Pittsburgh Penguins: Dupuis Injured, Erixon Waived

By Larry Snyder There was unfortunate news at the end of Sunday’s 3-on-3 practice session for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Sam Kasan reported Monday on the team’s website that Pascal Dupuis left with an undisclosed injury during the session. He did not skate on Monday. Here is what head coach Mike Johnston had to say about Dupuis to Kasan, “At the end of the 3-on-3 when we were...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs at a glance

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS LAST SEASON: 30-44-8, 68 points. Did not qualify for playoffs. COACH: Mike Babcock, 13 NHL seasons, 527-285-19-119. ADDED: Babcock, D Matt Hunwick, C Shawn Matthias, RW P.A. Parenteau, C Nick Spaling, LW Daniel Winnik. LOST: LW David Booth, D Eric Brewer, D Tim Erixon, RW Phil Kessel, RW Colton Orr. PLAYER TO WATCH: Dion Phaneuf. When the 2014-15 season ended...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins offseason recap

Last year: 43-27-12, fourth in the Metro Division. Fell to the Rangers in five games in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. Key additions: Phil Kessel, Sergei Plotnikov, Tyler Biggs, Tim Erixon, Steve Oleksy Key subtractions: Kasperi Kapanen, Paul Martin, Christian Ehrhoff, Steve Downie, Blake Comeau, Thomas Greiss, Nick Spaling, Daniel Winnik, Craig Adams, Maxim Lapierre, Scott […]
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Free Agency Impacts Leafs Rebuild

View image | gettyimages.com July 1st, 2015 is known as Canada’s 148th birthday. Canadians across the nation were celebrating their country’s birthday. The Leafs brain trust however, was hard at work changing the face of Canada’s team. The Toronto Maple Leafs really didn’t make too many big moves when it came to the players they signed in comparison to the last few years...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Don Cherry sounds off on Phil Kessel trade

It's hard to know whether teams should be excited when enigmatic NHL personality Don Cherry endorses a team's actions, but he had plenty to say in defense of the Phil Kessel trade.Kessel, a five-time 30-goal scorer, was sent to Pittsburgh Wednesday along with Tyler Biggs and Tim Erixon in exchange for forward Nick Spaling, defenseman Scott Harrington, prospect Kasperi Kapanen and...
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Pens Free Agency Day 1, Part 1 – Band-Aids DO Fix Bullet Holes

Can’t develop a goal scorer? Can’t sign a goal scorer? Don’t even have the picks to draft a goal scorer?!? Eff it, trade for a goal scorer. And so continues Jim Rutherford’s tenure as Penguins GM… Forget free agency, this is the part that matters. The Kessel Trade Acquire Give Away Phil Kessel (7 yrs, $6.8 mil) Kasperi Kapanen (3 yrs, $894k) Tim Erixon (1 yr, $600k) Nick...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Toronto claims Tim Erixon off waivers from Chicago

TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Maple Leafs have claimed well-traveled defenseman Tim Erixon off waivers from the Chicago Blackhawks. The 24-year-old player was once considered a highly touted prospect but will be joining his fourth organization in less than six years. He is to become a restricted free agent this summer. Erixon, who shoots left-handed, has one goal and 12 assists in 78...
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March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Place Tim Erixon On Waivers

On Saturday, in the wake of acquiring Kimmo Timonen on Friday night, the Hawks placed defenseman Tim Erixon on waivers. The post Blackhawks Place Tim Erixon On Waivers appeared first on Committed Indians.
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

CBJ HERO Graphs Part Two – Defense

CBJ Hero Graphs defenseman Yesterday we looked at the Columbus Blue Jackets forwards using stats guru Domenic Galamini (@MimicoHero)’s HERO Graphs. He has now added defensemen to the listings, which means it’s time for us to analyze the Blue Jackets back end. The HERO Graph is a bar graph output of a player’s optimal line/pairing use based on Usage Adjusted Corsi For/Against...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Driver: On Winning Games and Other Thoughts

December The Blue Jackets are winning games on the scoreboard. That’s all that matters, right? Well, aside from maybe one or two of those games, they really didn’t win the game. 18. Let’s go back to Nov. 12, when the Kings blew 3-1 and 5-3 leads, losing 6-5 to the Ducks in a shootout. Darryl Sutter held an interesting scrum, saying, “I don’t think we let it get away,...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

For Morin, it's a change of scenery and opportunity

With what had become a bottleneck of healthy defensemen, and Tim Erixon being healthy scratched lately, Blue Jackets General Manager Jarmo kekalainen traded Erixon to the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday for right wing Jeremy Morin. He was a second round pick (45th overall) in the 2009 draft of the Atlanta Thrashers (now the Winnipeg Jets). Having four forwards (Horton, Letestu, Anisimov...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks send Jeremy Morin to Blue Jackets for Tim Erixon

  The Chicago Blackhawks traded forward Jeremy Morin to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday for defenseman Tim Erixon. Morin has no points in 15 NHL games this season. The winger was assigned to Rockford of the AHL for a conditioning assignment Tuesday because he wasn't playing at all with the loaded Blackhawks. "It's a good chance for Mo to play and for Timmy to join our organization...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks send Morin to Blue Jackets for Erixon

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Blackhawks have traded forward Jeremy Morin to the Columbus Blue Jackets for defenseman Tim Erixon. Morin has no points in 15 NHL games this season. The winger was assigned to Rockford of the AHL for a conditioning assignment Tuesday because he wasn't playing at all with the loaded Blackhawks. The 23-year-old Morin has eight goals and eight assists in 54...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Trade Jeremy Morin to Columbus

