1. Columbus Blue Jackets Daily Buzz: Stefan Legein, Kristian Huselius, et al

    Since we last spoke, the Jackets have lost to Phoenix (again) and the Wings, then went on to beat the Caps and the then-third-ranked Canucks. Not bad—but we need to stop droping games to the 'Yote...

    Nate Santoianni Written by Nate Santoianni about over 5 years ago 109 reads 0 comments

  2. Blue Jackets-Coyotes: What Will Happen Tonight?

    So my posts will continue to contain caution about the team’s play. Tonight, a few things to note… Jake Voracek gets promoted to the second line. So this will closely replicate the training camp roster...

    Nate Santoianni Written by Nate Santoianni about over 5 years ago 72 reads 0 comments

  3. Daily Buzz: Jackets Quarterly Review

    With the season almost a quarter way through, it’s time to look back and reflect. Lots of great news, none of which is new; and lots of bad news, none of which is a shock...

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  4. Jackets-Thrashers: What Could Happen Tonight?

    The Jackets are playing the Atlanta Thrashers tonight. My guess is that Jared Boll will get scratched because he’s just not cutting it right now. Mason will get the start tonight...

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  5. Phone Calls and Special Teams

    So I was on my way home tonight and got a chance to talk to Rick Nash on my cell phone?  I had no idea that it was him.  He asked me if I was coming to the game tomorrow, and told me he ran into my mom in line at JoAnn Fabrics...

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  6. Columbus Blue Jackets: Month One Analysis

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  7. Daily Buzz

    We’ve had 3 games since we last met, 4 points.  Not awful, but not enough.  Let’s talk about last night. For the first time, I’m really starting to see the forwards get into some sort of rhythm, and God help me, I LOVE the MODI

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  8. Bright Future - 3 kids

    As many of you have probably seen.  Filatov was sent back to the crunch, and Mason made his professional debut with the crunch...

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  9. Daily Buzz Wednesday

    Many will know by now that Hitch fancies putting Big Rick at center on the top line. Interesting play. I’m curious to see what happens. And to be honest, it’s not that far out of a move...

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  10. Daily Buzz… another loss

    Hopefully this will be a short rant.  Since we’ve last spoke, the Jackets have dropped 3 straight to the Rangers, Wild, and now the Ducks.  A couple things seemed to have been answered: see pre-season questions...

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  11. Daily Buzz

    Welcome to another Daily Buzz.  It’s Friday October 24th and our boys are getting ready to play against the New York Rangers.  The Rangers have slipped a bit since their dynamic start in Europe, dropping 3 out of the last 4 games...

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  12. Quest for the Calder

    In our newest segment at the Buzz, Quest for the Calder, we’re going to keep you in the know about what’s going on with these darn rookies. Probably a good supplement is our previous segment, Impact Rookies...

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  13. Daily Buzz

    I wasn’t able to witness the Jackets’ win over the stupid Canucks - Center ICE didn’t have it and FSN Ohio didn’t cover the game - that being said, what a game it, well, sounded like...

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  14. We have issues… And not business issues

    Okay, so we know about the problems that the Columbus Blue Jackets are facing early this season. Let’s hope for their sake (literally, they’ll move because all the fans ...

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  15. Daily Buzz

    It’s been a few days, and a couple games. Since we last met there have been 2 meetings with Vader, and the Jackets emerged 1-1...

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  16. Home Opener 10/17

    One big question for this is can Darth Vader be vanquished? I am going to have live video footage of the opener from the Red Carpet.  I’ll have that up on here as soon as I can get it published...

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  17. Daily Buzz

    It took all of a 2 games and 2 goals for Nikita Filatov to get the call from Columbus.  Filatov gets his chance as Jared Boll is placed on IR to deal with a neck/head injury.  Go get ‘em kid...

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  18. Quick Hitters

    Portzline was able to get his summary up before me, so I’ll leave that to Rakers.  For the record though, we beat them to the punch the first two games! Couple highs and lows coming out of the road trip...

    Nate Santoianni Written by Nate Santoianni about over 5 years ago 72 reads 0 comments

  19. Question Marks…

    Cherepanov…  How terrible this story is.  And as more unfolds, the hockey world is learning that this could’ve been avoided perhaps?  I’d be very appalled to find out that due to negligence during the game he collapsed, he died...

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  20. Weak Sauce

    Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 --> Before I get into it, two things that really irked me tonight: First: I’m all for the d-men joining the rush, ...

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  21. Put THAT On My Review!

    Wow! Lots to talk about for our (gasp) first review of a Jackets game on this blog. Thanks for joining, and hang in with me, I’m a few beers in and pretty jacked after this Jackets OT win in Dallas...

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  22. Jackets Win!

    Wow! Lots to talk about for our (gasp) first review of a Jackets game on this blog. Thanks for joining, and hang in with me, I'm a few beers in and pretty jacked after this Jackets OT win in Dallas...

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  23. No Excuses Now

    For the past 16 months, Blue Jackets GM Scott Howson has had the charge of cleaning up the organization that was in shambles after the departure of Dough Maclean...

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  24. CBJ Quick Updates

    So It looks as though Manny is out for Dallas. Hitchcock is rolling with the rooks + chimmer line. Filatov goes to the ‘cuse with Mayorov.  Perhaps they can develop together a little...

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  25. Pre-season ends, Voracek and Brassard together…

    I am confused at these lines.  See if you can pick out why I am confused. Hitchcock has placed the 2 rooks together… w/ Chimera.  Now they both had great camps.  Chimera had a pretty decent camp as well...

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