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Jackets a much better fit for defenceman Seth Jones

The Columbus Blue Jackets consider Seth Jones a rare commodity in the NHL.

So when the opportunity arose to acquire the mobile defenceman, allowing them to set up a solid foundation on their blue-line for the future, the Blue Jackets took it and sent talented centre Ryan Johansen to the Nashville Predators in exchange. 651 more words

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Avs' Decision At Top Of 2013 Draft Still Affecting NHL

(AP) – The second-guessing came immediately after the Colorado Avalanche picked center Nathan MacKinnon first and the Florida Panthers selected center Aleksander Barkov second in the 2013 draft. 766 more words


The Columbus Blue Jackets Are Building Something Special

The Columbus Blue Jackets once again find themselves in the basement of the NHL. The 2015-16 season started with lots of optimism surrounding the team. They finished off last season as the hottest team in the NHL and over the summer acquired LW Brandon Saad, fresh off a Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks. 600 more words

The East Through the First Half

The Eastern Conference has become very interesting through the first half of the season. A 12 game winning streak has put the Panthers atop the Atlantic Division, while, after a hot, 9-0-0 start, the Canadiens have dropped to 3rd, only winning 4 games since the beginning of December. 260 more words

The diverse defensive class of 2013 is working its way up professional hockey's ladder

The 2013 National Hockey League Draft was as deep in talented defensemen as it was steeped in diversity.

And some defensemen from diverse backgrounds selected in that draft at New Jersey’s… 1,253 more words