Who Won the Rick Nash Trade, New York Rangers or Columbus Blue Jackets?

Who won the Rick Nash trade?

When Rick Nash was dealt by the Columbus Blue Jackets to the New York Rangers, it was the blockbuster trade of 2012 offseason. The two-time 40-goal scorer was moving into the biggest media market of them all, and small-market Columbus was without their lone […]

Columbus Blue Jackets Finally Forging a Winning Identity

Forging an Identity: Columbus Blue Jackets

If anyone has ever switched companies while staying in the same career field, you know just how vastly different two organizations conduct themselves while trying to achieve virtually the same thing. In this regard, sports teams are absolutely no different. […]

Is Artem Anisimov Next Columbus Blue Jackets’ Superstar?

Artem Anisimov: Emerging Super Star?

When Artem Anisimov was signed to a three-year, $3.28-million-per-year extension this offseason, Coulmbus Blue Jackets‘ GM Jarmo Kekalainen said he liked what he saw from the gritty Russian. While Kekalainen made it known he was pleased with Anisimov’s play through words […]

Fedor Tyutin’s Return to Columbus Blue Jackets Bodes Well for Playoffs

Columbus Blue Jackets: Happy to See Fedor Tyutin Return

It was announced that  Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Fedor Tytuin was activated off injured reserve today. The Jackets have played well since the Olympic break, but Tyutin’s injury, combined with that of Ryan Murray and Nikita Nikitin‘s, has definitely left a void in […]

Columbus Blue Jackets Find Their Game Against Nashville Predators

Columbus Blue Jackets at Nashville Predators

  As cliche’ as it sounds, every point in the standings is crucial from here on out. A Columbus Blue Jackets‘ win over the Nashville Predators seemed all the more important in the wake of Ryan Murray’s injury being much […]

Rostislav Klesla Holds Special Place in Columbus Blue Jackets’ History

Columbus Blue Jackets: Rusty Klesla Holds Special Place in History

The beleaguered Buffalo Sabres and their fans will not be forming a Rostislav Klesla fan club anytime soon. Klesla was traded by the Phoenix Coyotes to the Washington Capitals at the trade deadline. Before Klesla could even schedule a flight […]

Ryan Murray’s Injury to Test Columbus Blue Jackets’ Will, Depth

Columbus Blue Jackets: Ryan Murray's Injury to Test Will, Depth

Everyone knew that three Columbus Blue Jackets starting defensemen, Ryan Murray, Fedor Tyutin and Nikita Nikitin, were out with, allegedly, minor injuries. What the club just found out — or had kept tight to the vest — is Murray is […]

Columbus Blue Jackets Have Plenty Of Room For Improvement After Ugly Loss


The last thing a team should do when facing the speedy, skilled Chicago Blackhawks is play flatfooted. Unfortunately for citizens of Central Ohio, that is precisely what the Columbus Blue Jackets did. The Blue Jackets’ listless performance coupled with the […]

Marian Gaborik’s Columbus Blue Jackets Legacy A Positive One

Columbus Blue Jackets Tenure of Marian Gaborik A Positive One

It’s likely Marian Gaborik‘s tenure with the Columbus Blue Jackets will be viewed by most as an unequivocal bust. Those who feel that way have plenty of stats to back them up. Gaborik only dressed in 34 of the 74 […]

Columbus Blue Jackets Acquiring Nick Schultz Will Get Them Into Playoffs

Columbus Blue Jackets' Acquisition Nick Shultz Will Bring Playoffs

All the Columbus Blue Jackets‘ related headlines will flash outbound Marian Gaborik‘s name. The real story though is a supposed mere footnote in today’s NHL trade deadline. Columbus acquired defenseman Nick Schultz from the Edmonton Oilers in return for a fifth-round […]

Columbus Blue Jackets’ Return Haul In Marian Gaborik Trade Immensely Dissappointing

Marian Gaborik

Last year, the Columbus Blue Jackets made a surprise deadline trade with the New York Rangers that brought in star-forward Marian Gaborik. He definitely came into Columbus with with a bang. Today though, he left with a whimper. The Blue […]

Columbus Blue Jackets’ Victory Still Shows Plenty of Weakness

Columbus Blue Jackets defense bailed out by Artem Anisimov

Make no mistake about it, the Columbus Blue Jackets‘ win over the Florida Panthers will look just fine in the points column of the standings, but there was a lot about this performance to cause worry. Last Thursday’s outing against a […]