TORONTO (AP) — Gustav Nyquist couldn't recall getting a penalty shot in overtime before.
He scored on his chance 1:57 into the extra period Monday night, giving the Columbus Blue Jackets a...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets knew to be successful this season they needed scoring production from their younger players and strong goaltending.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cam Atkinson is on quite a roll for the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Atkinson scored for the sixth straight game, and the Blue Jackets beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Friday night to remain atop the Metropolitan Division.
Josh Anderson had two goals and Markus Hannikainen also scored, helping the Blue Jackets avenge a 4-2 loss at Toronto on Monday. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 32 shots for his eighth win.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky is expected to miss four to six weeks with a strained oblique muscle.
Dubinsky suffered the injury at practice Sunday. General manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced the time frame Monday when Columbus put Dubinsky on injured reserve.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alexander Wennberg will return to the Columbus Blue Jackets' lineup for Game 5 at the Washington Capitals.
Coach John Tortorella confirmed his return about an hour before puck drop on Saturday. Wennberg was back after missing Games 2, 3 and 4 after a hit to the head from Washington's Tom Wilson. Tortorella says Wennberg replaces Sonny Milano in the lineup.
George Parros is a busy man early in the Stanley Cup playoffs thanks to a rash of questionable hits around the NHL.
The vice president of player safety's department suspended Toronto Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri three games for boarding Boston forward Tommy Wingels in what the league called a hit made in the name of retribution and Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty one game for an illegal check to the head on Vegas forward William Carrier.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets went down two goals and three forwards and left with a Game 1 victory.
Artemi Panarin scored a beautiful goal 6:02 into overtime to give the Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night in the first-round playoff series.
Panarin won it after Columbus lost Josh Anderson to a game misconduct, Alexander Wennberg with an apparent head injury and captain Nick Foligno after taking a puck to the face.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — After Edmonton scored the first three goals of the game, the Columbus Blue Jackets made it apparent which team was still fighting for a playoff spot and which team was already out of the race.
Thomas Vanek had three goals and an assist to lift the Blue Jackets over the Oilers 7-3 on Tuesday night.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Blue Jackets only had Seth Jones for two periods. It turned out to be more than enough.
Jones was the driving force behind two first-period power-play goals, and Columbus won its fifth straight, 5-2 over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cam Atkinson viewed his extended absence from the Blue Jackets as a chance at a fresh start. In his first game in more than a month, he came up big.
The veteran forward scored with 3:03 left to give Columbus a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.
Returning from a broken foot that sidelined him for 11 games, Atkinson tipped in Alexander Wennberg's shot. Wennberg also scored to help the Blue Jackets win for the second time in five games.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The winter has been cruel to the injury-riddled Columbus Blue Jackets.
Three of the team's top forwards and a defenseman went down in December, followed by another key forward this month. Coach John Tortorella has moved players around and patched together lines with help from the team's AHL affiliate in Cleveland. The lack of depth has been evident.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Artemi Panarin had five primary assists, setting up the Columbus Blue Jackets for a 5-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night and a split of their home-and-home series.
Pierre-Luc Dubois, Lukas Sedlak, Scott Harrington, Alexander Wennberg and Zach Werenski scored for Columbus. Sergei Bobrovsky made 21 saves.
After losing to the Devils 4-1 in Columbus on Tuesday, the Blue Jackets gained a measure of revenge while also snapping a two-game skid.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Artemi Panarin gave himself a nice 26th birthday present.
Panarin and Oliver Bjorkstrand scored in a shootout, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Monday night after squandering a two-goal lead in the third period.
Columbus has won eight of its first 12 games, a franchise record for October.
Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky made 27 saves for his sixth win. He also had an assist — the eighth of his career and first this season.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Alexander Wennberg was in the perfect spot to get another two points for the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Wennberg scored 47 seconds into overtime and Columbus rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Saturday night.
In the extra time, Artemi Panarin cut to the slot and his shot was stopped by goalie Devan Dubnyk. However, the rebound went off the chest of Wennberg, off his stick and into the Minnesota net. The goal was upheld by video review.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets will open the new season on Friday night with a new superstar, some impressive rookies and a familiar player — captain Nick Foligno — in a new position.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed free-agent center Alexander Wennberg to a six-year, $29.4 million contract.
The Blue Jackets announced the deal Friday, locking up their top-line center through the 2022-23 season, with a cap hit of $4.9 million a year. The 22-year-old Swede was a key part of a young team that set franchise records for wins and points and advanced to the playoffs last year.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky kept Columbus in the game, and a lucky goal in the second period was enough for the Blue Jackets.
Bobrovsky made 36 saves in his seventh shutout of the season, helping Columbus beat the Philadelphia Flyers 1-0 on Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have come out of their bye week playing their best hockey in nearly two months.
Cam Atkinson and Alexander Wennberg each scored twice to lead the Blue Jackets to a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday. While many teams have struggled after their mandatory time off, Columbus rolled to its second win in two days and moved past the Rangers into third place in the Metropolitan Division.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nick Foligno and Boone Jenner each scored a goal, backup goalie Joonas Korpisalo made 31 saves and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — After taking a big lead early in the third period, the Columbus Blue Jackets relaxed a little, and it almost cost them a crucial division game.
Seth Jones scored twice, Alexander Wennberg had a goal and two assists and the Jackets led by six goals before holding on to beat the New York Rangers 6-4 on Tuesday night.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets are among the hottest teams ever in the NHL.
Now, they'll make history in their next game just by showing up.
Alexander Wennberg had two goals and Brandon Saad also scored, helping Columbus beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 on Thursday night to extend its franchise-record winning streak to 14 games.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets led 13 seconds in and then poured on a flurry of shots — and still needed a late rally and shootout to beat Mike Smith and the Arizona Coyotes.
Columbus pummeled Smith with a franchise-record 60 shots, Alexander Wennberg scored with 2:16 left in the third period and the Blue Jackets beat the Coyotes 3-2 in a shootout Saturday night.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky might be getting a little weary after starting all but two of Columbus' first 21 games. His teammates made sure he didn't have to do a lot of heavy lifting Tuesday night.
Bobrovsky stopped 26 shots and the Blue Jackets played brilliant defense in smothering the Tampa Bay Lightning for a 5-1 victory.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets started and finished fast against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Brandon Saad broke a tie with at 4:34 of the third period and Cam Atkinson added a short-handed goal to lift the Blue Jackets to 5-3 victory over a team that had beaten them in six of their preceding seven meetings.
"I liked all parts of our game other than the final 3-4 minutes of the second period," Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella said. "I thought we played a complete game."