Blue Jackets: Torts Says Dubois “Wants Out”

The situation between Pierre-Luc Dubois and the Columbus Blue Jackets seems to be, uh, deteriorating. Head coach John Tortorella shed some light on the situation on 97.1 The Fan’s Rothman and Ice program Wednesday, a day ahead of Columbus’ opener against the Nashville Predators. “Yeah, he wants out,” Tortorella said. “He spoke to the team,Continue reading “Blue Jackets: Torts Says Dubois “Wants Out””

Blue Jackets: Columbus “Not Far Off” From Lasting Success

Three times in four seasons, the Columbus Blue Jackets have lost to the eventual Stanley Cup Champions in the playoffs. They hit the post-season for the fourth straight season in 2019-2020 and lost in five games to the Tampa Bay Lightning. Two of those losses needed overtime, including one game that took five extra frames.Continue reading “Blue Jackets: Columbus “Not Far Off” From Lasting Success”

Blue Jackets: Nyquist to Miss Five to Six Months

The Columbus Blue Jackets will be without forward Gustav Nyquist at the start of next season, the team announced Tuesday. The 31-year-old had surgery to repair a labral tear in his left shoulder and recovery will take an estimated five to six months. The NHL is gearing up to start its next season on JanuaryContinue reading “Blue Jackets: Nyquist to Miss Five to Six Months”

2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

By vanquishing the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game Five of their Stanley Cup Playoff Qualifying Round series, the Columbus Blue Jackets punched their ticket to another dance with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Columbus enters the Eastern Conference First Round as the seventh seed, while the Lightning are second. They went 2-0-1 in the round robinContinue reading “2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Tampa Bay Lightning”

Blue Jackets: Dubois Bounces Back, Scores Hat Trick as Columbus Takes Lead

When Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella appeared to tear a strip off Pierre-Luc Dubois during Game Two of their series against the Toronto Maple Leafs, the motivational aftermath was not yet known. But when Dubois scored a hat trick in Game Three and gave his club a 2-1 series lead thanks to aContinue reading “Blue Jackets: Dubois Bounces Back, Scores Hat Trick as Columbus Takes Lead”