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Goal Oriented: Mark Letestu

NHL.com Mark Letestu was a model of consistency on the Blue Jackets roster, becoming one of three players – Johnson, Johansen – to play in every game of Columbus’ schedule. Last season also yielded...
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Hartnell excited for new start in Columbus

NHL.com After spending the past seven seasons as a member of the Philadelphia Flyers, Scott Hartnell is looking forward to pulling a new sweater over his head this fall.Moving to a different city, playing...
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Blue Jackets sign forward Jerry D'Amigo

NHL.com COLUMBUS, OHIO - The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed forward Jerry D’Amigo to a one-year, two-way (NHL/AHL) contract, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. As is club policy,...
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Horton puts injury-filled season behind, gears for fast start in October

NHL.com Nathan Horton had quite the eventful season — the kind of ‘eventful’ that doesn’t keep the Blue Jackets winger smiling when looking back.Before signing a seven-year contract with the Blue Jackets...
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Blue Jackets re-sign forward Dana Tyrell to a one-year, two-way contract

NHL.com COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have re-signed forward Dana Tyrell to a one-year, two way (NHL/AHL) contract for the 2014-15 season, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced...
  • 2 days ago

Many lessons learned for Murray in rookie NHL season

NHL.com At the time, Ryan Murray didn’t think much of making the jump directly from junior hockey to the NHL - never mind that he did so on the heels of major shoulder surgery, and at the age of 20.Former...
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Friday 5: The best of #CBJSongs

NHL.com We sent out the hashtag #CBJSongs on Tuesday to see what creative song titles could be meshed with Blue Jacket names. Thousands of entries came in and the options seemed endless.Before you are...
  • 5 days ago
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Throwback Thursday: Catching up with Ron Tugnutt

NHL.com You all remember it. Well, at least most of you do.Ron Tugnutt, in his first year with the Blue Jackets, broke the record for the most regular season wins (22) by an expansion team goaltender. He...
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Previewing November

NHL.com Number of games: 13 (against 11 opponents)Approximate number of miles to be covered: 5,4902013-14 record of opponents: 452-302-128Average point total: 942013-14 Columbus record vs. opponents:...
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#CBJ Best of the Web: July 25

NHL.com Jackets fans! It's Friday, and that's...well...awesome.To celebrate the weekend upcoming, we will provide you with links from around the world having to do with all things Blue Jackets!This week’s...
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Blue Jacket fathers carry extra responsibilities

NHL.com Building a hockey team and raising a child have their similarities: both processes take a lot of time, patience, effort, organization and financial support. There are good days and bad days, but...
  • 7 days ago
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Deep Blue Jackets can afford to develop prospects

NHL.com COLUMBUS -- The appearance of the Columbus Blue Jackets' three first-round picks from the 2013 NHL Draft at development camp has fans anxious to see them skating in Nationwide Arena this...
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Columbus Blue Jackets to Play on February 19th, 2015 Against the Pittsburgh Penguins on National Television

NHL.com (rmulcrone@bluejackets.com) — NBC Sports Group has announced their 2014-15 national television schedule, and YOUR Columbus Blue Jackets will play the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday, February 19th on NBC Sports Network!Follow...
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Columbus was "the best opportunity" for Gibbons

NHL.com The last time Blue Jackets fans saw Brian Gibbons (or at least, remember him vividly), he single-handedly gave the Pittsburgh Penguins a 2-0 lead in Game 2.Remember that? It seems ages ago now,...
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Improving individual skills is the emphasis at Blue Jackets Hockey School

NHL.com Starting this week, youth hockey players from around the state will get the unique opportunity to learn from proven and talented coaches, improve their skills and gain a positive life experience...
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Goal Oriented: Boone Jenner

NHL.com Boone Jenner’s shot chart looks very similar to that of teammate Nick Foligno’s: plenty of activity close to the net and between the circles with most outside shots originating from the left...
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Tropp has found a role and a home in Columbus

NHL.com After a broken jaw and a serious knee injury within the span of a year, Corey Tropp welcomed a new opportunity with open arms.He began the 2013-14 season with the Buffalo Sabres, the team that...
  • 9 days ago
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Davidson says Blue Jackets ready to make statement

NHL.com Other than acquiring forward Scott Hartnell in a trade with the Philadelphia Flyers on June 23, the Columbus Blue Jackets didn't make any major moves this summer. But Columbus president of hockey...
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Blog Articles

Top Defensive Zone Starters

Kuklas Korner (PuckStopsHere) — I continue my summer sabermetrics and hockey series by looking at defensive zone starts.  This is the opposite of offensive zone starts.  These are players who are on the ice for more...
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Long-Term Extension For Andy Greene In New Jersey

Kuklas Korner (Paul) — from Tom Gulitti of Fire & Ice, The Devils have signed defenseman Andy Greene to a "long-term" contract extension, team president and general manager Lou Lamoriello announced during a media...
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Red Wings mid-day news: Jim Hiller discusses role; Detroit’s ‘Franchise’ player and Tatar’s stats

