1. Machine-dead

    Puck-rakers is reporting that the Jackets staple intro song Machinehead by the rock band Bush (pauses for college flashback) will be shelved this season. No word yet on the new intro song as apparently the players will get to decide...

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  2. Pre-game thoughts: STAY OUT OF THE BOX!

    Sorry for the caps but I had to get that off the chest.. aaahhhh, I feel much better now :) So tonight the Jackets finish off the final game of their 3 game opening season road trip against the San Jose Sharks...

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  3. Penalties kill Jackets

    First off - thanks for all the comments on the game last night.I was finally able to watch the playback tonight on the DVR.STOPLIGHT GAME REVIEWGREEN* I absolutely loved Derek Dorsett in this game...

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  4. Everyone wins!

    We know the Jackets pulled one out last night but what about the Ohio State Buckeyes and Syracuse Crunch?Good news. Both teams won!Ohio State pulled out a shootout win over the 8th ranked Miami Red Hawks...

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  5. Jackets find a way

    The roller coaster ride has officially begun.The good news, if the 1st and 3rd periods are indicitive of how the Jackets are going to play this season then we are all in for a real treat...

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  6. 10 bold predictions

    1. The powerplay finishes top 15 for the year.2. Rick Nash, with increased talent around him, notches 50 goals on the nose.3. Jan Hejda scores a goal!4. The Jackets go .500 or better on the road...

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  7. Ohio State hockey opener; Malarchuk mischief and more!

    The Ohio State men's hockey team kicks off their season today at home versus the 8th ranked Miami Red Hawks...

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  8. Pre-game thoughts: Jackets face big challenge in big D

    ITS FINALLY HERE!The Jackets kick of season #8 today on the road against the Dallas Stars...and if they were looking for a challenge early they've certainly found one.The Dallas Stars went 45-30-7 good for 95 points last season...

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  9. Honda Signs Sponsorship Deal with NHL

    If you follow the business side of the NHL at all, then you definitely want to catch this article from The Sports Business Journal about NHL sponsorships (courtesy of Puck-daddy)...

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  10. Be sure to grab a Dispatch today!

    If your a die hard CBJ fan then this is the day you don't want to miss grabbing a copy of the Dispatch.They boys have once again out done themselves...

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  11. Nash flying under the radar shows Jackets poised for breakout

    Heard much Nash chatter this pre-season? Outside of the odd "first year as captain" talk or "NHL2K cover boy" promos its been a pretty quiet pre-season for the franchise.....

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  12. Voracek and Brass to start on the 4th line?

    Puck-rakers just reported this lineup in today's practice:Lines:F1: Nash -- Umberger -- HuseliusF2: Modin -- Novotny -- MurrayF3: Picard -- Peca -- BollF4: Chimera -- Brassard -- VoracekD1: ...

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  13. This and that

    CBS Sports has their season preview of all 30 teams up. Here are some highlights of the Jackets:Did the offseason overhaul finally make them a playoff team? That's still open to debate, ...

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  14. Jackets @ Miami

    A big thanks from Alex over at MU Redhawks Hockey blog who just sent me a couple of great links regarding the Jackets "retreat" to team build @ Miami University...

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  15. Rome is the odd (D)man out

    Rome vs. Methot -- after 3 weeks of camp that was the biggest question that remained as the Jackets looked to trim their roster down to the NHL mandated maximum of 23...

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  16. Pre-season Stoplight Review

    PRE-SEASON STOPLIGHT REVIEW GREEN * Kids are alright. Both Derick Brassard and Jakub Voracek showed they are ready to compete at the highest level. Voracek, after a slow start in camp, really came on strong once the games got going...

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  17. More NHL Season Previews

    ESPN has their NHL season preivew up. Here are some snippets: Question: Are the changes to the Blue Jackets' lineup enough to get them in the playoffs for the first time?Answer: Sorry, but not quite...

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  18. Columbus Blue Jackets Wrap Up Preseason with Come-From-Behind Win

    I didn't get to catch all of this one (thanks for the comments!) so I won't have an in-depth break down. I did catch the first, some of second on radio, and the last few minutes of ...

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  19. Pre-game thoughts: Final chance for bubble boys

    The 3-4 Jackets will play their final pre-season game tonight in Toronto versus the 2-5-1 Leafs.The Jackets will bring a fairly heavy roster with regulars with the rest of it will be ...

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  20. Four more cuts

    Just a couple of nuggets I've read throughout the hockey media today:The Jackets assigned four more players today according to their web site. Sestito, Pineault, Clitsome and Wilson will be heading back down...

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  21. Jackets pull it out

    The Jackets improved to 3-4 on the pre-season after dominating (well minus a 2:30 second span they'd quickly like to forget in the 2nd) a Minnesota team that had been 4-1 in the pre-season coming into tonight's tilt...

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  22. Pre-game thoughts and more...

    I'm going to combine a few things in this post today.First off can you believe the season opener for the Jackets is only 1 week away!!In fact the actual NHL season kicks off tomorrow in Prague and Sweden...

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  23. Reminder

    Just a quick reminder that if your going to the game tonight and don't have tickets the Jacket Backers has an excellent offer for you! Please read below for more details.See the Blue Jackets for FreeColumbus vs...

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  24. Filatov impresses in sloppy loss

    Painful.That is really the only way to describe the 5-2 loss to Buffalo last night. There were a couple of bright spots but unfortunately they were few and far between...

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  25. Pregame Thoughts: Nikita Filatov To Make North American Debut!

    The 2-3 Jackets take on a 1-3 Buffalo Sabres.I wouldn't count on the Sabres dressing a bunch of scrubs, as teams are trimming down their rosters, and what's left are mostly guys with ...

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