Tag Archive | "Columbus Blue Jackets"

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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2015-16 NHL Divisional Breakdown: Metropolitan

Friday, September 11, 2015

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In the past I have done a breakdown of all 30 NHL teams. This season I have decided to break it down by division with a preview for each team inside! In the Atlantic Division Preview I noted that one of the biggest offseason moves was the hiring of Mike Babcock, but the biggest move…

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2015 NHL Draft: Live Draft Board

Friday, June 26, 2015

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  The 2015 NHL Draft kicks off at 7 p.m EST and we will have live coverage here at DailyFaceoff. News updates with scouting reports and of course, the newest NHL player’s new threads! Stay locked into DailyFaceoff and engage with fellow fans on our forums! Edmonton, you’re on the clock! Pick Team Player Position…

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BREAKING: Crosby Diagnosed With The Mumps

Sunday, December 14, 2014

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Bob McKenzie originally reported that Crosby was diagnosed with the mumps virus and the Penguins later confirmed the report and announced that Crosby won’t play on Monday vs. the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Penguins medical staff will continue to monitor Crosby’s status daily, but they believe he should be through the infectious period by Monday.…

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Horton’s Career in Jeopardy due to Back Injury

Friday, October 24, 2014

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Columbus Blue Jackets winger Nathan Horton‘s career could be coming to an end because of a “degenerative” back issue. Horton, 29, who signed a seven-year, $37.1 million dollar contract with the Blue Jackets last summer, has not played yet this season because of the back injury. He was limited to just 35 games in his…

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Johansen will make season debut on Thursday

Thursday, October 9, 2014

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Columbus Blue Jackets centre Ryan Johansen will make his season debut in the Jackets’ season opener tonight in Buffalo. It was unclear whether or not Johansen would be available tonight after sitting out all of training camp over a contract dispute. The restricted free agent went unsigned all summer until a number of injuries forced…

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2014-15 NHL Team-By-Team Season Previews

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

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  Below you will find links to a Team Preview for all 30 NHL teams. Each preview includes key additions and subtractions, a rundown of what to expect from each team, the specific team’s top fantasy assets, their expected line combinations and a season prediction. The NHL season starts tomorrow, make sure to return to…

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Team-by-Team Season Preview – Philadelphia Flyers

Thursday, August 28, 2014

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Additions: Subtractions: R.J Umberger – LW Scott Hartnell – LW Michael Del Zotto – D Steve Downie – RW Nick Schultz – D Hal Gill – D Ryan White – C Blair Jones – C A season after missing the playoffs for the first time since 2006-07, the Philadelphia Flyers were back in the postseason…

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