Patrik Laine

Luca Del Bel Belluz scoring his first goal in his first shift of his first NHL game

Columbus Blue Jacket’s Season Finale

It was an action-packed night for this season’s final game for the Blue Jackets at home against the Carolina Hurricanes. Luca Del Belluz and Gavin Brindley both made their NHL debuts. Longtime play-by-play announcer Jeff Rimer called his last game after 20 years of calling games for the Jackets. Zach Werenski tied the Blue Jackets […]

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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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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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Columbus Blue Jacket's Jack Roslovic watching Boone Jenner score against the Tampa Bay Lightning

NHL Trade Rumors: A Look At The Columbus Blue Jacket’s Only Pending UFA

As alluded to in the headline, there is only one pending UFA for the Blue Jackets right now, and that is Jack Roslovic. For those who may not know all of the lingo or what it means, generally when a player’s contract expires they become a ‘free agent’ and are usually referred to as ‘unrestricted’ […]

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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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Columbus Blue Jackets forward #11 Adam Fantilli shooting the puck

Adam Fantilli Out 8 Weeks With Injury

General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today that Adam Fantilli will be out for eight weeks due to a laceration on his calf. That would put the date of return at around March 27. The laceration happened last Sunday during the Blue Jacket’s game against the Seattle Kraken. At the time, it did […]

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Columbus Blue Jackets’ Patrik Laine Enters NHL/NHLPA Player Assistance Program

It was announced by the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday that forward Patrik Laine has entered the NHL/NHLPA Player Assistance Program. The Jackets will continue to be without Laine for an “indefinite period while he receives care.” This comes after earlier this week, head coach Pascal Vincent announced that Laine had experienced a “setback” in […]

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NHL Game Recap: Columbus Blue Jackets at Winnipeg Jets| 01/09/2024

A Personal Introduction Hello all, as I’m new here at Inside The Rink, I thought I would do a quick introduction. My name is Lance Schrock; I’m from central Ohio. I’ve been a Columbus Blue Jackets fan for about a decade, and I’ve been covering them for the past two seasons. I hope I can […]

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