Patrik Laine RUMORS & NEWS

  • Patrik Laine reveals shocking instant reaction to Blue Jackets signing Johnny Gaudreau

    Clutch Points "“Laine said he didn’t believe his friend who told him about the Gaudreau signing while they prepared for an early-morning flight to Spain. When he saw his phone, though, he could barely hold it in his hands because he couldn’t believe it.” The Columbus Blue..." July 23

  • Patrik Laine, Blue Jackets reach multi-year extension

    TSN "The Columbus Blue Jackets have re-signed forward Patrik Laine to a multi-year contract extension, according Aaron Portzline of The Athletic. The move comes hours before the deadline to accept qualifying offers at 5pm ET on Friday. The 24-year-old appeared in 56 games..." July 22

  • Latest On Patrik Laine

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Blue Jackets have had a huge offseason so far, with the signings of Johnny Gaudreau and Erik Gudbranson drawing particular attention. Now that free agency has settled, the focus in Columbus has shifted to the situation with restricted free agent..." July 17

  • Jackets GM: Patrik Laine's contract status won't affect draft weekend plans

    The Score "Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen says an impasse in contract negotiations with restricted free agent sniper Patrik Laine won't stop the club from being active during the NHL draft next week. A new contract for Laine is Columbus' primary..." July 04

  • Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen on the trade deadline and Patrik Laine’s future

    The Athletic "A year ago, if we were going to give name to the three stars of the NHL trade deadline, Jarmo Kekalainen would have been named one of them. It’s not nearly as much fun selling as it is the other way around, but the Blue Jackets GM’s haul for pending UFAs David Savard and..." March 02

  • NHL pending free agents on the rise, including Patrik Laine, Nazem Kadri

    ESPN "Patrik Laine is living his best life -- and it's about time. The Blue Jackets winger had been stumbling ever since the Winnipeg Jets traded him to Columbus in January 2021. That transaction -- which swapped Pierre-Luc Dubois for Laine..." March 01

  • Appreciating Zdeno Chara, the Predators as trade deadline buyers, Patrik Laine’s streak

    The Athletic "It was in the summer of 2008, after Robyn Regehr’s eighth NHL season, that he travelled to Mozambique in East Africa alongside Zdeno Chara as an ambassador for Right to Play. Chara, then with the Boston Bruins, was recovering from offseason shoulder surgery,..." February 26