BLUE JACKETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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The Blue Jackets have adopted a “Do unto others before they do unto you” approach to the game. It’s working While watching the Blue Jackets systematically dissect the Coyotes last night, I found myself focusing more on the play away from the puck — the structure and timing of the forecheck, the play in the neutral zone and the layers of support that the Blue Jackets provide...
Via The Cannon
1 day ago

Game Recap: 500 was worth the wait

Columbus makes a statement win in a milestone game Tonight was the 1220th game in Columbus Blue Jackets history. It took 16 long years but tonight they finally earned the 500th victory as a franchise. It wasn’t a walk in the park, however... The opponent tonight was Arizona, who was very familiar: these teams played each other just two days ago. That game featured many penalties...
Via The Cannon
2 days ago

Blue Jackets sweep series from Coyotes with 4-1 win

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Sam Gagner had two goals and two assists to help the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Arizona Coyotes for the second time in three days, 4-1 on Monday night. Nick Foligno and Zach Werensky also scored for the Blue Jackets, who won for the fourth straight time and ninth of their last 12. Columbus picked up its 500th win in franchise history in sweeping the two...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Post Game: Brandon Saad (12/5/16)

Brandon Saad on scoring his 200th NHL point!
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Post Game: Zach Werenski (12/5/16)

Werenski on his goal and tonight's win over the Coyotes.
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zach Werenski NHL Rookie of the Month

Congratulations to November's NHL Rookie of the Month, Blue Jackets defenseman Zach Werenski!
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jenner, Bobrovsky propel Blue Jackets to 3-2 win over Avs

DENVER (AP) Boone Jenner scored the winning goal with 11:03 remaining, Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 18 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the slumping Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Thursday night. Jenner knocked in his third goal of the season on a no-look pass from Cam Atkinson after a turnover deep in Colorado's end. Brandon Saad and Nick Foligno staked the Blue Jackets to a 2...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson, Bobrovsky lead Blue Jackets past Lightning 5-1

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Josh Anderson had a goal and two assists, Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 26 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Tuesday night. Scott Hartnell had a goal and an assist, and William Karlsson, Alexander Wennberg and Sam Gagner also scored as Columbus beat Tampa Bay for the second time in five days. The Blue Jackets are 8-1-1 in their...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets' Matt Calvert scores game-winning goal after 30 stitches

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Matt Calvert made a nice block on a shot attempt during Friday’s game against the New York Rangers, but his face paid the price. The shot by Ryan McDonagh rose up and drilled Calvert, who went to the floor with blood pooling up on the ice in front of him. Matt Calvert takes a slap shot to the eye, skates off like it's no big deal. #HockeyTough...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets’ Jack Johnson almost out of the woods after his parents bankrupted him

Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson is in the midst of a contract that will make him a total of $30.5 million. However, Johnson won’t see much of the remainder of that contract as he attempts to get himself out of bankruptcy. More than two years ago, Johnson applied for bankruptcy protection. Based on what he is making during the next five years, Johnson will be able...
Via The Comeback
21 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Mailbag: All the questions, Blue Jackets’ sacrifice, Mandy Patinkin, Blashill blame

The NHL Mailbag is back and we are doing something special this week — we are answering every question received. Not one will be left out. Except the ones that are so vague and reference a thing no one here will understand without like 100 words of explaining. Also, it’s less “we” answering the questions as it is “I” who is answering the questions. I’m not even going...
Via The Comeback
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Johnson to become lowest-paid NHL player following 2-year bankruptcy settlement

Jack Johnson is clearing up the financial nightmare his parents inflicted on him, but it will come at a steep cost. Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Post-Dispatch reports Johnson has reached a $9 million+ settlement with creditors after filing for bankruptcy protection. Johnson’s parents used granted power of attorney to take out high-interest loans under his name and put him in...
Via Puck Drunk Love
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bruins score on themselves

It’s not too often you see an own-goal when the guilty team has their goalie between the pipes. The Boston Bruins committed that very blunder when they hosted the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday. Straight off of a draw, the Bruins pulled the puck back and accidentally slid it into their own net. Fortunately, the team still held on to a 5-2 win following the goof.
Via Puck Drunk Love
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Al Montoya says he 'took one for the team' during 10-0 loss

The Montreal Canadiens were pulverized last Friday night, falling 10-0 to the Columbus Blue Jackets. The game produced some crazy stats, but the wildest one was seeing goaltender Al Montoya’s save percentage drop nearly 50 points (.955 to .908) after allowing 10 goals on 40 shots. He didn’t stand a chance as the team in front of him played like dog poop. Montoya sacrificed...
Via Puck Drunk Love
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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