Blue Jackets Rumors & News

  • NHL loses bid to dismiss retired players' concussion lawsuit

    Sporting News "A federal judge in Minnesota has rejected the NHL's motion to dismiss a concussion lawsuit brought on by retired players, the New York Times reported . The plaintiffs accused the league of failing to inform them of health risks caused by concussions as a result of repeated head trauma and are..." March 26

  • Blue Jackets forward Boll suspended three games "Columbus Blue Jackets forward Jared Boll has been suspended for three games, without pay, for an illegal check to the head of Anaheim Ducks forward Patrick Maroon during NHL Game No. 1093 in Columbus on Tuesday, March 24, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced..." March 26

  • Players in NHL concussion case want Bettman deposed by July 1 "NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman should be forced to be deposed about matters relating to the NHL concussions lawsuit within the next three months, lawyers for a group of former players wrote in a legal filing. Lawyers for the former players wrote to the NHL on February 23 asking to set up a time..." March 26

  • Blue Jackets defeat Ducks, 5-3

    The Cannon "The Jackets have been dreadful at home of late, but after a sweep of Western Canada they took a boatload of late-season momentum into a matchup against the Anaheim Ducks, one of the NHL's elite teams. The battle in net was between Sergei Bobrovsky and John Gibson. This game saw the return of..." March 25

  • Judge denies NHL's motion to dismiss concussion lawsuit "The NHL's bid to have a lawsuit brought against the league by former players regarding concussions dismissed took a hit Wednesday. A judge in U.S. district court in Minnesota has denied the NHL's motion to dismiss litigation brought against the league by former players regarding concussions...." March 25

  • Blue Jackets forward Boll faces Player Safety hearing "Columbus Blue Jackets forward Jared Boll will have a hearing Thursday with the NHL Department of Player Safety for an illegal check to the head of Anaheim Ducks forward Patrick Maroon during a game at Nationwide Arena on Tuesday." March 25

  • Blue Jackets assign forward Sonny Milano to Springfield Falcons (AHL) "The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned forward Sonny Milano from the Ontario Hockey League’s Plymouth Whalers to the American Hockey League’s Springfield Falcons, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Milano, 18, led Plymouth in scoring with 22 goals and 46 assists for 68..." March 23

  • Blue Jackets recall William Karlsson from Springfield on emergency basis "The Columbus Blue Jackets have added center William Karlsson to the roster on emergency recall from the American Hockey League’s Springfield Falcons, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Karlsson, 22, was acquired by the Blue Jackets with left wing Rene Bourque and a second..." March 23

  • Blue Jackets slide past Flames 3-2

    The Cannon "The Blue Jackets traveled to Calgary without rookie center Alexander Wennberg because of a potential hand infection. He was not cleared to travel, but Boone Jenner and Jeremy Morin were welcomed back to the lineup after being activated off IR on Friday. Ryan Murray did not play again on the blue..." March 22

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    Kevin Woodley @KevinisInGoal

    Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards says D Ryan Murray out w/ lower body injury from Oilers game + C Brandon Dubinsky sent back to Columbus

  • Columbus ends drought in Edmonton, 4-3

    The Cannon "While the precise definition of "rhapsody" varies somewhat by source, the essence of the musical definition is a piece of music that evokes a variety of distinct emotions, while itself being somewhat lacking in defined form. That just about sums this one up perfectly, so with appropriate..." March 19

  • Columbus brings Finnish goalie prospect to North America

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Blue Jackets are getting a closer look at one of their brightest goalie prospects. On Wednesday, the club re-assigned Joonas Korpisalo — the club’s third-round pick (62nd overall) at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft — from Finnish club Tampere to its AHL affiliate in Springfield. Korpisalo, 20,..." March 18

