Tag Archive | "Columbus Blue Jackets"

Werenski and Morrissey Sign Extensions

Thursday, September 12, 2019

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While so many restricted free-agents remain without a contract, the Columbus Blue Jackets and Winnipeg Jets were able to lock-up two of the best young defensemen in the NHL this week.  On Monday the Blue Jackets signed Zach Werenski to a bridge deal. The two sides agreed to terms on a three-year extension that carries a $5.0M AAV cap-hit. Defenseman @ZachWerenski…

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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

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Coming off what was undoubtedly their best season in franchise history, the Columbus Blue Jackets now must deal with the aftermath of Jarmo Kekalainen’s all-in bid. Of course, mortgaging an entire draft for one playoff run wouldn’t have been as risky of a play if Kekalainen was able to retain some of their impending free agents. With Artemi…

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Rick Nash retires after 15 NHL seasons

Friday, January 11, 2019

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Rick Nash is officially hanging up the skates. The six-time NHL all-star has announced he’s retiring from the NHL after 15 seasons due to unresolved concussion related symptoms. The announcement was made by his agency, Top Shelf Management, in a statement Friday: Statement on behalf of client Rick Nash: pic.twitter.com/DekEvhSevy — Top Shelf Hockey (@Topshelf_TSSM) January…

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Jamie Benn and Josh Anderson drop gloves in heavyweight tilt

Monday, November 12, 2018

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Jamie Benn continues to prove he can throw em’. The Stars’ captain dropped the gloves with Columbus Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson in a heavyweight fight Monday evening in Dallas. Anderson caught Benn with a questionable high hit when the two teams faced off last Tuesday in Columbus. Benn was sure ready to throwdown when…

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Seth Jones to miss four-to-six weeks due to MCL sprain

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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The Columbus Blue Jackets will limp into the regular season without Seth Jones. The all-star defenceman exited Tuesday’s pre-season tilt with the Buffalo Sabres with a knee injury and an MRI revealed a second degree MCL sprain. Jones will be sidelined for four-to-six weeks.

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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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