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The Columbus Blue Jackets have extended their agreement with the Springfield Falcons for the club to serve as the organization’s American Hockey League affiliate through the 2014-15 season, Blue Jackets General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen and Falcons President and General Manager Bruce Landon announced today. “Our affiliation with the Springfield...

The Columbus Blue Jackets have added goaltender Mike McKenna to the roster on emergency recall from the American Hockey League’s Springfield following last night’s injury to Sergei Bobrovsky, who will reportedly miss 4-5 weeks due to a groin strain. The club has also assigned forward Michael Chaput to Springfield....

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Derek MacKenzie will miss tonight’s game with Edmonton after suffering a strained back in the team’s Nov. 22 game against Vancouver. He is eligible to return Saturday. MacKenzie, 31, has recorded 2-1-3 and nine penalty minutes in 22 appearances with Columbus this season. He has also dished...

The Columbus Blue Jackets had a big game when they needed it. Ryan Johansen, R.J. Umberger and Fedor Tyutin scored powerplay goals to lead the Jackets past Ottawa 4-1 Sunday afternoon. Derek MacKenzie also scored for Columbus (7-10-3), and Sergei Bobrovsky had 30 saves in the team’s first game of a five-game Canadian roadtrip. “When...

Not a spelling mistake, but an equipment issue. Columbus Blue Jackets rookie forward Michael Chaput’s third jersey helmet last night read “Clumbus.” Chaput took to Twitter today to say there was a logical reason. “This isn’t a spelling mistake,” he said. “I had to make the helmet smaller. Which...

After a rough five-game losing streak, the Columbus Blue Jackets were able to show signs of life. Five different Jackets scored goals and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 24 of 26 shots to give Columbus a 5-2 win over the New York Islanders Saturday night before 13,949 at Nationwide Arena. The...

In January 2012, Curtis McElhinney lay on a hospital bed undergoing abdominal surgery with questions about his hockey future in doubt. “I went in the surgery not knowing,” he said. “I think that was the first question I asked the doctor when I came to after the surgery.” Twenty-two...

BY CHRIS PUGH Columbus Wired One of the more intriguing storylines of the Columbus Blue Jackets’ is whether defenseman Ryan Murray will make the team. Murray, the No. 2 overall pick of the 2012 NHL Draft by the Jackets, had some positive and negative moments during the team’s pre=season...

Jackets rookie and Dublin native Trent Vogelhuber played in his first NHL game for Columbus before friends and family at Nationwide Arena. He marks the first Central Ohio resident to play in a preseason or regular season game for the Jackets. “I try not pay too much attention to...

The Columbus Blue Jackets officially announced the signing of goalie Anton Forsberg to a three-year entry-level contract today. Forsberg, a sixth-round pick by Columbus in the 2011 NHL Draft, won 24 games last season in 33 appearances  with Sodertalje of Sweden’s HockeyAllsvenskan last season. He ended the season second...

After the disappointment of missing the playoffs by one point, the Columbus Blue Jackets have high hopes going into the off season with a 19-5-5 finish. “We’ll remember the way we finished,” Columbus forward Mark Letestu said. “Going into the offseason, there should be a lot of optimism and excitement around...

The Edmonton Oilers’ surprising 6-1 win over the reeling Minnesota Wild Friday night has opened up another playoff possibility for the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. If the Jackets win at home against Nashville and the Detroit Red Wings lose at Dallas in regulation on Saturday or the...

The Columbus Blue Jackets kept their playoff hopes alive with an impressive 3-1 road win Thursday night over Dallas. With the victory, the Jackets reportedly needs to beat Nashville on Saturday, and have the Stars beat the Red Wings in regulation on Saturday, or have the Wild earn no more...

The Columbus Blue Jackets moved to sole possession of eighth place in the Western Conference playoff race with a 3-2 overtime win at Anaheim Wednesday night. Fedor Tyutin redirected a centering pass from Nick Foligno for the game-winning goal. “The guys believe,” Columbus head coach Todd Richards said. “We’re...

The Columbus Blue Jackets kept pace in the NHL Western Conference playoff race with a dramatic 4-3 overtime win over the Colorado Avalanche Monday night at the Pepsi Center. R.J. Umberger scored the game’s tying goal with 93 seconds remaining in regulation and Nick Foligno scored with 29 seconds left in...

The Columbus Blue Jackets are now tied for eighth place in the Western Conference playoff chase with a 3-2 shootout win at Minnesota Saturday night. Sergei Bobrovsky was impressive with 39 saves, including stops of Zach Parise and Mikko Koivu during the shootout session. Despite the win, Columbus head...

The Columbus Blue Jackets haven’t been asked yet, but if they do, team President of Hockey Operations  John Davidson has joined various other NHL executives in throwing his hat in the ring as a possibility of hosting an outdoor game. On Sunday, the league officially announced the rescheduling of...

After being short four players Sunday night, the Columbus Blue Jackets could get some reinforcements back before its key game Tuesday with San Jose. Jackets coach Todd Richards said defenseman Tim Erixon and forward Brandon Dubinsky may return from injury. “Erixon will skate tomorrow, still don’t know if he...

The acquisition of Marian Gaborik is already paying dividends for the Columbus Blue Jackets. Gaborik scored the game-winning goal early in the third period along with another assist to give the Jackets a 3-1 win in Nashville Thursday night. The win marks the first regulation victory by Columbus in...

Give Vinny Prospal an assist In the Columbus Blue Jackets’ goal to bring Marian Gaborik from the Big Apple to Central Ohio. The veteran sniper with the Minnesota Wild and New York Rangers said his conversation with Prospal led him to waive his no-trade clause and accept a grade...