Flames topple Blue Jackets 4-2
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — In the first two periods, the Columbus Blue Jackets hit three goal posts.
It was that kind of night.
Johnny Gaudreau scored his team-leading 35th goal and...
BOSTON (AP) — Conor McGregor fired up the Bruins with a pregame speech. Brad Marchand paid him tribute by doing a rendition of the MMA fighter's walk after he scored his winner.
Bobrovsky shuts down Hurricanes as Blue Jackets win 3-0
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 46 shots — including 22 in the second period — to get his sixth shutout of the season, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-0...
Greiss, Islanders beat Blue Jackets 2-0
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Thomas Greiss made 31 saves in his fifth shutout of the season, helping the New York Islanders beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-0 on Monday night.
Greiss, Islanders shut out Blue Jackets 2-0
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders played tough defense, and Thomas Greiss took care of the rest.
Greiss made 31 saves in his fifth shutout of the season, helping the Islanders...
Penguins continue mastery of Blue Jackets in 3-0 win
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Sullivan isn't looking for an explanation. The Pittsburgh Penguins coach isn't sure there is one that can adequately describe why his team dominates the Columbus Blue...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Even though they got back on the winning track, the Columbus Blue Jackets have a lot to figure out if they want to make the playoffs.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Leon Draisaitl and the Edmonton Oilers jumped all over the listless Columbus Blue Jackets.
Draisaitl had a goal and two assists, Mikko Koskinen made 30 saves and the...
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Artemi Panarin and Seth Jones were gassed, unable to get off the ice during overtime after weathering a push by Philadelphia that ended with a slick save from Sergei...
McCann scores twice, Penguins beat Blue Jackets 5-2
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After the Columbus Blue Jackets beefed up their roster at the NHL trade deadline for a Metropolitan Division playoff run, the injury-plagued Pittsburgh Penguins came to town...
Flurry of moves shows Blue Jackets want to win now
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have made it clear they don't want to wait any longer to make a serious Stanley Cup run.
In a series of moves before Monday's trade deadline,...
West goes wild at NHL trade deadline; Columbus keeps adding
The West just got wilder, and the Columbus Blue Jackets are going all-in on their late-season NHL playoff push.
The Blue Jackets followed up last week's additions of Ottawa forwards Matt...
Devils trade Kinkaid to Blue Jackets for 5th-round pick
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils cleared the way for goaltending prospect Mackenzie Blackwood to rejoin the team by trading goaltender Keith Kinkaid to the Columbus Blue Jackets for a...
The Latest: NHL sees 20 trades on deadline day
The Latest on the NHL's trade deadline day (all times Eastern):
NHL teams made 20 trades on deadline day involving 32 players. It the most total deals on the final day of the...
Pavelski has hat trick in Sharks’ 5-3 win over Red Wings
DETROIT (AP) — After being dominated in the first period, the San Jose Sharks owned the last 40 minutes.
Joe Pavelski got his fifth career hat trick, including scoring twice in less than a...
Blue Jackets acquire Dzingel from Senators
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets continued to load up ahead of the NHL trade deadline by acquiring forward Ryan Dzingel from the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.
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Bobrovsky gets another shutout, Blue Jackets beat Sharks 4-0
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Matt Duchene sparked his new team and Sergei Bobrovsky picked up his second shutout in as many nights as the Columbus Blue Jackets stopped the surging San Jose...
Blue Jackets land Duchene from Senators, then beat them 3-0
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky made 22 saves and Matt Duchene's first game with the Columbus Blue Jackets was a 3-0 win over his former team, the Ottawa Senators, on Friday...
Blue Jackets acquire center Matt Duchene from Ottawa
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets acquired Matt Duchene from the Ottawa Senators on Friday in exchange for a 2019 first-round draft pick and two top prospects, adding a veteran...
Duchene gets win with Blue Jackets after trade from Ottawa
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Matt Duchene appreciated how short the walk was to join his new team.
Sergei Bobrovsky made 22 saves, and Duchene's first game with the Columbus Blue Jackets was a 3-0...
Kucherov has 5 points as Lightning beat Blue Jackets 5-1
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nikita Kucherov had two goals and three assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 Monday night for their sixth straight win.
