Blue Jackets Rumors & News

  • Sources: Jack Johnson's Parents Also Screwed Over His Grandfather

    Deadspin.com "Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson's parents have left their son with a mountain of debt, but this apparently wasn't the first time Jack Sr. and Tina Johnson took advantage of a family member. According to two sources with knowledge of the transaction, Johnson's parents secretly seized..." January 29

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    #CBJ C Artem Anisimov (triceps) confirmed will play tonight vs #FlaPanthers. Will not take faceoffs.

  • Jackets Bottle Up Caps

    The Cannon "Fresh off hosting the All-Star festivities, Columbus prevailed over the Washington Capitals in a back and forth affair. A couple of the six regulars who were out with injuries may return this week. Back to reality of the disappointing season after a fun and festive All-Star Weekend. Many fans..." January 28

  • Blue Jackets forward Jeremy Morin was taken by ambulance

    Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets forward Jeremy Morin was taken by ambulance to Grant Medical Center during the second intermission of a game on Tuesday in Nationwide Arena after complaining of an accelerated heart rate that wouldn’t slow. “His resting heart rate wasn’t going down,” Blue Jackets general manager..." January 28

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away

    CBSSports.com "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

  • Blue Jackets place Sergei Bobrovsky on injured reserve with a groin injury

    NHL.com "The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky on Injured Reserve retroactive to January 21, recalled forward Josh Anderson and added goaltender Anton Forsberg to the roster on emergency recall from the American Hockey League’s Springfield Falcons, Blue Jackets General Manager..." January 26

  • Blue Jackets’ Foligno: ‘We need to bring a winning team here’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Since the National Hockey League expanded to Columbus, the Blue Jackets have qualified for the Stanley Cup playoffs only twice. And, after 45 games in 2014-15, a second consecutive trip to the post-season appears in jeopardy. After nine and six-game losing streaks that ran through October and..." January 24

  • Momentum, Bobrovsky are lost in Winnipeg

    Columbus Dispatch "The Blue Jackets rolled into this frigid city on Monday, fresh off consecutive road wins and instilled with cautious optimism. The Jackets, sitting near the bottom of a top-heavy Eastern Conference after being ravaged by injuries during the first half of the season, had one more game to play..." January 24

  • With Bobrovsky hurt, time for Columbus to trade for the future

    The Hockey News "Chins up, Columbus Blue Jackets. No one likes an excuse maker, but, honestly, you deserve an exception. You were simply cursed in 2014-15. We loved your chances to contend this season – I had you going all the way to the Eastern Conference final – but some witch in some basement impaled an entire..." January 23

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    Rusty Miller @RustyMillerAP

    #CBJ dir of hockey ops John Davidson on whether Bobrovsky will be available for NHL ASG: "It doesn't look that way."

  • Jets shred Blue Jackets, 4-0

    Winnipeg Sun "By his own admission, Michael Hutchinson would be more than happy to make a change to his itinerary for NHL All-Star weekend. During a game that saw another goalie go down, leaving his availability for the showcase in jeopardy, Hutchinson left one more lasting impression as the prospect of..." January 22

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in NHL.com All-Star draft

    NHL.com "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at NHL.com decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

  • Blue Jackets beat Wild 3-1

    The Cannon "After getting off the schneide in Boston, the Blue Jackets traveled up to Minnesota to face a Wild team that's been facing their own struggles. First off, I'll own up - I forgot I was supposed to write this last night, so instead it's going up this morning, a little rushed, but still heartfelt,..." January 20

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    Told no discipline for #Bruins Soderberg for blow to head on #CBJ Calvert. League ruled it was more a follow-through than a 'pop."

  • Blue Jackets place RW Skille on IR

    Covers.com "The Columbus Blue Jackets placed right wing Jack Skille on injured reserve Thursday and recalled left wing Josh Anderson from the American Hockey League. Skille suffered a lower-body injury Jan. 9 against Toronto and is expected to miss two weeks." January 16

  • Pacioretty, Subban light 3-2 comeback over Blue Jackets

    Montreal Gazette "The Canadiens’ power play suddenly came to life with two goals from Max Pacioretty and one from P.K. Subban as the Canadiens rallied from a 2-0 deficit to defeat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 Wednesday night at Nationwide Arena. Power play drought ends: The Canadiens devoted most of their..." January 15

  • Jonathan Toews, Nick Foligno named captains for NHL All-Star Game

    CBSSports.com "The 2015 NHL All-Star Game will bring some of the league's biggest names to Columbus Jan. 23-25. When the players arrive, however, they won't know what teams they are on, save for the six players picked to captain each all-star team. The NHL announced that Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nick..." January 14

  • NHL All-Star Game: Bobrovsky, Foligno, Johansen selected

    Columbus Dispatch "The Blue Jackets aren’t merely playing host to the NHL All-Star Game later this month. Three Jackets players were invited yesterday to take part in the world’s most star-studded hockey game, set for Jan. 25 at Nationwide Arena. Goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky, left wing Nick Foligno and center Ryan..." January 11

