5:57 PM EDT, Thu May 05, 2016
Columbus Dispatch 19 hours ago

Blue Jackets notebook | Monsters lean on Dublin's Vogelhuber

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};Trent Vogelhuber won’t turn 28 until July 13. But in the Lake Erie Monsters dressing room, that qualifies the Dublin native for “old man” status.
Columbus Dispatch May 3, 2016

Blue Jackets sign draft pick to contract

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};The Blue Jackets have signed 21-year-old defenseman Markus Nutivaara to a two-year, entry-level contract. Nutivaara was a seventh-round pick (No. 189 overall) in the 2015 draft.
Columbus Dispatch May 2, 2016

Michael Arace commentary | New NHL draft lottery almost better than tanking

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};The Blue Jackets won third place in the draft. Hip, hip … Anyone who has stopped by this space knows I have been a proponent of tanking, which some find despicable. I remain stubborn.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 26, 2016

Blue Jackets | Lack of call-up isn't drag on Tynan

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};T.J. Tynan has never shown up on a list of Blue Jackets prospects. Late this season, when the Jackets were calling up top young players for trial runs in the NHL, Tynan never got the phone call.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 23, 2016

Blue Jackets' top affiliate advances in AHL playoffs

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};CLEVELAND — So far, the Blue Jackets’ hopes of a long playoff run for their top prospects is off to a good start. The Lake Erie Monsters beat Rockford 5-3 on Saturday in Quicken Loans Arena, finishing a three-game sweep in their best-of-five first-round series in the American Hockey League playoffs.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 19, 2016

Michael Arace commentary | Blue Jackets' cap game needs work

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};John Davidson, Blue Jackets president of hockey operations, did not proclaim victory after the team finished with a 4-1 flourish to nail down 27th place in the NHL. Instead, Davidson was more chastened at this year’s exit news conference, and he once again conjured his “brick-by-brick” approach to building a team.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 19, 2016

Blue Jackets | Prospects get taste of playoffs in AHL

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};With more than a week remaining in the Blue Jackets’ regular season, coach John Tortorella described the Lake Erie Monsters as “right now the most important team in our organization.” The Blue Jackets had already been eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs, and Tortorella gradually started sending the top prospects back to their American Hockey League affiliate so they could get ready for the postseason there.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 18, 2016

Blue Jackets | New deal for Seth Jones is top priority of summer

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};The Blue Jackets won’t play a meaningful game for nearly six months, but the offseason should be anything but sleepy. The biggest challenge this summer may be signing defenseman Seth Jones, a restricted free agent as of July 1, to a contract extension. Jones, 21, was acquired by trade in January from the Nashville Predators for No. 1 center Ryan Johansen.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 17, 2016

Sports | The Mailbox: Blue Jackets keep gumming up shot at playoffs

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Ray: Fifteen seasons in the books and two playoff appearances for the Cleveland Brow … excuse me, the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 13, 2016

Blue Jackets notebook | Hartsburg retires from coaching

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};Craig Hartsburg informed Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella on Tuesday that he’s stepping down as associate coach, ending a 27-year coaching career to spend more time with his family.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 11, 2016

Blue Jackets notebook| David Savard has surgery on ankle

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};Blue Jackets defenseman David Savard had ankle surgery Monday, finally treating an injury that had dogged him for several weeks.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 11, 2016

Bob Hunter commentary | Sure sign of spring: Jackets try to spin failure

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};This is what normally happens around here in early April: The weather teases, delivering a taste of Fort Lauderdale one day and Duluth the next. Bewildered plants start to bud. Spring football mesmerizes the idle. It rains as if we’re in Seattle. Blue Jackets players, coaches and management tell us how things will be better next season.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 10, 2016

Blue Jackets notebook | Players must 'look in mirror,' Foligno says

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};At 2:28 of overtime on Saturday, Cam Atkinson’s shot glanced off the glove and midsection of Scott Hartnell and dribbled into the net, giving the Blue Jackets a dramatic 5-4 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks in the season finale at Nationwide Arena.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 10, 2016

Michael Arace commentary | John Tortorella set to bury this mess

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};The red, white and blue Browns wrapped up another lost season at Nationwide Arena on Saturday night. The Blue Jackets played the Chicago Blackhawks, defending Stanley Cup champions, which was nice. The Hawks brought their fans, pumped up the gate and kept the suds flowing.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 10, 2016

Blue Jackets 5, Blackhawks 4, OT | Jackets win finale on Scott Hartnell’s goal

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};The final game in a regular season that began with eight straight losses by the Blue Jackets ended with a rare reason for the home crowd to cheer. Scott Hartnell scored with 2:32 left in overtime, his second goal of the game, to give the Blue Jackets a comeback 5-4 victory in overtime against the defending Stanley Cup-champion Chicago Blackhawks.

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