  • Report: NHL to have 3-on-3 OT hockey, pending approval

    Puck Drunk Love "The NHL is looking to decide the outcomes of more games before they reach a shootout and they believe moving to 3-on-3 hockey in overtime is the way to do it. The AHL recently incorporated 3-on-3 play in overtime and they’ve seen a drastic drop in games decided by the skills competition...." March 18

  • In search of scoring touch, Bourque gets new beginning with CBJ

    Fox Sports Ohio "Since recording 27-goal seasons with the Calgary Flames (2009-2011), Rene Bourque has been in search of not only his "game," but also a good fit with a team. Traded to the Montreal Canadiens in Jan. 2012, he saw inconsistent ice time, although he led all Canadiens players during last years'..." March 17

  • Blue Jackets add forward Ryan Craig to the roster on emergency recall from Springfield "The Columbus Blue Jackets have added left wing Ryan Craig to the roster on emergency recall from the American Hockey League’s Springfield Falcons, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Craig, 33, has tallied 12 goals and 16 assists for 28 points with 54 penalty minutes and a +1..." March 16

  • Hurricanes 3, Blue Jackets 2: Second-period implosion proves costly

    Columbus Dispatch "Save for two fleeting highlights — a last-second goal by Nick Foligno in the first period and a dazzling display by rookie Marko Dano in the second — the really-bad Blue Jackets played at a glorified preseason pace against the even-worse Carolina Hurricanes last night. The Hurricanes won 3-2..." March 16

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    Shawn Mitchell @smitchcd

    Neither #CBJ Boone Jenner nor Jeremy Morin expected to play before 3/21 at #Flames. Could be longer, Richards said.

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    Shawn Mitchell @smitchcd

    #CBJ Matt Calvert (concussion) was progressing but took a "step back so we slowed it down," Richards said. No timetable.

  • Murray, Jenner are not finished

    Columbus Dispatch "The Blue Jackets understand the theory: With this season already a lost cause, why not shut down two of their most promising youngsters, defenseman Ryan Murray and forward Boone Jenner, for the season. They just don’t agree with it. Murray, out since Feb. 6 because of a high ankle sprain, was..." March 14

  • Columbus win over Detroit, 3-1

    Columbus Dispatch "The score Blue Jackets 3, Red Wings 1 The skinny Goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky had 41 saves, and he'd be the first to tell you that most of them were routine. His crease tonight looked like a country-road intersection in Kansas ... wide open, a tumbleweed bouncing past. After falling behind..." March 13

  • NHL GMs might curb shootouts

    CSN New England "This will hardly come as a shock to anybody that remembers just last week when Claude Julien famously said “they suck” when asked about NHL shootouts, but the Bruins coach is in favor of getting rid of them altogether. Darren Dreger said on NBCSN Wednesday night that the NHL general managers..." March 12

  • Canes allow three power-play goals in 4-3 loss to Blue Jackets

    Raleigh News & Observer "The Carolina Hurricanes didn’t get a circus shot from Alexander Semin, a hat trick from Elias Lindholm or score seven goals Tuesday. What they did do was allow more power-play goals – three – than they have in a game all season on their way to a shootout loss at PNC Arena. The Columbus Blue..." March 11

  • Evgeny Romasko will become NHL's first Russian referee on Monday "On Monday night in Detroit, when the Red Wings host the Edmonton Oilers, Evgeny Romasko will make some history when he becomes the first Russian referee in NHL history when he joins Paul Devorski on the ice at Joe Louis Arena. The 33-year-old Romasko had some assignments earlier this season in..." March 09

  • Jackets tap into mean streak to end seven-game slide vs. Blue Jackets

    Columbus Dispatch "It appears the Blue Jackets might not go meekly into late-season irrelevancy. Three nights after racking up 40 penalty minutes in a loss to the Washington Capitals, the Blue Jackets kept up their mean streak last night in a 3-2 victory over another division rival, the New Jersey Devils, at the..." March 07

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    NHL Blue Jackets @BlueJacketsNHL

    #CBJ Head Coach Todd Richards confirms Rene Bourque will play tonight against the #Avs.

