Blue Jackets Sign Atkinson to Seven-Year Contract

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed forward Cam Atkinson to a seven-year contract worth $40.25 million, amounting to a payout of $5.75 million a year. The deal locks Atkinson in to Columbus through the 2024-2025 season. The 28-year-old is in the final year of a three-year contract worth $10.5 million, so this is a significantContinue reading “Blue Jackets Sign Atkinson to Seven-Year Contract”

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”

2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets had a terrific year, but they’ve drawn the assignment of facing the defending champs in the first round. That’s no easy feat, especially for a club that hasn’t seen post-season puck since 2014, but these Blue Jackets pulled off a 50-24-8 record in the regular season. The Pittsburgh Penguins finished threeContinue reading “2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets”

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 regulationContinue reading “Columbus Lights Up Montreal, Montoya for 10-0 Victory”

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 againContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets”