Blue Jackets: Gambling Pays Off for Columbus with Historic Sweep of Lightning

The Columbus Blue Jackets at last have their first playoff series victory in franchise history and it is an astonishing one. With a 7-3 victory Tuesday in Game Four, the Jackets completed their first round sweep of the Tampa Bay Lightning and essentially stunned the hockey world. Columbus now the first team to sweep aContinue reading “Blue Jackets: Gambling Pays Off for Columbus with Historic Sweep of Lightning”

Blue Jackets: Kekalainen Roars with Daring Deadline Deals

A lot went down at this year’s trade deadline, but nobody did more and made more of a splash than the Columbus Blue Jackets. General manager Jarmo Kekalainen roared in an era when most general managers take a more vigilant approach. He made moves, amplifying trades with the Ottawa Senators, keeping key players in theContinue reading “Blue Jackets: Kekalainen Roars with Daring Deadline Deals”

Blue Jackets: Columbus Lands Defenceman McQuaid from Rangers

The Columbus Blue Jackets are at it again, adding yet another piece to the puzzle with the acquisition of defenceman Adam McQuaid. The deal sent two draft picks to the New York Rangers, one fourth-rounder for 2019 and one seventh-rounder for 2019. This is again without question a depth trade for the Blue Jackets. ItContinue reading “Blue Jackets: Columbus Lands Defenceman McQuaid from Rangers”