BLUE JACKETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cam Atkinson says Blue Jackets can learn from disappointing Game 3 loss

For the Columbus Blue Jackets, the team's youth and relative lack of playoff experience has been well documented. A case in point: Monday night's game at Nationwide Arena was the 55th playoff Game 3 for the Pittsburgh Penguins. For the Blue Jackets, it was their third. As a team, though, Columbus has certainly not looked overwhelmed by the playoff spotlight. Every one of...
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Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 Game 3 VS Blue Jackets

The Penguins were still smarting from the Game 2 overtime loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets. In the first period it look like that the Blue Jackets would win this game. Goals by Boone Jenner and Jack Johnson staked the Blue Jackets to 2 to nothing lead. Penguins Head Coach Dan Bylsma called a time out to slow down the Jackets momentum. Sergei Bobrovsky played stellar for almost two...
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Blue Jackets still seeking complete game against Penguins

Columbus -- "Blue Jackets hockey" is a thing that has yet to be seen for a full 60 minutes in this playoff series. Long stretches of it have been seen and it’s a beautiful game to watch. Fast, hard-working and physical is the mantra of playing their game. Tonight within the raucous and friendly confines of Nationwide Arena, they played their game for all but about...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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Jack Johnson will probably end up regretting this statement.

Johnson: "They put their skates on one foot at a time just like we do. They’re nothing special. We’re a pretty damn good hockey team too." — Seth Rorabaugh (@emptynetters) April 22, 2014
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How Come No One Is Calling Columbus A Bunch of Bandwagon Fans?

Welcome to the North/South double standard on what it means to be a “real fan.” Tonight the Columbus Blue Jackets host the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3 of the opening round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. This is after Columbus secured their first ever (EVER!) playoff win in game 2 despite beginning play in 2000. Understandably the arena is packed and the crowd is on fire. They’ve...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Day: To Columbus We Go!

Blue Jackets Game Day Preview: Game 3 in Pittsburgh. Fresh off of their first ever playoff win in franchise history, thanks to some double overtime heroics from Matt Calvert, the Blue Jackets return home looking to take a 2-1 lead in the series. Here are tonight’s projected lines, with some notable changes: Columbus Blue Jackets’ Projected […]
Via The Hockey Report
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Blue Jackets’ Tyutin appears to suffer injury

The Columbus Blue Jackets are currently engaged in a tense overtime battle with the Pittsburgh Penguins, and they’re doing so without defenseman Fedor Tyutin. The experienced blueliner hasn’t been on the ice for the Blue Jackets since the first period, which is not a great sign considering the fact that the two teams just finished their fourth of the night. The Blue Jackets...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Columbus Blue Jackets win first playoff game in franchise history

The Columbus Blue Jackets organization has been in the National Hockey League since the beginning of the 2000-01 season, and before this past campaign they were in the Western Conference with one playoff series recorded – a 2009 sweep at…Read more →The post Columbus Blue Jackets win first playoff game in franchise history appeared first on The Hockey Daily.
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NHL Teams Visited by Easter Bunny

Columbus Blue Jackets Inside the Columbus Blue Jackets Easter egg would be not only a first ever playoff win in franchise history, but a first ever playoff series win against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Blue Jackets have made it to the Stanley Cup Playoffs one other time in franchise history back in 2009, where they were swept in four games by the Detroit Red Wings. – Christian...
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So the Blue Jackets won a playoff game…

"For serious," Columbus defeated Pittsburgh 4-3 in double overtime, tying the teams' first-round series at one--and the Blue Jackets rallied from a 3-1 deficit en route to their first playoff win: Matt Calvert had 2 goals, David Savard had 2 assists, as Don Cherry pointed out, Brandon Dubinsky had 9 shots and 8 hits, and both goaltenders were stellar--Marc...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets' Fedor Tyutin injured, has not returned

The Blue Jacket's lost one of their top defenceman tonight, as Fedor Tyutin has not returned to action in tonight's playoff game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.Tyutin has not played since the first period.It's unclear how Tyutin was injured but before the injury, he logged 6:55 of ice time. The Blue Jackets are Penguins are currently tied at three, heading into overtime...
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Blake Comeau says Blue Jackets must stick to their style to upset favored Penguins

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...
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Columbus Zoo Hangs Blue Jackets Flag In Penguin Exhibit (Photo)

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...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

This toddler Pittsburgh Penguins fan is super-amped-up for the playoffs (video)

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...
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Five breakout candidates for the NHL playoffs

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...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss
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