The key signings of Sammy Pahlsson and Mathieu Garon were unfortunately overshadowed last night with the dislcosure that Rick Nash was “disappointed” with the package the Blue Jackets put out as their initial offer. The responses have ranged from disdain for Nash’s comments and severely taking him to taks, to roasting Howson over the coals [...]July 2nd, 2009 | Jeff Little | 6 comments | Continued
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A tough, tight, checking period for most of the time. The Jackets did a great job of keeping composure and pressure on. Umberger stepped to the front this period, with everyone chipping in. Although Mase was not busy, he made some key stops on the ocassional miscue. Even though we are not scoring a lot [...]March 13th, 2009 | Jeff Little | 0 comments | Continued
TSN.ca is reporting that the Jackets have traded Leclaire and a 2nd round pick to Ottawa for Vermette! Confirmed by Puck-Rakers and THN. This is Vermette’s fourth full year in the league, after being a 2nd round pick by Ottawa in the 2000 draft. He posted 19-20-39 in the 2005-06 season, 21-12-33 in 2006-2007 and [...]March 4th, 2009 | Jeff Little | 0 comments | Continued
With this morning’s Dispatch reporting that Huselius is out for at least Tuesday with concussion-like symptoms and Novotny is also down, it seems like time to make some important personnel decisions.With the rumors flying about a Toronto deal for Antropov and Kubina, or an Ottawa deal of some sort, now would seem like a perfect [...]January 5th, 2009 | Jeff Little | 3 comments | Continued
With the end of the current road trip coming tonight in Anaheim, we need a strong effort to make this only an unsatisfactory trip, as opposed to an awful one. An unrewarded strog effort in San Jose was followed by a realy snoozer in LA. The only solace from that one is that, disregarding empty [...]December 7th, 2008 | Jeff Little | 0 comments | Continued