Blue Jackets Rumors & News

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    NHL Blue Jackets @BlueJacketsNHL

    #CBJ LW Matt Calvert will be sidelined indefinitely due to a concussion, per coach Todd Richards.

  • Senators had talks with Leafs about obtaining Clarkson

    ESPN.com "Turns out the Columbus Blue Jackets weren't the only team intrigued by the idea of giving David Clarkson a change of scenery. Sources tell ESPN.com that the Ottawa Senators had a few conversations with the Toronto Maple Leafs about a Clarkson trade, the idea behind it that perhaps the right..." February 27

  • Maple Leafs trade David Clarkson to Blue Jackets

    Sportsnet.ca "The Toronto Maple Leafs traded forward David Clarkson to the Columbus Blue Jackets for forward Nathan Horton. Clarkson, 30, has struggled since signing a seven-year, $36.75 million contract with Toronto in the summer of 2013. In 118 games over two seasons, Clarkson recorded 15 goals, 11..." February 27

  • Blue Jackets trade Adam Cracknell to St. Louis Blues in exchange for future considerations

    NHL.com "The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded right wing Adam Cracknell to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for future considerations, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Cracknell, 29, recorded an assist and two penalty minutes in 17 games with the Blue Jackets and added 3-4-7 and..." February 27

  • Blue Jackets still building on positives

    Fox Sports Ohio "In Columbus, where there's a dearth of league-wide records, the Blue Jackets are at the top of a list they would rather not be on. Their league-leading 378 man games lost to injury going into Thursday's tilt with the Montreal Canadiens had an addition to it yesterday. The club announced late..." February 26

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    #CBJ announce RW Jack Skille will have shoulder surgery, miss the rest of the season.

  • Sabres defeat Blue Jackets, 4-2

    Buffalo News "The Buffalo Sabres managed more than 30 shots on goal for just the ninth time this year. They got 45 more saves from red-hot goaltender Michal Neuvirth. They took advantage of a brutally shaky rookie goaltender to score four goals for just the second time since the calendar turned to 2015. But..." February 25

  • Report: James Wisniewski making it hard for Blue Jackets to trade him

    CBSSports.com "As the race to the trade deadline heats up, one of the more intriguing options that reportedly became available this week was Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman James Wisniewski. As a solid top-four defenseman with a history of being able to produce, Wisniewski certainly would pique the interest of..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • Blue Jackets shopping Wisniewski

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Columbus Blue Jackets are looking to unload James Wisniewski according to Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch. The right-shot defenseman was a healthy scratch for Sunday night’s game against the New York Rangers, which kick-started speculation. However, Jackets’ GM Jarmo Kekalainen..." February 24

  • Rangers avert disaster, just hold on vs. Blue Jackets

    New York Post "No one in the Rangers’ dressing room was ready to give back Sunday night’s 4-3 shootout victory over the Blue Jackets. And they were pleased to creep a bit closer to the first-place Islanders, now just two points back with three games in hand. But there also was no mistaking that squandering..." February 23

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    Shawn Mitchell @smitchcd

    Kekalainen reiterated that he expects Jenner, Ryan Murray (high ankle) and Jeremy Morin (elevated heart rate) to return this season. #CBJ

  • Calvert and Dubinsky lift Jackets over Flyers

    The Cannon "must apologize for this recap being on the quick and dirty side. Maybe someone forgot it was his night on the schedule. Maybe he went out and watched the game at a drinking "lounge" before going to watch the late showing of Kingsman with some friends. Maybe you should go see Kingsman - it's..." February 18

  • Pending free agents mean decision time for Blue Jackets

    Fox Sports Ohio "With less than two weeks until the NHL trade deadline on March 2 at 3 p.m., some deals are starting to fall into place around the league. In Columbus, beyond signing Sergei Bobrovsky and Nick Foligno to contract extensions, that first move has yet to be made. "Darling, you got to let me..." February 17

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    Shawn Mitchell @smitchcd

    Nick Foligno has lower-body injury. Doubtful for tonight, #CBJ GM Jarmo Kekalainen said, but not believed to be serious.

  • 11d
    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    Bobrovsky has resumed skating on his own, but has not joined club for practice yet.

