The Best Draft Class in Columbus Blue Jackets History

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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 […] READ MORE


Florida Panthers Testing their Depth on Defence in Ekblad’s Absence

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After a season-ending injury in late March, the Florida Panthers have been without cornerstone defenceman Aaron Ekblad. Even while in the lineup, coach Joel Quenneville had no problem rotating a few different guys through the bottom pairings. Losing Ekblad compounded things significantly, adding tons of responsibility to the Florida Panthers depth on defence. Throughout most […] READ MORE


Florida Panthers Bill Zito is Reconstructing the Franchise

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Now that the start of 2020-21 is right around the corner, the Florida Panthers looks to start the season with what feels like a completely new team. With seven new players heading to Sunrise, either through trades or free agency, the Panthers are finally looking to achieve a consistent play style. As a franchise that […] READ MORE


MacKenzie Weegar Remains with the Florida Panthers

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The Florida Panthers have avoided arbitration with restricted free agent defenceman MacKenzie Weegar signing him to a three-year contract worth $9.75 million. The contract carries a salary-cap hit of $3.25. million per season. FLA & Mackenzie Weegar have a three-year deal at a $3.25M AAV — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) November 6, 2020 Florida Panthers Re-sign […] READ MORE


Columbus Blue Jackets Trade Markus Nutivaara to Florida Panthers

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded defenceman Markus Nutivaara. The Blue Jackets will receive forward Cliff Pu from the Florida Panthers in exchange. Free agency begins tomorrow but both teams preferred to strike a deal now before the chaos increases. Chris Johnston of Sportsnet broke the news Thursday afternoon. Bill Zito makes a trade with […] READ MORE



Columbus Blue Jackets Extend Markus Nutivaara

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The Columbus Blue Jackets signed defenseman Markus Nutivaara to a four-year contract extension worth $10.8 million, or $2.7 million per season. This contract extension carries him through the 2021-2022 season. The Blue Jackets have signed defenseman Markus Nutivaara to a four-year contract extension. Total worth $10.8m w/ $2.7m AAV (cap hit per season). Real dollars: […] 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



Columbus Blue Jackets Winners and Losers: December 2017

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have had an up-and-down December in regards to results. However, when you look at the number of man games lost, this month is surely one to forget. The losses of players and games have made for some winners and losers. Let’s take a look at the Blue Jackets winners and losers […] READ MORE