It’s preseason: you don’t need a lot of build-up. Let’s just delve right in, shall we? 1. Lots of shots, but… The same Joonas Korpisalo that the Blackhawks’ youngsters scored five goals against on Tuesday was on top of his game on Saturday. The Blackhawks peppered him with 54 shots but only two got through, […]
Antti Niemi made 31 saves in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 4-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night, and 30 of them were pretty standard. Niemi said the officials told him there will no longer be an automatic whistle for goalies losing a glove or a blocker, but that one will remain for when […]
The preseason is well underway and Josh Anderson is still without a contract. Anderson, who scored 17 goals and 29 points last season for the Columbus Blue Jackets, is one of two remaining restricted free agents without a new deal. The other is Andreas Athanasiou of the Detroit Red Wings.
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Each time Seth Jones felt like the Columbus Blue Jackets were dominating, the Pittsburgh Penguins went down the ice and scored. T.J. Oshie knows the feeling because the Penguins did it to the Washington Capitals often during playoff series the past two years. Opportunistic, well-coached and talented, Pittsburgh has won eight consecutive playoff series to […]
VOORHEES, N.J. — Dave Hakstol wanted to know right away who can hack it and who can’t. “It was the hardest day of a first day of camp in my 11 years,” said Jakub Voracek, whose first NHL training camp was with the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2008. “A lot of skating, a lot of battles. On […]
Vitaly Abramov had a Quebec League season to remember in 2016-17. Now, the Blue Jackets prospect believes he’s ready to make the leap straight to the NHL. “I want to make NHL this year and I feel that I can do it,” said Abramov, per NHL.com.
With Colorado Avalanche training camp looming on Thursday, the urge to trade Matt Duchene might rise. Now, it’s important to note that there’s no word on a trade being close. Really, there are plenty of reports that indicate that Avalanche GM Joe Sakic continues to hold out for a great deal, whether you believe his […]
The Columbus Blue Jackets could be without forward Josh Anderson to open training camp. Anderson’s agent, Darren Ferris, told The Athletic on Monday that the restricted free agent will not report to camp — which begins Thursday — without a new contract. The Blue Jackets' first exhibition is scheduled for Sept. 19.
It should come as little surprise to anyone around hockey that Alex DeBrincat did something highlight-reel worthy. The Chicago Blackhawks prospect netted a pair of goals in the Traverse City Prospect Tournament championship game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday, the second proving to be the game winner. With 3:26 remaining, BeDrincat played a […]
Josh Anderson‘s agent Darren Ferris told The Athletic’s Aaron Portzline (subscription required) that the RFA forward will not attend Columbus Blue Jackets training camp if he isn’t signed to a new contract. Interestingly, Ferris noted to Portzline that Anderson, 23, could skate with a pro team in Switzerland if a deal continues to be on hold. […]
After finishing with the second-to-worst record in the Eastern Conference in 2015-16, the Columbus Blue Jackets stunned the hockey world by accumulating 108 points last season. Unfortunately for Columbus, they were bounced in the first round of the playoffs by the Pittsburgh Penguins, but that doesn’t mean expectations aren’t sky-high for them. “We want to […]