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  1. Playoffs 2014?
  • Pro Sports Daily's 2014 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview
    PSD Staff, Featured Content Team

    This 1st round has the makings to be the best 1st round in the salary cap era, all 16 teams are strong, skilled and determined with no team having a huge edge over the other. If you enjoyed the regular season, let us remind you, you ain't seen nothing yet. April 16

  • Florida wins ’14 NHL draft lottery, will pick first overall

    Pro Hockey Talk "A year after losing out on the No. 1 pick, the Florida Panthers flipped the script. Florida won the 2014 NHL Draft Lottery on Tuesday night, edging out Buffalo for top spot despite the Sabres holding superior odds for the first overall pick. Last year, the Panthers were on the other end of this..." April 16

  • Sabres, Panthers have best odds for 2014 NHL draft lottery

    Pro Hockey Talk "With their seasons now complete, non-playoff teams can start looking forward to one of the biggest dates on their offseason calendars — the annual draft lottery. This year’s lottery will take place tomorrow (Tuesday, Apr. 15), determining the order of the first 13 picks of the ’14 Draft, which..." April 15

  • Stanley Cup Playoffs Odds: Bruins favored to win Cup "With the Stanley Cup Playoffs set to begin Wednesday, Bovada revealed their odds for the postseason. The Boston Bruins, winner of the Presidents' Trophy as the NHL's regular-season champ and last year's Stanley Cup runner up, is the favorite to claim the top prize at the end of the..." April 14

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    NHL Blue Jackets @BlueJacketsNHL

    Neither Foligno or Umberger will play in Game 1, per Richards, but they’re expected to be ready at some point in the series. #CBJ #BattleOn

  • Blue Jackets 3 Panthers 2: Locked in at seven

    Columbus Dispatch "Ryan Johansen dropped to one knee early in the third period last night, launching a highlight-reel goal that shot the Blue Jackets past the Florida Panthers and into a first-round Stanley Cup playoffs matchup against the Pittsburgh Penguins. A 3-2 win before 14,241 at the BB&T Center locked the..." April 13

  • Lightning continuing surge for home ice in playoffs with win over Blue Jackets

    Fox Sports "Their narrative has flipped. Their surge wasn't supposed to happen. When goaltender Ben Bishop, the Tampa Bay Lightning's Big Answer in the crease, slumped off the ice Tuesday, the sight was supposed to mean their momentum's end, their hopes dashed. Home-ice advantage in the first round of the..." April 12

  • Jackets lose Nathan Horton (abdominal surgery) for six weeks

    Pro Hockey Talk "The positive vibes surrounding Columbus’ second-ever playoff appearance took a hit on Friday, as GM Jarmo Kekalainen announced forward Nathan Horton underwent abdominal surgery and would miss the next six weeks of action. Horton, 28, scored five goals and 19 points in 36 games for the Jackets..." April 12

  • Nathan Horton leaves with lower-body injury, likely to ‘make’ history Wednesday

    Pro Hockey Talk "Nathan Horton is probably more interested in helping the Columbus Blue Jackets make the playoffs than he is making some obscure NHL history, yet it appears that he’s in a position to become the answer to an odd sports trivia question. Horton, 28, re-aggravated a lower-body injury in the Blue..." April 09

  • Blue Jackets 4, Coyotes 3 (OT): Johansen turns pass into winner

    Columbus Dispatch "When Blue Jackets defenseman James Wisniewski gathered the puck and looked up the ice, he saw rookie Boone Jenner ahead to his right and, in the corner of his left eye, a blue blur going through the neutral zone. “I let the pass go first, and then I realized it was Joey,” Wisniewski said. “And..." April 09

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    NHL Blue Jackets @BlueJacketsNHL

    Todd Richards: Horton expected to play, Tropp also in. Will make a decision on Boll or Skille (fourth line) prior to game time. #CBJ