  • 11d
    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    Carkner and Stalberg clear. Gibbons (CBJ) on waivers

  • Anisimov's overtime winner pushes Blue Jackets past Flyers, 4-3

    Columbus Dispatch "The score Blue Jackets 4, Philadelphia Flyers 3 (OT) The skinny The most prominent statistic is this one: For the first time this season, the Jackets came back from a second-period deficit to win a game. They did it before an animated crowd of 16,403 in the Nationwide Arena. Corey..." February 14

  • Blue Jackets aren't in market for big trades

    Columbus Dispatch "The trade deadline is 2 1/2 weeks away, but a great rumbling took place across the NHL yesterday when the Everything Must Go sale got started in Buffalo. The Sabres reached a deal with the Winnipeg Jets to send defenseman Tyler Myers, forward Drew Stafford, two prospects and a first-round draft..." February 12

  • Report: Bruins targeting Columbus’ Atkinson

    Pro Hockey Talk "Boston might have a cheaper solution in its search for a goalscoring winger, as ESPN reports the club has Blue Jackets winger Cam Atkinson on its radar. Atkinson, 25, is hardly a household name but has been a solid contributor in Columbus over the last two seasons. A pending RFA with a $1.15..." February 11

  • Kings beat Blue Jackets, 4-3

    Jewels From The Crown "A creative way to earn the two points, but we'll take it. A crazy first, a dominant second, and a comfortable-then-really-uncomfortable third period added up to a 4-3 win for the Los Angeles Kings over the Columbus Blue Jackets. LA hasn't had consecutive wins since December 20, so enjoy this..." February 10

  • Just Columbus’ luck: Ryan Murray is out 4-6 weeks

    Pro Hockey Talk "To a large extent, the story of the Columbus Blue Jackets’ season has been injuries. Sadly, that’s also been the story of defenseman Ryan Murray‘s early career. The unlucky scoring blueliner suffered a high-ankle sprain that will sideline him for four-to-six weeks, the team announced. A..." February 08

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    #CBJ lost D Ryan Murray and D James Wisniewski tonight. They'll be evaluated on Saturday, but will NOT travel with club to Ottawa. #Sens

  • Blue Jackets Letestu on list of trade possibilities

    Columbus Dispatch "Mark Letestu has been one of the Blue Jackets more consistent, reliable players since he was acquired in a trade with Pittsburgh early in the 2011-12 season. But it’s safe to add Letestu’s name to the list of players who could be traded less than a month from now at the NHL trade deadline. The..." February 06

  • Coyotes clobber Columbus

    Five For Howling "The Arizona Coyotes finish their season long road trip on a high note with a 4-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Arizona Coyotes have been on the road for 18 days without a home game. Some of that was spent recharging the batteries during All Star weekend, which was held in..." February 04

  • ESPN wins U.S. broadcast rights to World Cup of Hockey

    SB Nation "The World Wide Leader beat out NBC and FOX. Fans still upset about ESPN's perceived lack of hockey coverage over the last few years will be happy to learn the network has won the U.S. broadcast rights to the World Cup of Hockey. According to TSN's report on Tuesday, ESPN beat out both NBC..." February 04

  • Letestu's Future With Jackets Unclear

    Columbus Dispatch "Add Blue Jackets center Mark Letestu to the list of players who could be traded less than a month from now at the NHL trade deadline. Letestu is a personal favorite of coach Todd Richards, and the Blue Jackets have said they'd like to retain his services before he becomes an unrestricted free..." February 04

  • Maturity comes with time for Blue Jackets

    Fox Sports Ohio "Maturity is something that grows over time. For it to blossom, it needs to be nourished with care and vision. Maturity is an ongoing process that is never truly finished. The Blue Jackets have been a young team for quite some time. The maturing process never really had a chance to begin without..." February 03

  • Nathan Horton's improvement allows for some optimism

    Columbus Dispatch "It’s way too early to say if Nathan Horton is on the road to a full recovery from his debilitating back condition, the Blue Jackets cautioned. But Horton’s presence at the morning skate on Thursday and his general outlook and attitude when he lunched with members of the front office this week..." February 03

  • Blue Jackets: Nathan Horton's improvement allows for some optimism

    Columbus Dispatch "It’s way too early to say if Nathan Horton is on the road to a full recovery from his debilitating back condition, the Blue Jackets cautioned. But Horton’s presence at the morning skate on Thursday and his general outlook and attitude when he lunched with members of the front office this week..." January 31

  • Bergenheim pots game-winner to give Panthers 3-2 victory over Blue Jackets to end five-game slide

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Panthers forward Sean Bergenheim had a swollen lip, a loose tooth and a sore mouth after taking a stick to the face, but it was certainly worth it. Bergenheim's deflection gave the Panthers a desperately needed 3-2 victory over the feisty Columbus Blue Jackets Thursday night before 7,917 in the..." January 30

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    Bob McElligott @BobbyMacSports

    Ryan Murray is activated from IR. Let's talk about it along with whatever else you want. #CBJin30 starts in about 20 minutes.

  • 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