On Sunday morning, Blackhawks traded forward Jeremy Morin to the Blue Jackets for defenseman Tim Erixon in a swap of former top prospects. Erixon, 23, was the 23rd overall pick in the 2009 Draft by the Calgary Flames. He’s already … Continue reading → The post Blackhawks Trade Jeremy Morin to Columbus appeared first on Committed Indians.
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Gifs #16: CBJ @ PHI (11/14/14)

Gifs from the win against the Flyers in Scott Hartnell’s return to Philly. First Period 1-0 CBJ: CBJ: PPG – James Wisniewski (1) ASST: Ryan Johansen (11), Tim Erixon (4) 1-1 TIE: PHI: PPG – Claude Giroux (5) ASST: Mark Streit (9), Jakub Voracek (17) 2-1 CBJ: CBJ: PPG – Nick Foligno (8) ASST: Tim Erixon (5), Ryan Johansen (12) Second Period 2-2 TIE: PHI: PPG – Jakub...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday Thread #19: vs Boston Bruins

Another day and thus another game. Big news of the day for the Jackets is Tim Erixon being healthy scratched in favor of Kevin “Naughty Boy” Connauton. Pregame Bruins News and Notes Looks like Niklas Svedberg will start. — Fluto Shinzawa (@GlobeFluto) November 21, 2014 Expect Kevan Miller to play. First time since Oct. 18. — Fluto Shinzawa (@GlobeFluto) November 21,...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Gifs: CBJ vs. TBL (11/8/14)

Gifs from the high-scoring Tampa Bay game in which Nabakov and score effects made the Blue Jackets look infinitely better on the scoreboard than they actually were. Full album of the gifs here. First Period 0-1 TBL: TBL: (5:46) J.T. Brown (1) ASST: Jason Garrison (6), Andrej Sustr (2) 0-2 TBL: TBL: (6:07) Cedric Paquette (3) ASST: Jonathan Drouin (5), Vladislav Namestnikov (3...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Game GIFs #8: CBJ @ LAK (10/26/14)

First Period 1-0 CBJ: (14:39) PPG – Tim Erixon (1) ASST: Scott Hartnell (9), Ryan Johansen (6) Second Period 1-1 TIE: (3:04) PPG – Jeff Carter (5) ASST: Tyler Toffoli (6), Drew Doughty (4) 1-2 LAK: (16:30) Tyler Toffoli (4) ASST: Jeff Carter (5), Robyn Regehr (1) 1-3 LAK: (18:32) Dwight King (1) ASST: Justin Williams (1), Jeff Carter (6) 2-3 LAK: (19:04) Mark Letestu...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday Thread #9: Ottawa Senators

Hockey is back in Nationwide Arena and it just feels right. Let’s take a look at Ottawa’s lineup and see what the Jacket’s are in for tonight. Pregame https://twitter.com/SunDoniB/status/527121261391249408 Greening, Wiercioch and Hoffman are the #sens staying on the ice for extra skating — Don Brennan (@SunDoniB) October 28, 2014 Hoffman won’t be in this evening, who...
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October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Gifs #5: CBJ @ OTT (10/18/14)

First Period 0-1 OTT: (15:50) David Legwand (2) Backhand shot – ASST: Mike Hoffman (1), Chris Neil (1) Second Period 0-2 OTT: (7:02) Erik Karlsson (2) Deflected shot – ASST: Clarke MacArthur (2) 1-2 OTT: (13:57) Nick Foligno (2) Wrist shot – ASST: Scott Hartnell (4), Tim Erixon (1) 2-2 TIE: (14:38) David Savard (1) Slapshot – ASST: Nick Foligno (5), Ryan Johansen...
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October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Is the Blue Jackets Defense Their Great Weakness?

Forward depth in Columbus is at an all-time high, even considering a few key injuries. There’s wiggle room in the discussion of how good overall Blue Jackets depth can be (I touched on this last week – I think it’s quite solid). With Ryan Johansen back in the fold and solidifying the centers, it’s hard to imagine the top 9 forwards being bad. As we turn our attention to the...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL News: 12 more impactful signings you missed because summer

It's always a good sign when it's already warm, sunny and beautiful out at six in the morning, which is probably why you didn't realize these signings happened. I like your style.The Florida Panthers, Columbus Blue Jackets, New York Rangers, Minnesota Wild, and NY Islanders have all made moves you probably missed. Let's check them out!1) from panthers.nhl.comThe Florida Panthers...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Re-sign Tim Erixon to a One-Year Contract

The Columbus Blue Jackets have re-signed defensemen Tim Erixon to a one-year contract on Tuesday July 15. Erixon, 23 years old, played most of last season for the Springfield Falcons, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Blue Jackets.In 40 games last year, he tallied five goals and 33 assists. Due to recent moves, Erixon has a good opportunity to crack the Blue Jackets line...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rick Nash, What Is the Problem?

#484085395 / gettyimages.com When I heard that the New York Rangers had traded Brandon Dubinsky, Artem Anisimov, and Tim Erixon, for Rick Nash, I was sad. We had just came off a year of going to the Eastern Conference Final, and it felt like we were shipping the whole team off. I never liked the trade from the beginning. I remember distinctly telling my father,”It wont be this...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Simon Hjalmarsson: A Brief Introduction

Columbus made their first splash in the free agency pool with the signing of Swedish forward Simon Hjalmarsson after a very successful year in the SHL that saw him rack up 57 points (27 goals, 30 assists) in 55 games, which was good enough to tie for the 3rd highest goal total and point total in the SHL. Columbus and Chicago both gained the attention of Simon, but Simon’s choice...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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