Daniil Tarasov

Cayden Lindstrom from the Medicine Hat Tigers

Three Candidates for the Blue Jackets’ Fourth Overall Pick in the 2024 NHL Draft

Earlier this week, the 2024 NHL Draft Lottery was held, and the Columbus Blue Jackets are getting the fourth overall pick in this year’s draft. The San Jose Sharks were drawn for the first pick, and the Chicago Blackhawks received the second pick. The other 14 teams were ordered inversely from where their 2023-24 season […]

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Héctor Urcia for Inside The Rink

PHOTOS: New York Islanders vs. Columbus Blue Jackets – 04/04/2024

COLUMBUS, Ohio- Thursday night, the visiting New York Islanders beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 at Nationwide Arena in downtown Columbus. Pierre Engvall, Bo Horvat, Noah Dobson, and Kyle Palmieri  scored for New York. Columbus scored all goals in the first period via Dmitri Voronkov and Kirill Marchenko. Blue Jackets goaltender,  Daniil Tarasov, left the […]

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Boone Jenner and Brady Tkatchuk face off

NHL Game Preview: The Battle For Last Place In the Eastern Conference

On Thursday, March 14, at 7:00 PM EST, the Columbus Blue Jackets will play the Ottawa Senators at home. Both teams are at the bottom of their respective divisions. Ottawa is 15th in the Eastern Conference, and Columbus is 16th. The two teams have played each other twice this season, with the Blue Jackets winning […]

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Daniil Tarasov, Ivan Provorov, and Damon Severson fight for the puck

Alex Nylander Gets First Points And First Goal As A Columbus Blue Jacket

Thursday night, the Columbus Blue Jackets faced the Carolina Hurricanes at Nationwide Arena. They faced former teammate Spencer Martin, who was in the net for the Hurricanes. Martin had been picked up off of waivers by Carolina this past January. There were a few changes in the Blue Jackets lineup from the previous night’s game […]

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Ottawa Senators celebrate a win

NHL Game Recap: Columbus Blue Jackets at Ottawa Senators|02/13/2024

Columbus and Ottawa last met on December 1, 2023. The Blue Jackets won that match-up 4-2. Currently, both teams sit at the bottom of their respective divisions. Before this game, Ottawa’s record was 21-25-2 with 44 points, and the Blue Jackets sat just below them in the Eastern Division with a record of 16-25-10 with […]

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Alexander Texier and Sean Kuraly celebrate after getting the Columbus Blue Jacket's first short handed goal of the season.

NHL Game Recap: Columbus Blue Jackets at Calgary Flames | 01/25/2024

1st Period The Columbus Blue Jackets started this game setting a fast pace. While they were speedy, they were also a little inconsistent. One moment, they were making snappy passing plays around the defense; the next, they were turning over the puck and being caught out of position. The game’s first goal was made 2:50 […]

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Elvis Merzlikins trade talk

Elvis Merzlikins in the Spotlight as the Drama Continues

A Recap of Recent Events About a week ago, I wrote an article talking about some recent interviews involving goaltender Elvis Merzlikins, stating that he and the Columbus Blue Jackets have agreed to “find a new scenario.” These statements came after the netminder had either been a healthy scratch or confined to the bench for […]

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The Sad State of the Blue Jackets

There was a lot to look forward to when it came to the Columbus Blue Jackets heading into this season. They shocked the hockey world by signing unrestricted free agent Johnny Gaudreau to a seven-year, $68.25 million contract on the first day of free agency. Adding him to a roster that already had the likes […]

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Is Daniil Tarasov the goaltender of the future for the Columbus Blue Jackets

In the third round (86th overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Columbus Blue Jackets selected goalie Daniil Tarasov. During the 2021-’22 season, Tarasov had his ups and downs, as many young goaltenders trying to make the jump to the next level tend to. Tarasov played just 11 games for the Cleveland Monsters, where […]

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