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2020 Projected Lineups: Columbus Blue Jackets

Monday, November 2, 2020

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The @Columbus Blue Jackets made the playoffs again in 2020, the fourth-straight season they’ve done so under John Tortorella. Since hiring Tortorella eight games into the 2016 season, the Blue Jackets have gone 209-140-42, which is the eighth-best regular season Points% (.588) in the NHL over that span. Aside from upsetting the @Tampa Bay Lightning…

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Canadiens and Blue Jackets Swap RFA’s

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

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A few hours before the first round of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft was set to get underway the @Columbus Blue Jackets and @Montreal Canadiens agreed to trade two of their pending restricted free agents. Montreal acquired rugged winger @Josh Anderson from Columbus for @Max Domi and a 2020 third-round pick (No.78 overall). Many teams…

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Columbus Blue Jackets D Seth Jones out indefinitely

Monday, February 10, 2020

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The Columbus Blue Jackets are without top rearguard Seth Jones after he suffered an ankle injury Saturday night.

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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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