  • Blue Jackets' Umberger sidelined at least two weeks "Columbus Blue Jackets forward RJ Umberger is out "probably at least a couple of weeks" with an upper-body injury, according to coach Todd Richards. The news was first reported Monday by Columbus Dispatch writer Shawn Mitchell. If the timeline on the injury is accurate, Umberger won't return..." April 07

  • Jackets prime the pump for crucial final week of the season with a relatively easy win

    Columbus Dispatch "The Blue Jackets needed a game like this, even beyond the two points they earned for the 4-0 victory over the New York Islanders before 15,667 at Nationwide Arena last night. Two goals in each of the first two periods and another perfect outing by goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky (31 saves) allowed..." April 07

  • On-ice success driving fan growth, ticket sales for Blue Jackets

    Fox Sports Ohio "The Columbus Blue Jackets are turning a corner. The club is in its final week of the playoff hunt and enjoying its second consecutive winning season. Columbus fans are rewarding the team's efforts by upping game attendance and ticket revenue after years of concern fueling the widely held notion..." April 06

  • Blackhawks beat Jackets on Ben Smith’s goal with 3.9 seconds left

    Chicago Sun-Times "Around 10:45 p.m. or so on Thursday night, Joel Quenneville was holed up in his United Center office with the rest of the Blackhawks’ coaching staff. The Avalanche was a minute away from losing to the Rangers, meaning the Hawks were a minute away from closing to one point back of home-ice..." April 05

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    Dave Seaman @DaveSeaman94

    #CBJ coach Todd Richards says Nick Foligno will miss rest of regular season with "lower body injury" Matt Fratttin back in lineup.

  • Blue Jackets 2, Flyers 0: Bobrovsky keads way to first win in Philly

    Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky is an amiable sort, but he has been known to swat personal questions aside like a soft slap shot from the blue line. His least favorite topic is himself. But last night, after leading the Blue Jackets to a 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers, even..." April 04

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    Shawn Mitchell @smitchcd

    #CBJ D Nikita Nikitin (lower body) will not travel. Nick Schultz or Tim Erixon will take his place vs. #Flyers, Richards said.

  • Avs rally late, then win in OT over Blue Jackets

    Denver Post ""Finding a way" has coincided with the Avalanche's opening-night motto "Why not us" all season, and Tuesday night the Avs fought hard enough to earn two points at Nationwide Arena. A fluke third-period goal by Brad Malone and a real nice one by captain Gabe Landeskog erased Columbus' two-goal..." April 02

  • Blue Jackets sign 2011 draft pick Tynan "Center Thomas Tynan signed a two-year, entry-level contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday. Financial terms of the contract were not released. A third-round pick (No. 66) in the 2011 NHL Draft, the 22-year-old will report to Springfield of the American Hockey League on an amateur..." April 01

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    Shawn Mitchell @smitchcd

    #CBJ G Sergei Bobrovsky will start tonight. Missed past eight periods because of illness.

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    Shawn Mitchell @smitchcd

    #CBJ RW Nathan Horton (lower body) will not play on Tuesday vs. #Avs. Jared Boll will return to lineup.

  • Blue Jackets 3, Hurricanes 2 (OT): Bearing arms

    Columbus Dispatch "Artem Anisimov’s arms are so long that he could drive a car from the back seat. Last night, they played a huge role in a huge road win for the Blue Jackets, 3-2 in overtime over the Carolina Hurricanes before 16,714 at PNC Arena. Anisimov, who tied the score at 2 in the third period with his..." March 30

  • Blue Jackets might make playoffs, but work remains to attract fans

    Pro Hockey Talk "With a 37-30-6 record, this is shaping up to be one of the best seasons in the history of the Columbus Blue Jackets. That’s a pretty sad statement, even after acknowledging the fact that the franchise only debuted in 2000-01. Maybe that’s why fan interest in the Blue Jackets remains an area..." March 29

