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: 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”

Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

Hockey is back on tap and in a big way, which means there’s a lot to cover in a relatively short period of time. It’s time to get on with the show and sum up the Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round matchups. Up next, the Toronto Maple Leafs and Columbus Blue Jackets. These two squadsContinue reading “Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Columbus Blue Jackets”

Playoff Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Boston Bruins

The Columbus Blue Jackets have been waiting a while for their second round opponents, having posted the Tampa Bay Lightning in an improbable first round sweep. The Boston Bruins, on the other hand, are fresh from a seven-game run against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Bruins sealed the deal with a resounding 5-1 win Tuesday.Continue reading “Playoff Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Boston Bruins”

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”