Coming off the franchise’s first ever playoff birth, the upcoming season may be the most highly anticipated Columbus Blue Jackets season since the inaugural season back in 2000. Here is everything you need to know about opening night. The Blue Jackets are 3-3-1-1 all time on opening night, and 2-1-1-1 at home. This is the [...]October 2nd, 2009 | Rob Ogden | 0 comments | Continued
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In his first year in the NHL, Columbus Blue Jackets rookie Steve Mason took the league by storm, and Thursday night in Vegas he was recognized for it. Mason took home the 2009 Calder Memorial Trophy as the league’s top rookie beating out Chicago’s Kris Versteeg and Anehiem’s Bobby Ryan. In only his first year, [...]June 19th, 2009 | Rob Ogden | 0 comments | Continued
With the off-season in full effect for the Columbus Blue Jackets, it’s time to start looking at draft prospects. The Jackets will draft 16th in this June’s draft, which is the latest the team has drafted in its ten year existence. (The latest the club had ever drafted previously was eighth in ’01 and ’04). [...]June 10th, 2009 | Rob Ogden | 0 comments | Continued
With the LeClaire – Vermette deal now in the books, the following post just about 45 minutes before the trade in Puck Daddy proved to be correct:Columbus Blue Jackets: They won a game last night against the Los Angeles Kings, 5-4, that was a total playoff atmosphere. They’re sixth in the conference, they’ve hit the [...]March 4th, 2009 | Jeff Little | 1 comment | Continued
This was a win, or at least an OTL, that slipped squarely through the pads of Pascal Leclaire. While he made a good save now and again, he was often a half step slow, looking behind him, and gave up two awful goals. No excuse for the game winner for an NHL starting goalie. Overall, [...]November 29th, 2008 | Jeff Little | 0 comments | Continued
Seeing that Scott Cullen at TSN had downgraded the CBJ from 16 to 22 in the latest power rankings, I took the opportunity to email my disagreement, noting that the CBJ had dismantled Buffalo (#17) on the road, and had the same record, had beaten every Candadian team they had played ( with the exception [...]November 27th, 2008 | Jeff Little | 0 comments | Continued