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Rumor Roundup: What’s the chance Johansen gets traded?

Rumor Roundup: What’s the chance Johansen gets traded?

The contentious contract talks between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Ryan Johansen have taken a decidedly ugly turn. The situation is overshadowing the start of training camp, threatening to derail the club’s efforts to build upon the promise of last se…
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  • Blue Jackets forward Nathan Horton injured again, again

    Blue Jackets forward Nathan Horton injured again, again

    yahoo.com Sep 18 (3 days ago)
    At this point in his tenure with Columbus, Nathan Horton has been paid $289,474 per point. He’s played 36 games – missing the start of his first season with the team after offseason shoulder surgery, and then basically missing the rest of the season aft…
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  • The top 10 fighters to watch this season

    The top 10 fighters to watch this season

    thehockeynews.com Sep 18 (3 days ago)
    If you like a good scrap, you might find yourself a bit under siege lately in the hockey world. Regulations are tightening up, though the powers-that-be still maintain that organic fights, rather than staged bouts, are still part of the game. And even t…
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  • Hate the shootout? Well, 3-on-3 overtime is here to save you

    Hate the shootout? Well, 3-on-3 overtime is here to save you

    thehockeynews.com Sep 18 (3 days ago)
    The shootout is one of the most controversial aspects of today’s hockey game and I get the feeling its approval rating continues to dwindle. On top of the people who always hated it, you have a new faction of folks who are bored of the spectacle. Thankf…
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  • Blue Jackets' Horton out indefinitely: report

    Blue Jackets' Horton out indefinitely: report

    NHL.com Sep 17 (3 days ago)
    Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Nathan Horton is out indefinitely with an injured back, The Columbus Dispatch reported Thursday. Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen told the newspaper Wednesday he was unsure if Horton would be able t...
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  • 10 RFAs who missed training camp and how their disputes were re…

    10 RFAs who missed training camp and how their disputes were resolved

    thehockeynews.com Sep 17 (4 days ago)
    Ryan Johansen’s contract negotiations with the Columbus Blue Jackets are…contentious. Yesterday started with Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen drawing a line in the sand by insinuating the start of training camp as a cut off point. Later on, team preside…
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  • Scouting reports from Traverse City, part two

    Scouting reports from Traverse City, part two

    thehockeynews.com Sep 17 (4 days ago)
    The championship game of the Traverse City prospects tournament in Michigan pitted Columbus against Dallas, with the Blue Jacket kids skating off to victory on an overtime goal scored by Josh Anderson during 3-on-3 play. Here’s part two of my filing on …
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  • Traverse City: Sonny Milano hurt, but it could have been worse

    Traverse City: Sonny Milano hurt, but it could have been worse

    thehockeynews.com Sep 15 (6 days ago)
    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – Sonny Milano has already had his ‘Welcome to the NHL’ moment despite the fact he hasn’t played a game in the best league in the world yet. And thanks to what could have been a devastating injury in a prospects tournament, it will …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Can Ryan Johansen and the Columbus Blue Jackets …

    Rumor Roundup: Can Ryan Johansen and the Columbus Blue Jackets agree on a contract this weekend?

    After weeks of silence, the stalled contract talks between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Ryan Johansen’s agent are expected to resume this weekend. The Columbus Dispatch’s Aaron Portzline reports agent Kurt Overhardt is expected to meet with club manage…
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  • Columbus Blue Jackets sign 2014 1st-round pick Sonny Milano to …

    Columbus Blue Jackets sign 2014 1st-round pick Sonny Milano to 3-year, entry-level contract

    NHL.com Sep 11
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed forward Sonny Milano, the club's first pick in the 2014 NHL draft, to a three-year, entry-level contract. The 18-year-old left wing was the 16th overall pick in June's draft. A member of ...
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  • Columbus Blue Jackets sign 2014 1st-round pick Sonny Milano to …

    Columbus Blue Jackets sign 2014 1st-round pick Sonny Milano to 3-year, entry-level contract

    Columbus Blue Jackets sign 2014 1st-round pick Sonny Milano to 3-year, entry-level contract
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  • It’s time for hockey to ban the term ‘holdout’

    It’s time for hockey to ban the term ‘holdout’

    With no signs of progress and the two sides still light years apart, the possibility of Ryan Johansen sitting out training camp, and possibly even part of this NHL season, is becoming more real with every passing day. And as that day draws nearer, you c…
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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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