Brandon Dubinsky RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dubinsky won’t change, and he won’t go easy on Crosby

    Pro Hockey Talk "Sometimes a suspension will shame a player, or at least inspire him to change the way he plays. That apparently won’t happen regarding Brandon Dubinsky‘s one-game timeout session for cross-checking Sidney Crosby. Dubinsky told Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch that he won’t alter his..." November 30

  • Dubinsky suspended one game for hit on Crosby

    TSN "The National Hockey League Department of Player Safety has suspended Columbus Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky for one game for a cross-check to Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby. The incident happened late in the second period on Friday with Crosby standing in front of Columbus..." November 28

  • Sidney Crosby says he's OK following Brandon Dubinsky cross-check, hearing set for Dubinsky

    ESPN "The NHL's department of player safety will hold a hearing Saturday after Columbus' Brandon Dubinsky cross-checked Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby in the back of the neck late in the Blue Jackets' 2-1 overtime win Friday night. Crosby was slow getting to his skates and went to the locker..." November 28

  • Blue Jackets activate centers Brandon Dubinsky and Alexander Wennberg off injured reserve "The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated centers Brandon Dubinsky and Alexander Wennberg off Injured Reserve and placed right wing Rene Bourque and defenseman Cody Goloubef on Injured Reserve, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Dubinsky, 29, who missed the last six games..." November 24

  • Injured Dubinsky To Miss 2-3 Weeks

    Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky has been placed on injured reserve and will miss two to three weeks because of an elbow injury, Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella said this afternoon. It is unclear when or how the injury occurred. Dubinsky appeared ready and able to play in a 2-1 win over..." November 15

  • Blue Jackets' Brandon Dubinsky to make season debut Tuesday

    CBS Sports "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 Dubinsky Out 6 Weeks

    Columbus Dispatch "The Blue Jackets have been staggered by injuries, absences and an ever-changing roster throughout training camp. But the biggest blow might have come today, on the eve of the season opener on Thursday at Buffalo. Center Brandon Dubinsky had abdominal surgery in Philadelphia this morning and is..." October 08

  • Brandon Dubinsky likely to miss Blue Jackets' season opener

    CBS Sports "The Columbus Blue Jackets have been having a tough couple of weeks. Though there was good news Monday when Ryan Johansen signed a new three-year deal to get back with the team, the club has dealt with its share of bad news of late. There was more Tuesday. The club, already without Nathan Horton..." October 07

  • Brandon Dubinsky Signs 6-Year $35.1 Million Extension With Jackets

    Columbus Dispatch "Brandon Dubinsky has signed a six-year, $35.1 million contract extension with the Blue Jackets, a deal that puts him under contract with the club through the 2020-21 season. He'll earn $5.85 million per season and has a no-move clause beginning now through the 2017-18 season. In the final three..." July 12

  • Teammate Tussle

    Columbus Dispatch "A spat between Blue Jackets Brandon Dubinsky and Blake Comeau escalated, quickly, into a full-on fight today during practice in Nationwide Arena. Dubinsky and Comeau, who had moments earlier exchanged words and had to be separated on the bench during a penalty-kill drill, dropped the gloves and..." December 28

  • Blue Jackets activate forward Brandon Dubinsky off injured reserve "The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated center Brandon Dubinsky off Injured Reserve, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. After missing six games due to a foot injury suffered at Edmonton on November 19, he is expected to return to action when Columbus hosts Tampa Bay on Tuesday..." December 02

  • Blue Jackets place forward Brandon Dubinsky on injured reserve "The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed forward Brandon Dubinsky on Injured Reserve retroactive to November 19, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Dubinsky has missed the last two games with a lower body injury. Dubinsky, 27, has tallied 5-10-15, 40 penalty minutes and a +1..." November 25

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    NHL Blue Jackets @BlueJacketsNHL

    From #CBJ coach Todd Richards: Brandon Dubinsky will not play tonight, Jack Skille is in the lineup. Sergei Bobrovsky starts in goal.

