Blue Jackets Rumors & News

  • Blue Jackets notched a thrilling 1- 0 shootout victory over the Red Wings

    The Cannon "In a game of playoff-level intensity, the Blue Jackets brought sixty five minutes plus of effort and notched a thrilling 1- 0 shootout victory over the Detroit Red Wings. It's a December to Remember. The Blue Jackets took their six game winning streak into The Joe on Tuesday night, hoping to..." December 17

  • Blue Jackets acquire Adam from Sabres for D'Amigo "The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired center Luke Adam from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for left wing Jerry D’Amigo, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. The club has assigned Adam to their American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Falcons." December 17

  • Red-hot Jackets get Tyutin back, will debut Morin

    Pro Hockey Talk "Tuesday is shaping up to be a potentially stellar day for Columbus. Riding a season-high six-game winning streak, the Jackets will take on the Red Wings tonight with two key lineup additions: Fedor Tyutin, who returns from a 13-game absence with a sprained knee, and Jeremy Morin, acquired from..." December 16

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    #CBJ D Fedor Tyutin could very well play Tuesday in Detroit vs. #RedWings.

  • Penguins intermission host apologizes for 'I Can't Breathe' comment "Stan Savran, who hosted the Pittsburgh Penguins intermission show on Root Sports Pittsburgh Saturday night, has apologized after making an insensitive remark about the “I Can't Breathe” t-shirts that professional and college athletes have been wearing as an act of protest in response to the death..." December 15

  • Blackhawks trade Morin for Jackets' Erixon "The Chicago Blackhawks traded forward Jeremy Morin to the Columbus Blue Jackets for defenseman Tim Erixon on Sunday. Morin, 23, had been on a conditioning assignment with the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL. He had one goal in three games for the IceHogs. He had not played for the Blackhawks since..." December 15

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    Bruce Garrioch @SunGarrioch

    Cameron also said Marc Methot has been placed back on the injury reserve list. #Sens

  • Blue Jackets 3, Capitals 2, OT: Bobrovsky saves 39, Foligno scores in OT

    Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky sat quietly and comfortably in the cramped dressing room after a game at the Verizon Center last night, looking nothing at all like a man carrying the weight of an NHL franchise on his shoulders. Bobrovsky had just saved 39 of 41 shots in a 3-2 overtime..." December 12

  • Blue Jackets place Scott Hartnell on injured reserve, recall Kerby Rychel from Springfield (AHL) "The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed left wing Scott Hartnell on Injured Reserve and recalled left wing Kerby Rychel from the American Hockey League’s Springfield Falcons, Blue Jackets General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Hartnell, 32, suffered a broken finger in Thursday’s 3-2..." December 12

  • Blue Jackets' Goloubef off IR, Rychel sent to AHL "The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated defenseman Cody Goloubef off Injured Reserve and loaned him to the American Hockey League's Springfield Falcons on a conditioning assignment, Blue Jackets General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. The club also has assigned left wing Kerby Rychel to..." December 10

  • Blue Jackets defeat Flyers, 3-2 in OT

    Columbus Dispatch "The Blue Jackets played two solid periods and it appeared they would withstand a final, frenzied push by the visiting Philadelphia Flyers. Then, with Steve Mason pulled for an extra attacker, Brayden Schenn scored on a redirect with 55.3 seconds remaining in regulation. The puck barely trickled..." December 10

  • Blue Jackets: Dubinsky returns at just the right time

    Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky sat at his locker after practice at Nationwide Arena yesterday and spoke with calm demeanor and measured words. Yes, he said, he was expecting to play tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers at Nationwide Arena. “That’s the plan,” said Dubinsky, who has..." December 09

  • Blue Jackets' Brandon Dubinsky to make season debut Tuesday "Finally, some good injury news for the Columbus Blue Jackets. Coach Todd Richards announced on Monday that forward Brandon Dubinsky will make his 2014-15 season debut on Tuesday night when the Blue Jackets host the Philadelphia Flyers. He missed the first 26 games of the regular season due to..." December 08

