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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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AHL Playoffs: Semifinals Game 3 Preview | Cleveland Monsters vs. Belleville Senators | 5/8/2024

The Cleveland Monsters and the Belleville Senators are preparing for a highly anticipated Game 3 of the North Division Semifinals, which will take place on Wednesday night at 7:00 PM ET in Cleveland, Ohio. The AHL affiliate of the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Monsters, will be facing off against the Ottawa Senators’ AHL affiliate, the […]

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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 Prospect Report: Gavin Brindley Named Big Ten Player of the Year

Columbus Blue Jackets prospect and forward for the University of Michigan Gavin Brindley has recently been named the Big Ten hockey player of the year. He has also made the Big Ten “first team” and was named Scoring Champion. The young forward had a successful sophomore year and is about to play in the Big […]

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CapCity Brings New Life to Summer Hockey in Columbus

Picture it, it’s noon on a summer Tuesday in the suburbs of Columbus, OH, and the Chiller North Ice Arena is packed to the brim with people, both filling the bleachers and circling the rink. Tons of little kids dressed in their favorite hockey jerseys excitedly pressed up against a barrier rope that barely contains […]

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Holiday Wish List for the Columbus Blue Jackets

Jingle those bells, Santa Clause, is coming to town!!! With final decorating touches being made and final Wish List add-ons being written, it is a wonderful time of year. For the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Wish List is well pretty extensive. The rebuilding Blue Jackets have regressed in all phases of the game. There is […]

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Battered by a plethora of injuries, the Columbus Blue Jackets are playing their best hockey

Elvis Merzlikins is out 1-2 weeks, Patrik Laine is out 3-4 weeks, Nick Blankenburg is out 6-8 weeks, Adam Boqvist is out 4-6 weeks, Jakub Voracek with no timetable for his return, Zach Werenski is out for the season, Justin Danforth, out for the season, and Jake Bean looks like his season will be over […]

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Blue Jackets: Zach Werenski to miss the remainder of the season

In what has been a rough start to the 2022-’23 season for the Columbus Blue Jackets, the team received some bad news and one that will challenge depth and player development. Two-time All-Star defenseman, Zach Werenski, suffered a separated shoulder and torn labrum in Thursday night’s win against the Philadelphia Flyers. What does it mean […]

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NHL’s Bottom of the Barrel: What’s Next?

There are currently five NHL teams who have fewer than 10-points this season. Those teams have played at least ten games, meaning their point percentage is well below .500. If you’re a fan of the Columbus Blue Jackets, St. Louis Blues, San Jose Sharks, Anaheim Ducks, or the Ottawa Senators, you’ve probably started this season […]

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The Columbus Blue Jackets are winless no more

The first period of Tuesday night’s tilt against the Canucks looked like most of the Blue Jackets games up until this point. Players are looking lost in the defensive end and standing around (I kid you not.) Yet, in between the first and second periods, something happened. The Blue Jackets came out and looked and […]

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