  • No Further Discipline For Dubinsky Hit On Koivu

    Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky will not face further punishment from the NHL for Sunday's open-ice hit on Anaheim's Saku Koivu. "NHL player safety has reached out to us and said that there will be no hearing for Brandon," Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen told The Dispatch this..." October 29

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    NHL reviewed Dubinsky (CBJ) hit on Koivu (ANA). No supplementary discipline. Ruled a body on body hit with incidental head contact.

  • Dubinsky gets match penalty during postgame brawl

    Pro Hockey Talk "Emotions ran high during Los Angeles’ 2-1 victory over Columbus. That wasn’t more apparent than when several players from both teams got into a brawl as the final buzzer sounded. During the melee, Columbus Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky engaged Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty...." April 19

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    Jeff Rimer @

    Confirmed CBJ coach Todd Richards says both Dubinsky and Boll will be in the lineup vs Blues tonight.

  • Dubinsky returns, makes impact

    Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky wasn’t part of a five-game winning streak that yanked his team out of the NHL basement. Dubinsky returned last night from a sprained ligament in his left knee that kept him out of the lineup for 11 games, just in time for the streak to end with a 2-1..." March 13

  • Blue Jackets' Brandon Dubinsky fined $10,000

    USA Today "Columbus Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky was fined the maximum $10,000 for a boarding incident against Los Angeles Kings defenseman Rob Scuderi on Tuesday. Dubinsky, who had a phone hearing Wednesday afternoon, checked Scuderi from behind into the boards in the second period, but the..." February 06

  • Dubinsky Faces Hearing

    Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky faces supplemental discipline hearing with NHL VP of hockey Brendan Shanahan following a boarding penalty on Los Angeles Kings defenseman Rob Scuderi during the Kings' 4-2 win in Nationwide Arena on Tuesday, The Dispatch has learned. The play occurred at..." February 06

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    CBJ's Brandon Dubinsky fined the new maximum of $10,000 for boarding LAK defenceman Rob Scuderi.

  • Rangers' Dubinsky happy to start over

    New York Post "No Ranger is looking forward to leaving the regular season behind for the playoffs more than Brandon Dubinsky, who scored only 10 goals after getting 24 last year and 20 the year before that. "It's been a nightmare of a year for me," Dubinsky admitted following yesterday's practice. "That being..." April 10

  • Singling out Brandon is no way for Torts to right Rangers' ship

    New York Post "If benching Brandon Dubinsky once turns into benching Dubinsky twice turns into benching Dubinsky three times, isn't it safe to suggest John Tortorella's tough-love tactic, which is unique in the coach's approach to the Rangers' core players, isn't having the desired effect and might not be the..." March 26

  • Do or die for goal-challenged Dubinsky

    New York Post "The Rangers had far more than survived Brandon Dubinsky's disappointing season, they had thrived despite the winger's paltry total of seven goals going into last night — after he had scored 20 two seasons ago and 24 last season. But now slumping and without top-six winger Artem Anisimov,..." March 20

  • Dubinsky: I don't want to leave

    New York Post "Usually when the league's worst team comes to town, the game carries little significance. But that's far from the case tonight, when the Blue Jackets visit the Garden to take on the Eastern Conference-leading Rangers and Columbus' star winger Rick Nash gets a chance to showcase his considerable..." February 19

  • Dubinsky bounces back after demotion

    New York Post "Brandon Dubinsky started Saturday's game in Boston on the line with Brian Boyle and Ryan Callahan, but was demoted to fourth-line duty in the third when Rangers coach John Tortorella flipped him with John Mitchell after No. 17's deficient work on the back-check in failing to pick up Andrew Ference..." January 25

  • Dubinsky turning things around for Rangers

    New York Post "After scoring a career-high 24 goals last season, Brandon Dubinsky had high expectations for himself this season. So did the Rangers, who signed the 25-year-old to a four-year, $16.8 million deal over the summer. But the year hasn't gone as planned. Dubinsky has scored only one goal. He's..." December 19

