Blue Jackets Acquire Thomas Vanek from Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks have traded Thomas Vanek to the Columbus Blue Jackets. There was considerable pressure on the Canucks to move Vanek ahead of the deadline with no contract in place, so this deal fits all the right pieces. It’s believed Vancouver is acquiring Jussi Jokinen and Tyler Motte in exchange for Vanek, although thatContinue reading “Blue Jackets Acquire Thomas Vanek from Canucks”

Blue Jackets Claim Jokinen Off Waivers, Place Milano on IR

The Columbus Blue Jackets have claimed forward Jussi Jokinen off waivers from the Los Angeles Kings, the team announced Wednesday. The move came after the Blue Jackets put forward Sonny Milano on the injured reserve list on account of a torn oblique muscle. That injury was sustained on January 8 when Columbus faced the TorontoContinue reading “Blue Jackets Claim Jokinen Off Waivers, Place Milano on IR”