  • Blue Jackets defeat Panthers, 4-3 in shootout

    The Cannon "If this game was a fish, you'd throw it back. But somehow the Blue Jackets managed an ugly shootout win over the the Panthers, gaining two points in the ledger. At the end of the 1960's, Volkswagen ran a series of ads featuring pictures of the Apollo Lunar Excursion Module (LEM) and the front..." December 05

  • Blue Jackets breakthrough, edge Panthers 2 - 1

    The Cannon "Monday heralded a new month for the Blue Jackets, who were undeniably glad to see November pass into the ether. Meanwhile, the Florida Panthers, with former Blue Jackets Gerard Gallant and Derek MacKenzie in tow, came into this one with a 9-7-6 record, good for ninth in the Eastern Conference, and..." December 02

  • Letestu To Miss 6 More Weeks

    Columbus Dispatch "Center Mark Letestu underwent groin and abdominal surgery this morning in Philadelphia and is expected to miss six weeks, the Blue Jackets announced today. Letestu originally suffered a groin strain during a game against Ottawa on Oct. 28 and was expected to miss 2 to 4 weeks. But his rehab was..." December 02

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    Mark Spector @SportsnetSpec

    Artem Anisimov on I.R., torn triceps. Expected to miss 2-3 months. Blue Jackets haven't had a prayer this season with these injuries

  • Dubinsky to the rescue? Crashing Jackets lose Anisimov

    Pro Hockey Talk "As if things weren’t bed enough for the Blue Jackets, Artem Anisimov sustained an upper-body injury on Saturday and won’t be available Monday, per the Columbus Dispatch. Columbus will have to try to end its six-game losing streak without him. This comes just days after a TSN report indicated that..." December 01

  • Predators slip by Blue Jackets

    Tennessean "The Predators just keep finding ways to win tight games in pressure situations. On Saturday, it was Colin Wilson who scored with 2:12 left in regulation to give the Central Division leaders a 2-1 victory over Columbus at Bridgestone Arena. "It's good to get some wins in where it's tight,"..." November 30

  • Jackets’ Rychel set to make NHL debut

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled forwards Michael Chaput and Kerby Rychel from the American Hockey League’s Springfield Falcons the club announced Saturday. Columbus also assigned center Alexander Wennberg to Springfield. Rychel, 20, has six goals and 13 points in 22 games during his..." November 29

  • Canucks grab top spot in NHL with 5-0 win over Blue Jackets

    Vancouver Sun "Two straight shutouts. One goal surrendered in the last three games. Wasn’t it only yesterday that Ryan Miller was expressing concern about the state of his game? OK, it was 10 days ago. It was after a 5-4 National Hockey League win in Edmonton on Nov. 19 that Miller acknowledged he was..." November 29

  • Jets power past Blue Jackets

    Winnipeg Sun "The Winnipeg Jets can finally say so long to that extended power outage. After going zero-for-25 with the man advantage, the Jets scored not one but two power-play goals as they earned a 4-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night before a crowd of 13,745 at Nationwide..." November 26

  • Flyers snap 4-game skid with win over Blue Jackets

    CSN Philly "Not all wins are created equal. This one was better than most because, as Jakub Voracek observed, every time the Columbus Blue Jackets got a sniff of drawing even, the Flyers stamped it out. Every Blue Jacket momentum shift on the ice was answered by the Flyers Saturday in a 4-2 victory at..." November 23

  • Bruins’ Milan Lucic talks revenge for punch by Dalton Prout

    Columbus Dispatch "The Boston Bruins are irate at the altercation between forward Milan Lucic and Blue Jackets defenseman Dalton Prout at the end of overtime on Friday and are vowing revenge when the teams meet on Dec. 27 at Nationwide Arena. Lucic told the Boston Herald that he let Prout know he wasn’t going to..." November 23

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    Bruins players didn't like Dalton Prout punch to Milan Lucic who didn't drop his glove. Lucic will be in warm-up and should play tonight.

