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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...

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 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 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...

The Columbus Blue Jackets are continuing to climb new heights. A little over a month after the team’s season was declared dead by many NHL experts, the Jackets find themselves in eighth place in the Western Conference standings after a 2-1 overtime win over Anaheim Sunday night before 13,185...

The Columbus Blue Jackets are continuing their recent stretch of gritty play, but fell a little short against the NHL’s top team. Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane scored on a backhand by Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky to lead the Blackhawks to a 2-1 shootout win Thursday night before 15,009...

When the Columbus Blue Jackets brought in a man of John Davidson’s stature last offseason, they didn’t bring him in to keep the status quo. The team is actively working to change what some have described as a “losing culture” that has surrounded the team with one playoff appearance...

The Blue Jackets have gone 1-3-1 on a six game homestand and Columbus Wired's Justin Boggs and Dave Seaman talk about how the team has had chances, but the puck has just not found the back of the net. They look at the past few games, what needs...

A lack of consistency is continuing to hurt the Columbus Blue Jackets. Once again, the Blue Jackets (3-6-2) dominated the first period, but struggled in the second and ended up dropping a 4-3 overtime decision to the Calgary Flames (3-3-2) Thursday night before 10,484 at Nationwide Arena. “We weren’t...

When the season started, Mark Letestu wasn’t in the starting lineup for the Columbus Blue Jackets. Now, he’s one of the team’s most consistent scorers. Letestu notched a goal and an assist and played center, wing and defense in the team’s 4-3 overtime loss to Calgary Thursday night. “He’s...

After a positive first period, the Columbus Blue Jackets hit an offensive wall. The Blue Jackets had stretches of only one shot in 18 minutes and four shots in 30 minutes over the second and third periods as they dropped a 4-2 decision to the Los Angeles Kings Tuesday...

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky received a game misconduct and possible NHL discipline after a hit in the second period Tuesday ngiht on Los Angeles Kings defenseman Rob Scuderi. Dubinsky’s hit sent Scuderi into the boards headfirst, which raised the ire of Kings forward Mike Richards, who dropped...

Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman James Wisniewski suffered a scary injury early in the second period after slamming into the wall to the left of the Detroit Red Wings goal. Wisniewski appeared to have been inadvertently bumped by teammate Nick Foligno, who was hit by Detroit’s Justin Abdelkader. Wisniewski spun...

Slow starts are continuing to hurt the Columbus Blue Jackets. The team (2-5-1) gave up three goals to the St. Louis Blues (6-1-0) only ten minutes into the game which led to a 4-1 loss Thursday night before 11,155 at Nationwide Arena. “I was disappointed that we got down...

It was a rough night for Columbus goalie Sergei Bobrovsky. He was pulled by Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards after the netminder gave up three goals in the first ten minutes. “It was two-fold,” Richards said. “Bobby needs to be better, but I needed to change things up to...

For the first 40 minutes of Monday night’s 2-1 win over Dallas, the Columbus Blue Jackets power play was downright offensive. “Honestly, I probably couldn’t say to you (what I was thinking),” Columbus head coach Todd Richards said. “I’ve been here about 90 games and over the span (earlier...

After two games, the Columbus Blue Jackets have shown that they are not going to go down without a fight. Facing a two-goal deficit, the Jackets battled back before falling 4-3 to the Detroit Red Wings in a shootout in front of 19,206—the largest regular season crowd in Nationwide...

In the second part of our first training camp report, Columbus Wired’s Justin Boggs talks to host Catrina Padgett about what Blue Jackets head coach Todd Richards and President of Hockey Operations, John Davidson on what they had to say following the first day of the team’s training camp.

Welcome to this season’s On The Bench with Columbus Wired opening.  In this first part, our new host Catrina Padgett talks with Dave Seaman about the end of the NHL lockout, new faces to the Columbus Blue Jackets and the additions to the front office including the hiring of...

In the season ending edition of ‘On The Bench’, Columbus Wired’s Dave Seaman and Dave Weissman discuss the Blue Jackets season, the goaltending situation and how the team will respond to that challenge, will Rick Nash still be in Columbus next season, the youngsters on the rise and more...