  • Alex Ovechkin scores twice as Capitals win a physical game against Columbus

    Washington Post "Once the strangeness of a 5-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets had settled, while his Washington Capitals teammates nursed their nicks and iced their bruises, forward Alex Ovechkin emerged from the visiting training room, settled gingerly into his locker stall and exhaled a deep breath. For 43..." March 04

  • David Clarkson sidelined 4-6 weeks due to torn oblique muscle "Columbus Blue Jackets right wing David Clarkson will be sidelined four to six weeks due to a torn oblique muscle suffered in Tuesday night’s game against the Washington Capitals, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Clarkson, 30, collected 14 penalty minutes in three games..." March 04

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    No salary retained in Wiz trade to Anaheim from Columbus

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    #CBJ James Wisniewski and a third-round pick to Anaheim for a second-round pick, William Karlsson and Rene Bourque.

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    CLB did not trade Letestu.

  • 25d
    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Blues Jackets and Atkinson camp have exchanged numbers, trying to get a contract done....

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    Left Wing Lock @Left_Wing_Lock

    Marko Dano: Has been reassigned to the AHL. #nhl #CBJ

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    Left Wing Lock @Left_Wing_Lock

    Brian Gibbons: Has been reassigned to the AHL. #nhl #CBJ

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    Left Wing Lock @Left_Wing_Lock

    Alexander Wennberg: Has been reassigned to the AHL. #nhl #CBJ

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    Jordan Leopold to MIN from CBJ.

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  • Jackets ship D Wisniewski to Ducks "The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded defenceman James Wisniewski and a third-round draft pick in 2015 to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Rene Bourque, William Karlsson and a second-round pick in 2015 . Wisniewski, 31, has scored 8 goals and 21 assists in 56 games this season with the Blue..." March 02

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    NHL Blue Jackets @BlueJacketsNHL

    BREAKING: #CBJ have agreed to terms with @CamAtkinson13 on a three-year contract extension.

  • Blue Jackets trade defenseman Leopold to Wild "The Minnesota Wild acquired defenseman Jordan Leopold on Monday from the Columbus Blue Jackets for defenseman Justin Falk and a fifth-round pick, according to a Sportsnet report. Leopold has one goal and two assists in 25 games this season for the St. Louis Blues and Blue Jackets. Born in..." March 02

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    Every team believed in mix for #CBJ Cam Atkinson - Chicago, Detroit, NY Rangers, Boston ... -- have acquired forwards.

  • Cory Schneider and Devils shut out Blue Jackets, 2-0

    Newark Star-Ledger "Cory Schneider and the Devils kept the goal celebration cannon silent in Nationwide Arena. Schneider (33 saves) posted his second shutout in four games as the Devils shackled the Columbus Blue Jackets, 2-0, Saturday. It was the goalie's fourth shutout of the season. Travis Zajac scored an..." March 01

  • Clarkson to debut for Blue Jackets against Devils "Right wing David Clarkson arrived in town late Friday, participated in an optional skate with several players Saturday morning, and will make his debut for the Columbus Blue Jackets against the New Jersey Devils in Nationwide Arena. It couldn’t come at a better time for the injury-ravaged Blue..." February 28

  • Sens’ Murray on Clarkson: ‘I didn’t think he was worth quite the contract that he got’

    Ottawa Sun "The Senators kicked tires on David Clarkson at the urging of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Bryan Murray confirmed an ESPN report Friday he spoke to the Leafs about Clarkson, who was dealt to the Blue Jackets Thursday for injured forward Nathan Horton, however, the Ottawa GM noted it was Toronto..." February 28

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    #CBJ G Sergei Bobrovsky will be activated from IR, served as Curtis McElhinney's backup tonight vs. #NJDevils. Dansk back to @TheFalconsAHL

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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 "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 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 "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 "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.