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Blue Jackets Host Hurricanes in October 5 Home Opener

Blue Jackets Host Hurricanes in October 5 Home Opener

The 2018-19 season starts with a back-to-back, naturally The Columbus Blue Jackets will begin the 2018-19 regular season on Thursday, October 4, playing the Detroit Red Wings on the road before returning to host the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday, October 5, at Nationwide Arena. Puck drop for the Detroit game is slated for 7:30 p.m. Columbus and Carolina will play at 7 p.m. the following night. On one hand, hooray! Now we know when the season starts! On the other hand...a back-to-back to start the season? Thanks a boatload, NHL. Also: Did you know Zach Werenski and Dylan Larkin were...
Union and Blue Jun 19, 2018

Columbus Blue Jackets: Is Pierre-Luc Dubois the next Ryan Getzlaf?

When the Columbus Blue Jackets drafted Pierre-Luc Dubois third overall in the 2016 NHL Draft, his numbers seem reminiscent of a young superstar center who has since grown old. Pierre- Luc Dubois is going to be the face of the Columbus Blue Jackets, alongside Seth Jones and Zach Werenski for the long term future. His […] Columbus Blue Jackets: Is Pierre-Luc Dubois the next Ryan Getzlaf? - Union and Blue - Union and Blue - A Columbus Blue Jackets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Hockey Wilderness Jun 9, 2018
2018 NHL Mock Draft: Rasmus Kupari is selected by Columbus with the 18th Pick

2018 NHL Mock Draft: Rasmus Kupari is selected by Columbus with the 18th Pick

After an up and down season, the Columbus Blue Jackets finished with 97 points, good for the top wild card spot in the Eastern Conference. After bowing out to Washington Capitals in the first round, Columbus looks to build on the franchise’s first ever back-to-back playoff appearances. With a dominant top pairing of Seth Jones and Zach Werenski and solid goaltending courtesy of Sergei Bobrovsky, the Blue Jackets are looking to deepen their forward corps to give Artemi Panarin and Pierre Luc-Dubois some help. With the 18th overall pick in the 2018 Hockey Wilderness Mock Draft, the...
The Cannon May 24, 2018
2018 Player Review: David Savard

2018 Player Review: David Savard

The Columbus Blue Jackets boast one of the best defensive pairings on the planet in Seth Jones and Zach Werenski. The club has taken steps to bolster the rest of the d-corps, and the emergence of David Savard and Jack Johnson as a reliable pair last year helped further that goal. Savard, the younger and steadier of those two players, didn’t have the season he’s had in years past, but how was 2017-18? First: Savard played 81 games for the first time since 2014-15, no small feat for an NHL defenseman, especially one that blocked a career-high 143 shots like Savard did. His four goals and...
The Cannon May 20, 2018
2018 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Quinn Hughes

2018 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Quinn Hughes

Another Maize-and-Blue Liner Quinn Hughes Position: DefensemanCurrent Team: University of Michigan (NCAA - Big Ten)Date of Birth: October 14, 1999Birthplace: Orlando, FloridaHeight: 5’10”Weight: 170 Shoots: Left 2017-18 Stats 37 GP/ 5 G/ 24 A/ 29 P/ 26 PIM Just three years ago, Zach Werenski wowed the hockey world as a young freshman at the University of Michigan. The Columbus Blue Jackets selected him at #8 in the 2015 NHL Draft, and the rest is history. Following in the steps of Werenski as well as players like Jack Johnson and Jacob Trouba, Quinn Hughes will likely be the next...

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