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”

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 Defenceman Seth Jones Out Three Weeks

Columbus Blue Jackets defenceman Seth Jones will miss three weeks due to a hairline fracture of his right foot. The injury was sustained on Saturday as his club faced off against the St. Louis Blues for a 2-1 loss. Jones got tangled up with Patrik Berglund. The Blue Jackets placed Jones on the injured reserveContinue reading “Columbus Defenceman Seth Jones Out Three Weeks”

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”