There’s been enough news today to leave Blue Jackets fans dizzy, and that’s even before Columbus skates in their first meeting with Tampa Bay since sweeping the Lightning out of last year’s playoffs. Most notably, there was the word that defenseman Seth Jones suffered a fracture and ankle sprain during a sliding collision with theContinue reading “Busy Day Before Blue Jackets/Bolts”
It’s after midnight. PLEASE, #CBJ fans, no spilling salt, breaking mirrors, or stepping under ladders. #ForTheLotto — Lori Schmidt (@LoriSchmidt) April 30, 2016 Answer all your chain letters, avoid opening an umbrella indoors, and don’t go into a theater and say “Macbeth.” https://t.co/H4sWS4H5uO — Lori Schmidt (@LoriSchmidt) April 30, 2016 DO look both ways beforeContinue reading “As Luck Would Have It”
Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen joins 97.1 The Fan to explain what went into the CBJ trading center Ryan Johansen to Nashville in exchange for defenseman Seth Jones.
TSN “He was affectionately called “Man Child” by his teammates… “…If Saad kept progressing, into what Joel Quenneville believed would be one of the top power forwards in the game, the Blackhawks were going to need to pay dearly either way… “… Make no mistake: Saad was far and away the centrepiece, a commodity hardContinue reading “What They’re Saying About Saad”
The Blue Jackets traded for Chicago forward Brandon Saad today. Columbus GM Jarmo Kekalainen spoke about the addition of the 22-year-old, as well as what it means to part with Artem Anisimov, Marko Dano, Jeremy Morin and Corey Tropp. Full details of the trade here.
Blake Geoffrion, formerly a Blue Jackets scout, was holding a charity game last night to benefit the Wisconsin Health Burn Center. Columbus forward Jack Skille was there, but so was an unlikely skater who ultimately converted on a penalty shot. Yes, that’s JJ Watt of the Houston Texans. And that’s Brian Elliott in goal. TheContinue reading “Watt A Shot”
Blue Jackets president of hockey operations John Davidson told Columbus Business First that the organization now knows who it will name the next CBJ captain. To see how Davidson described the player who will wear the “C,” click here. And don’t forget to weigh in on who you would name!