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HARD HITS: Blue Jackets trade of Dubois to Winnipeg involving Laine is a 2016 Draft redux

Getty Images It was only five years ago (really four and a half) that following top pick Auston Matthews to the Leafs, Patrik Laine went second to Winnipeg and Pierre-Luc Dubois went third to the Blue Jackets. That top three … Continue reading

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Lightning overcome playoff record 85 saves from Korpisalo in five overtime epic over Blue Jackets

Sudden death hero Brayden Point is mobbed by Lightning teammates after his winner in five overtimes gave them a unreal 3-2 win over the Blue Jackets, who got a NHL record 85 saves from Joonas Korpisalo. AP Photo credit Tampa … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Blue Jackets prove you don’t need a high priced goalie to have success

AP Photo credit Russell LaBounty of USA Today via Getty Images Like most observers, I didn’t have many expectations for the Blue Jackets. They lost star forward Artemi Panarin to the Rangers. Let Sergei Bobrovsky go to his destination of … Continue reading

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Devils hit the break in bad fashion

Elvis Merzlikins shutout the Devils with 41 saves in a Columbus 5-0 win that sent New Jersey into the break on a three-game losing streak. AP Photo credit Columbus Blue Jackets via Getty Images Let’s give them credit for winning … Continue reading

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Torts Guarantee

Tonight, there are two games. Both are Game Sixes. You have the Blue Jackets looking to stay alive at home against the Bruins. In what’s been one of the most competitive and physical series in recent years, it’s Boston with … Continue reading

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Rangers thank fans with honest effort to make Columbus earn playoffs

Blue Jackets 3 Rangers 2 Game 81 of 82 will just be a footnote in a season without the playoffs. However, the final home game was exactly how I’ll remember the ’18-19 New York Rangers. Playing for nothing but pride … Continue reading

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Islanders get blanked by Bobrovsky and Blue Jackets

The Islanders remain a great story this season. On the verge of clinching a playoff berth under Jack Adams candidate Barry Trotz, they entered last night’s road game in Columbus fresh off two big wins this past weekend. Consecutive victories … Continue reading

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Game #17: Vesey and Buchnevich star in wild 5-4 shootout win over Blue Jackets

Not every win is going to be a Picasso or Renoir. That’s precisely how to describe a wild 5-4 Rangers’ shootout win over the Blue Jackets at a loud Nationwide Arena. Twenty-four hours after losing in tough fashion to the … Continue reading

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Claesson replaces Smith in lineup tonight

When the Rangers take on the first place Blue Jackets tonight in Columbus, they’ll do so with a couple of notable lineup changes. One was anticipated while the other is not too surprising even if I don’t necessarily agree. Both … Continue reading

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Quote of Day: Glenn Healy sums up Jackets win over Rangers

Glenn Healy’s quote on how Columbus exposed the Rangers shouldn’t fall on deaf ears. #NYR Continue reading

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