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Training Camp notebook: Day 5

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:00
After a split-squad sweep last night, the Blue Jackets were back on the ice this morning and afternoon for Day 5 (yes, this is Day 5…hard to believe) of training camp at Nationwide Arena. A pair of 4-3 victories - one in regulation at PNC Arena...

What Did We Learn: Preseason Openers

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 07:38
Blue Jackets head coach Todd Richards has stated repeatedly throughout training camp that the coaching staff would need to wait for the exhibition games to truly evaluate his players and to learn what to expect from certain members of his squad. ...

Post Game (Preseason): Blue Jackets 4, Blues 3 (OT)

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 18:30
Post Game Recap After touting the teams prospects for the weeks leading into the preseason openers, it was time to see what these kids were all about in an NHL game. The youngsters did not disappoint. The Jackets got scoring from three rookies...

Post Game (Preseason): Blue Jackets 4, Hurricanes 3

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 13:00
FIRST PERIOD RALEIGH, NC — Here are the lines and pairs the Blue Jackets worked with today in Raleigh: Foligno-Letestu-Atkinson Craig-Chaput-Tropp Hoeffel-Tynan-Vogelhuber Tyrell-Gibbons-Bjorkstrand Erixon-Wisniewski St. Denis-Goloubef W...

First test for 2013 draft class comes in exhibition opener

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 09:30
Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen was thrilled about the youth in the Blue Jacket organization after his prospects squad put on an offensive clinic to win the Traverse City Prospects tournament. Now it’s time for some of those youngsters ...

Game Day: Preseason #1 (Split Squad)

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 18:00
#CBJYPKeys - What’s your key to tonight’s game(s)? Tweet us at @BlueJacketsNHL with #CBJYPKeys & you could win a Jackets prize pack! SCOUTING REPORT The Blue Jackets have gotten pretty used to this split-squad thing. Sunday’s dual set of games...

Boone Jenner will play center in Sunday's preseason opener

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 13:30
Boone Jenner scored 45 goals in his final season with the Oshawa Generals, and he did so playing center. But he came to Blue Jackets Training Camp a year ago determined to make the team, and after a summer of investment in Columbus, Jenner made...

Training Camp notebook: Day 3

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:30
Training Camp Day 3 The systems work and teaching continued on the second day of practice at Blue Jackets Training Camp (presented by our good friends at OhioHealth), and there was a business-like approach as the first preseason games await. ...

After 14 years, Hartnell still has the nerves on first day of practice

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 04:00
Scott Hartnell is 32 years old and has been through more than a dozen NHL training camps, but he’s not afraid to admit that there were some nerves today. While he has been skating in Columbus the past two weeks with some of his new teammates, h...

The Team: Ryan Murray

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 04:00
The Year That Was: With the second overall pick in the 2012 NHL Draft, the Blue Jackets were hoping they might have snagged a future top-pairing defenseman. After last season, they can be pretty positive they have a franchise staple on the back...

Training Camp notebook: Day 2

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 15:45
Training Camp Day 1 If you were in the OhioHealth Ice Haus today and weren’t sure of what Todd Richards was asking for, you probably weren't here. Only five minutes into the first practice of Blue Jackets Training Camp, Richards brought the ...

Blue Jackets are No. 21 among North American pro sports teams in ESPN Ultimate Rankings

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 08:30
Checking at No. 21 overall, the Blue Jackets hit their highest all-time ranking in the ESPN Ultimate Team Rankings – and 25 spots higher than their previous best. It has been another summer of positive momentum for the organization, coming off ...

#CBJ Best of the Web: September 19th

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 06:00
It's finally here! The players finally hit the ice today for training camp, where 55 present and potential Blue Jackets are competing for a spot on the opening night roster. Looking around the web, fans are obviously just as excited to get thin...

The Team: Boone Jenner

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 04:00
Boone Jenner player profile The year that was… It started slowly, one might say, but once Boone Jenner found his footing in the NHL it was an entirely different story. His first NHL goal in Montreal seems like ages ago (it was actually Oc...

Nathan Horton will be limited at start of training camp due to back injury

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:30
So, there's good news and bad news. The good news (because positivity is welcomed) is that two separate injuries which hindered Nathan Horton in 2013-14 are healed and recovered. His surgically-repaired shoulder, a procedure that delayed his Bl...

A deep hue of blue

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 04:00
Reporters launched questions at general manager Jarmo Kekalainen and President of Hockey Operations John Davidson at Blue Jackets Media Day, regarding Ryan Johansen’s contract negotiations. There wasn’t much new to report on Johansen’s status...

Players say no shortage of leadership in Jackets' locker room

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 14:00
Hockey fans debated over the weekend as the Montreal Canadiens decided to embark on the 2014-15 season without a captain. Perhaps it’s a rare instance in which one of the league’s original franchises is taking its lead from one of the NHL’s yo...

John Davidson on Ryan Johansen contract talks: "Enough is enough"

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 13:00
“Enough is enough.” Those were the pointed words of John Davidson on Wednesday afternoon, discussing the ongoing negotiations with player agent Kurt Overhardt, who represents the currently-unsigned Ryan Johansen. To say there has been littl...

Blue Jackets excited about team's growth potential

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:30
The Blue Jackets have no choice but to move forward without Ryan Johansen in the midst of a protracted contract dispute, John Davidson said. And they’re prepared and comfortable to do just that. There is no denial from anyone in Blue Jackets...