Vancouver has historically been an unfriendly venue for the Columbus Blue Jackets, and this opener of a three game road trip did not figure to be any easier. Vancouver was sporting an 0 – 2 record for the first time in recent history, and to say they (and their fans) were angry would be a [...]October 6th, 2009 | Jeff Little | 1 comment | Continued
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Hitch had it right —-in his post game comments, Hitch noted that it was “games like this that make coaches go into scouting.” In an exhausting, gut-wrenching, insanely schizophrenic effort, the CBJ outlasted the Canucks, gaining a 6 – 5 shootout victory and 2 very big points in the last road trip before the All-Star [...]January 19th, 2009 | Jeff Little | 1 comment | Continued
As the CBJ get prepared to begin their final road trip befor the All-Star break, they are likely getting warmer weather in Vancouver than we have had here in Columbus. The trip is beginning on a good note. Per Puck Rakers, Rick Nash has been activated from IR, and Craig MacDonald has been, or will [...]January 18th, 2009 | Jeff Little | 2 comments | Continued