BLUE JACKETS RUMORS & GOSSIP
Before Wednesday, Blue Jackets winger Blake Comeau had played 422 NHL games, none of those in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Understandably, it wasn't just the same old, same old as he prepared for game one in Pittsburgh.
"It felt a little bit different," Comeau admitted. "I had a tough time napping; I was a little bit nervous. You know, this is my seventh year in the...
The Stanley Cup playoffs pit team against team, fan against fan, and city against city. This year, even a zoo is getting involved.
The Columbus Blue Jackets are in the midst of a first-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, and although the Pens lead the series 1-0, it looks like a zoo in Columbus, Ohio wanted to clarify that some penguins actually are Blue Jackets fans.
The Pittsburgh Penguins took Game 1 of its Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday, winning 4-3. From the looks of this intense toddler, he’s pretty pumped up about it and the chances of his favorite NHL team making a deep run in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The passion. The intensity. […] The post This toddler Pittsburgh Penguins fan...
Chalk the loss up to nerves, or maybe to inexperience.
After squandering a two-goal lead in game one Wednesday evening in Pittsburgh, the learning curve must be swift for Columbus if they hope to rebound against a fast, skilled Penguins team on Saturday. They proved to themselves that they have the wherewithal to play at this level. The key is now to play their game for the full...
Game Recap: Blue Jackets blow 3-1 lead, lose 4-3 to Sutter and the Penguins Marc-André Fleury was one-upped by Sergei Bobrovsky. It was a great start for the Blue Jackets, rushing out of the gate quickly and scoring 6 minutes into the period. On the goal, Brandon Dubinsky made an excellent inside-outside move on Paul Martin […]
The Columbus Blue Jackets are making their second ever appearance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and that means, the state of Ohio is uniting behind them.
Not only are the Jackets receiving massive amounts of support from fans, but they have also drawn the attention of some of the other teams from Ohio.
First after their 4-0 win against the Pirates, the Reds twitter account sent out...
The playoffs are finally here after a regular season that saw the Penguins never seriously challenged by the rest of the Metropolitan Division, and with perfect timing the NHL has changed the first two rounds of the playoffs to a divisional format. The first victim: the Columbus Blue Jackets.Left) Joke organizations usually have joke mascots Right) BOOM goes the penis-shaped cannon...
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The NHL playoffs can bring players that are on the fringe of stardom right to center stage. Here are some names to watch up for as the league prepares to drop the puck on its season season. Ryan Johansen, Columbus The leading scorer for the Blue Jackets has had a breakout season and he could really make a name for himself in the playoffs. Going up against the Penguins won’t...
Pens – Blue Jackets in Review
By: Meesh Shanmugam (@HockeyMeesh)
Here’s a game-by-game recap of my thoughts posts vs. Columbus.
Can the Penguins pull off this feat again? (Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo)
Game 14: Pens win 4-2
Goals from Kunitz (PP), Sutter, Letang (PP), and Megna
Fleury made 37 saves on 39 shots.
Malkin contributed to three goals, drew a penalty, and forced...
Columbus doesn’t have a lot of big names, they’re more of an offense by committee who relies on their special teams and goaltending to win games. They do however have some guys who are worth taking note of.
Pens must stop: Ryan Johansen. He was basically their offense this season with 33 goals on 237 shots. The Jackets only had two other players surpass the 20-goal...
Credit: Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press
The schedule for the first round playoff series between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets has officially been released. We posted a quick look back at the season series between the two teams yesterday. Here is the schedule:
GAME 1: Blue Jackets at Penguins on Wednesday, April 16th at 7:30 PM
GAME 2: Blue Jackets at Penguins...
Columbus Blue Jackets winger Nathan Horton has made NHL history by becoming the first player to score a goal in a game he didn’t attend.
Horton, who’s dealing with a lower body injury, isn’t in the lineup for Wednesday night’s game between the Blue Jackets and Stars, which was originally played on March 10 but was postponed by the league when Dallas forward Rich Peverley...
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ryan Johansen took a stretch pass from James Wisniewski and scored on a wrist shot at 3:33 of overtime to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday night, tying a franchise record for wins.
Sergei Bobrovsky had 29 saves, Blake Comeau, Boone Jenner and Mark Letestu also had goals and Artem Anisimov added two assists for the Blue...
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Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nathan Horton is rumored to not be playing on Wednesday against the Dallas Stars, which has him in line to set an NHL record that will surely never be broken. Wednesday’s Blue Jackets-Stars game is out of the ordinary. It was the game that was postponed following Rich Peverley’s health scare. The NHL announced that the two teams will start over and...