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Total BS Podcast Episode 9: Please Like My Sport

Tuesday night, Sam and Matt were joined via Skype by BS Hockey’s own Paul Berthelot, and W.B. Philp of Lightning Shout. Hear them talk about the All Star Game, slew footing, tasty meats, the NCAA, Ohio State Football, the Columbus Crew, Syracuse, THE CAPTAIN, Steve Dangle, hockey towns, #pleaselikemysport, Syracuse, Big Ten Hockey, Michigan, Mike Reilly, small sample size, OHL...
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The Aftermath: (1/27/14): vs Washington Capitals

In an absolute roller coaster of a game, the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Washington Capitals 4-3. The fourth line started the fun in the second period and made what turned out to be a good Metro division affair. Highlights? Join me after the jump. Highlights: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly The Good: Cam Atkinson Plainly, he needed this game very badly. Atkinson got himself...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Gifs #28: CBJ @ WSH (12/11/14)

Gifs from CBJ’s overtime win over the Washington Capitals. Full album. First Period 0-1 WSH: WSH: (03:19) PPG – Eric Fehr (5) ASST: John Carlson (17), Evgeny Kuznetsov (8) 1-1 TIE: CBJ: (15:36) Nick Foligno (12) ASST: Brian Gibbons (4), James Wisniewski (10) Second Period No goals scored. Third Period 1-2 WSH: WSH: (9:20) Troy Brouwer (8) ASST: Matt Niskanen (10),...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Gifs #27: CBJ vs. PHI (12/9/14)

Gifs from CBJ’s overtime win against the Flyers. Full Album. First Period 1-0 CBJ: CBJ: (12:34) PPG – Boone Jenner (5) ASST: Brandon Dubinsky (1), James Wisniewski (9) 1-1 TIE: PHI: (17:53) PPG – Brayden Schenn (8) ASST: Claude Giroux (22), Mark Streit (12) Second Period 2-1 CBJ: CBJ: (10:39) PPG – Scott Hartnell (6) ASST: Nick Foligno (13), Jack Johnson (11) Third...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Gifs #26: CBJ @ TBL (12/6/14)

Game gifs from the Blue Jackets’ 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning. Full album here! First Period 1-0 CBJ: CBJ: (2:37) Boone Jenner (4) ASST: Matt Calvert (2) 2-0 CBJ: CBJ: (12:48) PPG – David Savard (5) ASST: Jack Johnson (10), Cam Atkinson (5) Second Period No goals scored Third Period 3-0 CBJ: CBJ: (4:51) Jack Skille (4) ASST: Michael Chaput (4), Scott Hartnell...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The All Star Game: It’s Not For You

We’re now in the aftermath of NHL All Star Weekend, the first one since 2012. There are some curious items washing up as the game fades into memory. In the lead-up there were questions about the existence of many things All Star. The Bleacher Report reflected on the (purported) lack of star power and questioned if the event was useful. The Sporting News worried in advance of the...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF Collection: NHL All Star Skills Competition

Well tonight was fun. Were there any moments that you would like to see gif’d that haven’t been gif’d yet? If so, comment on the article or contact me (or the blog) via twitter and I’d be more than happy to help. Or send a letter, I don’t really care how you do it. Breakaway Challenge: Ryan Johansen busts out an Ohio State jersey on his first attempt. Ryan Johansen...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Happy Hour with The Union Blue and Puck Daddy

Tomorrow evening we will be hosting an event in conjunction with Puck Daddy and The Union Blue at Bernard’s Tavern (630 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215) in the Short North. This event will run from 6-10 (the time is more set for drink specials) on the 23rd: Happy Hour prices will run from 6-8 at the bar including half price beer (bottle or draft) and $2.25 well drinks...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Discover All Star Weekend with Buckeye State Hockey 2.0

Over here at Buckeye State Hockey we are proud to announce that we will be giving away a couple of All Star packages courtesy of Discover, the official cardholder of the NHL. I am sure you are asking yourself at this point how you could win one of these packages and I am sure you are also thinking to yourself what the heck is in these All Star packages? Much like our friends over...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Total BS Podcast Episode 8: Death, Taxes, and Dubinsky

Tuesday night, Sam and Matt were joined via Skype by Garret Hohl of Arctic Ice Hockey and Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo Sports’ Puck Daddy! (You can find Garret’s segment at 26:20, and Wyshynski’s spot starts at 38:58). Hear them talk about healthy scratches, Lawson Crouse, tanks, wins, James Wisniewski, sponsorships, Claude Noel, Jared Boll, winning streaks, piles of money, prospects...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Aftermath: (1/19/15) @ Minnesota Wild

The Columbus Blue Jackets pulled out the victory tonight, making this the second win in a row for the CBJ. 3-1 ended up being the final score and if you scroll down a little further you will be able to see the highlights from tonight’s game. Highlights: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly   The Good: James Wisniewski He scored a goal and had two assists. This is good hockey...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Discover All Star Weekend with Buckeye State Hockey

Over here at Buckeye State Hockey we are proud to announce that we will be giving away a couple of All Star packages courtesy of Discover, the official cardholder of the NHL. I am sure you are asking yourself at this point how you could win one of these packages and I am sure you are also thinking to yourself what the heck is in these All Star packages? Much like our friends over...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Total BS Podcast Episode 7: Trying to Be Hip and Cool

