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Sabres with Eichel; Maple Leafs draft prospects; Blue Jackets optimism? (Puck Headlines)

yahoo.com Updated Apr 20 (5 days ago)
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  • Hi, my name is Ken…and I’m addicted to the draft lottery simula…

    Hi, my name is Ken…and I’m addicted to the draft lottery simulator

    thehockeynews.com Apr 18 (7 days ago)
    Spoiler alert: The Buffalo Sabres will win tonight’s NHL draft lottery with the numbers 11, 5, 6 and 7. Your trusty correspondent knows this because he went to this really cool website that simulates the NHL draft lottery and it told him so. Then he did…
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  • Draft lottery odds: the most likely outcome for your team

    Draft lottery odds: the most likely outcome for your team

    It’s amazing how things will change by Saturday night. Connor McDavid will know which NHL team he will belong to. The McDavid parents will know in which city their son’s adult life will begin to unfold and flourish. Vendors will go crazy preparing McDav…
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  • Columbus Blue Jackets to have Lake Erie Monsters as their Ameri…

    Columbus Blue Jackets to have Lake Erie Monsters as their American Hockey League affiliate

    NHL.com Apr 17
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have reached an agreement with the Lake Erie Monsters to have the Cleveland-based team serve as the NHL club's American Hockey League affiliate. The Blue Jackets ended their five-year relationship wi...
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  • Todd Richards to coach U.S. at World Championship

    Todd Richards to coach U.S. at World Championship

    NHL.com Apr 13
    Columbus Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards will coach the United States men's national team at the 2015 IIHF World Championship, USA Hockey announced on Monday. Richards will be joined Dan Bylsma and Greg Carvel, who will each serve as assistan...
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  • Atkinson, Wennberg score in shootout to lift Blue Jackets in 5-…

    Atkinson, Wennberg score in shootout to lift Blue Jackets in 5-4 win over Islanders

    NHL.com Apr 11
    UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Cam Atkinson and Alexander Wennberg scored in the shootout to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a wild 5-4 win over the New York Islanders on Saturday night in the last regular season game at Nassau Coliseum. Atkinson, Wennb...
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  • Buffalo ‘McEichel’ billboard celebrates Sabres’ successful fail…

    Buffalo ‘McEichel’ billboard celebrates Sabres’ successful failure (Photo)

    yahoo.com Apr 11
    It took a little longer than expected, but the Buffalo Sabres finally clinched No. 30 overall in the NHL this season with their loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night. While that still doesn’t assure them the services of Connor McDavid – than…
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  • Blue Jackets leave Columbus fans with plenty of hope for next s…

    Blue Jackets leave Columbus fans with plenty of hope for next season

    Columbus fans won’t get to see a home playoff game this month, but they did get to witness a franchise record-tying point streak in the Blue Jackets’ last home game of the season. The Jackets dropped the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 in Columbus Friday to extend t…
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  • Columbus can’t escape season without another injury, Atkinson’s…

    Columbus can’t escape season without another injury, Atkinson’s wrist cut as team celebrates

    Entering play Wednesday, the Columbus Blue Jackets had players miss 499 games this season, according to Man Games Lost. As they took the ice against the Toronto Maple Leafs, the counter officially turned over to the half-millenium mark, which is the mos…
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  • Playoff scenarios: who makes it, who misses and why the Kings s…

    Playoff scenarios: who makes it, who misses and why the Kings still have a chance

    With only two games remaining in the season for every team save the Boston Bruins and Columbus Blue Jackets, one would have expected playoff matchups to be set and the post-season-bound teams separated from those who are heading towards early summers. H…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Dion Phaneuf could still be a target for Detroit

    Rumor Roundup: Dion Phaneuf could still be a target for Detroit

    Leading up to the recent NHL trade deadline, the biggest rumor making the rounds claimed the Detroit Red Wings were interested in Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf. While trade talks between the two clubs ultimately fell through, speculation p…
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  • Would Pittsburgh be better off with Jordan Staal and James Neal…

    Would Pittsburgh be better off with Jordan Staal and James Neal right now?

