The eyes of the hockey world remain on the Columbus Blue Jackets. That won’t change all season so long as Artemi Panarin and Sergei Bobrovsky are with the team. Friday night’s game did absolutely nothing to change that. Panarin recorded 2-2-4 and Bobrovsky allowed six goals but when it mattered at the end, kept the
With the 2017-18 postseason just around the corner, it’s important for DFS (Daily Fantasy Sports) bettors to ride hot streaks and roll players with easy matchups in their lineup. Listed below are five players who have middling DFS salaries and high-ceilings for the remainder of the season: Relying on James van Riemsdyk’s Production When the Toronto
32%. That is the percentage of games in which the Columbus Blue Jackets have gone to overtime. Out of their 50 games this season, 16 of them have gone beyond 60 minutes. That’s one way to get points. Another and more important way to get points is getting the elusive second point in overtime or
Where would the Columbus Blue Jackets be without Pierre-Luc Dubois? It seems no matter what situation he finds himself in, he comes through. Dubois scored the only goal of the shootout to lift the Blue Jackets to a 2-1 win Saturday night over the Philadelphia Flyers. You’d think from the move he put on Brian
After the franchise’s best season a year ago, it wasn’t too far-fetched to predict that the Columbus Blue Jackets would be crowned Metropolitan Division champs this season, or be seen as the leaders in December. The Blue Jackets avenged an embarrassing 4-1 loss to New Jersey at home on Tuesday with a come-from-behind 5-3 victory over
After going one-quarter of the way through the 2017-18 season, the Columbus Blue Jackets have finally found their top line. On paper, they are a band of misfits. On the left, there is charismatic Russian sniper Artemi Panarin, who at 26 years old has already built up quite the resume. In the middle, 19-year-old rookie
The Columbus Blue Jackets are the hottest team in the NHL. Their 5-2 win over the Ottawa Senators gave the Blue Jackets their sixth win in a row. They lead the dreaded Metropolitan Division by just a single point over the New Jersey Devils going into Saturday’s games. Cam Atkinson scored twice to help the
A lot of things have been said about Edmonton Oilers prospect Jesse Puljujarvi. The hot topic on Edmonton’s prized forward centers around his development, or lack thereof. At the 2016 NHL Draft, the first two names predictably flew off the board. Auston Matthews went first overall to the Toronto Maple Leafs, followed by Patrik Laine
At long last, the preseason for the Columbus Blue Jackets has come to an end. It’s time for the real games to begin. What did we learn in this training camp? There was both good and bad that happened. But through it all, the Blue Jackets are ready to show last season wasn’t a fluke.
The Columbus Blue Jackets played their first preseason game on Tuesday night, losing to the Chicago Blackhawks at home 5-2. Since then, they’ve lost 3-2 in overtime to the St. Louis Blues and lost 4-3 to the Pittsburgh Penguins. So, the record isn’t good for the Jackets so far but there are some positive takeaways.
Training camp is already about halfway over. After their game against the Chicago Blackhawks, the Columbus Blue Jackets will have played four of their eight preseason games. Despite the team’s 0-2-1 record, the Blue Jackets have had some things to smile about. Who has stood out? Which players find themselves in place to secure a
Welcome back to Blue Jackets Unzipped. Once a week or as needed throughout the season, we will discuss the latest happenings around the Columbus Blue Jackets mixed in with my deeper thoughts. Today, we talk the Traverse City Prospect’s Tournament and much more. Early Impressions of Traverse City The Columbus Blue Jackets needed just two
The Columbus Blue Jackets have some interesting decisions to make once training camp begins. Up to four roster spots are up for grabs. Which players are ready to impress? We will all find out soon enough. At this point, we will try to put our best prediction skills to use in telling you who will