Season Review: Brandon Saad

By: Nolan Graley The Columbus Blue Jackets endured yet another disappointing season. The CBJ finished the season with a 34-40-8 record, ranking them dead last in the Metropolitan Division. And while you could make the argument that injuries to top stars and starting off 0-7 which lead to the firing of Head Coach Todd Richards are the…

Blue Jackets Season Review

by: Nolan Graley The Columbus Blue Jackets (34-40-8) finished in last place of the Metropolitan division. After starting out the season a disappointing 0-7, Columbus GM Jarmo Kekalainen decided it was best to part ways with head coach Todd Richards. Richards would be replaced by John Tortorella, who would lead the team to a 34-33-8 record to finish the season. Here…

Preview: Blue Jackets Vs Tampa Bay

By: Nolan Graley The Columbus Blue Jackets (28-32-8) are coming off a 3-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins and will look to rebound against the Tampa Bay Lightning (39-24-5). This game will be another opportunity for Columbus to show that despite their losing record, they are still a team capable of taking down the best…

Preview: Rival Penguins Visit Columbus

By: Nolan Graley The Columbus Blue Jackets (28-31-8) host arguably the most hated rival in franchise history as the Pittsburgh Penguins (34-24-8) come to the Nationwide Arena. This will be the fourth meeting this season between the two clubs who call the Metropolitan Division home, with the CBJ holding a 2-1 season series lead. Keys…

Cam Atkinson’s Evolution

By: Nolan Graley It’s amazing how a player can be undervalued at the time they enter their respective league’s draft and wind up becoming a star player for the team that picked them in the later rounds. It’s a theme that spreads across all of sports. From Tom Brady and Richard Sherman of the NFL,…

Preview: Blue Jackets Look To Rebound vs Detroit

By: Nolan Graley The Columbus Blue Jackets (27-31-8) were blown away by the Philadelphia Flyers 6-0, but look to bounce back as they host the Detroit Red Wings (32-22-11) at Nationwide Arena. This will be only the second meeting this season between the two clubs. Detroit won the first matchup 2-1 in a shootout on…

Preview: Blue Jackets Host Oilers

By: Nolan Graley The Columbus Blue Jackets (26-30-8) will look to avenge a 5-1 loss in February as they host the Edmonton Oilers (25-34-7) at NationWide Arena. Oilers rookie sensation Connor McDavid scored a goal and added two assists in the previous meeting, his return to the Edmonton lineup from a broken clavicle. Keys To…