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Report: Blue Jackets listening to offers for Ryan Johansen

The Columbus Blue Jackets have endured a tough season, sputtering to an 8-14 record. With the disappointment, the team may be ready to shop one of its top players, as new reports suggest that Ryan Johansen is “softly in play” per’s Darren Dreger. “That doesn’t mean that Jarmo Kekalainen, the general manager of the Blue Jackets, is calling teams and saying,...
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Ryan Johansen and John Tortorella rift in full bloom

It was confirmed by Aaron Portzline that John Tortorella did in fact say that Ryan Johansen was “out of shape” during the course of the first period of Tortorella’s first game behind the bench. It was initially reported by Larry Brooks of the New York Post but it took nearly a week for the news to be confirmed. During the course of Portzline’s interview with Johansen, it...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Johansen, who's no longer fatigued, is ready to bounce back

Whatever was bothering him before, Ryan Johansen claims it is no longer an issue. And now he's prepared to turn his season around. Aaron Doster USA Today SportsRyan Johansen sat in front of his locker with his pads stripped off, ready to answer the throng of media questions coming his way.After addressing every question referring to the Columbus Blue Jackets' 2-1 loss to the Washington...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets forward upset that 'not in shape' assessment got leaked

The Columbus Blue Jackets have found a way to put a couple tallies in the win column under new coach John Tortorella. But his short stint behind CBJ’s bench hasn’t come without its hints of drama.Case in point: Forward Ryan Johansen isn’t too happy with how it has been reported that Tortorella benched him for being “not in shape.”Johansen is set to return to the lineup...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Johansen hospitalized in offseason with accelerated heart rate, according to report

Ryan Johansen, who is currently out with an undisclosed illness, had a scary offseason hospital visit. Mark Humphrey AP PhotoAccording to a report by Shawn Mitchell and Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Post Dispatch, Ryan Johansen was hospitalized "at least once" in the offseason with an accelerated heart rate.Johansen, who is currently out with an undisclosed illness, left the team...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Numerous KHL teams want Ryan Johansen

As the Columbus Blue Jackets and Ryan Johansen continue to struggle to reach an agreement on a new contract, KHL teams are taking notice. Numerous KHL squads, reportedly as many as seven, have made Johansen an offer with the hope of luring him away from the NHL. The CSKA offer is Johansen's 7th from a #KHL team. Can't see him considering any of them — Farhan Lalji (@FarhanLaljiTSN...
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September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Johansen looking forward to competing at ramped-up playoff level

Ryan Johansen chuckled, which is not unusual. The big kid from British Columbia seems always to be smiling, having fun. And you can imagine what a blast he's having now, on the eve of the Stanley Cup playoffs, anticipating his first NHL playoff game. And how did the big, young center go from five-goal scorer last year, in the NHL's lockout-shortened season, to 33 this year? This...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets: a plea to the fans

While the Columbus Blue Jackets (38-30-6) have faced some struggles these past few weeks, most notably their 3-1 loss on March 21st against the New York Rangers (41-30-4). Even though they have recently dropped in the rankings they are still battling it out in hopes of attaining the Wild Card spot. With all of that being said, this is still one of the best seasons for our relatively...
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Johansen's childhood friendship endures in the pros

When Ryan Johansen was 10 years old, he moved into a new community outside Vancouver. He quickly found a friend in next door neighbor, Brian Bunka, with whom he could play street hockey every day. Eleven years later, those same two boys were playing hockey on the main ice in Nationwide Arena, and Johansen's best friend was scoring on the reigning Vezina winner, Columbus Blue Jackets...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Johansen looking forward to the final, frantic push to the playoffs

Gentlemen, start your engines. No, really, start your engines, hit the gas hard, blast out of the starting gate, and don't let up until you see the checkered flag. In this case, that would be a playoff spot. Every team that's hanging around an NHL playoff position after the Olympic break knows there is no time to ease into the final stretch of this season. With teams bunched the...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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