  • Penguins clinch spot in playoffs with win over Blue Jackets

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Fifty-one games had gone by since the last time Beau Bennett had scored a goal, and that's quite a drought for a top-six forward. Bennett had a pretty good excuse, though: He hadn't dressed for 50 of those games while recovering from a hand/wrist injury that had to be surgically..." March 29

  • Johansen enjoying breakout season with Blue Jackets "There was a plenty of buzz surrounding Columbus Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen following a 3-2 victory March 20 against the Montreal Canadiens. Most people wanted to talk about the third-year player's first NHL fight when he squared off against Max Pacioretty early in the game and how..." March 28

  • Hockey shot-protection gear struggles to secure acceptance among NHL players

    Edmonton Journal "Matt Hendricks pointed to the interior of his right foot, where he had once been struck by a puck that left him with a broken bone, and declared: “two screws.” There have been other cracks caused by unyielding pucks, continued the Edmonton Oilers gritty winger during a discussion about exterior..." March 28

  • Columbus goalie Sergei Bobrovsky leaves with illness "Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky was forced to leave the game against the Detroit Red Wings at Nationwide Arena on Tuesday night after the first period due to illness. Bobrovsky, who made his 19th consecutive start for Columbus despite a case of the flu, stopped nine of 10..." March 26

  • Blue Jackets end skid, double up Red Wings 4-2

    The Cannon "Some of Columbus' most fascinating and meaningful games this season included a goalie change. Some were emotional roller coasters, some were humangous, and a few were just plain fun. Tonight was very much a roller coaster, and not just for the lucky season ticket holders who won yearlong passes..." March 26

  • Nabokov and Islanders shut the door on the Blue Jackets

    Lighthouse Hockey "Evgeni Nabokov notched his 58th NHL career regular season shutout (he has seven playoff shutouts) as the New York Islanders frustrated the playoff-chasing Columbus Blue Jackets in front of an announced Sunday afternoon crowd of 15,008 at Nassau Coliseum. The 2-0 final score was almost ironic in..." March 24

  • Rangers top Blue Jackets in Nash’s return to Columbus

    New York Post "Here he was, in all his glory, No. 61, Rick Nash … skating, scrapping, battling, driving to the inside, dropping his gloves, fighting … and leading the Rangers to a critical 3-1 victory over the Blue Jackets on Friday night in a match bubbling with all of the inherent passion, intensity and..." March 22

  • Ryan Johansen drops gloves, then picks up Jackets

    Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen had three first-period penalties last night at the Bell Centre, including the first fighting major of his NHL career. No, really — Johansen, a 21-year-old with sick skills and No. 1-center pedigree, dropped his gloves and fought Montreal’s Max..." March 21

  • Khudobin makes 46 saves as Canes finally win at Columbus, 3-1

    Canes Country "The Carolina Hurricanes were outshot and out-chanced against the Columbus Blue Jackets, but came up with a huge 46 save performance by Anton Khudobin as they defeated the Jackets, 3-1 on Tuesday night at Nationwide Arena. Newcomer Andrei Loktionov had a goal and an assist to lead the scoring..." March 19

  • Savard playing bigger role for Columbus since Olympic break

    Fox Sports "The defense rests. Yeah, sure, maybe in the courtroom, but not on the Columbus Blue Jackets back line. Not even close, especially since the roster was depleted with injuries to two of the team's top-six defensemen. Fedor Tyutin missed the first eight games after the Olympic break before..." March 18

  • Blue Jackets win close one over Wild

    The Cannon "After taking over 2nd place in the Metro on Thursday, the Blue Jackets slid back into the wild card spot thanks to Philadelphia's victory over Pittsburgh earlier today. With the Minnesota Wild locked in a playoff chase of their own, both teams were looking for points at any cost, and they..." March 16

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    NHL Blue Jackets @BlueJacketsNHL

    NEWS: #CBJ have signed 2013 first round pick Marko Dano to a three year, entry-level contract. Full details soon at

