Perhaps the most perplexing development with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season is the lack of playing time given to forward Nikita Filatov. Since the season began, Filatov has seen his Time On Ice (TOI) go from a small amount, to virtually non-existent, to a series of healthy scratches – this, predicated by quite an [...]November 9th, 2009 | Ed Cmar | 7 comments | Continued
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1. Pittsburgh Penguins (2): At 7-1-0, the Stanley Cup champs are playing like the champs. Marc-Andre Fleury appears to have solidified his spot the short list of elite goaltenders in the league. His seven wins lead all NHL goaltenders and his .922 save percentage ain’t to shabby either. 2. Colorado Avalanche (8): The Aves added [...]October 20th, 2009 | Bart Logan | 0 comments | Continued
Anton Stralman will not dress for tonight’s match-up with the Canucks. He has been practicing with the team but is not game-ready. He will likely be ready for Thursday’s game in San Jose. For those who are curious he is wearing #5. Mike Commodore will sit out the second game of the season as well. [...]October 5th, 2009 | Bart Logan | 0 comments | Continued
As we creep closer to the opening of camp, a few items to pique your hockey interest: Zherdev Update — Lyle Richardson at The Hockey News offers the following update on Z: Nikolai Zherdev became an unrestricted free agent when the New York Rangers exercised their option to walk away from his one-year, $3.9-million arbitration [...]August 10th, 2009 | Jeff Little | 1 comment | Continued
Last night word began to spread throughout the league that CBJ’s team captain Rick Nash had come to an agreement with the club on a 8 year contract extension. The reported deal was worth $62.4 million until the end of 2017-18 season with an annual cap hit of $7.8 million. “Rick is a Blue Jacket. He is our [...]July 4th, 2009 | Devon Kunkel | 0 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
TSN.ca is reporting that the Minnesota Wild have acquired former Jacket Dan Fritsche from the New York Rangers in a trade that will send defenseman Erik Reitz from Minnesota to the Big Apple. Fritsche, who had 1 goal and 4 assists for the Rangers, was placed on waivers earlier this week and cleared. It will [...]January 30th, 2009 | Jeff Little | 0 comments | Continued