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”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets hedged their bets on playoff success in 2018-2019, leaving several critical free agents on the table. And while the Blue Jackets did shockingly sweep the Tampa Bay Lightning out of the first round, they ran into the Boston Bruins in the second and lost the series in six games. When theContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets”

Sharks: San Jose Acquires Nyquist in Swap with Red Wings

The San Jose Sharks solidified their push for playoff glory by acquiring forward Gustav Nyquist from the Detroit Red Wings late Sunday. The trade saw San Jose send Detroit two draft picks. One was a conditional pick for the third round of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft and the other was a second-rounder for 2019’sContinue reading “Sharks: San Jose Acquires Nyquist in Swap with Red Wings”

Red Wings: Is the Ken Holland Era Over?

Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland is approaching this trade deadline like it’s his last. It may well be. Apart from any portentous overtones, Holland knows that he may be out in the Motor City as the team transitions. He’s got a year to go on his contract, but there’s a fog of ambiguityContinue reading “Red Wings: Is the Ken Holland Era Over?”

Red Wings: Trade Deadline Sellers Once More

The Detroit Red Wings approach the impending trade deadline with a sense of routine. It’s the norm to be sellers when this time of year creeps around, as the days of contendership in the Motor City are long gone. There is always the possibility that things return to the glory days, but those dreams areContinue reading “Red Wings: Trade Deadline Sellers Once More”