Tag Archive | "Columbus Blue Jackets"

2018-19 Season Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets

Monday, September 17, 2018

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The Blue Jackets’ 45 wins last year only earned them a fourth-place finish in a stacked Metropolitan division. They took the Capitals to Game 6 of the first round but were ultimately defeated by the eventual Stanley Cup champions. Given their young core, Columbus should continue to improve this season, but they failed to add…

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Columbus Signs Tortorella to a Two-Year Extension

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed head coach John Tortorella to a two-year contract extension. #CBJ have signed coach John Tortorella to a two-year contract extension, carrying him thru 2020-21. — Aaron Portzline (@Aportzline) September 12, 2018 One-day before the Blue Jackets are set to open training camp, their bench boss has been signed through…

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Blue Jackets, Kekalainen Agree to Contract Extension

Thursday, September 6, 2018

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The Blue Jackets and General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen have agreed on a multi-year contract extension. His contract was set to expire following the upcoming 2018-19 season. #CBJ have announced multi-year contract extensions for president of hockey operations John Davidson, general manager Jarmo Kekalainen and now associate GM Bill Zito. All three were heading into final…

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NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.18 — Serron Noel

Thursday, June 14, 2018

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have been on a nice run over the last two seasons, winning the fourth most games (95) in the NHL over that span.  After going 45-30-7 this season, the Blue Jackets were bounced in the first round by the eventual Stanley Cup Champions—they’ve still yet to make it out of the…

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DailyFaceoff 2017-18 NHL Predictions

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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Oops. I guess I started my season previews too late because I only made it to Ottawa… not even close. Well let’s skip Philadelphia to Winnipeg and just get to my season predictions. This season we could truly see a changing of the guard in the NHL with former basement dwellers like the Edmonton Oilers…

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2017-18 Season Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

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During the 2016-17 season, the Blue Jackets won 50 games for the first time in franchise history, thanks to a 16-game winning streak from November 29th-to-January 3rd—yeah they didn’t lose a game in the month of December. After a successful regular season, the Blue Jackets were bounced in the first round of the playoffs by…

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2017-18 Draft Kit: Old Faces in New Places (Part 1)

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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This summer there were changes abound and a lot of the player movement will have a huge impact on the fantasy hockey landscape for the 2017-18 season. In this two-part series we will take a look at 15 players who will be suiting up in new uniforms this fall and what to expect from them with their…

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The Predators acquired Ryan Johansen for Seth Jones

Thursday, January 7, 2016

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded centre Ryan Johansen to the Nashville Predators for defenseman Seth Jones. The trade was announced at 6:30 p.m ET on Wednesday night. Johansen was in coach John Tortorella’s doghouse since Tortorella was hired. Things hit rockbottom when Johansen was a healthy scratch on December 17th. The 2010, fourth overall…

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DailyFaceoff Podcast: Episode 4 – The Price is Right

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

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Were back on schedule, recording on Thursday and releasing on Friday. Usually these episodes will come out Friday morning, but it was an extremely busy day in the NHL so editing took longer than expected. In Episode 4, Seegs, Beebs and D discuss the slow starts from the Ducks, Flames and others as well as…

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Blue Jackets fire Richards; Hire Tortorella

Thursday, October 22, 2015

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On Wednesday morning the Columbus Blue Jackets announced that they had fired head coach Todd Richards and hired former Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella. Tortorella was still being paid by the Canucks, so the Blue Jackets were forced to give a 2016 second round draft pick to Vancouver as compensation for hiring Tortorella. Pretty ridiculous…

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