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The Cannon May 15, 2018
2018 Draft Prospect Profile: Andrei Svechnikov

2018 Draft Prospect Profile: Andrei Svechnikov

The Columbus Blue Jackets won’t get him, but let’s learn about one of the most heralded prospects anyway! It’s not like we won’t see him. Andrei Svechnikov Position: Right WingTeam: Barrie Colts (OHL)Date of Birth: March 26, 2000Birthplace: Barnaul, RussiaHeight: 6 feet 3 inchesWeight: 187 poundsShoots: Left Andrei Svechnikov has the blueprint to be a future sniper and point scorer in the National Hockey League. Taller than Artemi Panarin, this Russian prospect has the ability to score and score in bunches like our Bread Man. Svechnikov scored ten goals in his first ten games in the...
The Cannon May 5, 2018
2017-2018 Player Review: Artemi Panarin

2017-2018 Player Review: Artemi Panarin

Artemi Panarin, The Bread Man, set personal and franchise-scoring records in his first season with the Columbus Blue Jackets. But how would Artemi Panarin fare without future-Hall of Famer Patrick Kane? We all grew weary of that question. Whether it was the day of the trade, June 23, 2017, a week, a month after, or back in March. Turns out, the talented, dynamic Russian forward did quite well for his new Columbus Blue Jackets team. Seeking that elusive upgrade in scoring talent after the 2016-17 playoff exit, Panarin helped position the Blue Jackets to consecutive playoff appearances...
The Cannon Apr 28, 2018
Alexander Wennberg may be the most important player in Columbus

Alexander Wennberg may be the most important player in Columbus

Not the best, mind you, but...just hear me out If you ask who the most valuable member of the 2017-18 Columbus Blue Jackets was, the obvious answer would be one of Artemi Panarin, Sergei Bobrovsky, or Seth Jones. If you ask who the best center was, of course it was rookie phenom Pierre-Luc Dubois. If you wanted to know which player was most critical to the success or failure of the team, however, I would suggest that Alexander Wennberg is that player. Not the best, not the most valuable, but the player whose absence was felt the most and whose future will determine how far this roster...

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