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The Cannon

2019-20 Player Review: Liam Foudy makes his NHL debut

Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Foudy spent most of the year with the London Knights Liam Foudy, the 18th overall pick in the 2018 NHL draft, began the season with the London Knights of the OHL after failing to make the Columbus Blue Jackets roster out of training camp. After a rash of injuries to the Jackets, Foudy was a surprise call up on February 10. Due to OHL rules, he could only appear in games for the Jackets so long as he did not miss any games for the Knights. As a result, Foudy only made two appearances in the regular season, notching one assist in a loss to the Buffalo...

The Hockey Writers

Devils Get Top-4 Upgrade for Minimal Cost With Murray Trade

The New Jersey Devils made their first significant addition of the offseason last night, acquiring defenseman Ryan Murray from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for a fifth-round pick. He played in just 27 games last season and has a history of injury problems. But when in the lineup, the former second overall pick is quite effective.  […] The post Devils Get Top-4 Upgrade for Minimal Cost With Murray Trade appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       

The Cannon

2019 - 20 Player Review : The dependability and consistency of Nathan Gerbe helped elevate the Blue Jackets organization

Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via After missing much of the 2018-19 season with an injury, Nathan Gerbe came into the 2019-20 season a new man. The 33 year old forward was skating circles around players 10 years his junior. Gerbe also took his duties as captain of the Cleveland Monsters, alongside Zac Dalpe, to heart offering advice to teammates both on and off the ice. Throughout the 2019-20 season, Gerbe had five multipoint games with the Monsters. One of those came in the beginning of the year when Gerbe assisted three goals on October 18th, 2019. He also had a seven game point...

Montreal Gazette

Stu Cowan: Canadiens acquire Josh Anderson and draft Kaiden Guhle

Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin didn’t end up trading his first-round pick at Tuesday’s NHL Draft, but he did deal Max Domi to the Columbus Blue Jackets. In exchange for Domi and a third-round draft pick Wednesday, the Canadiens get 6-foot-3, 222-pound right-winger Josh Anderson, who is coming off shoulder surgery in March and was limited to 26 games last season, posting 1-3-4 totals. But the season before, Anderson had 27-20-47 totals while playing in all 82 games for the...

The Cannon

2020 Draft Prospect Profile: Hendrix Lapierre could be a late first round wild card, but comes with injury concerns

Photo by Mathieu Belanger/ After an injury-plagued season, the talented center from the QMJHL is a wild card in the 2020 draft. Every day leading up to the first round of the 2020 NHL Draft on Tuesday, October 6, we will be profiling prospects who are likely to be in range of the Columbus Blue Jackets’ selection at #21. We will continue our player reviews of the forwards later in the week as well. Hendrix Lapierre Position: CenterTeam: Chicoutimi Saueneens (QMJHL)Date of Birth: February 9, 2002Birthplace: Gatineau, QuebecHeight: 6’0”Weight: 181Shoots: Left Rankings Ranked #27 by...

Rick Nash announces retirement from Hockey

NHL winger Rick Nash who played from the Blue Jackets, Rangers and Bruins announced Friday morning that he will be retiring due to unresolved issues with a concussion. NESN.com's Michaela Vernava has more.

Duchene returns from injury to score OT winner against Blue Jackets

Matt Duchene made in impact in his first game back after suffering a concussion, scoring the overtime winner against the Blue Jackets for an Avalanche win.

Claude Julien On John Tortorella's Rib Injury

Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella will miss Saturday's game against the Boston Bruins after suffering a rib injury during practice. B's coach Claude Julien discusses the injury, and his own experiences on the ice. For more: http://nesn.com/