John Davidson

John Davidson and Jeff Gorton

Three Potential Candidates for Blue Jacket’s GM

There are many candidates for the vacant Columbus Blue Jacket’s General Manager position. Earlier this week, on TSN’s Insider Trading, it was said that the Jackets “Are 30-40 names deep so far on their list”. Some candidates have reached out to apply, and other NHL organizations have sent recommendations for the position. As mentioned in […]

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Jack Roslovic with the puck trying to get through Carolina's defense

Blue Jacket’s President Speaks About Trade Deadline And New GM

On February 15 this year, the Columbus Blue Jackets fired longtime General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen. President of Hockey Operations John Davidson has been filling in as an interim GM. So far Davidson has only made one trade in the weeks leading up to the March 8th trade deadline. Emil Bemstrom was exchanged with the Pittsburgh […]

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Emil Bemstrom battling for the puck in front of Casey DeSmith. Photo: Hector Urcia | Inside The Rink

Breaking: Columbus Blue Jackets Trade Emil Bemstrom

The Columbus Blue Jackets have just announced a trade involving Emil Bemstrom. This is Interim General Manager John Davidson’s first move as a GM. Bemstrom has been traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins for Alex Nylander and a Conditional 2026 6th Round Draft Pick(If Emil Bemstrom scores six goals the rest of this season with Pittsburgh, […]

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John Davidson and Jarmo Kekalainen at the NHL Draft

Blue Jacket’s President Says Jarmo Welcome Back With Open Arms

Last week, the Columbus Blue Jackets fired their former General Manager, Jarmo Kekalainen, due to a downturn in performance over the past few seasons. The President of the Blue Jackets, John Davidson, is currently the interim General Manager until a new GM is found. Davidson has been interviewed several times since the firing to answer […]

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Boone Jenner celebrates scoring a goal

NHL Trade Rumors: Columbus Blue Jackets’ Boone Jenner Staying Put

The Columbus Blue Jackets have been the talk of many trade rumors lately. With the upcoming trade deadline on March 8th, those talks have been heating up, and everyone wants to know if their favorite player could get moved or if they’re staying. As discussed in a previous article, the Blue Jackets are in a […]

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Blue Jacket's current President with former coworker Jeff Gorton

NHL Rumors: Columbus Blue Jackets Looking to Speak to Jeff Gorton?

Early on Thursday, February 15th, news broke that long-time Blue Jackets General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen had been fired. During a press conference Thursday afternoon, the Columbus Blue Jacket’s President, John Davidson, stated that he would be taking over the General Manager duties for right now. He also said that there is no one currently in […]

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Columbus Blue Jacket’s General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen Fired

An official announcement from the Blue Jackets organization states that General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen has been fired after 11 years of service. The firing comes during a tumultuous season in which the Blue Jackets have had a losing record so far. In recent seasons, the Blue Jackets have also had a hard time getting wins, […]

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John Davidson of the Columbus Blue Jackets

Opinion: Missing John Davidson as an NHL Analyst

I have always looked up to and admired current Columbus Blue Jackets President, Hockey Operations/Alternate Governor John Davidson. This has been the case ever since I was a young boy. I grew up watching him as a broadcaster with the New York Rangers as well as several national networks. I loved how much he knew […]

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Boone Jenner, PAtrik Laine, and Kirill Marchenko celebrate after a goal

NHL Rumors: The Columbus Blue Jackets Nearing Trade Deadline

With the March 8th trade deadline looming just about a month away, the question of who, or if, the Columbus Blue Jackets will be trading anyone remains. Trade talk has been ramping up, and rumors involving Jackets players have been circulating. At the 50-game mark this season, the Jackets are currently 16-24-10; while not great, […]

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Why Kevin Weekes is Comparable to John Davidson

If you are a hockey fan, then you know our sport has a ton of outstanding analysts. Guys like Eddie Olczyk, Ray Ferraro, Brian Boucher, Mike Johnson, and many more. These guys all work hard, know this sport inside and out, and they make watching a game a great learning experience, With that said, my […]

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