2013 NHL Entry Draft – #CBJ first round options

As is tradition here at HashtagCBJ, instead of actually working on my own mock draft I decided to take the work other people did and compile it into one list and call it crowd sourcing! Really, though, I don’t have nearly enough free time to look at all the available prospects and try to decide …

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Did Henrik Sedin intentionally spear Sergei Bobrovsky in the eye?

With less than a minute remaining in the game against the Canucks on Tuesday, Henrik Sedin was camped out in front of Sergei Bobrovsky waiting for a pass/rebound. As the Jackets gained possession of the puck and looked to move it out of the zone, Sedin managed to get his stick up and into/through the …

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“Tempered” excitement… have we seen this before?

The Blue Jackets are 5-0-2 in their last 7 games and have as many points (12) as they did in the previous 19 games combined… Remember when Jackets, teetering on the brink of playoff contention elimination, rode on the backs of strong goaltending and opportunistic play by guys like Matt Calvert? When they increased their …

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Post-Lockout Information tweets from the Dispatch

If you’re not a twitter user or if you’re like me and you’re currently “PortyBanned”… or you just don’t spend all day on twitter (unlike me) and don’t catch all of the updates (or scroll back and see what you missed), I’ve gone through the Aaron Portzline’s (and other Dispatch writers) timeline and grouped the …

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Defending Nationwide Arena

A new #CBJ social media campaign started yesterday asking fans to “Defend Nationwide Arena”. It’s no secret that Columbus’ location, in close proximity to places like Nashville, Pittsburgh, Detroit and Chicago combined with the number of fans of those teams who have lived here since before the Blue Jackets existed make it a prime target …

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Review: “Before the Battle” a behind the scenes look at the #CBJ off-season

Late Monday afternoon, the official CBJ twitter account revealed details & a trailer of a “behind the scenes” look into the 2012 CBJ offseason, starting with the NHL draft in June and ending with the Rick Nash trade. The trailer featured clips of closed door CBJ scout meetings and even hints of some Scott Howson …

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