1. This and that

    Peca is out according to the Dispatch. The good news is that its just an illness (bronchitis) so he should be back before we know it. I'd much rather a vet like Peca miss time than say a guy like Voracek or Brassard...

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  2. Here we go!

    Is this finally the year the Jackets make the playoffs? The roller coaster ride starts today Columbus fans!Today is physicals and paper work and tomorrow its time to get to work on the ice...

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  3. New camp details

    Puck-rakers just released some new training camp details that may affect your plans for Saturday:Blue Jackets camp opens Saturday with two on-ice sessions starting at 9:45 a.m. and 11:45 a...

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  4. 8th training camp only a day away!

    Its almost here Jacket fans... 1 more day til veteran camp officially opens for business. Of course tomorrow is just a day for physicals, paperwork and all that jazz before the on ice stuff happens Saturday but the long offseason wait is almost over...

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  5. Dalpe still committed to OSU

    Just a quick follow up post for those hockey fans out there following this Zac Dalpe situation.If you recall Dalpe is OSU's highly touted recruit that went in the 2nd round of this year's draft (many had him projected as a 1st round pick)...

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  6. Jackets sit Voracek and Holden

    The Jackets prospects took to the ice yesterday minus Jakub Vorack and Nik Holden, whom according to Puck-rakers, were sat so that the Jackets could get a look at "other players" - translation ...

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  7. Mathieu Schneider: Don't Expect Him to Land with Columbus Unless....

    Kevin Allen on USAToday.com just reported that Mathieu Schneider has been put on waivers by the Anaheim Ducks. This was a move so the Ducks could get under the cap and re-sign Teemu Selanne...

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  8. First impressions

    As I mentioned in the previous post I was only able to catch the first period of the Jackets propsect game against the Dallas Stars yesterday, so I wouldn't put a whole lot of stock into my first impressions...

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  9. Hitch on NHL Network

    I grabbed this off a post from HFBoards but wanted to share here as well to make sure it reached as many eyes as possible...

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  10. Stars-Blue Jackets: Columbus Loses in Penalty-Filled Nightmare

    14 power plays for the Dallas Stars prospects? I certainly wasn't at the game but I can see the Jackets coaching staff overheating from here. I have a real hard time believe the Jackets prospects were guilty of that many infractions...

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  11. Prospects win first game and Legein to return?

    The Jackets prospects won their first game yesterday 4-3 in a shootout. Some thoughts from the game from NHL...

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  12. Jackets TV

    Wanted to point out a couple of things today.Jackets TV has some new vids up. Both Voracek and Filatov are interviewed by Danny Gare...

    Light the Lamp Written by Light the Lamp about 6 years ago 144 reads 1 comments

  13. Nikita nixed

    As was pointed out by numerous posters on this blog (thanks everyone) Nikita Filatov has been ruled out from the Traverse City Tournament starting tomorrow. The leg injury is said to not be serious and should only keep him out a couple of weeks...

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  14. Jackets release training camp roster/schedule

    The Jackets training camp roster has just been released. You can view it here.No real surprises on the roster as we already knew Mativichuk and Willis would be invited to camp on a pro tryout basis...

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  15. Staals impact on Nash's cash

    In case you missed it earlier it was announced that Eric Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes signed a 7 year deal worth 57 million. That's a great deal for Staal that averages 8.1 mil per and will take him to age 31...

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  16. Open practice tomorrow at 10 a.m.

    I had a reader ask about open practice tomorrow and I did get confirmation from a good friend that practice is at 10 a.m. tomorrow and open to the public down at the Dispatch Ice Haus...

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  17. Traverse City Tournament to be televised

    Thanks to a heads up from a poster in the comments (thanks June!) we learned yesterday from this blog that the Traverse City Tournament will be televised on the NHL Network...

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  18. Nash is game...

    Today is the debut of Rick Nash on the cover of NHL2K9. NHL.com has a great read up regarding the roll out today at the NHL store in New York. Be sure to check it out here.This is just fantastic exposure for Nash, the Jackets and city of Columbus...

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  19. Nikita Filatov Columbus Bound Today?

    Nikita Filatov has a new blog entry up. Unfortunately my Russian translation skills aren't quite up to par, but a poster over on HF used Babblefish to get a rough translation and it appears that ...

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  20. Blue Jackets Crowd Chants

    Lets have some fun today.The time has come to re-energize this arena experience. This post is dedicated to helping that cause...

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  21. Filatov case dropped by KHL...Mayorov is another story..

    Not that it would have mattered in terms of being a Blue Jacket or not but Slapshots.blog.nytimes.com has learned that the claimes again Jackets 6th overall pick from the 2008 NHL draft, Nikita Filatov, have been dropped by the KHL...

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  22. Some light reading

    There are a couple of articles I wanted to point out to you today.The first is this article by Gare Joyce on Stefan Legein. Not a lot of new info but Joyce does make some interesting points...

    Light the Lamp Written by Light the Lamp about 6 years ago 140 reads 0 comments

  23. TV alert and more

    FSN Ohio hosts their annual Blue Jackets season preview starting tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. Oddly enough that is right smack dab in the middle of an Ohio State football game...

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  24. Crowd control

    As the NHL.com season preview of the Jackets stated yesterday -- this is by far the deepest team the Jackets have ever entered training camp with...

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  25. Columbus Blue Jackets Notes: Is Nikita Filatov Finally Coming to North America?

    First up a reader pointed out in the comments of another post that according to Nikita Filatov's blog he is planning on arriving in North America between September 7-9 to prepare for camp...

    Light the Lamp Written by Light the Lamp about 6 years ago 286 reads 1 comments