  • Rangers stay in line with Dubinsky on top unit

    New York Post "With their European adventure behind them, the Rangers now must decide who will skate next to Brad Richards and Marian Gaborik on the left wing of their top line. After an up-and-down beginning to the Richards-Gaborik partnership in the Rangers' two one-point losses in Sweden, coach John..." October 11

  • Arbitration hearing for Rangers' Brandon Dubinsky today

    Bergen Record "Barring a last-minute contract agreement, the arbitration hearing for Rangers left wing Brandon Dubinsky will go ahead as scheduled this morning at the NHL offices in Toronto. Dubinsky completed the second year of a two-year, $3.7 million deal – he held out the beginning of training camp in..." July 21

  • Rangers wary of $5M yearly for Dubinsky

    New York Post "It's the money. If Brandon Dubinsky and the Rangers go to salary arbitration as scheduled tomorrow in Toronto, it will be a result of the parties' failure to reach an agreement on a long-term deal covering five or six seasons, well-placed sources have told The Post. Dubinsky, the 25-year-old..." July 20

  • Brandon Dubinsky wants to get a deal done ASAP

    New York Daily News "The Rangers will have to finagle their roster to create enough salary-cap space this summer to afford the high-end talent John Tortorella covets. But there also will be several integral pieces of the Blueshirts' burgeoning core looking for new contracts, highlighted by restricted free agents..." April 26

  • Dubinsky keeping the faith

    New York Post "There was shock and "aww" from Brandon Dubinsky, but not a hint of quit from the Rangers center, whose team faces an elimination Game 5 in Washington on Saturday afternoon after blowing a 3-0, third-period lead to the Capitals en route to last night's 4-3 double-overtime Game 4 defeat at the..." April 21

  • Brandon Dubinsky had to be the one to bring N.Y. back from brink

    Bergen Record "Brandon Dubinsky wasn't sure where the puck had gone, but he certainly knew where he was headed. Straight into Michal Neuvirth's kitchen. For too much of this first-round NHL playoff series, New York had allowed the young Capitals' goaltender the cushy life, failing to get traffic in..." April 18

  • Dubinsky center of attention

    New York Post "Coach John Tortorella believes Brandon Dubinsky belongs on the wing, but that's not where No. 17 was yesterday, and that's not where he'll be on Wednesday when the Rangers attempt to square their first-round series against the Capitals. "He is still a left winger but I needed to use him in the..." April 18

  • After scoring game-winner against Capitals, Brandon Dubinsky declares: Mustache stays

    New York Daily News "Brandon Dubinsky's at a playoff beard produced little more than patchiness on the sides of his face last week, so the 24-year-old Ranger forward groomed it away until only a '70s-style mustache remained. Lest anyone expects the hair above his upper lip to be going away anytime soon, think..." April 18

  • Dubinsky late strike wins it for Rangers

    New York Post "It was a game Roger Neilson would have loved. Of course John Tortorella didn't mind it much himself. For this Rangers coach who left his Safe is Death philosophy behind somewhere in a television studio when he was between jobs in Tampa Bay and New York, was beaming following last night's 1-0..." March 23

  • Proposal for Richards laughable

    New York Post "That Joe Nieuwendyk, GM of the Stars, who knew he had such a sense of humor? The Post has learned Nieuwendyk told Rangers GM Glen Sather on Tuesday that it would cost the Blueshirts three young studs off the roster, believed to be Marc Staal, Brandon Dubinsky and Derek Stepan, for the privilege..." February 24

  • Busy night for Dubinsky and Callahan

    New York Post "John Tortorella didn't take it easy on Brandon Dubinsky and Ryan Callahan in their first game back last night. "They're a big part of our team," the Rangers coach said after a 4-3 shootout loss to the Penguins. "I'm not sure what their minutes were, but we certainly didn't hesitate to put them..." February 02

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