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WATCH: Filip Forsberg goes beast on Lightning with this goal

It has been a tough year for the Nashville Predators. After acquiring Ryan Johansen, the Predators have had an up and down campaign with not a lot to show for it. One of the poster boys of their disappointment has been Filip Forsberg. After having a stellar rookie campaign, his play has come back down to earth. This doesn’t mean that from time to time Forsberg hasn’t shown glimpses...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Ryan Johansen-Seth Jones trade thus far

The NHL's first major trade this season came earlier this month when the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Nashville Predators swapped star players. Columbus gave up a star forward in Ryan Johansen, and the Nashville Predators gave up a star defenseman in Seth Jones. It’s been a month since the trade happened, and it’s time to see how each player has impacted his respective team...
Via The Sports Quotient
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Senators-Blue Jackets Preview

Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson is on pace to break his career-high mark of 78 points set four seasons ago, and a matchup with the Columbus Blue Jackets should serve to further his cause. Karlsson has seven points in two easy wins over Columbus this season and looks to help the Senators end a three-game road losing streak Saturday night. He's a leading candidate for the...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ducks lose in OT to Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Things appeared bleak for Columbus, down two goals with 12 seconds left in the second period against Anaheim. Then, Nick Foligno made a play that gave his team momentum heading into the third -- and beyond.Foligno raced toward a loose puck on a faceoff following Mike Santorelli's goal, gathered it and zipped a pass to William Karlsson. The former Duck beat...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Atkinson, Wennberg score in SO as Columbus beats Anaheim 4-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Alexander Wennberg and Cam Atkinson each scored in the shootout and Joonas Korpisalo stopped shots by Corey Perry and Jakob Silfverberg to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night. Columbus' Brandon Dubinsky tucked a shot inside the left goal post on the power play to make it 3-all with 5:03 left in the third, eventually...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets sign defenseman Ryan Murray to 2-year extension

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The Columbus Blue Jackets signed defenseman Ryan Murray to a two-year, $5.65 million contract extension Thursday. The 22-year-old Murray has four goals and 13 assists in 55 games this season, his third with Columbus. He was the No. 2 overall pick in the 2012 draft. ''Ryan Murray is a talented, smart player who has been a very steady performer on our blue line...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim gets first look at rookie goalie Korpisalo

Corey Perry is playing so well that teams are resorting to all kinds of tactics to try to slow down the prolific winger.Perry was bloodied but not beaten his last time out and looks to continue his strong production for the visiting Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets.The Ducks top goal scorer with 21, Perry had two assists in Tuesday's 4-1 victory at...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks-Blue Jackets Preview

Corey Perry is playing so well that teams are resorting to all kinds of tactics to try to slow down the prolific winger. Perry was bloodied but not beaten his last time out and looks to continue his strong production for the visiting Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Ducks top goal scorer with 21, Perry had two assists in Tuesday's 4-1 victory...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackets fail to hold on to lead, lose in shootout 3-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Cal Clutterbuck scored the winning goal in the shootout, lifting the New York Islanders to a 3-2 comeback victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night.Frans Nielsen also scored in the shootout and Jaroslav Halak stopped three of four attempts by Columbus. Anders Lee had the tying goal early in the third period.Ryan Strome had a goal in regulation...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Clutterbuck scores SO winner, Islanders top Blue Jackets 3-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Cal Clutterbuck scored the winning goal in the shootout, lifting the New York Islanders to a 3-2 comeback victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night. Frans Nielsen also scored in the shootout and Jaroslav Halak stopped three of four attempts by Columbus. Anders Lee had the tying goal early in the third period. Ryan Strome had a goal in regulation...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Korpisalo's 'contagious' calm & confidence lifting Jackets

The New York Islanders are brimming with confidence after finishing with their highest goal total in five seasons.They haven't had too much trouble racking up goals against the Columbus Blue Jackets, although they've never faced Joonas Korpisalo.The visiting Islanders look to complete a four-game sweep of the Blue Jackets and make it eight straight meetings without a regulation defeat...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders-Blue Jackets Preview

The New York Islanders are brimming with confidence after finishing with their highest goal total in five seasons. They haven't had too much trouble racking up goals against the Columbus Blue Jackets, although they've never faced Joonas Korpisalo. The visiting Islanders look to complete a four-game sweep of the Blue Jackets and make it eight straight meetings without a regulation...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Karlsson nets two, Blue Jackets beat Flames 2-1

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Columbus rookie William Karlsson broke out of a slump with two goals to lead the surging Blue Jackets to a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Friday night.Karlsson scored the go-ahead goal 1:42 into the third period, taking advantage of a miscue by Dougie Hamilton. The Flames defenseman had the puck knocked off his stick at the Columbus blue line and...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Karlsson snaps slump, Blue Jackets beat Flames 2-1

