BLUE JACKETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Foligno’s Call Caps Comeback in Columbus

  Brandon Dubinsky scored the game-tying goal with 22.5 seconds left to send the game into overtime (via zimbio) With just 22.5 seconds remaining in regulation, Brandon Dubinsky added to this year’s growing list of late-game playoff heroics to send his Columbus Blue Jackets to overtime. And under three minutes into the extra session, Nick Foligno notched his first-ever postseason...
Via Grandstand University
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Blue Jackets beat Penguins in dramatic Game 4

The Penguins-Blue Jackets series is turning out to be the star attraction of the Stanley Cup Playoffs thus far.  It’s a series that has featured one dramatic turn after another and Game 4 was the best and most exciting chapter yet.  After the Penguins took a 3-0 lead in the 1st period, Columbus clawed back to tie the game 3-3 in the final minute. 3 minutes into overtime, Nick...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Nick Foligno scores in overtime, Jackets even up series

After recovering from a 3-0 deficit and tying the game with just 22 seconds remaining in regulation, the Columbus Blue Jackets won Game Four early in overtime from a goal by Nick Foligno. They have now evened up the first round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins at two games a piece. Such a critical win in another resilient effort by the hockey club as they continue to surprise...
Via Talk Hockey
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dubinsky, Foligno lift CBJ to 1st home playoff win

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Brandon Dubinsky scored with 22.5 seconds left in regulation to force overtime and Nick Foligno's wrist shot just inside the blue line 2:49 into the extra session gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night. The Blue Jackets overcame a 3-0 deficit for their first home playoff victory in the franchise'...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Tie Game 4 With Last-Minute Goal, Beat Penguins In OT (GIFs)

The Columbus Blue Jackets were 22 seconds away from facing a 3-1 first-round series deficit in Wednesday night’s Game 4 when they tied the score with a goal to force overtime. With less than 30 seconds left in regulation, Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury mistakenly left his net to play the puck below the goal line. He wasn’t able to clear it, and Blue Jackets...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Excited Penguins toddler, sad Blue Jackets kid may be NHL's most hardcore fans

Kick to the curb the myth that the future of America doesn't care about hockey. As the Blue Jackets and Penguins square off in a first-round Stanley Cup playoff series, two young fans may just be the ambassadors for a new generation of passionate hockey fans. The younger of the two is a 2-year-old boy so enthusiastic about the Pens that he uses a toy lawnmower as a Zamboni in...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jack Johnson on Pens: 'They're nothing special'

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A momentary lapse by the Blue Jackets in the third period Monday night was all that it took for the Pittsburgh Penguins to score three goals and snatch the victory in Game 3. With a 2-1 series lead belonging to the Penguins, can the Blue Jackets set another franchise milestone and win their first playoff game at home Wednesday night? If you ask the guys in the room...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Could the Columbus Blue Jackets and Cleveland Cavaliers Swap Games During the Season?

While watching the Columbus Blue Jackets in a thriller of a playoff matchup thus far, the question came to my head in regard to if the NHL could ever make its way to Cleveland. Besides it creating an instant rivalry against Columbus, Pittsburgh and Detroit, I could not come up with any reasons for a team to be in Cleveland permanently. However, I then pondered the idea of the...
Via Buckeye State Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jack Johnson will probably end up regretting this statement.

Johnson: "They put their skates on one foot at a time just like we do. They’re nothing special. We’re a pretty damn good hockey team too." — Seth Rorabaugh (@emptynetters) April 22, 2014
Via The Pensblog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

How Come No One Is Calling Columbus A Bunch of Bandwagon Fans?

Welcome to the North/South double standard on what it means to be a “real fan.” Tonight the Columbus Blue Jackets host the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3 of the opening round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. This is after Columbus secured their first ever (EVER!) playoff win in game 2 despite beginning play in 2000. Understandably the arena is packed and the crowd is on fire. They’ve...
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Day: To Columbus We Go!

Blue Jackets Game Day Preview: Game 3 in Pittsburgh. Fresh off of their first ever playoff win in franchise history, thanks to some double overtime heroics from Matt Calvert, the Blue Jackets return home looking to take a 2-1 lead in the series. Here are tonight’s projected lines, with some notable changes: Columbus Blue Jackets’ Projected […]
Via The Hockey Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets’ Tyutin appears to suffer injury

The Columbus Blue Jackets are currently engaged in a tense overtime battle with the Pittsburgh Penguins, and they’re doing so without defenseman Fedor Tyutin. The experienced blueliner hasn’t been on the ice for the Blue Jackets since the first period, which is not a great sign considering the fact that the two teams just finished their fourth of the night. The Blue Jackets...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets win first playoff game in franchise history

The Columbus Blue Jackets organization has been in the National Hockey League since the beginning of the 2000-01 season, and before this past campaign they were in the Western Conference with one playoff series recorded – a 2009 sweep at…Read more →The post Columbus Blue Jackets win first playoff game in franchise history appeared first on The Hockey Daily.
Via The Hockey Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets' Fedor Tyutin injured, has not returned

The Blue Jacket's lost one of their top defenceman tonight, as Fedor Tyutin has not returned to action in tonight's playoff game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.Tyutin has not played since the first period.It's unclear how Tyutin was injured but before the injury, he logged 6:55 of ice time. The Blue Jackets are Penguins are currently tied at three, heading into overtime...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Columbus Zoo Hangs Blue Jackets Flag In Penguin Exhibit (Photo)

The Stanley Cup playoffs pit team against team, fan against fan, and city against city. This year, even a zoo is getting involved. The Columbus Blue Jackets are in the midst of a first-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, and although the Pens lead the series 1-0, it looks like a zoo in Columbus, Ohio wanted to clarify that some penguins actually are Blue Jackets fans. The...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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