jackets back line. Not even close, especially since the roster was depleted with injuries to two of the team's top-six defensemen. Fedor Tyutin missed the first eight games after the Olympic break before returning for the game in Minnesota, and Ryan Murray has been out since injuring his knee...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Savard playing bigger role for Columbus since Olympic break

The defense rests. Yeah, sure, maybe in the courtroom, but not on the Columbus Blue Jackets back line. Not even close, especially since the roster was depleted with injuries to two of the team's top-six defensemen. Fedor Tyutin missed the first eight games after the Olympic break before returning for the game in Minnesota, and Ryan Murray has been out since injuring his knee...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

After knee scope, Blue Jackets' Ryan Murray could be back for playoffs

The Columbus Blue Jackets hope to see rookie defenseman Ryan Murray back on the ice this season, but the only way that's going to happen is if the Jackets' make the playoffs and get to the second round.Murray had his knee scoped on Friday, and the team announced that the number two overall pick in 2012 will miss four-to-six weeks, a time frame that puts his potential...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Murray’s surgery: what it means for the Blue Jackets

Ryan Murray’s surgery: what it means for the Blue Jackets Today the Columbus Blue Jackets (33-26-5) announced that defenseman Ryan Murray would be out for four to six weeks due to a surgery he needs to fix a problem he had with his knee. As a rookie this year Murray has scored three goals and has 17 assists; and is currently ranked third amongst all league rookies for blocked shots...
Via isportsweb.com
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Glen Miller: Murray to Miss 4 - 6 Following Knee Surgery

The Blue Jackets blue-line, already without top-four defenseman Fedor Tyutin, suffered another hit with word that rookie Ryan Murray will miss the next four - six weeks due to arthroscopic surgery on his knee. Murray, 20, has demonstrated tremendous poise on the back line for the Jackets, belying his youth. Many that have followed the team have said Murray has been the team'...
Via HockeyBuzz
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackets' Murray to miss 4-6 weeks after surgery

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Columbus Blue Jackets rookie defenseman Ryan Murray will miss four to six weeks after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his knee. The 20-year-old Murray, the No. 2 pick in the 2012 NHL draft, has three goals and 17 assists and a +3 plus/minus rating in 61 games with the Blue Jackets this season. He ranks third among all league rookies in blocked shots (93...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Lose Ryan Murray For 4-6 Weeks

from Aaron Portzline of Puck-Rakers, Blue Jackets rookie defenseman Ryan Murray will likely miss the rest of the regular season, and the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs should the Jackets qualify, after having knee surgery yesterday. The official word is that Murray will miss 4-6 weeks. There are five weeks remaining until the regular season ends April 12 in Florida...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray Lost For Regular Season

Blue Jackets rookie defenseman Ryan Murray will likely miss the rest of the regular season, and the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs should the Jackets qualify, after having knee surgery yesterday. The official word is that Murray will miss 4-6 weeks. There are five weeks remaining until the regular season ends April 12 in Florida. "It’s so disappointing, for him...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Short-handed Blue Jackets take on Predators in Nashville

The Columbus Blue Jackets are down three defensemen as they get ready to face a Nashville Predators team struggling to score during a three-game skid. The Predators may like their chances of winning Saturday night if they start Pekka Rinne, who owns a stellar home record against the Blue Jackets. Columbus (32-26-5) will be missing Fedor Tyutin, Ryan Murray and Nikita Nikitin. Tyutin...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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