Examining the Success of Pierre-Luc Dubois at Centre

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When the Columbus Blue Jackets announced Pierre-Luc Dubois as their top pick in the 2016 draft, it shocked the hockey world. Hockey experts and fans alike had expected the Blue Jackets to pick Jesse Puljujarvi. However, general manager Jarmo Kekalainen stood firm on his decision even when fans expressed their doubt. Now, 44 games into […] READ MORE


Columbus Blue Jackets Defense Mid-Season Review

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With the regular season half over, it’s time to evaluate how the Columbus Blue Jackets defense is doing thus far. At the beginning of November, we took a look at how the Blue Jackets defense is on the rise. Now, with multiple injuries and struggling veterans, let’s take a look at how the defensive corps […] READ MORE


Despite All the Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries They Can Still Compete

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With all of the Columbus Blue Jackets injuries, it’s almost possible to make a starting line-up. Ryan Murray; Zach Werenski; Brandon Dubinsky; Alexander Wennberg, and Cam Atkinson are all out varying amounts of time. With Wennberg and Atkinson out for upwards of six weeks, the Blue Jackets are going need to get something going to […] READ MORE


Ryan Murray Proving his Value to the Columbus Blue Jackets

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There were rumors of Ryan Murray being on the trading block during the offseason. There were also rumors that he would not be protected during the expansion draft. Later, he was reportedly part of the deal that the Columbus Blue Jackets were offering the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for Matt Duchene. He had gone from […] READ MORE


Nick Foligno’s Offensive Struggles

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Through 30 games Columbus Blue Jackets captain Nick Foligno has just 12 points, six goals, and six assists. On November 24th against the Ottawa Senators, he scored his fourth goal of the season after going 13 games without one. He scored his fifth goal December 1st and then his sixth goal the 5th. Last season, through […] READ MORE


IOC Bans Russian Athletes from 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

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After waiting to see how the IOC would punish Russia for mass doping during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, it was announced that Russian athletes, including Russian officials, would be banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. IOC suspends Russian NOC and creates a path for clean individual athletes to […] READ MORE


New Jersey Devils trade Adam Henrique to the Anaheim Ducks for Sami Vatanen, More

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The New Jersey Devils have traded Adam Henrique, Joseph Blandisi, and a 2018 third-round draft pick to the Anaheim Ducks. In return, the Ducks send Sami Vatanen and a conditional third-round pick the Devils. The conditions of New Jersey’s pick are if the Ducks sign Henrique to a new contract for 2019-20 prior to the selection of […] READ MORE


Joonas Korpisalo is a Capable Backup for Columbus Blue Jackets

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have their starting goaltender set in stone, but Joonas Korpisalo is making the case to solidify the backup position. The backup goaltender position is one that does not need to play often, but sometimes they have to play a tougher game with an out of division rival while the starter gets […] READ MORE


Columbus Blue Jackets Defense Corps on the Rise

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When Seth Jones joined the team almost two years ago, it was an upgrade to a struggling Columbus Blue Jackets defense corps. When Zach Werenski joined later in the year, people started taking the Blue Jackets defense seriously. With the addition of Markus Nutivaara and now Gabriel Carlsson, Columbus has one the top up-and-coming defensive corps […] READ MORE


Brandon Dubinsky Stripped of Alternate Captain Status

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While Boone Jenner was out with injury, Jack Johnson wore the ‘A’ for the Columbus Blue Jackets. When he came back, things were expected to go back to normal with Jenner sharing the duties with Brandon Dubinsky. Instead, Johnson has kept his ‘A’ and so has Jenner. Brandon Dubinsky Stripped of ‘A’ After the game […] READ MORE