The Future of Hockey in The Buckeye State: Zach Werenski

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NHL Network recently came out with one of their off-season pieces on the top 20 at each position in the league, with this one being the top 20 defenseman. Two things should have stood out to Columbus Blue Jacket fans: the inclusion of Zach Werenski at 13 and the exclusion of his first pairing partner […] READ MORE



Last Word on Hockey’s Mid-Season Awards: Norris Trophy

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We’ve now reached the halfway point for all teams in the National Hockey League. There has been exciting storylines and great individual performances during the season. Through these contenders for awards have started to emerge. Last Word on Hockey has made their picks for each, and here are the Norris Trophy choices. The Vezina Trophy […] READ MORE


Seth Jones Re-Signed by Columbus

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defenceman Seth Jones to a six-year contract. According to Darren Dreger, the contract has a cap hit worth $5.4 million per season. 6 years. $5.4 AAV for Jones in CBJ. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) June 29, 2016 Seth Jones Re-signed by Columbus This signing was seen as the top […] READ MORE


Columbus Trade Talk: Analysis of the Jones – Johansen Trade

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As the postseason draws to its enthralling climax, fans and analysts alike begin to eagerly turn their eyes forward to the season ahead. Amidst talks of potential future draft picks, trades, and management changes, the buzz surrounding the NHL is certainly reaching a fever pitch. Part of looking forward, however, is looking backwards in an […] READ MORE


Columbus Blue Jackets Off-Season: Free Agency

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Editor’s Note: The following article is in collaboration with Sean Merz The time of year where teams start to make moves to turn themselves into contenders, fill needs, and send players packing is fast approaching. This is a period of time that the Columbus Blue Jackets need to tread in lightly, and make the right […] READ MORE


Columbus Blue Jackets Off-Season: Dynamic Defenseman

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As the Columbus Blue Jackets are preparing for what is hoping to be a positive summer, and on the heels of getting the third overall pick in the upcoming draft, there’s one thing that can be looked back upon with a sense of hope, the blue line. Last week we took a look at the goalie situation in […] READ MORE



Columbus Blue Jackets: The Record Isn't The Real Story

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With the 2015-16 season finally wrapped up, and closed out against Chicago last night at Nationwide Arena, many fans are looking to the future of a very promising Columbus Blue Jackets squad. There is the negative that they missed the playoffs again and underperformed for the expectations set by the end of the 2014-15 season. However, […] READ MORE


Seth Jones Headed for the Big Bucks

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It’s safe to assume that, if he signs back this summer, new Columbus Blue Jackets blue liner, Seth Jones, is well on his way to a very nice looking contract. And, with the way he has been performing since arriving in Columbus as part of the trade for Ryan Johansen, he has proven every game […] READ MORE