Tag Archive | "Columbus Blue Jackets"

Sergei Bobrovsky out 4-5 weeks with groin strain

Friday, December 6, 2013

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The 2012-13 Vezina Trophy winner Sergei Bobrovsky will miss the next four-to-five weeks with a groin strain he suffered in Tuesday’s win over the Tampa Bay Lightning. Bobrovsky suffered the injury while making a tremendous glove save on a J.T Brown breakaway. It was a great save but when he went down he was visibly…

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Three teams battle for two spots in the West

Friday, April 26, 2013

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With only a couple of days left in this lockout-shortened NHL season the Western Conference playoff race is heating up. There are three teams that are separated by just one point, battling for the seventh and eighth playoff spot. It is an interesting race because all three teams are completely different. First you have the…

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NHL Fantasy Briefs: Columbus Blue Jackets

Monday, September 10, 2012

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No-brainers Players you should be drafting in all standard formats: Jack Johnson: Slim pickings for the Blue Jackets but 14 points in 21 games after the trade gets him on this list. James Wisniewski: 27 points in a short 48 game season last year.  You’ll just need to stomach the +/-. Deep stuff Players you’ll…

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Will Rick Nash Reach His Potential in New York?

Monday, July 23, 2012

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Earlier today, the hockey world exploded with the news of a Rick Nash trade. Often-criticized GM Scott Howson of the Columbus Blue Jackets finally found an appropriate price from New York Rangers GM Glen Sather, receiving forwards Brandon Dubinsky, Artem Anisimov, defenseman Tim Erixon and a first round pick in 2013 in exchange for his…

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Dropping the Gloves: Dudline Winners/Losers

Friday, March 2, 2012

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Dropping the Gloves is a new series in which Cameron Chase and Alexander Monaghan share their weekly thoughts on fantasy hockey via email. The main purpose of the article is to entertain so keep in mind that the contents may, or may not, be factual. Feel free to gripe in the comments. —–Original Message—– From:…

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Fantasy Hockey Analysis of Carter/Johnson Swap

Friday, February 24, 2012

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Last night, Columbus Blue Jackets GM Scott Howson continued what will likely be a fire sale in Ohio. In an attempt to improve a poor situation, he sent disgruntled sniper Jeff Carter to the Los Angeles Kings for defenseman Jack Johnson and a first round pick. And while the deal won’t be completed until Carter…

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Quick Fantasy Hockey Look at Antoine Vermette to Phoenix

Thursday, February 23, 2012

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The above picture is likely the last time you see Antoine Vermette as the center/winger was shipped to Phoenix this afternoon. The trade, which was first reported by TSN, brings Vermette to the desert in exchange for minor-league netminder Curtis McElhinney and two draft choices. In Vermette, the Coyotes receive a versatile forward who can…

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A Deeper Look at Rick Nash’s ‘Bad’ Season

Thursday, February 16, 2012

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As of this writing, Rick Nash has 18 goals and 39 points through 57 games with a minus-22 rating. Those of you who drafted him this season thought he would easily eclipse 30 goals and 60 points. With the addition of Jeff Carter, you also probably thought he would also do so with a better…

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Buy Low on Jeff Carter While You Can

Thursday, February 9, 2012

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I have to admit, I was skeptical about Jeff Carter as a member of the Columbus Blue Jackets. In fact, entering the ’11-’12 season, I failed to draft him in any league. He was coming to a new team, new division and a new conference not to mention he hurt his surgically repaired foot during…

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Crashing the Net: Time to add Desharnais

Monday, February 6, 2012

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Welcome to this week’s edition of Crashing the Net. For this 18th week of the season we’re going to take a look at the top five players that you might want to add to your roster this week. We hope you will be able to utilize this article in order to gain a competitive advantage…

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