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Columbus rookie William Karlsson broke out of a slump with two goals to lead the surging Blue Jackets to a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Friday night. Karlsson scored the go-ahead goal 1:42 into the third period, taking advantage of a miscue by Dougie Hamilton. The Flames defenseman had the puck knocked off his stick at the Columbus blue line and...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Korpisalo in midst of strong streak

While one win doesn't necessarily signal the start of a turnaround, the Calgary Flames are desperate for positives right now.Playing without another key defenseman certainly wouldn't qualify.Calgary tries to put together consecutive victories for the first time in over a month Friday night when it hosts the Columbus Blue Jackets.Coverage begins at 8:30 on FOX Sports OhioOne the same...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets-Flames Preview

While one win doesn't necessarily signal the start of a turnaround, the Calgary Flames are desperate for positives right now. Playing without another key defenseman certainly wouldn't qualify. Calgary tries to put together consecutive victories for the first time in over a month Friday night when it hosts the league-worst Columbus Blue Jackets. One the same day they learned they...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Korpisalo stops 37 shots, Blue Jackets win in shootout

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Alex Wennberg scored the only goal in a shootout and the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 on Thursday night.Scott Hartnell had a power-play goal in the third period for the Blue Jackets (20-28-5), who are last in the NHL and were coming off a 5-1 loss in Edmonton on Tuesday.Joonas Korpisalo stopped 37 shots for Columbus...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wennberg lifts Blue Jackets over Canucks 2-1 in shootout

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Alex Wennberg scored the only goal in a shootout and the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 on Thursday night. Scott Hartnell had a power-play goal in the third period for the Blue Jackets (20-28-5), who are last in the NHL and were coming off a 5-1 loss in Edmonton on Tuesday. Joonas Korpisalo stopped 37 shots for Columbus...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The state of the Union Blue: What should Blue Jackets do?

Brandon Saad leads the Columbus Blue Jackets with 35 points through 51 games. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) By Todd Witt (@ToddWitt15) The playoffs are out of reach, but is the season lost? First, what will management decide to do before the trade deadline on February 29th? Myself, I hate losing more than I enjoy winning and the thought of tanking or trading away players...
Via The Hockey Guys
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Canucks coach: Torts will have Jackets 'geared up'

Vancouver's extended All-Star break is coming to an end, and it's easing back into things by completing a three-game homestand against two beatable opponents.The first of those, however, is complicated with the Columbus Blue Jackets and former coach John Tortorella visiting Thursday night.Tortorella first had to return to the Blue Jackets' bench to make his first trip back to Vancouver...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets-Canucks Preview

Vancouver's extended All-Star break is coming to an end, and it's easing back into things by completing a three-game homestand against two beatable opponents. The first of those, however, is complicated with the Columbus Blue Jackets and former coach John Tortorella visiting Thursday night. Tortorella first had to return to the Blue Jackets' bench to make his first trip back to...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Connor McDavid get back in Calder race?

It has felt like an eternity, but the savior returns to the lineup on Tuesday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets. That’s right: Connor McDavid is back. McDavid, hurt back on November 3rd with a broken clavicle, returns to an Oiler team that is 19-26-5. That’s 13 points back of a wild card spot. Their play has improved exponentially over the last few weeks after a particularly...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets-Oilers Preview

When play resumes after the All-Star break, it's usually a time for NHL teams to gear up for a postseason run. At the other end of the standings, the Edmonton Oilers and Columbus Blue Jackets may instead be focused on gaining the services of Auston Matthews. These are two of three clubs tied with an NHL-worst 43 points as they resume their dismal campaigns Tuesday night, with...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets: Strong stretch fueled by Korpisalo

Fans of the Columbus Blue Jackets thought the 2015-16 season would be different than the previous year. That season, the Blue Jackets lost 508 man-games to injury, most in the league and far greater than any team not named Colorado. However, the preseason optimism in Columbus has since faded to something between false hope and grim acceptance. Injuries have been a problem once again...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets sweep home-and-home with Habs, 5-2

MONTREAL (AP) -- Brandon Dubinsky and Cam Atkinson each had a goal and an assist to help the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Canadiens 5-2 on Tuesday night and sweep a home-and-home with Montreal.Boone Jenner, Scott Hartnell and Brandon Saad also scored for the Blue Jackets. Rookie goaltender Joonas Korpisalo stopped 28 shots and improved to 4-0-1 in his last five starts. The Blue...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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