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Game 18 Recap: Out of Focus

The Blue Jackets dropped a 2 - 0 decision to Calgary, in a game that featured a sloppy, unfocused effort.

The Pace of Progress

The Blue Jackets are finding success through attributes rarely seen in the confines of Nationwide Arena

Game Recap #6: Power Outage

The Blue Jackets could not find their offensive touch in San Jose, falling 3 - 1.

Game 1: Familiar Foes

A promising start was undone by the familiar enemies of sloppiness and hesitation. The result: a 6 - 3 loss to Boston.

Jeff Little Archives

World Cup 2016: USA Outslugs Canada 4 - 2

In what was a distinctly unfriendly, the USA and Canada ramped up the intensity in a World Cup warm-up.

Handicapping the Expansion Draft

With Las Vegas joining the league, the first NHL Expansion Draft since 2000 will be held next June. What does that mean for Columbus?

2016 NHL Entry Draft -- The Real Time Experience

We'll cover the entire first round as it happens.

Rumor Mill Running Hot

Montreal and others allegedly coming hard at the #3 pick. Foligno and Hartnell mentioned in discussions. Seth Jones hand-wringing. We make sense of it.

Watching the Pot Simmer

Anticipation grows as the NHL Entry Draft nears, accompanied by the inevitable flurry of trades and signings that could alter the face of the franchise.

31 Days of Mayhem

With the draft, free agency, the salary cap, expansion and more all up in the air, June promises more than the usual share of NHL chaos.

2016 NHL Draft Profile: Mikhail Sergachev

Though only 17, Sergachev has impressed with his maturity, versatility and willingness to push the pace. What's not to like?

2016 NHL Draft Prospect Profile: Matthew Tkachuk

Following closely in his father's footsteps, Matthew Tkachuk brings a skilled, edgy game to the wing, with big numbers as a result.

Game Recap #80: Exploding the Tank

Draft position be damned! The Blue Jackets stepped on the gas and thumped the under-motivated Maple Leafs, 5 - 1

Game Recap #76: Capital Punishment

The Blue Jackets sought to wipe out the memory of an awful Nashville showing by bringing their best in the nation's capital. It worked for two periods, but unwise penalties scuttled the effort.

A Curious Deal

The Blue Jackets' announced contract extension for Dalton Prout has folks scratching their heads. We examine it a bit further.

Game Recap 70: Columbus Falls in Lackluster Effort

The Blue Jackets could not find the pace or the execution in this one, registering a lethargic 3 -1 loss to the visiting Red Wings.

Rational Inaction

Columbus made no moves at the trade deadline. That's a good thing. Here's why.

Blue Jackets Fall to Rangers 2 - 1

A late short-handed goal ruined a good overall effort by the Blue Jackets at MSG.

Minding The Blue Ice

The care and feeding of the goalie position can be a royal pain, as Columbus can attest.

Blue Jackets Drilled By Oilers 5 - 1

The victories go to the team that makes the plays, and Edmonton out-executed Columbus on this night.

Synergy From Youth?

As the Blue Jackets look for a path forward, they might want to just ask the kids to step forward.

20,000 GMs Walk Into A Bar . . .

Everyone has an opinion on what the the front office has done and should do. Who's right? How doe we decide?

A Hockey Trade Breaks Out In Columbus & Nashville

The Predators and Blue Jackets stunned the hockey world with a straight up trade of rare commodities. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

Blue Jackets Stun Capitals in 5 - 4 Shootout Win

In a see-saw battle, the Blue Jackets overcame deficits and injuries to notch their second straight win over a top opponent.

Order From Chaos

Chaotic doesn't really begin to describe the Blue Jackets season thus far, but well try to bring some order to the whole situation.

My Blue Jackets Christmas Stocking Stuffers

Santa is really busy this year, so I'm stepping in for the benefit of Blue Jackets Nation. Be very afraid.

Blue Jackets Shoot Down Flyers

In a contest that featured a bit of everything, young Joonas Korpisalo was the difference in a Columbus shootout win.

If I Ruled The (Hockey) World

The Path of Progress

The Blue Jackets dug an enormous hole for themselves, but are scratching and clawing their way to the surface with improved play.

The Perils of Prognostication: A New "Rule"

Fans in many quarters seem ready to call the NHL season results early. Not so fast . . .

Blue Jackets Cage Sharks 5 - 2

The Blue Jackets posted their best effort of the year in defeating the Sharks and getting a great start to the California swing.

Blue Jackets Fall to Winnipeg, 3-2

The Blue Jackets could not find their legs in time to prevent a 3 - 2 loss to the Jets.

Blue Jackets Fall Flat in 3 - 2 Loss to Winnipeg

A bewilderingly uninspired effort led to another loss, this time to the Winnipeg Jets.

Trick or Treat: Things That Go Bump In The Rink

While Columbus has had more than its share of fright in the young NHL season, it's not alone in spookiness.

Tortorella Hiring A Good Move

Though the subject of ridicule by many, the Blue Jackets bold hiring of John Tortorella was the right move at the right time. Here's why.

A Crisis of Confidence in Columbus

The Blue Jackets' compounding woes are the result of eroding confidence, and a change at the top might be the only way to fix it.