  • NHL player files for bankruptcy after parents borrow $15 million in his name

    USA Today "Jack Johnson is getting paid $5 million by the Columbus Blue Jackets this year. The 27-year-old defenseman has amassed over $18 million in a nine-year career, and signed a seven-year, $30.5 million deal signed with the Los Angeles Kings back in 2011. Johnson is filing for bankruptcy. He owes..." November 20

  • Red Wings rebound with shutout over Blue Jackets

    Detroit News "The message evidently got across to the Red Wings. Coach Mike Babcock wanted to see more out of the Red Wings than he did in Sunday's ugly loss to Montreal. And Babcock did, as the Red Wings defeated Columbus Tuesday at Nationwide Arena 5-0. "He wasn't too pleased but I don't think anyone..." November 19

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    Shawn Mitchell @smitchcd

    #CBJ GM Jarmo Kekalaien confirms report that club has claimed D Kevin Connauton off waivers from Dallas,

  • Blue Jackets Ryan Johansen missed practice after being "banged up" on Saturday.

    Columbus Dispatch "The Blue Jackets have lost 118 man games to injury through their first 17 games. It is, without question, the defining statistic of their season. That run of injuries continues to be disturbingly difficult to end. Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen is the latest to be stricken. He got “banged..." November 17

  • Blue Jackets assign center Dana Tyrell to AHL's Springfield Falcons "The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned center Dana Tyrell to the American Hockey League’s Springfield Falcons, Blue Jackets General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Tyrell, 25, made his Blue Jackets debut November 8 vs. Tampa Bay and has averaged 6:56 of ice time in three games. The..." November 16

  • Blue Jackets 2, Sharks 1: Bobrovsky notches 100th NHL win

    Columbus Dispatch "Rookie Alexander Wennberg said he walked stall to stall around the Blue Jackets’ dressing room last night after a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks. “I shook every hand,” Wennberg said. “I said ‘thank you’ to everybody I could see. They were great.” With five minutes remaining and the..." November 16

  • Blue Jackets acquire defenseman Leopold from Blues "The Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday acquired defenseman Jordan Leopold from the St. Louis Blues for a fifth-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft. Leopold was acquired by the Blues on March 30, 2013. He had a goal and seven assists in 49 regular-season games and one assist in 12 Stanley Cup..." November 16

  • No break from injuries — Jackets’ Tyutin hurt

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Columbus Blue Jackets snapped their nine-game losing streak tonight, but this season the Blue Jackets can’t seem to have a silver lining without it being washed away by a storm. Defenseman Fedor Tyutin was hurt tonight when he collided with Philadelphia’s Jakub Voracek. Blue Jackets coach..." November 15

  • Blue Jackets get Bobrovsky, Anisimov back tonight

    Pro Hockey Talk "Sure, they’re still enduring setbacks, but the Columbus Blue Jackets are getting some key players back tonight and could see more return soon. The team announced that top goalie Sergei Bobrovsky and forward Artem Anisimov will play against the San Jose Sharks on Saturday. Head coach Todd..." November 15

  • Blue Jackets 4, Flyers 3: Jackets end nine-game losing streak

    Columbus Dispatch "Music blared, laughs were hearty and fist bumps ruled the night in the dressing room. After going more than three weeks between victories, the Blue Jackets were reminded last night of their sweet taste. “It’s been a while since we’ve felt like this, both out there (on the ice) and in here in..." November 15

  • Bobrovsky back at practice with Blue Jackets: report "Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky practiced Thursday for the first time since breaking a finger Oct. 27, The Columbus Dispatch reported. Coach Todd Richards would not rule out Bobrovsky and center Artem Anismiov (concussion), who practiced for the second straight day, playing..." November 14

  • Blue Jackets' Nathan Horton enduring 'living hell' with back injury

    Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets forward Nathan Horton is stuck in a living hell and facing a torturous decision. Horton, who hasn’t played since April, is in near constant pain — sometimes agony — because of a degenerative back injury that has derailed his NHL career. “I can’t stand up like a normal person; I..." November 13