    The Pittsburgh Penguins’ playoff chances look grimmer by the day. They took a massive hit over the weekend with deflating losses to the Columbus Blue Jackets and Philadelphia Flyers. A thought that has crossed my mind, watching Pittsburgh’s top-heavy sq…
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  • Bobrovsky’s lunging pad stop on Girardi is a thing of beauty

    Bobrovsky’s lunging pad stop on Girardi is a thing of beauty

    The Columbus Blue Jackets are mathematically eliminated from playoff contention, but don’t tell goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky that. Monday night he made a pad to rob New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi of a game-tying goal with less than a minute left…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Stepan saves Rangers; Pavelec blanks Wild

    NHL Three Stars: Stepan saves Rangers; Pavelec blanks Wild

    yahoo.com Apr 7
    No. 1 Star: Derek Stepan, New York Rangers Stepan took on the role of hero Monday night as the Rangers came from behind to defeat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 in overtime. Down a goal with under a minute left in the third period, Stepan put home a nice…
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  • Five trade deadline deals paying big dividends

    Five trade deadline deals paying big dividends

    At the 2013-14 trade deadline, the eventual Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings acquired Marian Gaborik from the Columbus Blue Jackets for a song, sending Matt Frattin, a second-round and third-round pick the other way. In the post-season, Gaborik wa…
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  • Hammond, Schenn and Foligno named stars of week

    Hammond, Schenn and Foligno named stars of week

    NHL.com Apr 6
    NEW YORK - Ottawa Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond, Philadelphia Flyers center Brayden Schenn and Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno and have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending April 5. FIRST STAR - ANDREW HAMMON...
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  • Penguins inch closer to non-playoff spot with loss to Columbus,…

    Penguins inch closer to non-playoff spot with loss to Columbus, Ottawa win

    yahoo.com Apr 4
    The Pittsburgh Penguins have finally stunk enough to where they’re in danger of missing the playoffs. But no team captained by Canadian superhero Sidney Crosby could ever miss the postseason, right? The Penguins lost 5-3 to the Columbus Blue Jackets. Wi…
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  • Foligno's hat trick lifts Blue Jackets past Penguins 5-3 for fr…

    Foligno's hat trick lifts Blue Jackets past Penguins 5-3 for franchise-record 9th in a row

    NHL.com Apr 4
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Nick Foligno scored three times and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3 on Saturday to set a franchise record with their ninth consecutive win. It was Foligno's first hat trick in his 541st career NHL g...
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  • Malkin, Letang, Ehrhoff still out for struggling Pens

    Malkin, Letang, Ehrhoff still out for struggling Pens

    NHL.com Apr 3
    PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin will not play Saturday against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena. Malkin, who leads Pittsburgh with 28 goals and is second on the team with 70 points, will miss a second consecu...
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  • Blue Jackets’ Ryan Johansen scores a shootout goal – while bare…

    Blue Jackets’ Ryan Johansen scores a shootout goal – while barely moving a muscle

    Blue Jackets star center Ryan Johansen is capable of all sorts of dazzling moves on the ice, but in scoring the game-winning shootout goal on New York Islanders netminder Jaroslav Halak Thursday, Johansen barely had to move a muscle. Johansen was the Ja…
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  • Denis Leary making new hockey-themed TV series – & here are…

    Denis Leary making new hockey-themed TV series – & here are 12 NHL-themed shows that should be next

    News Wednesday that actor and famous hockey/Boston Bruins fan Denis Leary was producing for IFC a new series centered around an amateur hockey team should inspire puck fans to pitch more hockey-themed shows to TV networks in the hope they might get pick…
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  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL: Top 3 Goals 01:16

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL: Top 3 Goals

    Mar 17
    John Buccigross and Barry Melrose count down the top three goals of the week from the NHL, including a superhero-like diving goal from Panthers forward Derek MacKenzie.
  • Video - Malone Wins It For Hurricanes 00:44

    Malone Wins It For Hurricanes

    Mar 15
    Brad Malone's seventh goal of the season broke a tie in the second period to give Carolina a 3-2 win over Columbus.
  • Video - Blue Jackets Beat Devils 00:40

    Blue Jackets Beat Devils

    Mar 6
    Brandon Dubinsky had a goal and an assist in Columbus' 3-2 win over New Jersey.
  • Video - Leopold Traded To Wild After Daughter's Letter 01:39

    Leopold Traded To Wild After Daughter's Letter

    Mar 3
    Barry Melrose discusses the Wild's trade with the Blue Jackets to acquire Minnesota native Jordan Leopold just before the trade deadline.

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