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Can the Blue Jackets justify their big spending?

Much of the narrative surrounding the Columbus Blue Jackets revolves around what this team can do with even a reasonably clean bill of health. It overshadows a key question, though: can they live up to the hype? 323 more words

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It's time to reset expectations for Edmonton Oilers' forward Nail Yakupov

It’s time to reset expectations for Nail Yakupov.

Yakupov entered the NHL with the burden of being a first overall draft pick. His draft number has affected the way the team has handled him, the way the fans have perceived him and the expectation of the sort of player he would eventually become. 870 more words

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Teacher-pest: Blue Jackets add Jarkko Ruutu to staff

The Columbus Blue Jackets already valued their image as “little rats,” and now it sounds like they’ll get to learn from one of the biggest pests. 172 more words

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Get to know a draft pick -- Lawson Crouse

Like we’ve done in the past, we’re profiling top prospects who may hear their names called Friday in the first round of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. 375 more words

Bye-bye beardie? NBC sports boss wants NHL playoff beards gone

The head of NBC sports wants NHL stars on his network to stay clean-shaven during the playoffs and ditch the longstanding tradition of growing beards during their quest for the Stanley Cup. 461 more words


Connauton's PP Goal in Game 5 Clinches Series for 4th-seeded '14-'15 Blue Jackets Over 5th-seeded '10-'11 Blue Jackets

The opening game of the series featured only three goals. All of them came in the first period. Nick Foligno scored just 11 seconds into the game for the 4th-seeded ’14-’15 Blue Jackets. 546 more words

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Report: Foligno will be new Blue Jackets captain

On Wednesday, Columbus will reportedly confirm what’s been rumored for a while — that Nick Foligno will become the sixth captain in franchise history.

Foligno, 27, will receive the “C” following a great campaign which he scored a career-best 73 points, signed a six-year, $33 million extension and was named a captain for the 2015 NHL All-Star Game — an event that Columbus hosted, and during which… 138 more words

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