4:33 PM EDT, Wed May 06, 2015
Columbus Blue Jackets Rumors & News
Columbus Dispatch May 2, 2015
At the Blue Jackets’ request, the Pittsburgh Penguins have agreed to discuss and possibly reconfigure the NHL’s cable TV territory rights in northeastern and eastern Ohio.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 25, 2015
It would be easy for the Blue Jackets to explain away all of their 2014-15 troubles by pointing to injuries. True, 508 man-games lost is a staggering sum.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 23, 2015
CLEVELAND — When John Davidson joined the Blue Jackets as president of hockey operations three years ago, the idea of reaching northeast Ohio through a minor-league affiliate came up in only a few conversations.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 21, 2015
The Blue Jackets signed forward Markus Hannikainen to a two-year, entry-level contract.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 19, 2015
To watch the video of last week’s “exit” news conference featuring Blue Jackets president of hockey operations John Davidson and his general manager, Jarmo Kekalainen, is to figure the Jackets are on the cusp of a dynasty.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 18, 2015
The Edmonton Oilers’ uncanny run of luck at the NHL draft lottery continued last night in Toronto. So did the Blue Jackets’, but in the other direction. The Oilers leapfrogged Buffalo and Arizona and earned the No. 1 overall pick for the fourth time in the past six seasons.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 18, 2015
For NHL clubs that didn’t make the Stanley Cup playoffs, including the Blue Jackets, tonight’s draft lottery could erase a lot of disappointment and so much more. It could change the face of the franchise for an entire generation. The top prize is forward Connor McDavid, the most anticipated player available since Sidney Crosby fell into the lap of the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2005.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 16, 2015
The Blue Jackets’ minor-league affiliate will based in Cleveland beginning next season, The Dispatch has learned. The Lake Erie Monsters, owned by Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert since 2007, play at Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.
Scouts say the top prospects in the upcoming NHL draft, Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel, are rare talents. Could the Blue Jackets afford to lose a shot at one of them for a month of ferocious winning? Oddly, the answer would seem to be “yes.”
Blue Jackets president of hockey operations John Davidson wasn’t dropping any “brick-by-brick” references, except when he looked back on his early days with the franchise. To hear Davidson talk on Monday, when he and general manager Jarmo Kekalainen met with the media to cap the season, was to believe that the building with bricks is almost done for these Blue Jackets and that this club — which didn’t make the Stanley Cup playoffs — is set up to win for years to come.
USA Hockey announced yesterday that Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards will coach the U.S. national team at the world championships next month in the Czech Republic.
Columbus Dispatch Apr 12, 2015
After ending a third straight winning season with a thrilling shootout win over the New York Islanders on Saturday night, the Blue Jackets spent Sunday pondering past and future as they cleared lockers, underwent exit interviews and formulated offseason training plans.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Given opportunities to pack it in amid a hostile environment last night, the Blue Jackets did what they’ve been doing for the better part of a month.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. — It’s possible that last night’s game in Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum was Mark Letestu’s last in a Blue Jackets sweater. Letestu is an unrestricted free agent this summer, and there have been no substantive talks toward a new contract.