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Last Word on Hockey

NHL Rumours: Boston Bruins, Winnipeg Jets, Columbus Blue Jackets

We’re over a week removed from the start of free agency, but there are plenty of NHL rumours still out there. Teams are trying to re-sign some of their veterans or clear out space to move them. There also is the possibility of an offer sheet to a restrict free agent. Today’s NHL rumours cover […] The post NHL Rumours: Boston Bruins, Winnipeg Jets, Columbus Blue Jackets appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.

Eyes On The Prize

Habsent Minded: Anderson, and Guhle, and Toffoli, oh my!

Photo by Shafique Bakush/NHLI via A crazy start and end to the week bookended by two new wingers. After a condensed week that included the NHL Draft and the start of free agency, Jared Book and Anton Rasegård sit down to discuss everything that happened. The first move was the trade of Max Domi and a draft pick to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Josh Anderson. The team then signed Anderson later in the week to a seven-year contract extension. Then they turn to the draft, where they discuss the selection of Kaiden Guhle, and touch upon some of the later picks in the draft as...

The Hockey Writers

Blue Jackets Offseason Receives Mixed Reviews

Many in the hockey world myself included thought the Columbus Blue Jackets were on the verge of something big. It was easy to see why. In advance of the opening of NHL Free Agency, the Blue Jackets traded two of their defensemen for what seemed like pennies on the dollar. Ryan Murray went to New […] The post Blue Jackets Offseason Receives Mixed Reviews appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       

Last Word on Hockey

Mikko Koivu Signs With Columbus Blue Jackets

After spending 15 years with the Minnesota Wild, Mikko Koivu decided to go to free agency and not return to the only team he’s ever played for. Instead, he inked a one-year year contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets. He will be getting an AAV of $1.5 million per season with the deal for his […] The post Mikko Koivu Signs With Columbus Blue Jackets appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.

All About The Jersey

DitD & Open Post - 10/9/20: Goodbye, Cory Edition

Photo by Debora Robinson/NHLI via New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 10/9/20 A newsy day for the Devils on Thursday. Here are your links for today, as we head into free agency: Devils Links The Cory Schneider era comes to an end: #NEWS: We have announced that goaltender Cory Schneider will be placed on unconditional waivers today for the purpose of a buyout of the final two years of his contract.https://t.co/RtYSpPk53C— New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) October 8, 2020 Devils acquire defenseman Ryan Murray from the Blue Jackets: TRADE ALERT! Making moves on the eve of...

Eyes On The Prize

Links: Players the Canadiens could target on first day of free agency

Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via In today’s links, some players Marc Bergevin could be looking at, Caufield prepares for World Juniors, and the Columbus Blue Jackets are up to something. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Which players could Marc Bergevin target today? [La Presse] Montreal’s decisions at the draft were more evidence of the organization’s desire to get bigger and tougher. [Yahoo! Sports] Cole Caufield has joined up with other top US Junior players for the National Junior Evaluation Camp. [USA Hockey] If you missed the news yesterday, the Canadiens signed Noah...

Puck Prose

NHL free agency: Columbus Blue Jackets interested in Taylor Hall

According to the latest rumors, the Columbus Blue Jackets are interested in making a run at Taylor Hall in NHL free agency this offseason. Recently, the Columbus Blue Jackets cleared quite a bit of cap space after signing Max Domi. They bought out Alexander Wennberg and traded defenseman Markus Nutivaara. People have wondered why they’re […] NHL free agency: Columbus Blue Jackets interested in Taylor Hall - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL

Last Word on Hockey

Columbus Blue Jackets Trade Markus Nutivaara to Florida Panthers

The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded defenceman Markus Nutivaara. The Blue Jackets will receive forward Cliff Pu from the Florida Panthers in exchange. Free agency begins tomorrow but both teams preferred to strike a deal now before the chaos increases. Chris Johnston of Sportsnet broke the news Thursday afternoon. Bill Zito makes a trade with […] The post Columbus Blue Jackets Trade Markus Nutivaara to Florida Panthers appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.

Last Word on Hockey

Report: Columbus Blue Jackets Buy Out Alexander Wennberg

The Columbus Blue Jackets have made a big move in buying out forward Alexander Wennberg. The move comes just as free agency is scheduled to begin. Columbus has not been particularly active lately but this move could signal big changes coming during the offseason. They could join the Taylor Hall sweepstakes. The announcement will be […] The post Report: Columbus Blue Jackets Buy Out Alexander Wennberg appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.

Tip of the Tower

Toronto Maple Leafs: Qualifying offers and restricted free agency

The Toronto Maple Leafs are into the offseason with a lot of questions and a number of cornerstone players to build around. After the Toronto Maple Leafs were bounced from the NHL’s qualifying round by the Columbus Blue Jackets, Leafs Nation called for changes big and small. So far, this has yielded a trade of […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Qualifying offers and restricted free agency - Tip of the Tower - Tip of the Tower - A Toronto Sports Site - Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, Raptors, Toronto FC, Raptors and Argonauts

The Hockey Writers

Canadiens Send Max Domi and a Pick to Blue Jackets for Josh Anderson

The Montreal Canadiens have traded restricted free agent (RFA) Max Domi and a third-round pick to the Columbus Blue Jackets for RFA Josh Anderson. As a swap of two RFA’s, this presents an interesting scenario for both franchises as they approach free-agency during the 2020 offseason. First, let’s look at how this trade affects the […] The post Canadiens Send Max Domi and a Pick to Blue Jackets for Josh Anderson appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       

Puck Prose

NHL Trade Rumors: Columbus Blue Jackets open to moving a goaltender

According to the latest NHL trade rumors, the Columbus Blue Jackets are listening to offers for both of their goaltenders. The goalie market this offseason is already insane. There are a variety of options available in both free agency and on the trade market. According to the latest NHL trade rumors, the Columbus Blue Jackets […] NHL Trade Rumors: Columbus Blue Jackets open to moving a goaltender - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL