1. Columbus Blue Jackets Face Tough Test in Return From All-Star Break

    The Columbus Blue Jackets entered the All-Star break with points in five of their last six games. Now the Jackets look to continue their elevated play tonight when they face a tough Chicago Blackhawks team at Nationwide Arena...

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  2. Columbus' 5-Game Point Streak Puts Blue Jackets Back Into Playoff Contention

    Towards the end of 2010, the Columbus Blue Jackets looked as if they were turning the corner and would remain contenders in the Western Conference...

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  3. Rick Nash: Top Five Goals in the Young Captain's Career

    In 2002, the Columbus Blue Jackets held the No. 1 pick in the annual entry draft. A franchise only two years old selected a young Canadian forward named Rick Nash...

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  4. Blue Jackets Carry Flag into Sunshine State: Seek Wins Against Bolts, Panthers

    Last weekend, the Columbus Blue Jackets were able to take advantage of an injured Detroit Red Wings team and get three out of a possible four points in a home-and-home series with the division foe...

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  5. Grant Clitsome: The Answer to The Jackets' Blue Line Struggles?

    Earlier this week, the Columbus Dispatch stated that several Blue Jackets players, fans, and local businesses took part in a "Money on the Board" campaign...

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  6. Blue Jackets' Defense Needs Help As Trade Rumors Continue

    Last night, as the Blue Jackets were embarrassed by the Anaheim Ducks 6-0, I noticed two things. One, Steve Mason's up and down struggles are not all his fault and two, the trade ...

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  7. Jackets' Commodore and Coach Butt Heads: Frustrated Defenseman Demands Trade

    The Columbus Blue Jackets are currently in California, preparing for their matchup with the Anaheim Ducks on Friday. However, one of the Blue Jackets may be catching an early flight home...

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  8. With Win Over Wild, Blue Jackets' Mason Looks to Rebuild Confidence, Trust

    At the start of last night's game against the Minnesota Wild, two things made people think "alright, this game is already lost...

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  9. Passing The Puck Doesn't Score Goals: Columbus' Power Play Continues To Struggle

    On Monday night, the Columbus Blue Jackets looked to put an end to their five-game losing streak with the Pacific Division-leading Dallas Stars coming to town...

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  10. What Is Wrong with the Columbus Blue Jackets?

    Before heading into their first matchup with the Detroit Red Wings last week, the Columbus Blue Jackets were on a five-game winning streak...

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  11. Columbus Warns The Best Of The West: The Blue Jackets Are For Real

    A week ago, the Columbus Blue Jackets were licking their wounds after another devastating loss to the Colorado Avalanche ...

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  12. Columbus' Battle With Consistency: 5 Things to Watch Tonight Against Anaheim

    On Wednesday night, the Columbus Blue Jackets started their three game road trip out west in Los Angeles against a Kings team that was unbeaten at home...

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  13. Steve Mason Dominates: Is the '09 Rookie of the Year Back To His Winning Ways?

    When it comes to who to play in net in the NHL , every coach's philosophy has been simple; stick with the hot goalie...

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  14. Claude Giroux's Play Earns a Three-Year Extension From Philadelphia

    At the beginning of the year, 22-year old Claude Giroux was set to be a restricted free agent after the season on July 1...

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  15. NHL: Ranking the Top Goalie Masks

    Growing up, I was always intrigued by the different designs and symbols goalies used to put on their masks. The first goalie I became a fan of was Mike Richter with his Statue of Liberty mask...

    Patrick Drottar Written by Patrick Drottar about almost 4 years ago 7,759 reads 12 comments

  16. Mathieu Garon Posts Second Straight Shutout as Columbus Rolls Over Atlanta

    There were two things I noticed in last night's Blue Jackets game. 1. The Atlanta Thrashers fanbase is close to nonexistent as the attendance at the game was only at 8,461...

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  17. Why Mathieu Garon Should Be the Blue Jackets #1 Netminder Over Steve Mason

    Right around this time two years ago, a young 20 year old rookie net-minder by the name of Steve Mason was called up by the Columbus Blue Jackets ...

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  18. Mike Richards to Claude Giroux: Something We Will Hear For Quite Awhile

    After tonight's game against the Carolina Hurricanes , it is clear that Claude Giroux has his partner in crime: Mike Richards ...

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  19. Will The Flyers Stay Hot? 5 Things To Watch Against The Hurricanes

    The past three games have been the best three-game stretch the Flyers have put together this season. Sergei Bobrovsky has looked stellar in net for all three games and Claude Giroux continues to shine, whether the team be on the penalty kill or not...

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