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Blue Jackets to hold 2014 FanFest on Friday, September 12

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 06:00
COLUMBUS, OHIO – To celebrate the upcoming 2014-15 National Hockey League season, the Columbus Blue Jackets invite all fans to attend FanFest on Friday, September 12 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Nationwide Arena. The event will give fans the opportunity t...

Friday 5: Bobrovsky's best of 2013-14

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 04:00

An impassioned speech

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 04:00
The sound of skates scraping across freshly laid ice. The "crack" of a slap shot. The crisp tape-to-tape passes as the players control the puck. These are a few of Allie Wallace’s favorite things about hockey. The 17-year old senior was assi...

Milano says negotiations on entry level contract have not begun

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 04:00
As one of the most exciting summers of his life winds down, Sonny Milano isn't necessarily focused on next steps with the Blue Jackets - he knows it'll happen in due time. When he recently announced his decision to back out of a commitment to p...

National Dog Day = dogs adorably dressed in Blue Jackets gear

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:30
You may not have known this, but yes: it is National Dog Day. Blue Jackets fans from all over sent us pictures of their dogs adorning CBJ gear, which is not only awesome but worthy of sharing with everyone. So, here are many pictures of cute d...

Nichushkin, Horton power Cubeta's fantasy sleepers

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 04:00
With few exceptions, the majority of top-tier players are established and well-known to the common fantasy owner. Though those players are integral components of a championship team, under-the-radar options with high potential -- better known as s...

Friday 5: On The Verge

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 04:00

#CBJ Best of the Web: Aug. 22

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 04:00

Blue Jackets players, coaches & staff participate in the #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 04:00
By now, you've most likely heard of the #ALSIceBucketChallenge. The popular social media campaign has caught fire and has been widely successful in raising awareness and funds for ALS research. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known also as ...

2014-15 Schedule Preview: March & April

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 04:00
Number of games: 21 (10 home, 11 away against 16 opponents) Approximate number of miles to be covered: 12,462 2013-14 record of opponents: 641-506-165 Average point total: 90.43 2013-14 Columbus record vs. opponents: 24-22-3 2013-14...

Blue Jackets and Kalamazoo (ECHL) reach affiliation agreement for 2014-15 season

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:55
COLUMBUS, OHIO - Columbus Blue Jackets General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today that the club has reached an agreement with the Kalamazoo Wings to serve as the ECHL affiliate for the Blue Jackets and the American Hockey League’s Springfiel...

NHL announces changes to Draft Lottery format

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:00
NEW YORK -- The National Hockey League announced today changes to its Draft Lottery, a weighted system implemented and utilized to determine the order of selection in the first round of the NHL Draft for the 14 Clubs not qualifying for the Stanley...

Blue Jackets announce start time change for preseason home opener vs. St. Louis

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:55
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have announced a change to the start time of the club’s preseason home-opener on Sunday, September 21, against the St. Louis Blues. The contest at Nationwide Arena featuring former Central Division rival...

#FancyStats Breakdown: Corsi vs. Fenwick

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 04:00
Two of the most commonly used analytics in hockey are Corsi and Fenwick. When discussing the use of these two measures, including the differences and similarities between them, it’s important to note that they are often used interchangeably (thoug...

Then and now: Davidson changes the culture

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 04:00
It takes good players, a dedicated coaching staff and a wise general manager to produce a winning hockey club. It takes an organization and a loyal community of fans to establish a culture of winning. Head coach Todd Richards once stated, “Anyt...

Offseason top 200 fantasy hockey rankings

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 13:00
With many players changing addresses over the past few weeks, fantasy hockey insiders Matt Cubeta and Pete Jensen have put together their offseason top 200 fantasy hockey player rankings. These rankings have been built based on what th...

Blue Jackets preseason tickets go on sale Friday, Aug. 22

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 06:25
COLUMBUS, OHIO – Individual game tickets to the Columbus Blue Jackets’ four home preseason games at Nationwide Arena will go on sale Friday, August 22 at 10 a.m., the club announced today. The home preseason schedule opens with a game against the...

Sonny Milano announces decision to join Plymouth Whalers (OHL) this fall

Sun, 08/17/2014 - 09:00
Sonny Milano had a change of heart. It was announced over the weekend that Milano, the Blue Jackets' first pick (16th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft, will play for the OHL's Plymouth Whalers this season. Originally, Milano had committed to...