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NHL Weekender: Rule change coming in time for the playoffs?

At the end of every workweek, Yardbarker takes a look at what the NHL has in store for the weekend. We'll see whose stock is soaring, who needs to get their acts together and what tilts promise to keep you on the edge of your seat. In this week's edition, the playoff race continues and discussion arises about changing a very controversial rule.Who's on fire Every week, we look at...
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Columbus Blue Jackets Maul Panthers for 10th Straight Win

Who wants to play the Columbus Blue Jackets right now? The streak version 2.0 rolls on for the Columbus Blue Jackets. Just a year after their historic 16 game winning streak the CBJ have compiled another double digit streak after downing the Florida Panthers. The first period wasn...
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8 hours ago

Numbers Behind Blue Jackets Late-Season Transformation

The Columbus Blue Jackets have completely flipped the switch — and the story — as we head into the final days of the regular season. Who saw the Columbus Blue Jackets winning 10-straight games, forcing their way from fringe-playoff status at the trade deadline roughly four weeks ago to where they are now: sudden-contenders for their first division title? By the end of the Feb. 26...
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10 hours ago

Blue Jackets extend win streak to 10 games, tie NHL record this season

Columbus' 10-game streak is the second-longest run in franchise history.
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18 hours ago

Recap: Big Mistakes Kill Monsters

The Cleveland Monsters fell to the Chicago Wolves, 5-1. Paul Thompson led the way with two goals. Chicago Wolves (5) at Cleveland Monsters (1) Attendance: 8,170 Starters Monsters Gerbe-Scott-Schroeder Austin-Cockerill Zatkoff Wolves Tynan-Pirri-Kolesar Reinhard-Bischoff Lagace Monsters Lines A.Broadhurst-Stenlund-T.Broadhurst Gerbe-Scott-Schroeder Pendenza...
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18 hours ago

WATCH: Post game: Sergei Bobrovsky 3/22/18

After his 33-save shutout, Sergei Bobrovsky comments on moving the puck more often, handling momentum well and the feeling of not being done quite yet.
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WATCH: Post game: Seth Jones 3/22/18

Seth Jones talks about his return to the lineup, the timely play of the penalty kill and the team's play while he was sidelined.
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WATCH: Post game: Pierre-Luc Dubois 3/22/18

After a 4-0 win over Florida, Dubois talks about playing against a tough team, Cam Atkinson's momentum grabbing goal and the play of the CBJ penalty kill.
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Columbus Blue Jackets Center of NHL Attention vs Panthers

Just like everyone expected at the start of the season, tonights Columbus Blue Jackets and Florida Panthers game is monumental. Hockey is an odd sport. Weird equipment, odd terminology, and funny bounces all play a huge role in this game. Just as odd is that perhaps the biggest game...
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23 hours ago

Winning Streak Reveals Blue Jackets’ Maturity

One of the prevailing themes of this Columbus Blue Jackets’ season has been their youth. Thanks to the likes of Pierre-Luc Dubois, Zach Werenski, Seth Jones, Sonny Milano and Oliver Bjorkstrand, the Blue Jackets are one of the youngest teams in the NHL. That hasn’t stopped them from going on a season-defining winning streak. Going into Thursday night’s game against the Florida Panthers...
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1 day ago

Columbus Blue Jackets Defense with Seth Jones Returning

The Columbus Blue Jackets should soon see the return of Seth Jones. How will the defensive pairs shake when he does? The Columbus Blue Jackets are hopefully going to get a big boon to their impressive d-corp with Seth Jones returning Thursday. It isn’t official yet but all signs are...
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1 day ago

Blue Jackets prospect to join AHL team

Now that the SHL season is over for many teams, Swedish players and prospects will begin to make the journey to North American professional hockey. One of those players, Kevin Stenlund, has been assigned to the Cleveland Monsters of the AHL. The Columbus Blue Jackets’ prospect is coming off another good season with HV71, and already signed his entry-level contract last spring. Now...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets sign Nathan Gerbe to two-year extension

The Columbus Blue Jackets have seen enough from Nathan Gerbe to determine that they want to keep him around. The veteran forward has signed a two-year, two-way contract extension that will take him through 2019-20. The deal pays Gerbe an average annual value of $675K in the NHL, and breaks down as follows: 2018-19: $650K NHL/$250K AHL, $400K guarantee 2019-20: $700K NHL/$250K AHL...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets sign D Dean Kukan to two-year extension

The Columbus Blue Jackets have locked up one of their young defenders, inking Dean Kukan to a two-year extension. Kukan was set to become a restricted free agent this summer, but will now be under contract through the 2019-20 season. The deal will be one-way, and pay Kukan an average annual value of $725K. The Columbus Blue Jackets have locked up one of their young defenders, inking...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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