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Ryan Johansen not expected at Blue Jackets camp due to contract…

Ryan Johansen not expected at Blue Jackets camp due to contract impasse

yahoo.com Updated Aug 31 (2 days ago)
The Columbus Blue Jackets open camp on Sept. 18. Their best centerman, and arguably their best offensive player, isn’t expected to be there. Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch doubts that Johansen will be on the ice to start camp – a negotiating t…
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  • NHL expansion is coming, just don’t hold your breath

    NHL expansion is coming, just don’t hold your breath

    thehockeynews.com Aug 27 (6 days ago)
    The NHL has gone a full 14 years without adding a single expansion team, which is the longest period without growth since the league ballooned from six to 12 teams in 1967. The business of hockey is stronger than it has ever been and hockey’s global rea…
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  • Rumor Roundup: The latest on unsigned RFAs

    Rumor Roundup: The latest on unsigned RFAs

    Entering the final full week of August, a number of restricted free agents remain unsigned. With NHL training camps opening on Sept. 18 sufficient time remains to get those players under contract, but so far there’s little indication they’re any closer …
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer of Disappointment: Columbus Blue Jackets Ed…

    Puck Daddy's Summer of Disappointment: Columbus Blue Jackets Edition

    yahoo.com Aug 23
    (Ed. Note: There’s entirely too much sunshine in the summer. So your friends at Puck Daddy are offering a month of thrown shade and perpetual gloom. Behold, our Summer of Disappointment series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams to recall the biggest …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Should the Predators sign Ryan Johansen to an of…

    Rumor Roundup: Should the Predators sign Ryan Johansen to an offer sheet?

    The Tennessean’s Josh Cooper suggests the Nashville Predators should attempt to sign Columbus Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen to an offer sheet. He considers it a low-risk move, believing the young center would be a more permanent solution to their is…
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  • Kalamazoo Wings reach agreement with Columbus Blue Jackets to s…

    Kalamazoo Wings reach agreement with Columbus Blue Jackets to serve as their ECHL affiliate

    Kalamazoo Wings reach agreement with Columbus Blue Jackets to serve as their ECHL affiliate
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  • Kaberle wants NHL return; when the Caps went to Japan; Avery ta…

    Kaberle wants NHL return; when the Caps went to Japan; Avery takes ALS Challenge (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Aug 19
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Via Deadspin and Splendid Beast, I may not sleep tonight. • Ryan Johansen and …
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  • Boston College loses Sonny Milano; OHL Plymouth wins

    Boston College loses Sonny Milano; OHL Plymouth wins

    It’s an agonizing decision for a lot of prospects: head to college and be the big man on campus, or sign with an NHL team and play a longer schedule in major junior. Last year, it was Montreal first-rounder Michael McCarron in the spotlight. He chose th…
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  • Mr. Holland's extension; hockey's best shark logos; Hey, rememb…

    Mr. Holland's extension; hockey's best shark logos; Hey, remember the 80s? (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Aug 14
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Gary Bettman and John Davidson -- the hockey one, Columbus Blue Jackets presid…
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  • What burning questions remain this NHL off-season?

    What burning questions remain this NHL off-season?

    These truly are the dog days of summer. Players, GMs and coaches get their brief time off between the free agency boom and training camps. Media have time to do fun stuff like rank every logo in the NHL. With no hockey, we spend our nights watching Bach…
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  • Ryan Johansen talks now a standoff with Columbus over money

    Ryan Johansen talks now a standoff with Columbus over money

    yahoo.com Aug 4
    With one big-name restricted free agent inking his deal over the weekend, the attention turns to another one: Ryan Johansen of the Columbus Blue Jackets, the 22-year-old center coming off a 33-goal season. Things were sunnier earlier this summer when Jo…
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  • Columbus Blue Jackets sign forwards Jerry D'Amigo, Dana Tyrell …

    Columbus Blue Jackets sign forwards Jerry D'Amigo, Dana Tyrell to 1-year, 2-way contracts

    NHL.com Jul 30
    The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed forwards Jerry D'Amigo and Dana Tyrell to one-year, two-way (NHL/AHL) contracts. The 23-year-old D'Amigo was acquired by Columbus along with a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2015 draft from the Tor...
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  • Columbus Blue Jackets sign forwards Jerry D'Amigo, Dana Tyrell …

    Columbus Blue Jackets sign forwards Jerry D'Amigo, Dana Tyrell to 1-year, 2-way contracts

    Columbus Blue Jackets sign forwards Jerry D'Amigo, Dana Tyrell to 1-year, 2-way contracts
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  • NBC exec says Monday Night Football shaped NHL schedule, Rivalr…