Tuesday night, Sam and Matt welcomed Avery into the studio and were joined by Marshall from Days of Y’Orr through Skype! (Also, we apologize for the technical hiccups in the first half, skip to 37:44 for Marshall’s segment). Hear them talk about Buckeyes, Sam’s great (bad) jokes, Marc-Andre Fleury (duh), sad standings, being jaded, All Star snubs, Roger Federer, personalities...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Aftermath: (1/14/15) vs Montreal Canadiens

Après avoir été deux buts à mi-chemin de la troisième période , les Blue Jackets de laisser dans trois buts en avantage numérique en quatre minutes pour finir par perdre le jeu dans la régulation 3-2 aux Canadiens de Montréal . Ne pas regarder l’implosion en temps réel ? Découvrez les faits saillants ci-dessous. Faits saillants : Le Bon, la Brute et le Truand  ...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

CBJ Prospect Watch: World Junior Edition

This isn’t quite a true CBJ Prospect Watch since I only saw one of these guys (Bjorkstrand) in person, so this will be a mini version of what we normally do. I watched every game these guys played  (expect for the Boxing Day Denmark game), and took notes on how they did in each game. I’ve compiled all that qualitative information, combined it with some quantitative information...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Complicated Value of the Bobrovsky Contract

Friday afternoon was a time of celebration for many Columbus fans. The Blue Jackets and Sergei Bobrovsky avoided any summertime headaches by reaching a contract agreement. To no real surprise, Bob’s deal puts him in the upper echelon of NHL goalie salaries. As reported by Aaron Portzline, that’s a cap hit of $7.425M per year over the next 4 years. It is at this point where I...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

All Star Fun in Columbus – Join Us

The All-Star Game is coming to Columbus! To celebrate a once in a generation event, The Union Blue and Buckeye State Hockey have partnered to bring you a slate of activities to celebrate the CBJ blog / social media community. We’re excited to invite each of you to join us for any and all of the following! Wednesday, January 21, from 4:45 – 5:30 we will have EXCLUSIVE access...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Aftermath: (1/9/15) @ Toronto Maple Leafs

After a promising start against a downtrodden opponent the Blue Jackets ended up falling to the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 in the Air Canada Centre. Let us take a look at how our Canadian brethren layethed the smackdown on the Jackets. Highlights: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly   The Good: Ryan Johansen Do you like 6’4 200+lb center’s who can change the game in a moments notice...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Seven Things Learned from this Year’s World Juniors

I’ve always been a fan of the World Juniors (who hasn’t) but this year was my first really focusing in on it. I watched most games on TV but had the luxury of attending two pre-tournament games in Peterborough and one preliminary game in Toronto. When the tournament concluded on Monday I looked at my pre-tournament piece to see how my expectations matched up with reality. Frankly...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Total BS Podcast Episode 6: The Pomp and the Circumstance

https://ia902701.us.archive.org/23/items/TotalBsPodcastEpisode6ThePompAndTheCircumstance/2015-1-6PodcastFinal.mp3Sam and Matt go without guest on the podcast! Matt gives some thoughts on Stuart Scott and fight we all share against cancer. You can also hear them talk about Not Liev Schreiber, Not Steve Dangle, Not Randy Carlyle, hangovers, Nick Foligno’s contract, knocking on wood...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Aftermath: (1/6/15) @ Dallas Stars

La azul chequetas es muy caliente. Ay papi! Tonight the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Dallas Stars on the road 4-2. Wins are racking up and everyone is happy in the 614.  Highlights: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly   The Good: Nick Foligno Pretty sure he could take this spot most nights this year. Absolute stud this year. Fancy stats were nothing to write home about but then...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

CBJ Prospect Watch: Markus Soberg

On January 4, I had the chance to watch the Blue Jackets’ 2013 sixth round pick, Windsor Spitfires right winger Markus Soberg, play against Mississauga in the OHL. Soberg is a 19 year old Norweigan in his OHL rookie season for Windsor, after playing for Swedish league team Frolunda’s junior team for the past two seasons. Soberg has OHL numbers that would bear out a third line...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Unpopular Opinion: December Didn’t Help

The Columbus Blue Jackets finished December 10-1-1. Wow! Holy crap! Fantastic! They must have played great, shot up the standings, and surely their playoff chances have skyrocketed…think again. Great Play And now the worst Score-Adjusted Fenwick to date (via http://t.co/xoswVkMjdB): 1. BUF 36.6 2. COL 44.8 3. TOR 45.1 4. CGY 45.5 5. CBJ 45.7 — TSN Hockey Analytics (@TSNAnalytics...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Aftermath: (1/4/15) vs Colorado Avalanche

As old conference rivals collided in an up and down, roller coaster type game in Denver, Colorado. Many were left wondering what the heck happened. The Blue Jackets were able to pull away with a 4-3 win on a David Savard goal with a minute left. Join me after the jump won’t you? Highlights: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly   The Good: Cody Goloubef and Brandon Dubinsky Goloubef...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Gifs #25: CBJ @ FLA (12/4/14)

Gifs from Columbus’ incredibly lucky shootout win in Florida. Yes, this is the game where Bob faced 55 shots and saved 52 of them. Full album here! First Period 1-0 CBJ: CBJ: (1:07) Nick Foligno (11) ASST: Scott Hartnell (10), Dalton Prout (4) 2-0 CBJ: CBJ: (9:51) Cam Atkinson (8) ASST: Kerby Rychel (2), Dalton Prout (5) Second Period 3-0 CBJ: CBJ: (00:51) Boone Jenner...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss
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