Kuklas Korner (George Malik) — The Red Wings confirmed the "little birdie's" report and hired Jim Hiller and Andrew Brewer as assistant coaches today. The Wings' beat writers Tweeted out some Hiller conference call highlights...
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Trevor Linden On Fighting

Kuklas Korner (Paul) — from Thomas Drance at The Score, On Tuesday afternoon, Linden co-hosted the mid-day show on Team 1040 sports talk radio in Vancouver for two hours alongside regular host Matt Sekeres. During the...
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The Montreal Canadiens Have Hired Rob Ramage As Player Development Coach

Kuklas Korner (Paul) — MONTRÉAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin, announced Wednesday the appointment of Rob Ramage as player development coach with the Club. “We welcome Rob Ramage...
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Morning Line

Kuklas Korner (Paul) — My own problems with Yzerman started as a result of him mistreating my teammates. He was abusive to linesmen, and it made my protective instincts kick in and tell him off in no uncertain terms....
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Savage: Ken Holland won’t talk contract turkey with Mike Babcock until training camp

Kuklas Korner (George Malik) — The Red Wings have filled their assistant coaching and video coordinator's positions in Jim Hiller and Andrew Brewer, respectively, but MLive's Brendan Savage (via RedWingsFeed) reports that we'll...
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A bit about the Red Wings’ new video coordinator, Andrew Brewer

Kuklas Korner (George Malik) — The Red Wings did indeed name Jim Hiller the team's second assistant coach today, and Andrew Brewer's apparently familiar to Babcock as well as the 28-year-old has been Hockey Canada's video...
  • New: 8 hr 37 min ago

Jim Hiller And Andrew Brewer Named Assistant Coaches For The Detroit Red Wings

Kuklas Korner (Paul) — DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today announced that they have hired Jim Hiller and Andrew Brewer as assistant coaches. In accordance with club policy, additional details will not be...
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Dwight King Settles For A Three-Year Deal With The Los Angeles Kings

Kuklas Korner (Paul) — His scheduled arbitration date was this Friday.   LA and Dwight King also settled beforehand, on a three-year deal. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 30, 2014
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P.K. Subban Asking For $8.5M In Arbitration

Kuklas Korner (Paul) — P.K. Subban seeking $8.5 million in arbitration and the Canadiens are seeking $5.25 million on a one-year deal. — Ken Campbell (@THNKenCampbell) July 30, 2014   Habs elected for...
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Scott Hartnell A Great Fit In Columbus

Kuklas Korner (Paul) — from Bob Hunter of the Columbus Dispatch, Hartnell is happy to be here only because he believes the Blue Jackets have a chance to be good for several years, and he sees himself playing a key...
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Brad Marchand On Tomas Plekanec

Kuklas Korner (Paul) — from Joe Haggerty of CSNNE, Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec isn’t very well-liked or well-respected within the B’s dressing room, and a national hockey audience got a taste of why...
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Red Wings to name Jim Hiller assistant coach today

Kuklas Korner (George Malik) — I've been allowed to Tweet this stuff, so: A very legit little bird told me that the Wings will fill their assistant/video coaching vacancies today, and will tap the WHL. — George...
  • 14 hr 16 min ago

Red Wings overnight report: On Tatar, Nestrasil, Abdelkader and a horse named Datsyuk

Kuklas Korner (George Malik) — Among this morning's Red Wings-related stories, and after one busy day (Abdelkader suspended, Samuelsson to Sweden, mid-day chatter, Holland on the radio, Mattias Backman profiled...Can the Wings...
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Chad LaRose returns, signs an AHL deal with Carolina Hurricanes’ affiliate

Kuklas Korner (George Malik) — This isn't blockbuster news, but Chad LaRose basically disappeared off the hockey map for a year (kind of like what Ian White's done now), and this evening, it appears that LaRose is going to...
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Tuesday One Liners

Kuklas Korner (Paul) — from Stan Fischler of The Fischler Report, * The Reimer signing has had collateral damage for Martin Brodeur because Mister Goalie has but one NHL team remaining that might sign him:...
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A New Deal For Jake Gardiner In Toronto

Kuklas Korner (Paul) — Jake Gardiner has signed a $20.25M, five-year extension with the #leafs. Gives him a $4.05M AAV. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) July 29, 2014
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Profiling Red Wings prospect Mattias Backman in English and Swedish

Kuklas Korner (George Malik) — Mattias Backman gave a superb interview to Corren.se's Andreas Pettersson yesterday (six-and-a-half-minute-long Swedish video interview included), and in a lovely little coincidence, the Red Wings...
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Report- Bryan Trottier Will Be Named Assistant Coach In Buffalo

Kuklas Korner (Paul) — from Bucky Gleason of Sabres Edge, The Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement to hire Hall of Fame forward Bryan Trottier as an assistant coach under Ted Nolan. Sources with close ties to the...
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