4-9-2017 Winnipeg Jets trade
Winnipeg Jets traded Mark Scheifele, Bryan Little and Joshua Morrissey to Florida Panthers for Aleksander Barkov, Evgeni Dadonov, Ian McCoshen and FLA's round 1 pick in 2018

2-9-2017 Adam Lowry frustrated
Winnipeg Jets center Adam Lowry feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Adam Lowry was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 3rd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 236 NHL games during his career, notching 33 goals and adding 36 assists along with 151 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center is expecting a good season for the team.


2-9-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



2-9-2017 Andrew Copp interviewed in paper
Andrew Copp was interviewed in today's paper about the recent trade that sent him from Winnipeg Jets to Columbus Blue Jackets. I didn't think it would come to this, so yeah, I'm surprised. I always thought I'd finish my career here but this is part of the game, what are ya' gonna' do, he shrugged as he packed his gear.

2-9-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Brandon Dubinsky, Alexander Wennberg, Boone Jenner, Lukas Sedlak, Alex Broadhurst, Calvin Thürkauf, Kevin Stenlund, Sam Vigneault, Justin Scott, Mark Letestu and Ryan Kujawinski to Winnipeg Jets for Paul Stastny, Mark Scheifele, Bryan Little, Adam Lowry, Andrew Copp, Jack Roslovic, Michael Sgarbossa, Michael Spacek, Jansen Harkins, Chase De Leo and Mason Appleton

2-9-2017 Pavel Kraskovsky interviewed in paper
Pavel Kraskovsky was interviewed in today's paper about the recent trade that sent him from Winnipeg Jets to Columbus Blue Jackets. I'm sorry to have to go, this is a great sports town, and I was very involved in the community. This is something I'll have to discuss with my agent and family for a few days before any further comment, he choked before breaking down and being helped out.

2-9-2017 Croix Evingson interviewed in paper
Croix Evingson was interviewed in today's paper about the recent trade that sent him from Winnipeg Jets to Columbus Blue Jackets. To tell you the truth I don't know exactly where I'll fit in there, but I'm a professional and I can't worry about things like that, he said when told of the trade.

2-9-2017 Skyler Mckenzie interviewed in paper
Skyler Mckenzie was interviewed in today's paper about the recent trade that sent him from Winnipeg Jets to Columbus Blue Jackets. I'm just relieved that it is over with, all those rumors were starting to effect my game, he replied when asked about the trade.

2-9-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Andrew Peeke, Daniel Zaar, Vladislav Gavrikov, Veeti Vainio, Elvis Merzlikins, Peter Thome, Tyler Bird, Robbie Stucker, Daniil Tarasov, Carson Meyer, Jonathan Davidsson, Alexandre Texier, Emil Bemström and Kale Howarth to Winnipeg Jets for Ivan Telegin, Jack Glover, Jacob Cederholm, Dylan Samberg, Kristian Vesalainen, Johnny Kovacevic, Santeri Virtanen, Leon Gawanke, Jordy Stallard, Pavel Kraskovsky, Mikhail Berdin, Croix Evingson, Matt Ustaski, C.J. Franklin, Skyler Mckenzie and Arvid Holm

1-9-2017 Nikolaj Ehlers interviewed in paper
Nikolaj Ehlers was interviewed in today's paper about the recent trade that sent him from Winnipeg Jets to Columbus Blue Jackets. I expected them to trade me, but I assumed they'd get someone who could help this team. I'm not saying they made a bad trade but if I was a fan I'd be doubting their commitment to winning right about now, he told us after being contacted at home.

1-9-2017 Mathieu Perreault interviewed in paper
Mathieu Perreault was interviewed in today's paper about the recent trade that sent him from Winnipeg Jets to Columbus Blue Jackets. I'm sorry to have to go, this is a great sports town, and I was very involved in the community. This is something I'll have to discuss with my agent and family for a few days before any further comment, he told reporters.

