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Blue Jackets Trade Marian Gaborik to L.A. Kings.

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The Los Angeles Kings needed a scorer and the Columbus Blue Jackets had one available. So at the trade deadline the Kings gave the Blue Jackets Matt Frattin and a couple of draft picks for Marian Gaborik. It’s sounds like a natural move by both teams that was bound to happen. In 2012 the Kings…

Maybe the Blue Jackets Are For Real

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About a month ago I wrote a post asking if the Blue Jackets would make the NHL playoffs. Well it’s a month later and the answer to that question is looking more positive. The Jackets have won eight games in a row and if the season ended today they would be playing the New York…

Blue Jackets make Push Towards the Playoffs

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After a period where the Columbus Blue Jackets played terrible hockey, they seemed to have turned it around and have won five of six in the new year including 5 five in a row. Several factors have contributed to this turnaround. As I stated in an earlier post, the Blue Jackets had been decimated by…

Adam Foote, Good Riddance for the Second Time

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Today, Colorado Avalanche defenseman Adam Foote announced his retirement from the NHL after 19 years. For at least three of those years he was a classless bum while he played for the Columbus Blue Jackets. He even started to become the face of the franchise over Rick Nash making numerous commercials with his wife. He’s…

Are the Blue Jackets Worth Saving?

A new organization called Forward Together thinks so. Today The Other Paper has an article about this new organization who will work to ensure the Blue Jackets stay in Columbus. You can sign a petition at their web site. This is my case for why the Columbus Blue Jackets are worth saving. Here’s what might…

Columbus Blue Jackets Fire Ken Hitchcock

I’m not sure this is a good idea, but it was announced this afternoon that the Columbus Blue Jackets have fired coach Ken Hitchcock. Last year Hitchcock was the first coach to lead the Blue Jackets to the playoffs. My only guess is that the Jackets have been getting blown out in some of their…

Blue Jackets Want County to Buy Nationwide Arena

Owners of the Columbus Blue Jackets say they have lost $ 80 million dollars over the last seven years. Part of the problem is they do not generate enough revenue from the arena since it is privately owned. Therefore, they have asked Franklin County to purchase the Arena by adding sin taxes to cigarettes and…