It has been 162 days since the end of that amazing, infuriating, disappointing, but ultimately elevating Game 4 against Detroit in the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The sight of 19,000+ fans standing for the entire third period . . .the incredible roar seemingly coming from all directions at once . . . the anger and [...]October 2nd, 2009 | Jeff Little | 0 comments | Continued
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Who would have thought going into this free agency period that the only Blue Jacket free agent to find work as of July 3rd morning was Aaron Rome? Rome signed a 1 year contract with Vancouver early on the first day worth $550,000. Some of the free agents you knew were going to have to [...]July 3rd, 2009 | Eric Smith | 0 comments | Continued
The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed center Samuel Pahlsson to a three-year contract announced team General Manager Scott Howson on Wednesday. Pahlsson is a nine year NHL veteran who has tallied 54 goals, and 92 assists for 146 points in 557 career games with Boston, Anaheim, and Chicago. With the futures of Manny Malhotra, and [...]July 2nd, 2009 | Rob Ogden | 0 comments | Continued
Going into this free agent period, the Blue Jackets have far more answers than they did this time last year. That being said, there are still some questions that will need to be answered. I will go line by line and then discuss possible answers for them. 1st Line: Nash – Brassard – Huselius — [...]June 30th, 2009 | Eric Smith | 4 comments | Continued
Not only will crucial decision have to be made this year at the draft table but the Blue Jackets find themselves with 10 free agents (6 unrestricted, 4 restricted). If your General Manager Scott Howson what do you do? Your team has finally made it to the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time. You [...]June 4th, 2009 | Devon Kunkel | 0 comments | Continued
As the commercials for the PGA Tour say — “These guys are good. . . ” Detroit fired on all cylinders tonight in a 4 – 1 victory over the Jackets, aided by deflections off of Manny Malhotra and Jan Hejda. For the first thirty minutes, this was a breathtaking hockey game. 27 shots fired [...]April 17th, 2009 | Jeff Little | 3 comments | Continued
In an attempt to quantify some of the intangibles that make some players so valuable, despite perhaps not showing up on the scorecard, TSN has put together a list of 75 players who meet the “lay it on the line” standard through blocked shots, hits, takeaways, faceoffs, etc. Our own Mike Commodore ranks 3rd in [...]January 31st, 2009 | Jeff Little | 3 comments | Continued