1-9-2017 Kyle Connor interviewed in paper
Kyle Connor was interviewed in today's paper about the recent trade that sent him from Winnipeg Jets to Columbus Blue Jackets. They are in a rebuilding process right now but they have a strong nucleus of kids with a big upside. I'm hoping I can have a positive influence in their dressing room, he commented and seemed a little troubled.

1-9-2017 Nicolas Petan interviewed in paper
Nicolas Petan was interviewed in today's paper about the recent trade that sent him from Winnipeg Jets to Columbus Blue Jackets. I'm the last one to make excuses, but it's all about winning and losing. Obviously I'm disappointed things didn't work out, was his only comment.

1-9-2017 Brendan Lemieux interviewed in paper
Brendan Lemieux was interviewed in today's paper about the recent trade that sent him from Winnipeg Jets to Columbus Blue Jackets. I couldn't believe it when I heard it, it's going to be rough for a while with a new team, he said while cleaning out his locker.

1-9-2017 J.C. Lipon interviewed in paper
J.C. Lipon was interviewed in today's paper about the recent trade that sent him from Winnipeg Jets to Columbus Blue Jackets. I'm just relieved that it is over with, all those rumors were starting to effect my game, he said quietly, overcome by emotion.

1-9-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Sergei Bobrovsky, Nick Foligno, Cam Atkinson, Artemi Panarin, Joonas Korpisalo, Matt Calvert, Jordan Schroeder, Zac Dalpe, Joshua Anderson, Markus Hannikainen, Sonny Milano, Oliver Bjorkstrand, Pierre-Luc Dubois, Vitali Abramov, Matiss Kivlenieks, Kole Sherwood, Paul Bittner, Jeff Zatkoff and Thomas Vanek to Winnipeg Jets for Blake Wheeler, Nikolaj Ehlers, Steve Mason, Connor Hellebuyck, Michael Hutchinson, Mathieu Perreault, Patrik Laine, Shawn Matthias, Marko Dano, Joel Armia, Matt Hendricks, Kyle Connor, Nicolas Petan, Brandon Tanev, Buddy Robinson, Eric Comrie, Jamie Phillips, Brendan Lemieux, J.C. Lipon and Jimmy Lodge

1-9-2017 Nelson Nogier interviewed in paper
Nelson Nogier was interviewed in today's paper about the recent trade that sent him from Winnipeg Jets to Columbus Blue Jackets. The club just felt they needed a change of direction. It's the nature of this business and like it or not, it's time to move on, he shrugged as he packed his gear.

1-9-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Jack Johnson, Seth Jones, Zach Werenski, David Savard, Ryan Murray, Markus Nutivaara, Andre Benoit, Cameron Gaunce, Dean Kukan, Scott Harrington, Gabriel Carlsson, Doyle Somerby, Blake Siebenaler, Ryan Collins, Jacob Graves, Ian Cole and Taylor Chorney to Winnipeg Jets for Joseph Morrow, Dustin Byfuglien, Jacob Trouba, Tyler Myers, Dmitri Kulikov, Tobias Enström, Joshua Morrissey, Ben Chiarot, Julian Melchiori, Cameron Schilling, Sami Niku, Nelson Nogier, Jan Kostalek, Luke Green, Logan Stanley and Tucker Poolman

1-9-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets name captain.
Columbus Blue Jackets have named Blake Wheeler as the captain of the team.

1-9-2017 Boone Jenner frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets center Boone Jenner feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Boone Jenner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 267 NHL games during his career, notching 73 goals and adding 55 assists along with 186 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center is getting ready for the upcoming season.


1-9-2017 Connor Hellebuyck frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Connor Hellebuyck was originally drafted to the NHL by the Winnipeg Jets in the 5th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 82 NHL games during his career, booking 6 career shutouts and allowing 202 goals. The 24 year old goaltender is waiting for a good start this season.


