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Columbus Defenceman Seth Jones Out Three Weeks

Columbus Blue Jackets defenceman Seth Jones will miss three weeks due to a hairline fracture of his right foot. The injury was sustained on Saturday as his club faced off against the St. Louis Blues for a 2-1 loss. Jones got tangled up with Patrik Berglund. The Blue Jackets placed Jones on the injured reserve […]

Columbus Lights Up Montreal, Montoya for 10-0 Victory

On Friday night, the Columbus Blue Jackets demolished the Montreal Canadiens by a final score of 10-0. That, in and of itself, is newsworthy. But what’s also newsworthy is that goalie Al Montoya was between the pipes for all 10 Columbus goals. Montreal headed into Columbus with a 9-0-1 record and hadn’t allowed any regulation […]

2016-2017 Season Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets walked out of the 2015-2016 season with a 34-40-8 record, good for last in the Metropolitan Division. They fell short of a playoff berth again, but there is a general feeling around this franchise that the same core that took them into the post-season in 2013-2014 can do the same again […]

Columbus Signs Defenceman Seth Jones to Contract Extension

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defenceman Seth Jones to a six-year contract worth a reported average annual value of $5.4 million. The team made the announcement on Wednesday. Jones was set to become a restricted free agent on Friday. “Acquiring Seth Jones was very important to our organization and reaching a long-term agreement with […]

Blue Jackets Sign Prout to Extension

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defenceman Dalton Prout to a two-year contract extension, with an average annual value of $1.575 million. Prout will be paid $1.25 million in 2016-2017 and $1.9 million in 2017-2018. This is a decent raise from his current $1.075 million deal. The 26-year-old from Kingsville is a big and bruising […]

Blue Jackets Trade Johansen to Nashville

The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded centre Ryan Johansen to the Nashville Predators for defenceman Seth Jones. Many people saw a deal like this coming, what with Johansen benched by Columbus head coach John Tortorella. He was scratched on December 17 of 2015 against the Arizona Coyotes after sitting out the full third period of […]

Johansen Benched as Trade Talk Picks up in Columbus

With head coach John Tortorella scratching Columbus Blue Jackets forward Ryan Johansen for Thursday’s game against the Arizona Coyotes, the trade rumours have been picking up. Again. Of course, Johansen has been the subject of trade rumours for weeks now and Thursday’s healthy scratch situation won’t help quell those by any degree. The Blue Jackets […]

Blue Jackets Fire Richards, Hire Tortorella

After setting an NHL record by going winless in seven games, the Columbus Blue Jackets have fired head coach Todd Richards and have hired John Tortorella to take his place. “We had some bad performances and kept losing,” general manager Jarmo Kekalainen said. “We came to a decision after [the game Tuesday], this can’t go […]

2015-2016 Season Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets

When the dust settled on the 2014-2015 season, the Columbus Blue Jackets stood with a 42-35-5 record. It was good enough for fifth in the Metropolitan Division and put the five points up on the Philadelphia Flyers. Unfortunately, their 89 points were well shy of the Pittsburgh Penguins and left them on the outside looking […]

Blackhawks Trade Saad to Columbus Blue Jackets

The Chicago Blackhawks have traded Brandon Saad to the Columbus Blue Jackets. The deal found the Blackhawks sending Saad, defenceman Michael Paliotta and forward Alex Broadhurst to the Blue Jackets for forwards Artem Anisimov, Jeremy Morin, Corey Tropp, Marko Dano, and a fourth round pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Chicago general manager Stan […]

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