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Blue Jackets News: Surprisingly, Jenner's injury restarts negotiations with Johansen

I mean, what with the season starting next week and Nathan Horton's injured back..why would Columbus re-engage with Ryan Johansen?#486322061 / gettyimages.comYesterday, Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch reported that Boone Jenner had broken his left hand, and will miss significant time because, "the break is below his middle finger, likely the capitate, which can...
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Blue Jackets News: Ryan Johansen's Contract Talks Still Frozen

We are more than a week into training camp and the Columbus Blue Jackets and Ryan Johansen still haven't come to terms on a new contract.#486922053 / gettyimages.comArron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch has reported that the two sides still aren't even speaking,No talks b/w #CBJ and Ryan Johansen is over a week. Still believed to be $1.7 million apart per yr on 2-yr deal...
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Blue Jackets’ Ryan Johansen Holding Out

#479587987 / The Columbus Blue Jackets still are not close to re-signing their top center Ryan Johansen.  However, it appears that not all hope is lost to signing Johansen before the season begins in October.  Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch recently tweeted that Johansen’s agent, Kurt Overhardt, is now asking for $4.7 million per season for his client...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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 negotions as Kurt Overhardt, Johansen's agent, has come back with a new offer to the Blue...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  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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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets are Playing with Fire in Johansen Negotiations

By: Ryan Kiray (@RyanK_THG) Throughout the Columbus Blue Jackets’ short history, they have ranked among the league’s worst franchises. Notorious for underwhelming play, poor drafting and player development, and incomprehensible personnel decisions, the Jackets have left the small but intense core of true fans in Columbus little enough to celebrate. Over the past few seasons,...
Via The Hockey Guys
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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 operations John Davidson and general manager Jarmo Kekalainen said on Wednesday the team...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Johansen’s Contract Talks With Blue Jackets Growing ‘Contentious’

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Talks between the Columbus Blue Jackets and leading scorer Ryan Johansen are clearly at a contentious impasse. Johansen’s agent, Kurt Overhardt, said the young star left Columbus on Wednesday afternoon — a day before the start of training camp. “(Our) talks (were) indicating that they weren’t going to allow the player be present at the facility,” Overhardt...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Wading Through The Crap: The Ryan Johansen Saga

“Silence is one of the great arts of conversation” – Marcus Tullius Cicero A summer filled with public mud slinging is not one, that many fans envisioned coming into this offseason. Obviously many knew a negotiation was coming for Johansen, before the season began though not many thought such a breakout season was coming for the young centerman. The past few months have been...
Via BS Hockey
13 days ago  |  Discuss

John Davidson isn’t happy with Ryan Johansen

Things with the Columbus Blue Jackets and Ryan Johansen haven’t exactly been roses the last few months. Johansen is the team’s star now, coming off a 33-goal campaign and he’s looking for a big fat raise. Problem is, the people in charge of the Jackets don’t necessarily agree with his asking price. On Monday, it […] The post John Davidson isn’t happy with Ryan Johansen...
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