30-8-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Jussi Jokinen and CBS's round 1 pick in 2018 to Vancouver Canucks for VAN's round 1 pick in 2018

A native of Finland, Jussi Jokinen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 6th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 891 NHL games during his career, notching 186 goals and adding 360 assists along with 365 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


30-8-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded VAN's round 1 pick in 2018 to Vancouver Canucks for CBS's round 1 pick in 2018

30-8-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded CBS's round 1 pick in 2018 to Washington Capitals for Taylor Chorney and WSH's round 1 pick in 2018

30-8-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded WSH's round 1 pick in 2018 to Washington Capitals for CBS's round 1 pick in 2018

30-8-2017 Doyle Somerby frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Doyle Somerby feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Doyle Somerby was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 5th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


30-8-2017 Taylor Chorney frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Taylor Chorney feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Taylor Chorney was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 141 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 15 assists along with 48 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


29-8-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded John Ramage and CBS's round 1 pick in 2018 to Arizona Coyotes for ARI's round 1 pick in 2018

29-8-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded ARI's round 1 pick in 2018 to Arizona Coyotes for CBS's round 1 pick in 2018

29-8-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded CBS's round 1 pick in 2018 to Los Angeles Kings for Jeff Zatkoff and LA's round 1 pick in 2018

A native of USA, Jeff Zatkoff was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 3rd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 48 NHL games during his career, booking 1 career shutouts and allowing 113 goals. The 30 year old goaltender is waiting for a good start this season.


29-8-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded LA's round 1 pick in 2018 to Los Angeles Kings for CBS's round 1 pick in 2018

29-8-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded CBS's round 1 pick in 2018 to Nashville Predators for Mark Letestu and NAS's round 1 pick in 2018

A native of Canada, Mark Letestu, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 478 NHL games during his career, notching 84 goals and adding 103 assists along with 80 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center is expecting a good season for the team.


29-8-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded NAS's round 1 pick in 2018 to Nashville Predators for CBS's round 1 pick in 2018

29-8-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Nick Moutrey to Ottawa Senators for Ian Cole

A native of USA, Ian Cole was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 338 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 62 assists along with 280 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


29-8-2017 Ryan Kujawinski interviewed in paper
Ryan Kujawinski was interviewed in today's paper about the recent trade that sent him from Arizona Coyotes to Columbus Blue Jackets. It's a part of the game we all have to accept, but you never get used to it, he replied with obvious sarcasm.

29-8-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Jordan Maletta to Arizona Coyotes for Ryan Kujawinski

A native of Canada, Ryan Kujawinski was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 22 year old center is waiting for a good start this season.


29-8-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Tyler Motte to Vancouver Canucks for Thomas Vanek

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 885 NHL games during his career, notching 333 goals and adding 364 assists along with 485 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.

A native of USA, Tyler Motte was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 4th round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 33 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 3 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 22 year old center is getting ready for the upcoming season.


29-8-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded CBS's round 1 pick in 2018 to Los Angeles Kings for Jussi Jokinen and LA's round 1 pick in 2018

A native of Finland, Jussi Jokinen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 6th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 891 NHL games during his career, notching 186 goals and adding 360 assists along with 365 penalty minutes. The 34 year old left wing is waiting for a good start this season.


29-8-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded LA's round 1 pick in 2018 to Los Angeles Kings for CBS's round 1 pick in 2018

29-8-2017 Dean Kukan frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Dean Kukan feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Switzerland, Dean Kukan, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 8 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


29-8-2017 Doyle Somerby uncertain about future
Doyle Somerby wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

30-6-2017 Training camp preview
Columbus Blue Jackets will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Columbus Blue Jackets and Syracuse Crunch:
- Sergei Bobrovsky G
- Nick Foligno L
- Cam Atkinson R
- Brandon Dubinsky C
- Jack Johnson D
- Alexander Wennberg C
- Boone Jenner C
- Seth Jones D
- Zach Werenski D
- David Savard D
- Artemi Panarin L
- Ryan Murray D
- Joonas Korpisalo G
- Matt Calvert L
- Lukas Sedlak C
- Jordan Schroeder L
- Markus Nutivaara D
- Zac Dalpe R
- Joshua Anderson R
- Markus Hannikainen L
- Andre Benoit D
- Sonny Milano L
- Cameron Gaunce D
- Dean Kukan D
- Scott Harrington D
- Tyler Motte C
- Gabriel Carlsson D
- Oliver Bjorkstrand R
- Pierre-Luc Dubois L
- John Ramage D
- Alex Broadhurst C
- Vitali Abramov R
- Doyle Somerby D
- Blake Siebenaler D
- Calvin Thürkauf C
- Kevin Stenlund C
- Sam Vigneault C
- Justin Scott C
- Jordan Maletta C
- Matiss Kivlenieks G
- Kole Sherwood R
- Ryan Collins D
- Nick Moutrey C
- Paul Bittner L
- Jacob Graves D

