1. Columbus Blue Jackets: Can You Believe...

    ....we've already drafted 9 first round picks? 2000 - Rusty Klelsa - 4th2001 - Pascal Leclaire - 8th2002 - Rick Nash - 1st2003 - Nikolai Zherdev - 4th2004 - Alexandre Picard - 8th2005 ...

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  2. What the experts are saying...

    I'm going to use this post to kind of cobble together what the "experts" are saying about the Jackets draft day moves.We'll start with THN.com and there covereage here...

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  3. Filatov a center and more

    I listened to the Breakfeast with the Blue Jackets on 1460 this morning. They had director of amateur scouting Don Boyd on to discuss the draft as well a replay of Howson's draft interview and an interview with 2006 6th overall pick Derick Brassard...

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  4. Reaction to the NHL Draft Pick

    Whelp, the 2008 NHL draft is now over and as expected the Jackets held onto the sixth pick and selected Russian Nikita Filatov. The Jackets were active in moving the 19th and third round pick to Philly for center R...

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  5. Game on!

    Unfortuantely no CBJ trades yet but some dominos are starting to fall.Yesterday we had the Blues ship Jamal Mayers to Toronto for a 3rd round pick...

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  6. 2008 Trade Rumors: Now we're talkin!

    According to Puck-rakers former Ohio State producted RJ Umberger could be on the Jackets radar:Rumors are spreading in Ottawa that Umberger, who attended Ohio State, could be headed to the Blue Jackets at some point this weekend...

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  7. Draft nuggets

    Saw this via HFBoards:Well, I don’t want to speak for (Blue Jackets GM) Scott Howson. I know what he’s told me is that they are not moving that pick until they see who’s there. They have a guy in mind...

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  8. John "nasty" Mirasty back in Crunch fold

    Just read this off of Lindsay Kramer's Crunch blog:Crunch enforcer Jon Mirasty has signed an AHL deal that will return him to the team next season.Mirasty put the "bad'' in the team's bad boy image last year, compiling 181 PIM and 17 majors in 55 games...

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  9. Prediction time!

    What will Howson do? That is everyone's question at this point.There doesn't seem to be any doubt that he wants to improve this team...

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  10. Columbus Blue Jackets: Possible Free Agent Pickups

    Thefourthperiod.com has their list of the top 30 free agents posted. Here is the list of players they have with Columbus attached as "speculated teams of interest": Ryan MaloneUnless ...

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  11. Patrick Marleau to the Blue Jackets? It Could Happen

    That didn't take long.According to the Ottawa Sun, Sources say Sharks GM Doug Wilson would like to trade centre Patrick Marleau to the Blue Jackets before Marleau's two-year, $12.6-million contract extension and no-movement clause kick in July 1...

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  12. Blue biscuits

    Found some interesting stuff on hockeybuzz.com. Turning our attention away from Malone-gate for a while (thank gawd!) Kevin Lee, a sportswriter out of Ottawa, had this to say about ...

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  13. Columbus Blue Jackets: Don't Overpay for Ryan Malone!

    From a Pens blogger:"According to a source, an announcement could be made tonight that the Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired the rights to Ryan Malone...

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  14. Travel day

    Pretty quite out there eh?Certainly not a whole lot going as NHL GMs, execs, coaches, scouts, players and prospects all make there way Ottawa for the 2008 NHL Draft over the next day or two...

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  15. Look familiar?

    I was reading this over msnsports.com. The author compared NHL teams to movies. Here is what they had to say about the Jackets: Columbus Movie: Semi-Pro Plot Summary: Under their ...

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  16. TSN releases draft rankings

    I look forward to this list every year. Bob McKenzie is really piped into the NHL and what NHL scouts are thinking. Anyhow, here is his top 10 and who he compares each player to: 1. Stamkos / Yzerman2...

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  17. Howson on 1460 mid-day show

    I just finished listening to the replay of Scott Howson on the 1460 the Fan mid-day show. Here are the highlights:* Thinks we'll be making the 6th overall selection* When asked if ...

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  18. NHL Fan Faceoff

    I just got this email from "NHL Fan Faceoff Panel":In the next week the NHL Fan Face Off team will be sending out a survey on NHL game attendance...

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  19. NHL Entry Draft: Analyze This!

    I did this back in April, but I am going to revisit the past 20 sixth overall picks and take a look at the Jackets' chances of hitting a home run with a surefire NHLer...

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  20. 5 days to go!

    Its just around the corner now. Only 5 days until the draft starts on June 20th at 7 p.m. EST.The trade chatter should really start heating up as should who is going to go where at the top end of this year's pecking order...

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  21. Malone chatter continues

    The Malone to Jackets rumors continue to swirl - this from the Pittsburgh Tribune Review:Malone and the Penguins are believed to be far apart on a new contract...

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  22. 25% chance of striking NHL gold at 19

    A look at who has gone 19th overall in the past 20 NHL entry drafts:2007 - Logan MacMillan2006 - Mark Mitera2005 - Jakub Kindl2004 - Lauri Korpikoski2003 - Ryan Getzlaf2002 - Jakub Koreis2001 ...

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  23. ISS Final 30

    1 Stamkos, Steven C 2/7/1990 R 5.11.7 176 Sarnia OHL2 Bogosian, Zach RD 7/15/1990 R 6.02 197 Peterborough OHL3 Filatov, Nikita LW 5/25/1990 R 6.00 172 Moscow CSKA-2 RusDi4 Doughty, Drew RD 12/8/1989 R 6...

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  24. Blues deciding between Schenn & Pietrangelo

    Saw this over on hockeybuzz.com -- not breaking news or anything but assuming the Doughty and Bogosian are off the board, Blues beat writer Andy Strickland says they will decide between Schenn ...

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  25. Blue biscuits

    Was checking out Blue Jackets TV and for those interested, they have a 8 minute interview with Scott Howson up from June 7th...

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