  • Bobrovsky Signs Extension

    Columbus Dispatch "The Blue Jackets have signed goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky to a four-year, $29.7 million contract extension, a deal that should keep him in Columbus at least through the 2018-19 season. He would have been a restricted free agent on July 1. Bobrovsky is the second "foundational" player to sign a..." January 10

  • Blue Jackets 4, Stars 2: Jackets ride early lead to win

    Columbus Dispatch "The Blue Jackets continued their long climb toward the Eastern Conference playoff race Tuesday night, building an early lead and holding off the determined Dallas Stars in a 4-2 win at the American Airlines Center. Nick Foligno matched a career high with three assists and Mark Letestu iced the..." January 07

  • NHL to unveil player-tracking for All-Star Game

    Sportsnet.ca "The NHL is preparing to take a glimpse into the future by using player-tracking technology at the upcoming all-star game. Officials from the league and NHL Players’ Association will be in Columbus for testing early next week, according to two sources, with the goal of employing the Sportvision..." January 06

  • Blue Jackets 4, Avalanche 3: Savard's wild night ends well

    Columbus Dispatch "David Savard walked around the Blue Jackets dressing room last night wearing a guilty smirk and shaking his head in disbelief. “I’ve never had a night like that,” the Blue Jackets defenseman said. “Not even close.” Savard’s deflected goal with 1:01 remaining sent the Blue Jackets to a 4-3..." January 05

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    #CBJ have placed Adam Cracknell on waivers. Need roster spot, w Letestu and Atkinson anticipated to return on Tuesday vs. #dallasstars

  • Bobrovsky's stellar play leads to NHL monthly award

    Columbus Dispatch "The NHL yesterday named goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky its third star for December after he went 9-1-1 with a .937 save percentage and a 2.14 goals-against average. Bobrovsky won four shootouts and two other games in overtime during that span, including a franchise-record 52 saves in a 4-3..." January 03

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    #CBJ have signed LW Nick Foligno to a six-year, $33 million extension, club announces. He could have become a UFA this summer.

  • Blue Jackets place Atkinson on injured reserve

    NHL.com "The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed right wing Cam Atkinson on Injured Reserve retroactive to December 27 and recalled center Sean Collins from the American Hockey League's Springfield Falcons, Blue Jackets General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Atkinson, 25, suffered an upper body..." December 31

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    Shawn Mitchell @smitchcd

    Bobrovsky skating today, as well. He is feeling much better, #CBJ coach Todd Richards said.

  • Blue Jackets’ Atkinson (upper-body) leaves game against Bruins

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Columbus Blue Jackets will be without winger Cam Atkinson for the remainder of Saturday’s game against the Boston Bruins. According to Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch, Atkinson suffered an upper-body injury and will not return to the game. The injury appeared to occur on a harmless..." December 28

  • Milan Lucic gets shot to battle Dalton Prout

    Boston Herald "Milan Lucic took little satisfaction in settling his score with Columbus defenseman Dalton Prout. Lucic and Prout got together for their much-anticipated Round 2 early in the second period of the Blue Jackets’ easy 6-2 victory over the Bruins last night. The pair had fought at the end of..." December 28

  • Blue Jackets get Hartnell back, but lose Bobrovsky (illness)

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Columbus Blue Jackets can’t seem to catch a break this season. They will get back Scott Hartnell tonight after a roughly two week absence due to a broken finger, but now number one goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky is out of the lineup, per the team’s Twitter account. Bobrovsky is dealing with an..." December 27

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    Collins was w #CBJ on 'emergency' recall and sent down just after 12/21 game vs. #Preds. This is him coming back up as extra forward.

  • Predators cool off hot Blue Jackets

    Tennessean "Craig Smith is enjoying his recent bump from the second line to the Predators top scoring line. He scored twice in Nashville's 5-1 win over Columbus on Monday night at Nationwide Arena, giving him four points in two games and helping the Predators reach a three-game winning streak for the..." December 23

  • Blue Jackets' Boone Jenner out 1-2 months with stress fracture in back

    CBSSports.com "If not for bad luck, the Columbus Blue Jackets would have absolutely no luck during the 2014-15 season. Injuries have been a constant struggle this season, and they suffered another one on Saturday when it was announced by the team that forward Boone Jenner will be sidelined for one to two..." December 22

  • Rinse, repeat: Blue Jackets place Gibbons on IR, could get Hartnell back in weeks

    Pro Hockey Talk "Apparently the “hockey gods” finally made their rounds back to the Columbus Blue Jackets, as they announced that forward Brian Gibbons was placed on IR on Friday. The Blue Jackets recalled Alexander Wennberg and Cody Goloubef as well today. The Blue Jackets estimate that Gibbons, 26, will need..." December 20

  • Blue Jackets' Boone Jenner out 1-2 months with stress fracture in back

    CBSSports.com "If not for bad luck, the Columbus Blue Jackets would have absolutely no luck during the 2014-15 season. Injuries have been a constant struggle this season, and they suffered another one on Saturday when it was announced by the team that forward Boone Jenner will be sidelined for one to two..." December 20