Players reporting out of shape:
- Sergei Bobrovsky G
- Doyle Somerby D
- Kole Sherwood R
- Ryan Collins D

Players reporting in good shape:
- Nick Foligno L
- Brandon Dubinsky C
- Zach Werenski D
- David Savard D
- Joonas Korpisalo G
- Matt Calvert L
- Andre Benoit D
- Dean Kukan D
- Tyler Motte C
- Oliver Bjorkstrand R
- Pierre-Luc Dubois L
- John Ramage D
- Matiss Kivlenieks G
- Jacob Graves D


27-6-2017 John Ramage frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman John Ramage feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, John Ramage was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


26-6-2017 Zac Dalpe frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Zac Dalpe feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Zac Dalpe was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 128 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 12 assists along with 23 penalty minutes. The 27 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.


25-6-2017 Pierre-Luc Dubois returns
Columbus Blue Jackets were delighted to hear that Pierre-Luc Dubois has returned to the team.

25-6-2017 Vitali Abramov returns
Columbus Blue Jackets were delighted to hear that Vitali Abramov has returned to the team.

25-6-2017 Kevin Stenlund returns
Columbus Blue Jackets were delighted to hear that Kevin Stenlund has returned to the team.

24-6-2017 Dave King praises Jett Woo
Columbus Blue Jackets head coach Dave King has praised young defenseman Jett Woo in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.



23-6-2017 Joonas Korpisalo frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Joonas Korpisalo feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Joonas Korpisalo was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 3rd round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 45 NHL games during his career, booking 1 career shutouts and allowing 116 goals. The 23 year old goaltender is waiting for a good start this season.


23-6-2017 Andre Benoit frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Andre Benoit feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Andre Benoit, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 181 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 37 assists along with 60 penalty minutes. The 33 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


23-6-2017 Scott Harrington frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Scott Harrington feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Scott Harrington was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 47 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 3 assists along with 18 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


24-6-2017 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


23-6-2017 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:


23-6-2017 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:


21-6-2017 Sergei Bobrovsky uncertain about future
Sergei Bobrovsky wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Nick Foligno uncertain about future
Nick Foligno wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Cam Atkinson uncertain about future
Cam Atkinson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Brandon Dubinsky uncertain about future
Brandon Dubinsky wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Jack Johnson uncertain about future
Jack Johnson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Boone Jenner uncertain about future
Boone Jenner wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 David Savard uncertain about future
David Savard wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Artemi Panarin uncertain about future
Artemi Panarin wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Ryan Murray uncertain about future
Ryan Murray wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Joonas Korpisalo uncertain about future
Joonas Korpisalo wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Matt Calvert uncertain about future
Matt Calvert wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Lukas Sedlak uncertain about future
Lukas Sedlak wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Jordan Schroeder uncertain about future
Jordan Schroeder wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Markus Nutivaara uncertain about future
Markus Nutivaara wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Zac Dalpe uncertain about future
Zac Dalpe wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Joshua Anderson uncertain about future
Joshua Anderson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Markus Hannikainen uncertain about future
Markus Hannikainen wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Andre Benoit uncertain about future
Andre Benoit wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Cameron Gaunce uncertain about future
Cameron Gaunce wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Dean Kukan uncertain about future
Dean Kukan wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Scott Harrington uncertain about future
Scott Harrington wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 John Ramage uncertain about future
John Ramage wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Alex Broadhurst uncertain about future
Alex Broadhurst wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

Eastside Hockey Manager