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RYAN JOHANSEN RUMORS

Blue Jackets Rumors: Columbus, Ryan Johansen making progress on deal

Ryan Johansen, a restricted free agent, has been coming closer to sealing the deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets.#487481975 / gettyimages.comKurt Overhardt, Johansen’s agent, had originally offered the Blue Jackets a four-year deal with Johansen. The Blue Jackets responded by saying they will only do a two- or three-year contract, according to Aaron Portzline with Blue Jackets...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Blue Jackets, Johansen make significant progress toward deal

Ryan Johansen and the Columbus Blue Jackets made some “significant progress” toward a contract agreement recently, the Columbus Dispatch reports.  This is a real good thing for fans of the organization.  I can't understand this from the perspective of the organization.  Johansen, hass taken some significant time to develop into a full-time NHLer. So, the team wants him...
Via Hockey Fan Land
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Progress In Johansen Contract Talks

The Blue Jackets and restricted free agent center Ryan Johansen may still be a long way from a new contract. But after weeks of silence there has been significant progress. Johansen's agent, Kurt Overhardt, recently extended a second contract offer to the Blue Jackets, sources have told The Dispatch. It's a two-year contract, or a "bridge" deal -- the type Johansen...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest On Ryan Johansen Contract Talks

from Aaron Portzline of Puck-Rakers, The Blue Jackets and restricted free agent center Ryan Johansen may still be a long way from a new contract. But after weeks of silence there has been significant progress. Johansen's agent, Kurt Overhardt, recently extended a second contract offer to the Blue Jackets, sources have told The Dispatch. It's a two-year contract...
Via Kukla's Korner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Value of Ryan Johansen – Season Review

Ryan Johansen. The best player to dawn the union blue since Rick Nash. He needs a new contract. He feels disrespected. The war of words is already happening in the local papers. Who is going to budge first? What is he thinking? He is only 21 years of age and has already spent what seems to be a lifetime in the NHL. He may be considered a veteran by some but one important distinction...
Via BS Hockey
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Johansen and Blue Jackets still far apart in contract talks

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 has already referred to a previous Blue Jackets' offer as "a little disrespectful...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Johansen Should Take The Bridge

#487482135 / gettyimages.com Ryan Johansen is feeling mighty underappreciated by the Columbus Blue Jackets. The young center spoke to the Columbus Dispatch recently and the topic was all about his current contract negotiations. Johansen is a restricted free agent, and is looking for  big term and big money after leading the Blue Jackets in scoring this past season, the final year...
Via TopSportsReport
25 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Called Contract Negotiations Ryan Johansen

from Michael Arace of the Columbus Dispatch, Last weekend, Ryan Johansen told The Dispatch that the Blue Jackets’ offer of a bridge contract was a “slap in the face.” Let us think on this. A bridge contract is a short-term deal designed to set up a lucrative, long-term deal down the road. Johansen is 21. He will be eligible for unrestricted free agency when he is...
Via Kukla's Korner
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets' Johansen gets qualifying offer: report

One of the top items on the to-do list for Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen is getting leading scorer Ryan Johansen to sign a new contract. Johansen, who led the Blue Jackets with 33 goals and 63 points in 82 games in 2013-14, will become a restricted free agent if not signed by noon ET on Tuesday, the start of free agency. The Columbus Dispatch reported Monday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Contract Talks Not Going Well For Ryan Johansen And The Columbus Blue Jackets

from Aaron Portzline of the 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 Jackets and their top offensive player...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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