What Went Wrong: Columbus Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets enjoyed what was a mixed bag of a 2018-2019 season, one that came with some remarkable post-season highs yet one that was toughened with some pure, cold reality. The Blue Jackets pulled into the station with some serious roster questions and general manager Jarmo Kekalainen took some considerable risks. He heldContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Columbus Blue Jackets”

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: Contract Situations Make 2018-2019 a Murky Year

There is considerable doubt hanging over the Columbus Blue Jackets, but there’s a fair bit of optimism as well. If that sounds like a mixed bag, it is. It’s difficult to project the immediate future of the Blue Jackets, especially as they remain the only NHL club to have not won a playoff series. Obviously,Continue reading “Blue Jackets: Contract Situations Make 2018-2019 a Murky Year”

Blue Jackets’ Foligno Out 1-2 Weeks

Columbus Blue Jackets captain Nick Foligno will miss one to two weeks of action, the team announced Monday. The 30-year-old sustained a lower body injury on Sunday as his club faced off against the Pittsburgh Penguins. He left the game in the second period and played one shift in the final frame before leaving forContinue reading “Blue Jackets’ Foligno Out 1-2 Weeks”

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”