Blue Jackets Rumors & News

  • 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.

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    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.

  • 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 "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.

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

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

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    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