EDM acquires negotiating rights to pending UFA D Nikita Nikitin from CBJ.
Columbus Dispatch "Center Ryan Johansen said he knew tonight would be different by the quiet focus in the dressing room before the Blue Jackets played the Calgary Flames. Coach Todd Richards got his first hint on the Jackets' first shift of the game by the way Johansen was skating. "First shift," Richards said...." November 21
Todd Richards said Gaborik returns today & should practice tomorrow; Nikitin is sick & Anisimov is day to day. #CBJ
#CBJ D Nikita Nikitin won't play at Buffalo. C Derek MacKenzie is day-to-day w/upper body injury suffered last night Richards said.