  • Caps strike early, hold on to beat Blue Jackets

    CSN Washington "The Caps promised not to take the Blue Jackets lightly and they didn’t, overwhelming the Blue Jackets and winless goaltender Curtis McElhinney with a 13-5 shot advantage and a 3-1 lead after one period. Marcus Johansson, who had eight goals in 80 games last season, picked up his seventh of the..." November 12

  • Lightning light up Jackets

    Tampa Tribune "The Lightning took care of business when they needed to on Saturday night. That business, however, started to feel a little too good before Tampa Bay held on for a 7-4 victory against Columbus in front of an announced crowd of 14,892 at Nationwide Arena. Tampa Bay jumped to a four-goal lead..." November 09

  • Lindholm gives Canes 4th-straight win, 3-2 over Blue Jackets in OT

    Raleigh News & Observer "Elias Lindholm nearly won it with seconds left in regulation. In overtime, he was the finisher. Lindholm’s power-play goal with 37.8 seconds remaining in the extra period Friday lifted the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets at PNC Arena, pushing the Canes’..." November 08

  • Blue Jackets activate James Wisniewski; place Ryan Murray (day-to-day) on injured reserve "The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated defenseman James Wisniewski off Injured Reserve and placed defenseman Ryan Murray on Injured Reserve retroactive to November 1, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Murray is listed as day-to-day after re-aggravating a knee injury that..." November 07

  • Hurricanes beat Blue Jackets 4-2 to win third straight

    Canes Country "Don't look now but the Carolina Hurricanes are out of last place. The Canes won their first road game of the season and third game in a row as they defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets, 4-2 on Tuesday night. Both teams have eight points now, but Carolina has a game in hand on the..." November 05

  • Blue Jackets' Johnson suspended three games "Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson has been suspended for three games, without pay, for an illegal check to the head of Carolina Hurricanes forward Jiri Tlusty during NHL Game No. 176 in Columbus on Tuesday, Nov. 4, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced..." November 05

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    #CBJ D Ryan Murray out tonight. Richards said he's had a "setback," presumably w his troubled knee. St. Denis in tonight vs. #Canes

  • Larsson’s goal leads Devils to comeback win over Blue Jackets

    New York Post "The Devils are off to a solid start, thanks in part to a diversified offensive attack. So far this season, 17 players have already scored a goal. Defenseman Adam Larsson, who has played in just three of New Jersey’s 11 games this season, was the latest to score when he gave the Devils the lead..." November 02

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    Shawn Mitchell @smitchcd

    G Anton Forsberg first off the ice. Coach Todd Richards indicated last night that he could make his NHL debut tonight. #CBJ

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    Shawn Mitchell @smitchcd

    Former #Pens forward Brian Gibbons also set to make his #CBJ debut tonight. Should slot in for Corey Tropp (illness).

  • Maple Leafs down Blue Jackets minus Lupul

    Toronto Star "When the Maple Leafs received word about 50 minutes before puck drop that Joffrey Lupul had broken his right hand, coach Randy Carlyle really only had one choice to replace him on the top line. That player, Daniel Winnik, ended up with a goal and two assists on a night to remember — his 500th..." November 01

  • Blue Jackets lose D James Wisniewski 1-2 weeks as injuries pile up "Did the Columbus Blue Jackets accidentally fire their cannon at the hockey gods or something? The team is dealing with yet another injury to a significant roster player as defenseman James Wisniewski suffered a broken finger in Columbus' 5-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators Tuesday night. Wisniewski..." October 29

  • Senators' special teams come up big in win over Blue Jackets

    Ottawa Citizen "Special teams proved the difference for the Ottawa Senators Tuesday in a game full of fireworks. Erik Karlsson, Alex Chiasson − on a five-minute power play − and Clarke MacArthur scored third-period goals as the Senators pulled away for a 5-2 victory. MacArthur also scored in the first period..." October 29