    NBC exec says Monday Night Football shaped NHL schedule, Rivalry Night

    yahoo.com Jul 29
    NBC Sports released its 2014-15 NHL schedule last week, and the reaction was that annual combination of celebration and befuddlement. The Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks getting on 13 times each? Bravo. The Columbus Blue Jackets getting one game, …
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  • NBC exec says Monday Night Football shaped NHL schedule, Rivalr…

    NBC exec says Monday Night Football shaped NHL schedule, Rivalry Night

    yahoo.com Jul 29
    NBC Sports released its 2014-15 NHL schedule last week, and the reaction was that annual combination of celebration and befuddlement. The Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks getting on 13 times each? Bravo. The Columbus Blue Jackets getting one game, …
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  • NHL logo rankings No. 20: Columbus Blue Jackets

    NHL logo rankings No. 20: Columbus Blue Jackets

    The Columbus Blue Jackets are a 21st Century NHL team – entering the league in 2000-01 – so they don’t have a long track record of redesigns or touch-ups. But the Blue Jackets are all about history. The team name is a nod to American history and the reg…
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  • Gibbons says Blue Jackets were 'a good fit'

    Gibbons says Blue Jackets were 'a good fit'

    NHL.com Jul 22
    Brian Gibbons must have left quite an impression on the Columbus Blue Jackets. The speedy forward scored a pair of first-period goals for the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference First Round series against Columbus. When Gi...
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  • Ryan Johansen, Blue Jackets make progress in extension talks

    Ryan Johansen, Blue Jackets make progress in extension talks

    yahoo.com Jul 21
    Last month, after the Columbus Blue Jackets offered restricted free agent Ryan Johansen a two-year bridge contract, the 21-year old forward called it a “slap in the face.” He wanted a longer-term deal — four years or more — but the team was in the mood …
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  • Ryan Johansen, Blue Jackets make progress in extension talks

    Ryan Johansen, Blue Jackets make progress in extension talks

    Last month, after the Columbus Blue Jackets offered restricted free agent Ryan Johansen a two-year bridge contract, the 21-year old forward called it a “slap in the face.” He wanted a longer-term deal — four years or more — but the team was in the mood …
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  • Introducing the Combativity Award – and the winner is David Bac…

    Introducing the Combativity Award – and the winner is David Backes

    I’ve been watching the Tour de France nightly the past couple of weeks and am taken by one of the awards they give out after each stage. It’s the Combativity Award and it goes to the cyclist that day who shows the most fighting spirit. This isn’t about …
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  • Davidson: Blue Jackets ready to make a statement

    Davidson: Blue Jackets ready to make a statement

    NHL.com Jul 18
    Other than acquiring forward Scott Hartnell in a trade with the Philadelphia Flyers on June 23, the Columbus Blue Jackets didn't make any major moves this summer. But Columbus president of hockey operations John Davidson sees a fully-formed team c...
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  • Red Wings re-sign forwards Callahan, Nestrasil

    Red Wings re-sign forwards Callahan, Nestrasil

    NHL.com Jul 17
    The Detroit Red Wings re-signed forwards Mitch Callahan and Andrej Nestrasil to one-year contracts, the team announced Thursday. Financial terms were not disclosed. Callahan, 22, made his NHL debut on March 25 against the Columbus Blue Jackets....
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  • Which franchise will be the next to win its first-ever Stanley …

    Which franchise will be the next to win its first-ever Stanley Cup?

    We recently sorted out our Yearbook predictions for 2014-15, which included projected standings and which team will win the Stanley Cup. Without giving it away, our anticipated winner has been to the promised land before. Which mathematically, should no…
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  • Video - Penguins Hold On To Advance 01:11

    Penguins Hold On To Advance

    Apr 28
    Evgeni Malkin logged a hat trick to lead the Penguins to the next round of the playoffs with a 4-3 victory over the Blue Jackets.
  • Video - Penguins Look To Close Out Blue Jackets 00:33

    Penguins Look To Close Out Blue Jackets

    Apr 28
    Barry Melrose likes the Penguins to finish off their series against the Blue Jackets in Game 6 Monday night.
  • Video - Wisniewski, Blue Jackets Ready For Game 6 02:50

    Wisniewski, Blue Jackets Ready For Game 6

    Apr 27
    Blue Jackets defenseman James Wisniewski talks about the excitement throughout Columbus and facing the Penguins in a do-or-die Game 6.
  • Video - Penguins Retake Series Lead 01:12

    Penguins Retake Series Lead

    Apr 26
    The Penguins scored three unanswered goals en route to defeating the Blue Jackets 3-1 and taking a 3-2 lead in their playoff series.

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