Columbus Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets are full of wonderful stories these days. Everywhere you look up and down their lineup, players at different points in their career are making a major impact. Collectively, they have jumped on the Washington Capitals by winning two straight from them at Capital One Arena. Game 3 and the momentum all
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Welcome to our Columbus Blue Jackets monthly mailbag. Once a month (or more, if warranted), Blue Jackets writers Kristyn Repke and Mark Scheig will answer both fan questions and questions from each other about the team or anything else. This month, they analyze the trade deadline, discuss upcoming roster decisions and provide playoff predictions. Joonas Korpisalo Question:
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Our Kristyn Repke posed a great question to Cam Atkinson after Friday night’s 2-1 overtime loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. Cam Atkinson was asked tonight by @kristynrepke why #CBJ have been so consistently inconsistent this season. His answer ->> pic.twitter.com/3sYBEawdUu — Brian Hedger (@JacketsInsider) February 17, 2018 Notice Atkinson’s answer. He first says “I can’t really
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For all the challenges that the Columbus Blue Jackets have faced this season, they find themselves in a playoff spot. Despite a less than stellar December, they’re right in the thick of the race. If you’re an opponent of the Blue Jackets, this is bad news. They are primed for a big rebound in the
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Christmas Break is over. For the Columbus Blue Jackets, it’s time to get back to business. They open their post-Christmas schedule and finish calendar-year 2017 with three tough games. They play in Pittsburgh and Ottawa then come home to face the NHL-leading Lightning. What are we watching for from now until the end of January?
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After the franchise’s best season a year ago, it wasn’t too far-fetched to predict that the Columbus Blue Jackets would be crowned Metropolitan Division champs this season, or be seen as the leaders in December. The Blue Jackets avenged an embarrassing 4-1 loss to New Jersey at home on Tuesday with a come-from-behind 5-3 victory over
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This season, The Hockey Writers will have a recurring “Three Takeaways” feature after every Columbus Blue Jackets matchup, meant to serve as postgame quick hits. 1) Four-Game Win Streak The four wins in this recent Blue Jackets streak have not been pretty. Three of the four came by one-goal margins. Most of the wins were
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This season, The Hockey Writers will have a recurring “Three Takeaways” feature after every Columbus Blue Jackets matchup, meant to serve as postgame quick hits. 1) Contract Relief for Cam Atkinson The Blue Jackets officially extended forward Cam Atkinson’s contract Friday morning with a seven-year, $40.25 million deal. It was a huge relief for the
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This season, The Hockey Writers will have a recurring “Three Takeaways” feature after every Columbus Blue Jackets matchup, meant to serve as postgame quick hits. 1) Motte Measures Up One of the Blue Jackets with a standout performance in Monday night’s 4-3 win against the Boston Bruins was 22-year-old forward Tyler Motte, who was recalled
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