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Tuesday Jul 22 | The Detroit News

Ted Kulfan checks in on the NHL's offseason moves

Trades and free-agent signings. You'll be lucky if you hear of one a week in the NHL these days.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, Matt Moulson, Christian Ehrhoff, Buffalo Sabres, Cody McCormick, NHL Players

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Davidson believes Blue Jackets can 'do some damage' next season

Beyond trading R.J. Umberger for Scott Hartnell , it's been a pretty quiet offseason for the Columbus Blue Jackets.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players

Fri Jul 18, 2014

On the Forecheck

The Hater's Guide to the 2014 Offseason: Metropolitan Division

It's not that there are some very bad teams in this division. There are teams that aren't very good and just don't know it yet.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Carolina Hurricanes, Jeff Skinner, Eric Staal, NHL Players, Cam Ward, Brandon Dubinsky

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Columbus Blue Jackets: Offseason update

The Columbus Blue Jackets needed a tactful summer to improve upon 2014's breakout season and their moves have looked great.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

NHL | Blue Jackets: Changes in rosters alter outlook for Metro teams

The Blue Jackets finished in fourth place in the Metropolitan Division last season, behind Pittsburgh, the New York Rangers and Philadelphia - all of which have faced disruptive offseasons.


Related Topix: Sports, Derek MacKenzie, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Rangers, Brad Richards, Glen Sather

Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Cannon

So, now what?

The Blue Jackets have their 2014 NHL Entry Draft selections settled and on the way to prospect camp, took care of one of the major question marks of their early offseason, and are in process of finishing up another - so what's next for GM Jarmo Kekalainen and the rest of the organization? It's been a busy weekend for Jarmo Kekalainen.


Related Topix: Sports, Fedor Tyutin, NHL Players, Tim Erixon, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Hockey

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

NHL draft: Jackets have lots of options with picks

The Blue Jackets own the No.16 pick in the first round of the NHL draft. As of last night, nobody - not even general manager Jarmo Kekalainen - could predict if they will still be in that spot tonight.


Related Topix: Sports, Matt Calvert, Jared Boll, Derek MacKenzie, NHL Players, Scott Hartnell