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Melanie Rau - Nov 3, 2021

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2021-22, where Last Word On Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for […]

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Jim Biringer - Oct 12, 2021

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Elvis Merzlikins contract
Luiza Vidal, Editor - Sep 21, 2021

The Columbus Blue Jackets signed goaltender Elvis Merzlikins to a five-year, $27 million contract extension. He still has one year left in his two-year, $8 million contract signed in 2020, making him a signed player until 2027. The new contract carries a $5.54 million AAV starting in the 2022-23 season and has a 10-team no-trade […]

2021-22 Columbus Blue Jackets

Welcome to our latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. The Puck Drop Preview series takes you through each team as the season is fast approaching. The preview will focus on the narratives surrounding the team ending last year, during the offseason, and heading into the 2021-22 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on […]

2021-22 Metro Division; Kaapo Kakko Injured
Alex Metzger, Editor - Sep 15, 2021

Last Word on Hockey presents The MnM Hockey Podcast. The latest addition to the stable of LWOH Hockey Podcast Content. Every week, Alex Metzger and Chace McCallum will share their thoughts on the news of the week, have a variety of guests from the world of hockey as well as spending some time on original segments. […]

Cole Sillinger
Ben Kerr - Aug 18, 2021

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed 2021 first-round pick, 12th overall, Cole Sillinger, to a three-year entry-level contract. The team announced the move on Wednesday. Another Sillinger joins the ranks 💪 — Columbus Blue Jackets (@BlueJacketsNHL) August 18, 2021 Cole Sillinger Signs with Columbus Blue Jackets With the WHL season continuously delayed due to COVID-19, […]

Erin Butler - Aug 18, 2021

NHL teams build their teams in many different ways. Some construct their clubs via free agency while others do it through trades. However, the main way teams create a roster is through the NHL Draft. Most years have maybe one or two players make the roster, but some years the general manager gets it right […]

Kent Johnson Scouting Report, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets Prospects
Ben Kerr - Aug 14, 2021

Welcome to the 2021 Top Shelf Prospects series. As we go through the Summer of 2021 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. You can find all the articles here.  Since we had an extensive NHL Draft preview, we will not be reviewing the players who were drafted in […]

Mikko Lehtonen
Doug Winkey - Jul 30, 2021

The Columbus Blue Jackets have extended defenceman Mikko Lehtonen through the 2021-22 season. His cap hit will be $900,000. The Jackets have not spent much on external players this summer, but they have managed to retain many of their internal options for the future. The team announced the extension Friday afternoon. NEWS: #CBJ have signed […]

Zach Werenski

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defenceman Zach Werenski to a six-year contract worth $57.5 million, or $9.583 million per season. This contract carries him through the 2027-28 season. Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston first reported the news that was confirmed by the club. The contract starts in the 2022-23 season. Get ready for six more(enski) of […]

Alexandre Texier
Robert MacDonald - Jul 28, 2021

The Columbus Blue Jackets signed Alexandre Texier, their restricted free-agent forward, to a two-year contract worth $3.05 million, or $1.525 million per season. This contract carries him through the 2022-23 season. Alexandre Texier signs two-year extension with #CBJ at $1.525M AAV. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) July 28, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets Signed RFA Alexandre Texier […]

Sean Kuraly Signs With the Columbus Blue Jackets
Ruairi O'Loughlin - Jul 28, 2021

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed free agent forward Sean Kuraly to a four-year contract worth $2.5 million a year. The deal is worth $10 million total and carries the 28-year-old through the 2024-25 season. The Athletic: #CBJ sign Dublin native Sean Kuraly to a four-year, $10 million free agent contract. Also, sign Boone Jenner […]

Boone Jenner
Greg Bowman - Jul 28, 2021

Forward Boone Jenner is staying with the Columbus Blue Jackets, signing a four-year, $15 million contract extension with an AAV of $3.75 million. #CBJ make it official: Boone Jenner has signed a four-year, $15 million contract extension through the 2025-26 season. The longest-tenured Blue Jackets player is sticking around. — Aaron Portzline (@Aportzline) July 28, […]

Patrik Laine signed
Robert MacDonald - Jul 27, 2021

The Columbus Blue Jackets signed Patrik Laine, their restricted free agent right-winger, to a one-year contract worth $7.5 million. Laine accepted the qualifying offer tendered by the Blue Jackets yesterday. He will be a restricted free agent again next summer. As expected, CBJ F Patrik Laine accepts his qualifying offer. So, his salary for the […]

Seth Jones Trade
Logan Rosengard - Jul 25, 2021

Just over an hour before the Buffalo Sabres were on the clock, Stan Bowman made quite the splash. The Chicago Blackhawks had acquired 26-year-old defenceman Seth Jones and a 2022 6th round pick from the Columbus Blue Jackets. In exchange, the Blackhawks gave up young blueliner Adam Boqvist, the 12th overall pick in the 2021 […]



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