Elvis Merzlikins

Don Waddell Confirms Patrik Laine’s Recovery, Discusses Elvis Merzlikins, And Pascal Vincent

Earlier this week the Columbus Blue Jacket’s new general manager Don Waddell sat for an interview on the Frankly Speaking Podcast with Frank Seravalli. In the interview, Seravalli asks some tough questions about the state of the Blue Jackets and key players Patrik Laine and Elvis Merzlikins. Patrik Laine Last week a photo of Laine […]

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Damon Severson IIHF Team Canada

Catching Up With Blue Jacket’s Players in the IIHF World Championship Part Two

Last week I wrote an article detailing the Columbus Blue Jacket’s representation at the IIHF World Championship tournament. The five players that are participating are Elvis Merzlikins (Latvia), Damon Severson (Canada), Gavin Brindley (USA), Johnny Gaudreau (USA), and Zach Werenski (USA). As of Thursday, May 23, only one player from that list is moving on […]

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Johnny Gaudreau Celebrates Matt Boldy's goal for team USA at the 2024 IIHF World Championship

Catching Up With Blue Jacket’s Players in the IIHF World Championship

You may already know that there are nine different Columbus Blue Jacket‘s players or personnel at the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Czechia, but in case you haven’t been able to follow it here’s a few things to catch you up! Here’s a reminder of what players are at the tournament and the country […]

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Blue Jackets Scuffle With Islanders

Illness and Injuries, The Blue Jackets Can’t Catch A Break

The Columbus Blue Jackets made their sixth emergency recall in a week due to injuries on Friday, April 5. Have been assigned back to the Cleveland Monsters after their emergency loans. Have recently been added to the Blue Jackets roster on emergency recall. Brendan Gaunce F was added to the roster after his emergency recall. […]

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Blue Jackets Johnny Gaudreau, Boone Jenner, and Erik Gudbranson

Columbus Blue Jackets Win Two In A Row Despite Depleted Roster

The Blue Jackets have just won two home games on Saturday, March 31, against the Pittsburgh Penguins and on Monday, April 1, against the Colorado Avalanche. The 2023-24 season is nearing an end, and many of the usual rostered players have been out of the lineup due to injury or other matters. As of their […]

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Héctor Urcia for Inside The Rink

PHOTOS: Ottawa Senators vs. Columbus Blue Jackets – 03/14/2024

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The visiting Ottawa Senators beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 in a shootout Thursday night at Nationwide Arena. Claude Giroux beat Blue Jackets’ goaltender Elvis Merzlikins in the third and final round of the shootout. Columbus will host the San Jose Sharks on Saturday. Check out this photo gallery from Inside 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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Johnny Gaudreau and Sidney Crosby

Columbus Loses At Pittsburgh For 14th Time In A Row

The Columbus Blue Jackets knew there was a tough night in store for Tuesday’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Besides missing Adam Fantilli, Kent Johnson, and Patrik Laine, the Blue Jackets were also missing goaltender Elvis Merzlikins (upper-body injury) and forward Kirill Marchenko (healthy scratch). Jacket’s head coach Pascal Vincent said the reason for Marchenko’s […]

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Alexander Texier had a goal in Saturday night's game against the Blackhawks

NHL Recap: Columbus Blue Jackets Dominate The Chicago Blackhawks | 3/2/2024

After a tough loss last Thursday, the Columbus Blue Jackets had the winds change in their favor. Saturday night, March 2nd, they defeated the Chicago Blackhawks in the Windy City at the United Center. Blue Jacket’s forward Cole Sillinger continued his 3-game goal streak, and newcomer Alex Nylander has gained points for two consecutive games. […]

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NHL Recap: Tampa Bay Lightning at Columbus Blue Jackets 02/10/2024

The Columbus Blue Jackets last met the Tampa Bay Lightning earlier this season on November 2, 2023. The Jackets would win that meeting 4-2 with a come-from-behind victory. With an ever-growing rivalry between these two teams, it seems as if each time they play each other, the games get more intense. This game had a […]

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