  • San Jose down Columbus in shootout, 4-3

    San Jose Mercury News "The Sharks own a share of the Pacific Division lead for the first time in 97 days after a 4-3 shootout victory Thursday night over the Columbus Blue Jackets. Just don't expect coach Todd McLellan and his players to get too excited about overcoming the 13-point gap that separated San Jose and..." March 14

  • Blue Jackets' Comeau faces disciplinary hearing "Columbus Blue Jackets forward Blake Comeau will have a phone hearing Wednesday for his hit on Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith during the first period Tuesday at Nationwide Arena. Comeau was assessed a minor penalty for boarding and one for diving at 12:47 of the first period. Smith..." March 12

  • Blue Jackets’ Comeau to face phone hearing after boarding Red Wings’ Smith

    Pro Hockey Talk "Columbus Blue Jackets forward Blake Comeau will face a telephone hearing for a boarding hit on Detroit Red Wings blueliner Brendan Smith from Tuesday’s 4-1 victory for Columbus." March 12

  • Blue Jackets' Comeau suspended two games for boarding "Columbus Blue Jackets forward Blake Comeau has been suspended two games by the National Hockey League for boarding Detroit Red Wings defenceman Brendan Smith during their game at Nationwide Arena on Tuesday. In the first period of the Blue Jackets 4-1 victory over the Red Wings, Comeau drove..." March 12

  • Blue Jackets beat depleted Red Wings "The Detroit Red Wings had plenty of chances to build a lead against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first period Tuesday night. But they didn't capitalize on their domination, and the Blue Jackets used a three-goal third period to earn a 4-1 victory and possession of third place in the..." March 12

  • Jackets-Stars PPD due to Peverley medical issue "In the first period of the Dallas Stars’ game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday night, Dallas center Rich Peverley was carried from the Stars bench to the locker room with an undisclosed medical issue. Peverley was skating on the Stars’ top line alongside Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin..." March 11

  • Murray Lost For Regular Season

    Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets rookie defenseman Ryan Murray will likely miss the rest of the regular season, and the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs should the Jackets qualify, after having knee surgery yesterday. The official word is that Murray will miss 4-6 weeks. There are five weeks remaining until..." March 08

  • Blackhawks happy to narrow focus for 6-1 victory

    Chicago Tribune "No more Olympics, outdoor games or trade deadlines. All that remains for the Blackhawks is a final sprint to the finish of the regular season. "There are no more distractions," defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson said. "The only thing you have to focus on now is to put yourself in as good a..." March 07

    NHL Trade Deadline 2014 - Live Stream

    PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NHL Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to Deadline Day. It's already been busy and I expect nothing less on Wednesday. March 06

  • Jackets deal Marian Gaborik to Kings "The Los Angeles Kings have finally addressed their need for scoring. The Kings acquired left winger Marian Gaborik from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for winger Matt Frattin and a second- and third-round draft pick. Gaborik, 32, is in the final year of his contract that carries a..." March 05

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    Aaron Ward @aaronward_nhl

    Edmonton Oilers trades Nick Shultz to Columbus Blue Jackets for pick. #Tradecentre #TSN

  • Jackets Hang on to Defeat the Stars

    The Cannon "The Jackets and Stars were both coming off victories last night, with fatigue potentially a factor for both squads. The Jackets had a definite edge in the energy department early on, dominating the first period. They were outworking the Stars in every way, with Sergei Bobrovsky shutting the door..." March 05

  • Marian Gaborik being shopped by Blue Jackets "As if there weren't enough high-priced, big-name forwards available in free agency, Marian Gaborik remains in play in Columbus. Or even more than that, the Blue Jackets are looking to trade him. Like most players on the block, Gaborik is a free agent after this season and so without a deal yet..." March 04

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    NHL Blue Jackets @BlueJacketsNHL

    #CBJ coach Todd Richards said Ryan Murray is day-to-day (lower body). Expects him back at some point.

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