Columbus Blue Jackets

Report: Penguins Leaning Toward Murray For Game 4
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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It appears the Pittsburgh Penguins will make a change in goal for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final. According to TVA’s Renaud Lavoie, Matt Murray was the first goalie off the ice at the Penguins’ morning skate. That normally indicates the starting goaltender for that evening’s game. The apparent change comes […]

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For Columbus, expansion draft plans hinge on Hartnell
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The Blue Jackets haven’t had “the talk” with Scott Hartnell yet. Hartnell, the veteran forward who was made a healthy scratch in the playoffs, is a key figure as Columbus preps for June’s expansion draft. Unless, of course, Columbus can get him to waive it.

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Jackets want to bring 2015 draft pick Gavrikov over from KHL
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With free agency still two months away, NHL teams have been looking to Europe for new talent. Yesterday, we found out that the Canadiens signed Jakub Jeranek, the Avs were reportedly bringing in Andrei Mironov and the Sabres were still in pursuit of Viktor Antipin. It sounds like the Columbus Blue Jackets will be one […]

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Foligno, Getzlaf, Giordano vie for Messier Leadership Award
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The NHL announced the three finalists for the Mark Messier Leadership Award: Nick Foligno (Columbus Blue Jackets), Ryan Getzlaf (Anaheim Ducks) and Mark Giordano (Calgary Flames). Mark Messier solicits suggestions from club and League personnel as well as NHL fans to compile a list of potential candidates for the award. Anyway, the most fun part […]

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Vezina Trophy Finalists: Bobrovsky vs. Holtby vs. Price
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COLUMBUS, OH – DECEMBER 20: Sergei Bobrovsky #72 of the Columbus Blue Jackets warms up prior to the start of the game against the Los Angeles Kings on December 20, 2016 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images) Sergei Bobrovsky

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Penguins roll in Game 5, eliminate Blue Jackets
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It wasn’t always pretty, but the Pittsburgh Penguins were able to deliver the knockout punch to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night with a 5-2 win in Game 5 to punch their ticket to the second round. There they will face the winner of the Washington Capitals-Toronto Maple Leafs series. Thanks to some strong […]

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Eulogy: Remembering the 2016-17 Columbus Blue Jackets
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It told the story of new Springfield Nuclear Power Plant employee Frank Grimes, who was new to Springfield and therefore had no idea how the town’s reality bent toward this one guy, Homer Simpson. Things should not go Homer Simpson’s way, and yet they do, constantly.

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Blue Jackets vs. Penguins: Columbus goes into the lion’s den for crucial Game 5
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If the Blue Jackets want to stay alive, they’ll need to best the Penguins in an unfriendly building. Game 4 wasn’t an easy win for Columbus, but it was their most complete game effort in their first-round series. Good news for the Penguins is that the Blue Jackets have yet to beat them at home […]

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Tortorella did not want to discuss disallowed goal
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PITTSBURGH — One of the biggest moments in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 5-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night came early in the third period when the Blue Jackets appeared to tie the game at three, only to have it immediately disallowed on a goaltender interference call. Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella was […]

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Blue Jackets baffle Fleury, Crosby; push Penguins to Game 5
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Did the Columbus Blue Jackets get back in the groove, even in falling behind 3-0 in their series, considering the four goals they scored against Marc-Andre Fleury in Game 3? Either way, they really made “The Flower” wilt on Tuesday. Granted, Columbus didn’t beat Pittsburgh 5-4 in Game 4 due to Fleury’s struggles alone. Instead, […]

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How unlikely is a 3-0 comeback in the Stanley Cup Playoffs?
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On Tuesday the Columbus Blue Jackets gave a small sliver of hope to the Chicago Blackhawks, Calgary Flames and Minnesota Wild. Columbus survived elimination by beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 after coming into the game down 0-3 in their first-round series. The Blackhawks currently hold that deficit with the Nashville Predators as do the Flames […]

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Yahoo Daily Fantasy Hockey: Thursday picks
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The Blackhawks are trying to avoid getting swept, while the Blue Jackets will try to prolong their series for another game. Carey Price, MON vs. NYR ($35): In four games against the Rangers, he has a 1.65 GAA and a .942 save percentage. This comes after a regular season where he posted a 2.23 GAA […]

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