Panthers: Change is in the Air (Again)

The Florida Panthers have all but overhauled their front office in the off-season and changes spilled over to the team as well, with key players like Mike Hoffman and Evgenii Dadonov not coming back. Bill Zito is the new general manager, replacing Dale Tallon on September 2. That led to the naming of Rick DudleyContinue reading “Panthers: Change is in the Air (Again)”

Playoff Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

Understatement: the Columbus Blue Jackets have their work cut out for them against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Lightning are arguably one of the most flawless teams in the NHL and the Blue Jackets are kind of in a holding pattern, with plenty of off-ice questions dogging them throughout the year. Columbus waited until virtuallyContinue reading “Playoff Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Columbus Blue Jackets”

Blue Jackets Sign Wennberg to Six Year Deal

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed forward Alexander Wennberg to a six-year contract worth a reported $29.4 million. That amounts to $4.9 million a year for the 22-year-old. Wennberg is coming off his entry level deal with the Blue Jackets, which was signed in May of 2014. The Stockholm native had 13 goals and 46Continue reading “Blue Jackets Sign Wennberg to Six Year Deal”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets have the formula down and they’ve made one significant addition in the off-season thus far. That’s by design, as the club posted 50 wins in 2016-2017 and finished fourth in the NHL for their best season to date. Unfortunately, the Blue Jackets also saw an early exit in the post-season whenContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets”