After a media avail that saw Patrik Laine actually be quite positive in his review of the Columbus Blue Jackets organization, his former coach and his desire to potentially stay with the team, it’s interesting that a report is surfacing on Tuesday that the Blue Jackets would open to trading him.
A mere 7,519 nights after the first game in Columbus Blue Jackets history, the team played their final game of their 20th season. The two seasons were a bit more comparable than the 5th Liners of today would have cared for.
It is now official. John Tortorella and the Columbus Blue Jackets have mutually agreed to part ways as has been rumored for over a month. John Tortorella and Blue Jackets part ways This morning we covered the news that broke last night that John Tortorella was leaving Columbus.
Aaron Portzline of The Athletic wanted to answer the question, ‘Why does it seem like players are so eager to leave the Blue Jackets?’ When Pierre-Luc Dubois left the team earlier this season, many wondered what had happened between the player and management or the player and the coach.