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NHL: Columbus Blue Jackets flourishing due to impressive power play

In somewhat of a surprise, the Columbus Blue Jackets currently have the NHL's most prolific power play. This coming from a team that was near last in just about every category a season ago. But this is a different Jackets squad, one that could be a difference maker come playoff time. Looking at the team statistics from the 2015-16 season, take note that Columbus only scored on 43 of their
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Columbus Blue Jackets won’t make the playoffs, but are still a team to watch

The Columbus Blue Jackets had a lot of hype going into last season. Many expected them to make the playoffs, some even predicting an NHL Stanley Cup visit as well. However, that didn't exactly come to fruition, as they struggled to stay competitive all season. Unfortunately, the 2016-17 season looks to be more of the same, but there are some things worth watching. First, it's going to be kind of
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NHL: Five Teams That Should Be Worried About the 2015-16 Season

It’s never too early for some good old-fashioned panicking. We’re only a week into the National Hockey League season, and most NHL teams have played either two or three games. That’s not a lot, but it’s enough: we can already see that some teams are not going to have a great 2015-2016 season. Maybe they showed up unprepared, or maybe their front offices’ off-season tinkering hasn’t done them any favors.
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NHL: Brandon Saad Adds Quality Depth To Blue Jackets

Brandon Saad wasn't the Chicago Blackhawks top option on its Stanley Cup winning team, but he didn't have to be. Playing with Johnathan Toews, Patrick Kane, and Duncan Keith enabled Saad to develop into a consistent contributor for a winning team. However, that is all going to change, as Saad is now expected to be one of the main stars on a hungry Columbus team. The Columbus Blue Jackets and
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NHL: Blue Jackets Future Depends On Good Defense

The Columbus Blue Jackets are ridiculously stacked on offense. The team features Nick Foligno, Ryan Johansen, Brandon Dubinski, David Clarkson, Boone Jenner, Scott Hartnell, and Cam Atkinson as its main core. Although, the strong offense comes at a price. While the team features great depth with its forwards, Columbus is severely lacking on the defensive front. Many say the Blue Jackets are a Stanley Cup threat, but it's once heralded
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2015 NHL Mock Draft: McDavid, Eichel Go 1-2

The NHL Draft is right around the corner, so it's a good time to start contemplating plans for the teams in dire need of a superstar to lead their franchise. Here are my projected top-10 for the NHL Draft. 1. Edmonton Oilers, Connor McDavid -- This is the most talked about player since Sidney Crosby. McDavid gives the Oilers another high impact player on a roster that already includes Ryan Nugent
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Columbus Blue Jackets: Jarmo Kekalainen and John Davidson Looking To Take Team To New Heights

The Columbus Blue Jackets aren't going to make the playoffs, but don't expect that trend to continue. Team General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen and President of Hockey Operations John Davidson, have assembled a small army of young talent that's ready to place Columbus at the top of the hockey world. The Blue Jackets have been one of the more aggressive drafting team's recently.  They have had four first-round selections over the
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Columbus Blue Jackets: Is Ryan Johansen Worth The Money?

  The Columbus Blue Jackets had a breakout year last season in reaching the Stanley Cup playoffs their first year in the East—and second time in franchise history—have put together a formidable team for the future. Despite solid offseason activity which included acquiring Scott Hartnell from Philadelphia, Columbus has had to engage in serious contract negotiations with their top scorer from last year, Ryan Johansen. With the new season fast
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NHL : Team USA Unveils Men’s 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Hockey Roster

[caption id="attachment_20270" align="aligncenter" width="652"] Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images[/caption] ANN ARBOR – Team USA unveiled their 2014 Winter Olympic Games men's hockey roster, shortly after Toronto's shootout win over Detroit in the 2014 Winter Classic. There were some snubs, some new faces, and some returning members of the 2010 team. First off are the forwards. The team features a nice blend of skilled scorers, as well as gritty defensive forwards. The