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Columbus Blue Jackets Acquire Seth Jones As First Major Move In 2016

The Columbus Blue Jackets acquired defenceman Seth Jones from the Nashville Predators in exchange for Ryan Johansen. (John Russell, Getty Images)

And boom goes the dynamite! The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded Ryan Johansen to the Nashville Predators for defenceman Seth Jones. Johansen has been rumoured to be moved for weeks. Essentially, since the hiring of John Tortorella, Johansen has been in the hot seat. He was benched multiple times and hasn’t been able to perform under his new coach.  Johansen was a true number …

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Have the Columbus Blue Jackets turned the corner?

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 14: Sergei Bobrovsky #72 of the Columbus Blue Jackets is congratulated by David Savard #58 of the Columbus Blue Jackets after defeating the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on November 14, 2015 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Going into this past weekend, there was a lot of cause for concern when it comes to the Columbus Blue Jackets. They had 4 wins in 16 games and were headed for back to back games on Friday and Saturday against the Pittsburgh Penguins and Arizona Coyotes. After the weekend – still plenty of concerns but there is finally some signs that the nightmare …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Still Searching For Wins And Consistency

Sergei Bobrovsky watches a Daniel Sedin shot zoom past his glove into the top corner. The Blue Jackets lost for the 12th time in 16 games  5-3 to the Vancouver Canucks on November 10. (Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images)

The 2015-2016 season is 16 games old for the Columbus Blue Jackets and so far the highlight has been the relatively good health the team has seen in comparison to last season. Columbus finds themselves sitting at a 4-12-0 record, in the basement of the entire NHL. In the words of the wise Obi-Wan Kenobi “This is not the droid start you are …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Earn Elusive First Win Under John Tortorella

Captain Nick Foligno bear hugs goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky after the Columbus Blue Jackets defeats the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 to earn their first victory of the season. (Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 and everyone in Columbus can exhale – a little bit. Last nights victory marked a couple of firsts: • Blue Jackets first victory of the season. • Blue Jackets first points of the season, they lost all previous 8 games in regulation. • John Tortorella’s first win as a Blue Jacket as he improves to …

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Columbus Blue Jackets 2015-16 Season Preview

Captain Nick Foligno celebrates a Blue Jackets goal with his teammates against the Nashville Predators on 10/3/15. (Getty Images)

The 2015-16 season for the Columbus Blue Jackets was one that fell short of expectations, in large part due to the infestation of the injury bug. The Blue Jackets missed a whopping 503 man games to injury – the most in the NHL. Key players including Sergei Bobrovsky, Brandon Dubinsky, Boone Jenner, Artem Anisimov, and Ryan Murray all missed significant time with …

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Columbus Blue Jackets are 2015 Traverse City Champions!

The Columbus Blue Jackets celebrate a hard earned tournament victory in the Traverse City Prospects Tournament. (Getty Images)

The Columbus Blue Jackets pulled off a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings in the Traverse City Prospects Tournament on September 15th marking their second consecutive championship. This tournament features the top prospects for eight different NHL teams. The Blue Jackets finished the tournament with a 3-1 record, defeating the top prospects from St. Louis Blues, Minnesota Wild, New York Rangers and finally the Detroit Red …

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Top 5 Columbus Blue Jackets Players of All-Time

Three of the top 5 Blue Jackets of all time, Ryan Johansen, Segei Bobrovsky and Rick Nash, battle for a puck at Nationwide arena on January 16, 2015. (Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Since entering the league in 2000 as an expansion team, the Columbus Blue Jackets  have played 15 seasons without winning a playoff series. Although the team has not been able to perform as well as they’d like, there have been a number of individuals who have had excellent careers in Columbus, including a couple of current players who instill hope for …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Contracts

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PLAYER POS TEAM AGE YRS DOLLARS AVERAGE FREE AGENT Nathan Horton (2013-2019) RW CBJ 29 7 $37,100,000 $5,300,000 2020 Brandon Dubinsky (2015-2020) C CBJ 28 6 $35,100,000 $5,850,000 2021 Nick Foligno (2015-2020) LW CBJ 27 6 $33,000,000 $5,500,000 2021 James Wisniewski (2011-2016) D CBJ 30 6 $33,000,000 $5,500,000 2017 Jack Johnson (2011-2017) D CBJSigned w/LAK 27 7 $30,500,000 $4,357,143 2018 Scott Hartnell (2013-2018) LW CBJSigned w/PHI …

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Three Things: Blue Jackets vs Florida Panthers 12/5/14

It took a shootout, but the Jackets were finally able to best the Panthers in Florida.
(mercedsunstar.com)

Welcome to “Three things”, your recap-like-substance for Columbus Blue Jackets games. No one wants to read “this happened, then this happened” boring recaps, so instead of doing that, we’ll look at three important things from the night’s action and talk about those. Let’s get right into the Jackets roll on with their second win in a row, a 4-3 shootout …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Preview vs Florida Panthers 12/4/12

The Panthers look much better, but the Jackets are still trying to get on the right track.(Panthers.NHL.com)

Who: Florida Panthers Where: BB&T Center, Sunrise, FL When: 7:30PM Know thine enemy: The Panthers are seemingly going to be “The Panthers” for the rest of their existence. They’re made to suffer, plod along and finish near the bottom of the standings. It’s just their lot in life. Still, they’ve won three of four, so taking them seriously should probably …

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Three Things: Columbus Blue Jackets vs Florida Panthers 12/2/14

The Blue Jackets got a little rookie infusion and finally got off the skids against the Panthers. (Getty Images)

Welcome to “Three things”, your recap-like-substance for Columbus Blue Jackets games. No one wants to read “this happened, then this happened” boring recaps, so instead of doing that, we’ll look at three important things from the night’s action and talk about those. Let’s get right into the Jackets breaking the skid against the Florida Panthers with a 2-1 victory. Rookies …

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