Ryan Johansen RUMORS & NEWS

  • Johansen, Blue Jackets 'very civil' as talks resume

    NHL.com "The Columbus Blue Jackets resumed negotiations with restricted free agent center Ryan Johansen on Monday and they were "very polite, well mannered," Blue Jackets president of hockey operations John Davidson said Tuesday after the NHL Board of Governors meeting. Davidson said negotiations were..." September 30

  • Report: Ryan Johansen's agent lowers asking price by $2.6 million

    CBSSports.com "The standoff between the Columbus Blue Jackets and restricted free agent forward Ryan Johansen comes with some ramped up pressure now that training camp has officially begun. According to Aaron Porzline of the Columbus Dispatch, there has been some movement in the increasingly contentious..." September 23

  • Johansen's Agent Makes Two-Year Offer to Blue Jackets

    TSN.ca "One day after leaving Columbus amid a contract dispute, the agent for Blue Jackets forward Ryan Johansen has tabled another two-year contract offer. According to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger, it doesn't appear the offer was warmly received by the team. Blue Jackets director of hockey..." September 20

  • Blue Jackets running huge risk with Ryan Johansen negotiations

    SB Nation "Ryan Johansen still doesn't have a new contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets and it doesn't look like that stalemate will be broken soon, according to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet. The Blue Jackets and Johansen, a restricted free agent, are reportedly $2-$3 million apart in..." September 16

  • Johansen talks likely to resume

    Columbus Dispatch "It has been six weeks since the Blue Jackets and center Ryan Johansen’s agent, Kurt Overhardt, have had contract negotiations, but that is expected to change this weekend. Blue Jackets management, along with most of the organization’s top prospects, are traveling on Thursday to the annual..." September 10

  • Negotiations remain ‘chilly’ between Columbus, Ryan Johansen

    Pro Hockey Talk "Most of the headlines regarding the Columbus Blue Jackets paint a rosy picture, but it sounds like the team has some work to do before retaining important restricted free agent Ryan Johansen. The Columbus Dispatch’s Aaron Portzline describes the negotiations as “chilly as ever.” Really, though,..." August 19

  • Johansen and Blue Jackets still far apart in contract talks

    TheScore.com "The Columbus Blue Jackets are still very much engaged in a tense game of contract chicken with budding star Ryan Johansen, with neither side looking as though they are ready to blink. Although, as Aaron Portzline notes, it is still July so there is plenty of time to get a deal done, Johansen..." July 08

  • Ryan Johansen talks are at an impasse

    Columbus Dispatch "Ryan Johansen spent the past two days camping near his home in British Columbia, and the Blue Jackets spent the past two days adding a new wave of talent to the organization at the NHL draft. But these are not peaceful, happy times for either party. Contract negotiations between the Blue..." June 30

  • Johansen enjoying breakout season with Blue Jackets

    NHL.com "There was a plenty of buzz surrounding Columbus Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen following a 3-2 victory March 20 against the Montreal Canadiens. Most people wanted to talk about the third-year player's first NHL fight when he squared off against Max Pacioretty early in the game and how..." March 28

  • Ryan Johansen drops gloves, then picks up Jackets

    Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen had three first-period penalties last night at the Bell Centre, including the first fighting major of his NHL career. No, really — Johansen, a 21-year-old with sick skills and No. 1-center pedigree, dropped his gloves and fought Montreal’s Max..." March 21

  • Ryan Johansen Sent to Springfield of the AHL

    The Cannon "This is a strange one. Center Ryan Johansen, who by all accounts was having a great year in Springfield prior to the start of the shortened NHL season, was demoted back to the AHL today. The timing is certainly curious. Brandon Dubinsky is facing potential discipline for boarding Rob Scuderi..." February 06

  • Johansen Sent To AHL

    Columbus Dispatch "The Blue Jackets have sent center Ryan Johansen to minor-league Springfield, a surprising move given Johansen's strong play in the first several games of the season and his team-best faceoff winning percentage. "He started strong, but we think his play has tailed off," Blue Jackets GM Scott..." February 06