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One look at an AHL rink and Prospal is toast

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Vinny Prospal knew Friday morning his dream of playing for John Tortorella was dead.

He told Utica head coach Travis Green so on the team bus ride to the Abbotsford Entertainment Centre hours before the Comets’ scheduled morning skate. 477 more words

The White Towel

Canucks ink vet Prospal to PTO, Utica bound

The Vancouver Canucks have inked 16-year NHL veteran Vinny Prospal to a pro tryout contract.

Dan Murphy broke the story late last night, saying the 38-year-old Prospal had been practicing with the Utica Comets earlier in the day. 260 more words


2013 - 2014 Who's Left in the NHL? Unrestricted Free Agents and Current Professional Try Outs

With the salary cap coming down this year there are going to be some veteran players either left without an NHL roster spot or who will be accepting for some pretty significant pay cuts; although this might just be the time for cash strapped teams to make some pretty savvy additions to their teams. 453 more words


Jackets 'not sure' about making offer to leading scorer Prospal

You’d think that, after a solid 2013 campaign, the Columbus Blue Jackets would want to bring Vinny Prospal back.

Well, think again.

The 38-year-old — who led the club in scoring last year — has stated his desire to return, but the Jackets seemingly don’t have as much of an interest. 263 more words

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Blue Jackets Offseason

The Blue Jackets are making the climb from worst to first. But don’t look yet, the team still has a lot of work to do this offseason. 660 more words


Kekalainen Previews The Draft

This year’s NHL draft class has been heralded as the deepest since 2003, which is very good news for the Blue Jackets.

Columbus enters the June 30th event as the owners of first-round picks 14, 19 and 27, and if 2003 is indeed an indication of what might be available in 2013, then the CBJ should acquire a quality player. 475 more words

Blue Jackets making run with Rangers castoffs


In their 12 years of play, the Columbus Blue Jackets have made the playoffs just once; their existence serving as the punch line to a joke that no one asked. 980 more words