On Tuesday night, the Columbus Blue Jackets edged divisional foe Nashville 3-2. After a scoreless first period, Derick Brassard got the scoring started with his seventh goal of the season. Milan Jurcina and R.J. Umberger were awarded assists on the goal. That proved to be the only second period goal. The offensive outburst in the [...]January 27th, 2010 | Craig Layne | 1 comment | Continued
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Watching the Blue Jackets engineer their 4 – 1` victory over the Los Angeles Kings in Nationwide Arena, an adjective came to mind that had seldom been uttered in the eight prior NHL campaigns waged by the young franchise – composed. Despite having their top line defensive pair (Mike Commodore and Jan Hejda) on the [...]October 19th, 2009 | Jeff Little | 0 comments | Continued
Vancouver has historically been an unfriendly venue for the Columbus Blue Jackets, and this opener of a three game road trip did not figure to be any easier. Vancouver was sporting an 0 – 2 record for the first time in recent history, and to say they (and their fans) were angry would be a [...]October 6th, 2009 | Jeff Little | 1 comment | Continued
I know that Aaron Portzline has already “called” the Jackets as being in the playoffs, but for those of us requiring a bit more analysis, I offer the following updates. First, here is the latest incarnation of playoff projections for the West, based upon each team continuing to play at the pace they have played [...]March 23rd, 2009 | Jeff Little | 4 comments | Continued
With all of the speculation and anticipation surrounding the trade deadline in 23 hours, folks have almost lost sight of the fact that the CBJ have a hockey game to play tonight. Before turning to that, for trade junkies, here are the latest updates: 1. Sean Avery claimed by New York Rangers off waivers — [...]March 3rd, 2009 | Jeff Little | 0 comments | Continued
Duck season comes to an end tonight in Nationwide Arena, as the CBJ host Anaheim in the 4th and final meeting this season. This also culminates a stretch of 9 games in 15 days, including 6 in the last 9 days. After a loss to Pittsburgh, the Jackets have gone 6 – 0 – 1 [...]February 21st, 2009 | Jeff Little | 1 comment | Continued