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Blue Jackets Making Big Offseason Statement

Who saw that trade coming? I sure didn’t. The Columbus Blue Jackets made an enormous splash on Friday by acquiring Artemi Panarin from the Chicago Blackhawks. He along with Tyler Motte and a sixth-round pick came to Columbus in exchange for Brandon Saad, Anton Forsberg and a fifth-round pick in 2018. In a word, woah. Where did that come from? A closer look at the situation reveals...
Via The Hockey Writers
10 minutes ago

WATCH: Development Camp: Pierre-Luc Dubois (6/26/17)

Pierre-Luc Dubois talks about how Development Camp plays a role in his push for the NHL this off season.
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WATCH: Development Camp: Gabriel Carlsson (6/26/17)

Gabriel Carlsson talks about how his late season experience with the Blue Jackets is impacting him at Development Camp.
Via YouTube
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WATCH: Development Camp: Kole Sherwood (6/26/17)

Kole Sherwood talks to the media about the Blue Jackets drafting Carson Meyer and his goals for this year's Development Camp.
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Columbus Blue Jackets Re-Sign Forward Alex Broadhurst

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Columbus Blue Jackets Draft Picks 45, 86, and 117

The Columbus Blue Jackets were not slated to select until 86 in the 2017 NHL Draft, but they traded back into the second round. The Vegas Knights traded the 45th pick to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for prospect Keegan Kolesar. With the 45th selection, Columbus selected French centeraman Alexandre Texier. Texier is a […] Columbus Blue Jackets Draft Picks 45, 86, and 117...
Via Union and Blue
1 day ago

Columbus Blue Jackets: NHL Entry Draft Recap

With the NHL Expansion Draft and Entry Level Draft this week, several teams, including the Columbus Blue Jackets have been making some crazy trade deals to strengthen their rosters.  Many fans worried at the thought that their beloved Blue Jackets would not have a first round pick this year in the NHL Entry Draft after trading the pick to the Vegas Golden Knights.  In the end,...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets Trade Prospect Kolesar for 45th Pick

Jarmo made a move early on day two of the NHL entry draft. The Columbus Blue Jackets give up top prospect Keegan Kolesar for the 45th pick. The Columbus Blue Jackets pulled off their third trade in two days around the NHL Entry Draft. The deal involved the Vegas Golden Knights and a top prospect in […] Columbus Blue Jackets Trade Prospect Kolesar for 45th Pick - Union and Blue...
Via Union and Blue
1 day ago

2017 NHL Draft: Columbus goes local; selects Carson Meyer

Meyer is a current Miami University RedHawk With their second selection in the sixth round of the 2017 NHL Draft, the Columbus Blue Jackets selected right wing Carson Meyer from Miami University. Carson Meyer grew up in Powell, Ohio. He was undrafted twice before being selected this year. He was invited to Blue Jackets development camp last year. Aaron Portzline profiled Meyer last...
Via The Cannon
2 days ago

2017 NHL Draft: Columbus selects Swedish C Emil Bemstrom

Wild Emil? With their 4th round pick (117th overall), the Columbus Blue Jackets select center Emil Bemstrom, from Sweden. We just lost a Swedish center in William Karlsson, so why not add another, right? Bemstrom is still a couple years away from coming over to North America but so far while playing against other Swedish juniors he is averaging better than a point per game. Last...
Via The Cannon
2 days ago

Vegas Golden Knights acquire Keegan Kolesar from Blue Jackets

The National Hockey League’s newest franchise, the Vegas Golden Knights, acquired T-Birds right wing Keegan Kolesar from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for one of Vegas’ three second-round picks, no. 45 overall. Kolesar, 20, was instrumental in helping the Thunderbirds win their first WHL Championship in 2017. The power forward from Brandon, Man. had 60 points in 54 regular...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

2017 NHL Draft: Blue Jackets trade Kolesar; select Alexandre Texier at #45

Texier is a center from France In the second round of the 2017 NHL Draft, the Columbus Blue Jackets traded prospect Keegan Kolesar to the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for the #45 pick, and used that pick to select Alexandre Texier, a center from France. I’m not a huge fan of this trade, to be honest. Kolesar was a prospect that I had high hopes for, coming off of 31 points...
Via The Cannon
2 days ago

Columbus Blue Jackets With Zero Draft Picks, Win Draft Day

Despite owning zero first round draft picks this season, the Columbus Blue Jackets were the biggest winners on the opening night of the 2017 NHL Draft. Winners and loser on draft night is the favorite game of the pundits and analyst. The Columbus Blue Jackets are the big winners today despite having no 1st round […] Columbus Blue Jackets With Zero Draft Picks, Win Draft Day - Union...
Via Union and Blue
2 days ago

Blackhawks, Blue Jackets swap Artemi Panarin, Brandon Saad

With draft day just hours away, the Chicago Blackhawks have made a huge splash trading star left winger Artemi Panarin to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for a Brandon Saad.TSN.ca’s Pierre LeBrun reports pieces in the deal include depth center Tyler Motte and a sixth-round pick in the upcoming draft going to Columbus. Meanwhile, goalie Anton Forsberg and a fifth-round pick...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets

Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets: Expansion Draft Edition

In preparation for the Expansion Draft this coming Wednesday, the NHL has entered complete chaos.  Massive trade deals have been made to cut down certain team’s salary caps, players have been asked to waive their “No Movement” clauses.  At this point, no one is safe.  Each of the preexisting NHL teams must submit their protected lists by Saturday the 17th at 5:00 ET.  So...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets sign G Korpisalo to 2-year contract extension

Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

The Columbus Blue Jackets possible picks in the NHL Entry Draft

With the NHL Scouting Combine ending on Saturday, teams across the country had the chance to speak to the top prospects across the world.  Throughout the week, prospects went through fitness testing in front of representatives from each of the 31 NHL teams, as well as interviewed by teams who showed interest in them.  With less than three weeks until the entry draft, fans are wondering...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Day wears Cavaliers-colored shoes at Memorial

Jason Day’s shoes were all the rage at Memorial on Thursday in Dublin, Ohio.The Australian born golfer was wearing Cleveland Cavaliers-colored shoes at the tournament in advance of Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Day may have been born in Australia, but his wife, Ellie, is from Columbus and a fan of the local teams, such as the Blue Jackets and Cavs. Day has become a fan of the teams...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 4/18: Avoiding the Capital gains tax in OT

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading between approximately 18 NHL postseason overtime games. At least we know the Capitals are avoid a gains tax.(Sorry, not sorry for that one.)Happy birthday today to Miguel Cabrera, Scott Hartnell and Nate Archibald. On this...
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April 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Zach Werenski out for rest of playoffs after taking puck to face

Playoff hockey. It’s one of the most brutal sports out there, which we saw with clarity Sunday night when Zach Werenski took a puck to the face, bled all over the ice and then came back into the game for his Columbus Blue Jackets, who ended up losing to the Pittsburgh Penguins to fall to 0-3 on the series.After the game, Werenski shared this picture, which shows just how badly...
Via Sportsnaut
April 17, 2017  |  Discuss
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