Columbus Blue Jackets Black Aces

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Last Word on Hockey is bringing you its Black Aces Series, covering every team in the upcoming Stanley Cup Playoffs. Recently the NHL owners and NHLPA agreed to an expanded playoff format to finish the 2019-2020 season and award the Stanley Cup. There will be 24 teams participating as opposed to the normal 16 teams. […] READ MORE


What Has Led to the 2019-20 Columbus Blue Jackets Success

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At the end of November, the 2019-20 Columbus Blue Jackets had 11 wins, 11 losses with four overtime losses and sat 24th in league standings. The Blue Jackets’ success has come since Dec. 1. They have had the second-best record in league with 19 wins, six losses and five overtime losses during that time. They […] READ MORE


Columbus Blue Jackets Extend Nathan Gerbe

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have secured one of the bottom-six options for the next several seasons. They have re-signed and extended forward Nathan Gerbe through the 2021-22 season. The deal comes with an annual cap hit of just $750k and allows Gerbe to be sent to the AHL if necessary. Blue Jackets beat writer Mark […] READ MORE


Columbus Blue Jackets Place Oliver Bjorkstrand on Injured Reserve

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have announced that they have placed forward Oliver Bjorkstrand on injured reserve. In a corresponding move, the club has recalled Nathan Gerbe from their AHL affiliate Cleveland Monsters on an emergency basis. Oliver Bjorkstrand Out for the Blue Jackets #CBJ place @OBjorkstrand on IR, recall @NathanGerbe14 from @monstershockey. https://t.co/lt3unk9sAn — Columbus […] READ MORE


Nathan Gerbe Signs Two-Year Extension with Columbus Blue Jackets

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have finalized a contract extension with 30-year-old Oxford, Michigan native Nathan Gerbe. The contract is a two-year, two-way deal. Drafted 142nd overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2005 NHL Draft, Gerbe is a veteran forward capable of playing centre or wing. He has only played in two games this season. Nathan Gerbe Signs […] READ MORE