Tag Archives: Columbus Blue Jackets

“Stay Well and See You Soon”: The Message NHL Players and Teams Are Sending to Fans Amid the League Pause

Graphic: NHL.com It has been an abnormal last few days since Thursday’s news of the NHL pausing the season due to the Coronavirus outbreak. What were supposed to be teams pushing for a spot in the 2019-20 Stanley Cup Playoffs have … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets Become First NHL Team To Announce That They’ll Play Home Games With No Fans Due To Coronavirus

Photo: The Columbus Dispatch The Columbus Blue Jackets announced on Wednesday that their game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Nationwide Arena on Thursday will be closed to the public after the state of Ohio banned mass gatherings due to the … Continue reading

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The Road Ahead: Can the Capitals Gather Enough Points At the End To Hold Off the Competition?

The Washington Capitals are in a dogfight in the Metropolitan Division standings. Continue reading

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A Look at the Wild Card Race in the Eastern Conference

Photo: Mike Stobe/Getty Images As the NHL season winds down with fewer than 15 games remaining in the regular season for most teams, this time of year tends to bring out the best in everyone as they scrap and claw … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets Announce Josh Anderson Will Miss 4-6 Months After Undergoing Surgery To Repair Posterior Labral Tear In Left Shoulder

Photo: The Columbus Dispatch The Columbus Blue Jackets announced on Monday night that forward Josh Anderson underwent successful surgery to repair a posterior labral tear of his left shoulder on Monday and is expected to miss 4-6 months, meaning he … Continue reading

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Discussion Of “The Blueprint Game” And The Corresponding Capitals Downturn

You might ask yourself, what’s the value in pinpointing a specific game or set of games that might accurately represent a demarcation point or a change in trajectory of a team’s performance. If a team is struggling, the reasoning and … Continue reading

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Clash Of The Titans – The Metropolitan Division Is Showing Its Superiority Over the Rest of the NHL

The Metropolitan Division is tight and is shaping up to be a dogfight down the stretch. Continue reading

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2019-20 Metropolitan Division Trade Deadline Preview

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images With just over a month left before the 2020 NHL Trade Deadline, teams from around the Metropolitan Division are looking at how best to position themselves for a postseason run or over the long run. While … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets Coach John Tortorella Fined $20,000 For Comments Made Following Sunday’s Game

Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella has been fined $20,000 for comments following the Blackhawks and Blue Jackets game on Columbus on Sunday, Dec. 29, the National Hockey League announced today.

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The Capitals Powerplay Has Slipped And Is Contributing To Capitals Losses

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images The Washington Capitals have had a lot of success in the first half of the 2019-20 regular season.  Through 40 games, the Capitals have only 8 regulation losses.  The Capitals have a +25 goal differential … Continue reading

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