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After missing camp, Josh Anderson signs with Blue Jackets
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The Columbus Blue Jackets re-signed Josh Anderson to a $5.55 million, three-year deal after the forward missed training camp and the preseason because he didn't have a contract. General manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced the contract Tuesday on the eve of the start of the regular season. Anderson, who was a restricted free agent, will count […]

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2017-18 NHL Preview: Metropolitan Division
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Which team can shake up the division? The Columbus Blue Jackets tossed a wrench into the Metropolitan Division last season, grabbing the top-three seed that had belonged to the New York Rangers since the NHL’s switch to a new postseason format. It was a rise that has made things a little more difficult on teams […]

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Five things from Blackhawks-Bruins: Last looks and lower-body injuries
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For a while, Artem Anisimov didn’t have to deal with much change. He, Patrick Kane and fellow countryman Artemi Panarin clicked immediately after Anisimov was traded to the Blackhawks from Columbus, and with rare exception the three were together for the last two seasons. Even with Panarin’s trade to the Blue Jackets, Anisimov was expected to […]

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Suddenly a part of Blackhawks' lineup blender, Artem Anisimov rolling with the changes
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For a while, Artem Anisimov didn’t have to deal with much change. He, Patrick Kane and fellow countryman Artemi Panarin clicked immediately after Anisimov was traded to the Blackhawks from Columbus, and with rare exception the three were together for the last two seasons. Even with Panarin’s trade to the Blue Jackets, Anisimov was expected to […]

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Report: RFA Josh Anderson wants out of Columbus (Update)
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With less than a week to go before the start of the 2017-18 regular season, Josh Anderson and the Columbus Blue Jackets have yet to come to terms on a contract extension. Well, it sounds like the restricted free agent is sick of waiting for the right deal to be offered by Columbus. According to […]

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Inside the 2017-18 Blue Jackets: Expectations rise despite early hurdles
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Coming off the best season in franchise history, the Blue Jackets look to take the next step this season — and by next step, that means finally winning a playoff series or two or more. A terrific regular season followed by one and done in the playoffs is no longer an acceptable outcome for the […]

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Five Things from Blackhawks-Blue Jackets: Shots and slashes
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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, […]

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Antti Niemi had to make a save with his bare hand
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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 […]

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Report: Blue Jackets RFA Anderson in contact with Hockey Canada about 2018 Olympics
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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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Dispatch Broadcast Group pulls WBNS permission from DirecTV, U-verse – Columbus
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If you're a DirecTV or AT&T U-verse subscriber and have been trying to get to the bottom of what's going on on The Young and the Restless during the past 12 days, you've been out of luck. The Dispatch Broadcast Group pulled permission for the satellite providers to air content from WBNS 10 TV on […]

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NHL stars on knocking off Penguins, the ‘heavyweight champs’
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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 […]

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Flyers open camp with what Jakub Voracek calls 'hardest' 1st day of his career
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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 […]

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