The Blue Jackets have been in search of the proverbial puck-moving offensive defenseman since their inception into the league. Columbus’ first ever draft pick, Rostislav Klesla, was supposed to a can’t-miss pick. Klesla put up some monster numbers in juniors with the Brampton Battalion, but has never accumulated more than 22 points in an NHL [...]July 23rd, 2009 | Bart Logan | 9 comments | Continued
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My name is Bart Logan. I am a Columbus native and journalism major at Ohio University. My love for the game of hockey dates back to my days as a youngster watching the Columbus Chill play at the Ohio State Fairgrounds Coliseum. I've been hooked ever since. I have previously held press credentials and covered the Blue Jackets for WVKO 1580 AM in 2008. In addition to the covering the Blue Jackets, I also work as a play-by-play announcer for the Ohio University Bobcats Hockey Team.
The Blue Jackets have announced that they have signed1st round draft pick John Moore to a three-year entry level contract. Moore, the sixth ranked North American skater, was selected 21st overall by the Jackets this summer in Montreal. Moore played last season for Chicago Steel of the USHL. His 39 points in 57 games last [...]July 21st, 2009 | Bart Logan | 0 comments | Continued
The Columbus Blue Jackets have released their 2009-2010 preseason schedule. The Jackets will play in eight exhibition games. Four of the games will be played in Nationwide Arena. Preseason action kicks off Friday, September 16 when the Blue Jackets visit the Minnesota Wild. Jackets fans will have the chance to watch Union Blue take on [...]July 13th, 2009 | Bart Logan | 0 comments | Continued