People are expecting big things this season from Derick Brassard. Many project Brassard as a franchise center and “the guy” that Rick Nash has been waiting to play with his entire career. The Blue Jackets seem to share those opinions and, with the threat of restricted free agency looming in the summer of 2010, the [...]September 4th, 2009 | Bart Logan | 0 comments | Continued
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The Tomas Kaberle saga appears to have come to an end with the kick-in of a non-movement clause in his contract. How interested the Blue Jackets brass was in Kaberle, will likely never be known. Some reports linked right winger Jake Voracek to a potential deal, but trading away young talent isn’t exactly Blue Jackets [...]August 17th, 2009 | Bart Logan | 1 comment | Continued
Well, apparently, the Dany Heatley rumors didn’t last very long. Now, it appears the Sens are eyeing the SJ Sharks as their next/new trading partners for Ottawa’s new villain. As Devon knows all too well, Sens’ nation loves to cast out villains and heroes – see Jason Spezza, during Calendar Year 2009. Now that this [...]July 10th, 2009 | Ed Cmar | 3 comments | Continued
When I first heard this rumor I completely looked passed it, living in Ottawa the media has been all over Dany Heatley. The media has made this player out to be a complete waste of money, a cancer in the dressing and a bust. Overblown? maybe just a little. I did not see anyone complaining [...]July 6th, 2009 | Devon Kunkel | 6 comments | Continued
Monday marked the beginning of development camp for the Columbus Blue Jackets. About 35 players attended in all, including draft picks from ’06 to ’09, as well as many free agents that were invited to participate. The camp is open to the public, and although the ice was crowded with players and coaches, much attention [...]July 2nd, 2009 | Rob Ogden | 0 comments | Continued
In his post-game comments, Ken Hitchcock noted that it was a big deal that the Jackets leaped over Colorado into the 8th spot in the Western Conference — noting that it is always better to be above that red, black or green line that they put after the number 8 team in each conference. To [...]January 14th, 2009 | Jeff Little | 2 comments | Continued