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 […]
There were a few surprising moves during the off-season, but no transaction was more shocking than the Blackhawks trading Artemi Panarin to the Columbus Blue Jackets. Since coming into the league two years ago, Panarin had shown that he was a dynamic offensive talent that could produce on a nightly basis. Panarin spent most of […]
As you may know, the actual talent in the family gene pool resides with my nephew, Anthony Zych. Two years ago, he created posters for every Columbus Blue Jackets home game. They became a popular complement to the overall fan experience. He’ll now be
The hockey world is ramping up for NHL training camp. Seems like a perfect time to take a look at the key remaining restricted free agents, per CapFriendly, still looking to sign contracts for the upcoming season. Josh Anderson remains the lone restricted free agent for the Blue Jackets to sign, after they were able […]
The Blue Jackets added dynamic winger Artemi Panarin to their arsenal this offseason, potentially to play with 35-goal scorer Cam Atkinson. Alexander Wennberg, one of Columbus' two remaining unsigned restricted free agents, agreed to a six-year contract Friday, the team announced. MORE: Is Artemi Panarin the Blue Jackets' missing link?
The calendar just flipped to September, and Matt Duchene isn’t preparing to play center for the Nashville Predators or the Montreal Canadiens or the Columbus Blue Jackets. No, he’s still a member of the Colorado Avalanche, despite being on the trading block for the entirety of the summer. An entire summer of twisting in the […]
Aside from some concerns about his numbers being inflated by a robust Blue Jackets power play, the majority of the reviews were very positive for Alex Wennberg‘s new deal with Columbus. Locking up the intriguing 22-year-old talent settles a big question for the Blue Jackets, but after looking at their salary structure, some agonizing decisions […]
Alexander Wennberg has a new contract — just weeks before the start of training camp. The Blue Jackets announced on Friday that they had signed the 22-year-old center to a six-year contract. The team didn’t disclose financial details, but according to Darren Dreger of TSN, the new deal has an annual average value of $4.9 […]