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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 : Columbus Blue Jackets Hapless In Home-and-Home Sweep By Pens

COLUMBUS --  After being blanked by Pittsburgh Penguins rookie netminder, Jeff Zatkoff, 3-0, the Columbus Blue Jackets need to find some answers on offense. Columbus, currently in sixth place in the NHL’s new Metropolitan division, at 5-8 with ten points, scored two goals—both losses—to the high-powered Penguins in a home-and-home series, need to find ways to generate more scoring chances and goals if they are to hang in a top-heavy
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2013 NHL Awards : Ekiert and Machurek Drop the Gloves in Mini-Round Table

The National Hockey League has yet to give out this season's awards and achievements, but here at the Inscriber we thought- "why wait until the end of the playoffs?" This shortened season has given fans a lot since January and the best is yet to come in the quest for the Stanley Cup. Below are the predictions of this year's winners for the Calder, Selke, Jack Adams, Norris, Vezina, and Hart
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2013 NHL Playoffs : First Round Analysis and Predictions

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he time has finally come. The National Hockey League is set to start the 2013 NHL Playoffs after a shortened season that consisted of 48 games for each team. The one twist coming out of the lockout aside from the bunched-up schedule will play a huge roll down the stretch. None of the 30 teams played a single non-conference game in 2013 which could make for an interesting Stanley Cup
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NHL Trade Deadline: Jackets Stun the League Add Gaborik, Comeau

The Columbus Blue Jackets must be tired of being the sellers at the trade deadline. They have acquired superstar Marian Gaborik from the New York Rangers right before the trade deadline Wednesday afternoon. In exchange, the Rangers get forwards Derick Brassard and Derek Dorsett along with defenseman John Moore and a sixth round pick in the 2013 draft. Gaborik has scored nine goals and 19 points in 35 games so far this