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2017 NHL Expansion Draft: Vegas selects William Karlsson

2017 NHL Expansion Draft: Vegas selects William Karlsson

Wild Bill is heading west The Vegas Golden Knights have selected Columbus Blue Jackets center Lars William Karlsson in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft. “Wild Bill” came to Columbus from Anaheim at the 2015 trade deadline along with Rene Bourque in return for James Wisniewski. In 165 games in the Union Blue, Karlsson had 16 goals and 31 assists. While never an offensive catalyst, Karlsson earned praise from John Tortorella for his play away from the puck. This summer, Karlsson was part of the Swedish team that won the IIHF World Championship. In Vegas, Karlsson will likely remain a bottom...
The Cannon Jun 21, 2017
Columbus Blue Jackets Home Opener for 2017-18 Season vs New York Islanders Announced

Columbus Blue Jackets Home Opener for 2017-18 Season vs New York Islanders Announced

The NHL announced all home openers today. The Columbus Blue Jackets will open their home schedule on Friday, October 6, 2017 against the New York Islanders, the club announced today. This is the first firm date that fans have to look forward to from next year’s regular season. The remainder of the schedule will be released tomorrow, according to the NHL. Let the countdown begin!

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