11:09 PM EDT, Mon August 29, 2016
Columbus Dispatch 2 hours ago

Blue Jackets | John Madden hired to coach AHL Monsters

The Blue Jackets hired John Madden on Monday to coach their American Hockey League affiliate, the Cleveland Monsters, moving quickly after Jared Bednar left to become coach of the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};
Columbus Dispatch Aug 25, 2016

NHL | Avalanche hires Monsters' Jared Bednar as coach

The Colorado Avalanche have hired Jared Bednar as coach, snapping him up from the Blue Jackets' minor-league system after he led the Cleveland Monsters to the American Hockey League championship last season.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};
Columbus Dispatch Aug 24, 2016

Blue Jackets Foundation announces record $1 million in grants

The Columbus Blue Jackets announced on Wednesday more than $1 million in grants to local charities and youth hockey organizations, a record high for the 16-year-old foundation. The highlight is a $400,000 grant – with a matching $400,000 from Columbus recreation and parks – that will help build eight new playgrounds over the next four years in the city’s “most vulnerable neighborhoods,” said Kathryn Dobbs, executive director of the foundation.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};
Columbus Dispatch Aug 5, 2016

Blue Jackets | Team plane retired after 15 seasons

The Blue Jackets retired one of their most reliable veterans Friday despite the fact the 37-year-old still has decent wheels and can fly.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};
Columbus Dispatch Aug 2, 2016

Michael Arace commentary | Jackets signing Sam Gagner is right on the money

Sam Gagner was projected as a top-line center with 100-point potential when the Edmonton Oilers selected him No. 6 overall in the 2007 NHL draft. He has since been traded three times, including twice in one day. In one of the deals, he was packaged in a swap for Chris Pronger, who was, essentially, retired due to injury. Gagner was traded for a contract.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};
Columbus Dispatch Jul 31, 2016

NHL | Blue Jackets working on one-year deal with Sam Gagner

The Blue Jackets are close to signing free-agent center Sam Gagner to a one-year contract, sources told The Dispatch on Saturday. The deal could be completed as soon as Monday.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};