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Mixer's Mailbag: Offseason Vol. 5

49 min 15 sec ago
Thanks to all who submitted questions for the offseason's fifth #CBJ mailbag. Hopefully, we'll get together every Thursday/Friday and I'll answer your questions, so send them to @RobMixer anytime. Paul J. Sagan ‪@SaganPaul‬ How about an equipm...

NHL Draft: Michigan freshman Werenski boasts mature game

49 min 15 sec ago
University of Michigan defenseman Zachary Werenski wasn't just the youngest player in the NCAA during the 2014-15 season. He also was considered one of the best at his position. "I can't tell you how close he is to playing in the NHL, but I can...

Photo Blog: 10TV Golf Shootout

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 07:00

NHL Draft: Swift Current prospect DeBrusk creating own niche

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 02:00
Swift Current Broncos left wing Jake DeBrusk still finds it hard to believe he's watching his father, Louie DeBrusk, when viewing old video clips during his heyday with the Edmonton Oilers. The elder DeBrusk, who now serves as a hockey analyst ...

Photo Blog: Nick Foligno Named Captain

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 12:30

Richards saw 'evolution' in Foligno on, off the ice

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 02:00
As a coach, Todd Richards lives moment-to-moment. And to be fair, that’s his job – a job that is part strategist, part teacher, part psychologist, part manager and part motivator. So forgive him if he wasn’t locked in on the outside noise abou...

USA Hockey announces Eichel, Connor as 2014-15 award winners

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 07:00
USA Hockey on Thursday named Boston University center Jack Eichel and Youngstown Phantoms forward Kyle Connor, each projected first-round picks in the 2015 NHL Draft, as 2014-15 award winners. Eichel, No. 2 on NHL Central Scouting's ranking of ...

Foligno assumes the captaincy in Columbus

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 02:00
COLUMBUS -- Nick Foligno was named the sixth captain in the history of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday. The Blue Jackets had five captains since joining the NHL as an expansion franchise for the 2000-01 season but were without one the pa...

Blue Jackets name Nick Foligno team captain

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 08:10
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets announced today that forward Nick Foligno has been named the National Hockey League club’s team captain. He becomes the sixth captain in franchise history, following defenseman Lyle Odelein (2000-02), fo...

Numbers Game: The Captaincy

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 08:00
6 - The number of current Blue Jackets who have played for a captain in Columbus. 6 - Nick Foligno was announced today as the sixth captain in Blue Jackets franchise history, adding to the following list: - Lyle Odelein (2000-02) - Ray Whit...

Earned, not given: Foligno's rise makes him 'obvious choice' for captain

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 08:00
July 1, 2012. The Blue Jackets were in a period of transition. Times were changing, they said, and they were changing drastically. A few months earlier, they had begun the process of trading then-captain Rick Nash, paving the way for speculatio...

NHL Draft: Svechnikov joined Cape Breton to get closer to NHL

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 02:00
Cape Breton Screaming Eagles forward Evgeny Svechnikov will do whatever it takes to realize his dream of playing in the National Hockey League. The 6-foot-2, 199-pound left-handed shot is on that path after finishing his first season in North A...

#CBJ Photo Journal: Kevin Connauton

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 02:00

Blue Jackets assistant GM Chris MacFarland to leave organization after 16 years

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 11:45
COLUMBUS, OHIO -- Chris MacFarland, a long-time member of the Columbus Blue Jackets hockey operations staff, is leaving the organization after 16 years of service, Blue Jackets General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. MacFarland is joini...

Blue Jackets name Nick Foligno as the sixth captain in club history on Wednesday, May 20 2015.

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 11:00
Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen will be introducing the club's sixth team captain on Wednesday, May 20 at 11:00 a.m ET. The press conference will be streaming live on and the team's official mobile app (presented by T-Mobile). ...

CBJ Firsts: Welcome, Kevin!

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 02:00
With the Blue Jackets decimated by injuries and looking at possibly dressing Stinger as a seventh defenseman early in the season*, they had to make a move. *No disrespect to Stinger, but this is an exaggeration. They looked to the waiver wir...

2015 NHL Draft: Zach Werenski profile

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 02:00
In the No. 9 spot on the NHL’s Central Scouting list for North American skaters, we meet our third defenseman and third U.S. college product in the top 10. Zach Werenski becomes the latest product of the USNTDP to make the jump to the Universi...

Savard, Canada capture gold medal; Bobrovsky, Anisimov & Russia take silver

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 15:30
Captain Sidney Crosby (Pittsburgh Penguins) had a goal and an assist to help lead Canada to a 6-1 win against Russia in the gold-medal game of the 2015 IIHF World Championship on Sunday at O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic. It is Canada's firs...

Richards, Morin win bronze medal with Team USA

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 12:00
Goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (Winnipeg Jets) made 39 saves to lead the United States to a 3-0 win against the Czech Republic in the bronze-medal game of the 2015 IIHF World Championship on Sunday in a game played at O2 Arena in Prague. Nick Bon...

Russia to defend World title against Canada

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 07:00
Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin were part of one of the most famous international showdowns in hockey history, the championship game between Canada and Russia at the 2005 World Junior Championship. Crosby and Canada defeated Ovechkin and Russi...