9:11 AM EDT, Wed April 16, 2014
Columbus Dispatch 3 hours ago
Blue Jackets notebook | Dubinsky: Nothing like playoffs

Blue Jackets notebook | Dubinsky: Nothing like playoffs

More than half of the 20 Blue Jackets in the lineup tonight against the Pittsburgh Penguins will be getting their first taste of the Stanley Cup playoffs. That includes the entire top forward line, two-thirds of the second and third lines, and the entire third defensive pair.
Columbus Dispatch 3 hours ago

Notebook: Penguins expect fight from Jackets

PITTSBURGH — The Blue Jackets were relatively anonymous around these parts in recent years, no more so than during a lockout-shortened, conference-only regular season last year, when East and West operated independently.
Columbus Dispatch 3 hours ago

Blue Jackets, Penguins at a glance

Injury update: LW Nick Foligno (knee), RW R.J. Umberger (upper body), RW Nathan Horton (abdominal surgery) out
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 14 hours ago

Monstrous edge in experience provides Penguins with no guarantee for success

The numbers, as they speak to experience, tilt so far in the Penguins direction that its a wonder the Columbus Blue Jackets arent hanging on for dear life before they step onto the ice for Game 1 of the first-round playoff matchup tonight at Consol Energy Center.

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Columbus Dispatch 3 hours ago

Blue Jackets' Sergei Bobrovsky: Long road to stardom

In the spring of 2010, a 21-year-old goaltender — undrafted by the NHL, stuck in the minor leagues in Russia, and with only distant dreams of a career in North America — departed Novokuznetsk, Russia, for an all-day trip to Moscow, where his lowly team was in a tournament.
Columbus Dispatch 3 hours ago

Michael Arace commentary: Jackets have no chance (wink, wink)

The NHL had its annual draft lottery yesterday, and the Blue Jackets weren’t in it. To borrow from Paul Simon, it was a day of miracle and wonder. Today is another day.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 15, 2014

Jackets backer creates hashtag to rally others on Twitter as team heads into playoffs

W  ith the Blue Jackets set to begin their NHL playoff run on the road in Pittsburgh, T.J. Nocar is counting on social media to unite Columbus fans watching Game 1 on Wednesday night. His suggestion: #WeAreThe5thLine.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 15, 2014

Jackets vs. Penguins: Old friends Jack Johnson, Sidney Crosby meet in playoffs

Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson scrolled through his text messages on Saturday after a game at the Florida Panthers, a win that locked the team into a first-round Stanley Cup playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The first text was from Pittsburgh center Sidney Crosby.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 15, 2014

NHL | Blue Jackets notebook: Richards helped Bylsma climb coaching ladder

In the summer of 2006, Todd Richards had just been hired by the Pittsburgh Penguins to coach their American Hockey League affiliate. His first task was to hire an assistant.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 15, 2014

Bob Hunter commentary: Leaving Pittsburgh worked out for duo

Blue Jackets center Mark Letestu and coach Todd Richards have shared memories of the Pittsburgh Penguins organization. They don’t have anything to do with winning the Stanley Cup.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 14, 2014

Blue Jackets vs. Penguins schedule, season series recap

Nov. 1 , at Pittsburgh: The only real rout of the season series. The Penguins scored twice in a span of 1:51 early in the second period to take a 3-0 lead and sent Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky to the bench.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 14, 2014

NHL: Blue Jackets seek to stand up to Penguins

To a man, the Blue Jackets say they don’t stand in awe of the Pittsburgh Penguins. But the line between awe and respect can be as thin as the difference between winning and losing. The Blue Jackets are 0-5 against the Penguins this season, and that doesn’t tell the whole story.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 14, 2014

Blue Jackets vs. Penguins this season

Nov. 1 , at Pittsburgh: The only real rout of the season series.

Pens/Blue Jackets playoff schedule

Here’s the schedule for Pens/Blue Jackets: Game 1: Wednesday, April 16, 7:30 p.m. at Consol Energy Center Game 2: Saturday, April 19, 7 p.m. at Consol Energy Center Game 3: Monday, April 21, 7 p.m. at Nationwide Arena Game 4: …
Columbus Dispatch Apr 13, 2014

Michael Arace commentary: Jackets get clarity the hard way

SUNRISE, Fla. — The Blue Jackets spent the afternoon watching the Philadelphia Flyers defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins in overtime. It clarified the playoff picture in the Eastern Conference, and in the Metropolitan Division. It made the Jackets’ task last night self-evident, but it did not make it easy.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 13, 2014

Blue Jackets notebook: Injuries deplete experience entering playoffs

Nathan Horton is out of the Blue Jackets’ lineup for six weeks after abdominal surgery. R.J. Umberger is out indefinitely because of an upper-body injury. Nick Foligno will skate on his own today for the first time since he suffered a knee injury on April 3.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 12, 2014

Blue Jackets 3, Panthers 2 | Up next: Penguins in the playoffs

Ryan Johansen scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period on a power play, and the visiting Blue Jackets held on to defeat the Florida Panthers in the teams' regular-season finale.

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  • 1 Nathan Horton

    Nathan Horton

    Blue Jackets notebook: Injuries deplete experience entering playoffs

  • 1 Mark Letestu

    Mark Letestu

    Bob Hunter commentary: Leaving Pittsburgh worked out for duo

  • 1 R.J. Umberger

    R.J. Umberger

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  • 1 Nick Foligno

    Nick Foligno

    Blue Jackets notebook: Nick Foligno recognized for his tenacity

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