1. Dalpe waivering and more...

    Zac Dalpe's, a 2008 Carolina Hurricanes 2nd round draft pick, future at Ohio State grows less certain by the day...

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  2. Columbus Blue Jackets: John's Wednesday Round Up

    According to the Jackets web site Marc Methot, Alexandre Picard and Steve Kelly have all been signed to 1 year 2-way contracts. Both Methot and Picard were restricted free agents. Methot is a 2003 6th round pick while Picard is a 2004 1st round pick...

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  3. Whose gonna make it

    A few months ago I did a post on "Whose on the block" which was a look by percentage at who was likely to be on the move versus who was likely to stay this offseason...

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  4. Another one bites the dust

    According to puck-rakers Joakim Lindstrom - a 2002 2nd round pick - has been dealt to the Anaheim Ducks for a conditional draft pick in 2009.The pick will be determined by how many games Lindstrom plays with the Ducks during the 2008-09 season...

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  5. Derek MacKenzie signed...still no official announcement on MacDonald

    Lindsay Kramer over on the Syracuse Crunch blog site reported that center Derek MacKenzie has been re-signed by Columbus to a 2-year 2-way deal.If you recall MacKenzie saw 17 games with the big club last season as injuried took their toll...

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  6. KHL challenges Filatov signing

    Here we go. You just knew it would get ugly.Hockeybuzz's Bill Metzer is reporting the following:"On Friday, Continental Hockey League president Alexander Medvedev said that he believes ...

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  7. Columbus Blue Jackets: The Fans Strike Back

    In case you missed it, a reader of the Dispatch wrote in the following last week: Mr. Stein: You people continue to show your financial interest in the Blue Jackets...

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  8. Jackets add depth in MacDonald

    I haven't seen it officially announced but according to NHL.com 31 year old center Craig MacDonald is now listed as a Columbus Blue Jacket.The move would make sense given losing out on Zenon Konopka to the Tampa Bay Lightning...

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  9. Blue biscuits

    The Continental Hockey League scored a big name today signing Predators star Alexader Radulov to a three contract:"I had a brilliant season in Nashville, so I don’t see any reasons to regret that I didn’t move to Ufa last summer...

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  10. Thursday round up

    First off is some reaction to the Filatov signing from the Globe & Mail:Currently, the NHL does not have a transfer agreement with the International Ice Hockey Federation, but both sides ...

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  11. Prospect Camp - Day 4 reaction

    I did not get to see the practice portion of the last day of camp today but I did make it for the scrimmage.First off -- way to represent Columbus!! Place was absolutely packed...

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  12. Russian invasion!

    Out with the old - Zherdev, FedorovIn with the new - Tyutin, Filatov, Mayorov, PlekhanovFor those that may have been worried that the Jackets were about to lose their Russian flavor, fret not ...

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  13. Wednesday round up

    A little bit of this and little bit of that for you today:A blogger on Yahoo.com ranks the Jackets as one of the 10 least desirable places to play - in fact we came in at #5:5...

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  14. Coaching stabilized

    The Jackets have found their man behind the bench and they aren't planning on letting him go.The Dispatch has just announced that head coach Ken Hitchcock has been extended for 3 years. That will make him the bench boss through the 2011-2012 season...

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  15. Peca signed to 1 year deal

    As has been speculated for a while now Michael Peca has been signed to a 1 year deal according to the Dispatch. The deal is for 1.315 million...

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  16. Blue biscuits

    Not a lot going on today but there are a few things to share.The Dispatch has hinted both today and in their blog that Michael Peca is all but signed. I am waiting for an official announcement and the terms...

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  17. Letter from Scott Howson

    This is a letter from Scott Howson to season ticket holders. I would imagine a lot of readers out there aren't (yet) season ticket holders so I thought I'd share his latest one on this space:To: Blue Jackets Season Ticket HoldersGood afternoon...

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  18. Prospect Camp - Day 1 reaction

    I made it down to Day 1 of the prospect camp. I plan to attend at least one more day.Anyhow just wanted to throw down some quick observations. Obviously its just a practice and one strength I see can be seen through another's eyes as a weakness...

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  19. R.J Umberger Signs New Deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets

    Cross another RFA off the list. RJ Umberger has been signed to a four year, $15 million deal ($3.75 mil per year) by the Jackets. I believe that deal buys up a couple of unrestricted years and will take him to the age of 30...

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  20. More stats

    Sorry for all the stats posts but its what I do :)Tyutin's 218 hits was 5th most for a defensemen in the entire NHL. The Jackets got Orpik plus a lot more upside offensively with this guy...

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  21. New York Rangers: Stat of the Day

    Average PP time last season per game for our defensemen:Kris Russell: 3:09Backman: 2:38Tyutin: 2:12Klesla: 2:06Commodore: 0:22Hejda: 0:11OKT: 0:02Here is something I found very interesting...

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  22. NHL: Arbitration and Other Notes

    Fifteen NHLers have filed for arbitration, according to TSN. What's surprising is that there were no Columbus Blue Jackets on that list—especially when the following was reported in the Dispatch ...

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  23. League Reaction to Columbus Blue Jackets Moves

    The Globe & Mail don't seem to like our FA signings:7. Senators in holding patternThere is clearly work to be done in the nation's capital, rebuilding a defence corps that lost ...

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  24. Umberger close... Leclaire on-going..

    Some juicy nuggets in the Dispatch this morning regarding the Umberger and Leclaire negotiations:Howson and agent Mike Liut are working on a contract for restricted free agent center R...

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  25. Offer sheets, Peca possibly back and more..

    Hopefully by now everyone's heartbeats have returned to normal. The Jackets certainly blew it up over the past few days and now the dust is starting to settle and I like what I see. On to the news of the day...

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