  • Capitals stage two comebacks to beat Blue Jackets in OT

    CSN Washington "Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 5-4 overtime win over the Columbus Blue Jackets Thursday night at Nationwide Arena: How it happened: The Caps coughed up a two-goal lead, but third-period goals by Karl Alzner and Troy Brouwer forced overtime, where Eric Fehr won it 42 seconds into the..." December 19

  • Blue Jackets notched a thrilling 1- 0 shootout victory over the Red Wings

    The Cannon "In a game of playoff-level intensity, the Blue Jackets brought sixty five minutes plus of effort and notched a thrilling 1- 0 shootout victory over the Detroit Red Wings. It's a December to Remember. The Blue Jackets took their six game winning streak into The Joe on Tuesday night, hoping to..." December 17

  • Blue Jackets acquire Adam from Sabres for D'Amigo

    NHL.com "The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired center Luke Adam from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for left wing Jerry D’Amigo, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. The club has assigned Adam to their American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Falcons." December 17

  • Red-hot Jackets get Tyutin back, will debut Morin

    Pro Hockey Talk "Tuesday is shaping up to be a potentially stellar day for Columbus. Riding a season-high six-game winning streak, the Jackets will take on the Red Wings tonight with two key lineup additions: Fedor Tyutin, who returns from a 13-game absence with a sprained knee, and Jeremy Morin, acquired from..." December 16

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    #CBJ D Fedor Tyutin could very well play Tuesday in Detroit vs. #RedWings.

  • Penguins intermission host apologizes for 'I Can't Breathe' comment

    CBSSports.com "Stan Savran, who hosted the Pittsburgh Penguins intermission show on Root Sports Pittsburgh Saturday night, has apologized after making an insensitive remark about the “I Can't Breathe” t-shirts that professional and college athletes have been wearing as an act of protest in response to the death..." December 15

  • Blackhawks trade Morin for Jackets' Erixon

    ESPN.com "The Chicago Blackhawks traded forward Jeremy Morin to the Columbus Blue Jackets for defenseman Tim Erixon on Sunday. Morin, 23, had been on a conditioning assignment with the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL. He had one goal in three games for the IceHogs. He had not played for the Blackhawks since..." December 15

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    Bruce Garrioch @SunGarrioch

    Cameron also said Marc Methot has been placed back on the injury reserve list. #Sens

  • Blue Jackets 3, Capitals 2, OT: Bobrovsky saves 39, Foligno scores in OT

    Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky sat quietly and comfortably in the cramped dressing room after a game at the Verizon Center last night, looking nothing at all like a man carrying the weight of an NHL franchise on his shoulders. Bobrovsky had just saved 39 of 41 shots in a 3-2 overtime..." December 12

  • Blue Jackets place Scott Hartnell on injured reserve, recall Kerby Rychel from Springfield (AHL)

    NHL.com "The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed left wing Scott Hartnell on Injured Reserve and recalled left wing Kerby Rychel from the American Hockey League’s Springfield Falcons, Blue Jackets General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Hartnell, 32, suffered a broken finger in Thursday’s 3-2..." December 12

  • Blue Jackets' Goloubef off IR, Rychel sent to AHL

    NHL.com "The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated defenseman Cody Goloubef off Injured Reserve and loaned him to the American Hockey League's Springfield Falcons on a conditioning assignment, Blue Jackets General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. The club also has assigned left wing Kerby Rychel to..." December 10

  • Blue Jackets defeat Flyers, 3-2 in OT

    Columbus Dispatch "The Blue Jackets played two solid periods and it appeared they would withstand a final, frenzied push by the visiting Philadelphia Flyers. Then, with Steve Mason pulled for an extra attacker, Brayden Schenn scored on a redirect with 55.3 seconds remaining in regulation. The puck barely trickled..." December 10

  • Blue Jackets: Dubinsky returns at just the right time

    Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky sat at his locker after practice at Nationwide Arena yesterday and spoke with calm demeanor and measured words. Yes, he said, he was expecting to play tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers at Nationwide Arena. “That’s the plan,” said Dubinsky, who has..." December 09

  • Blue Jackets' Brandon Dubinsky to make season debut Tuesday

    CBSSports.com "Finally, some good injury news for the Columbus Blue Jackets. Coach Todd Richards announced on Monday that forward Brandon Dubinsky will make his 2014-15 season debut on Tuesday night when the Blue Jackets host the Philadelphia Flyers. He missed the first 26 games of the regular season due to..." December 08

  • Blue Jackets defeat Panthers, 4-3 in shootout

    The Cannon "If this game was a fish, you'd throw it back. But somehow the Blue Jackets managed an ugly shootout win over the the Panthers, gaining two points in the ledger. At the end of the 1960's, Volkswagen ran a series of ads featuring pictures of the Apollo Lunar Excursion Module (LEM) and the front..." December 05