Brayden Point scored twice and Steven Stamkos also had a goal for the Lightning, who are 8-1-2 in their last 11 games. Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 40 shots and got his 26th win. Kucherov now has 99 points to lead the league, with seven goals in the last five games.
Kucherov has 5 points, Lightning beat Blue Jackets 5-1
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When Nikita Kucherov is at his best, there is little opposing teams can do to stop the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Kucherov had two goals and three assists, and the Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 Monday night for their sixth straight win.
Kucherov now has 99 points to lead the league, with seven goals in the last five games.
Panarin powers Blue Jackets past Blackhawks 5-2
CHICAGO (AP) — Artemi Panarin had a big night against his former team, making the most of a little luck.
Panarin had two goals and an assist, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Saturday night for their fifth win in six games.
Pierre-Luc Dubois added a goal and an assist for Columbus, and Sergei Bobrovsky made 39 saves in his sixth straight start. Cam Atkinson and Josh Anderson also scored.
Greiss, Cizikas power Islanders past Blue Jackets 3-0
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Platooning two goalies is working out just fine for coach Barry Trotz and the surprising New York Islanders.
Thomas Greiss took his turn Thursday night and responded by stopping 31 shots and picking up his fourth shutout of the season in a 3-0 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Bobrovsky, Blue Jackets shut out Capitals 3-0
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With the Columbus Blue Jackets clinging to a 1-0 lead with less than five minutes left, the Washington Capitals finally started to make Sergei Bobrovsky work. The Columbus goalie was up to the task.
Bobrovsky made 13 of his 20 saves in the third period, Nick Foligno got an insurance goal with 3:48 left and Artemi Panarin added an empty-netter with 10 seconds remaining in the Blue Jackets' 3-0 win over Washington on Tuesday night.
Gas leak near Columbus Blue Jackets arena cancels practice
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Crews investigating a gas leak near the Columbus Blue Jackets downtown arena that caused the hockey team to cancel its practice say the area is safe.
Reports of people smelling gas in the area on Monday forced people in several buildings to evacuate, including Blue Jackets' employees who were inside Nationwide Arena.
The entertainment district in Ohio's capital city is home to several restaurants, taverns and other businesses.
Blue Jackets trade prospect Blake Siebenaler to Penguins
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded prospect Blake Siebenaler to the Pittsburgh Penguins for a 2019 draft pick.
Columbus general manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced Monday that the club traded the 22-year-old defenseman to Metropolitan Division rival Pittsburgh for the conditional draft pick.
Siebenaler has one goal and one assist with six penalty minutes in 17 games this season with Cleveland, the club's American Hockey League affiliate.
Atkinson scores twice, Blue Jackets beat Golden Knights 4-3
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets opened a three-game Western Conference trip with victories in Colorado and Arizona, yet didn't feel as though they put forth their best effort.
Columbus closed out the trip with one of their most complete games of the season as Cam Atkinson scored two goals less than three minutes apart and Sergei Bobrovsky made 20 saves in a 4-3 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday.
Jenner, Anderson lead Blue Jackets past Coyotes 4-2
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets got early production from their fourth line, then turned to that unit again in the third period for big minutes.
Boone Jenner and Josh Anderson each tallied a goal and an assist, and David Savard and fourth-line forward Lukas Sedlak also scored for Columbus in a 4-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 29 shots as the Blue Jackets won their second straight after a five-game losing streak.
Tarasenko leads Blues to 4-2 win over Blue Jackets
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ryan O'Reilly believes good things are ahead for the rested and focused St. Louis Blues.
Vladimir Tarasenko had a goal and two assists, and the Blues beat the slumping Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Saturday night.
O'Reilly added a goal and an assist, Oskar Sundqvist also scored and Brayden Schenn had three assists for St. Louis, playing its first game in 10 days due to the All-Star game and the team's bye week.
Connor scores late to give Jets 4-3 win over Blue Jackets
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Blake Wheeler knows the Winnipeg Jets don't panic when they fall behind.
That mindset paid off again Thursday night when Kyle Connor scored with 1:14 remaining to give the Jets a 4-3 victory over the slumping Columbus Blue Jackets.
"We've done it enough this year that we have a lot of confidence that we know we don't have to change our game," Wheeler said. "We can continue to play the same way for 60 minutes.
Sheary scores in 3rd to lift Sabres over Blue Jackets 5-4
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A long midseason break apparently was just what Conor Sheary needed.
Coming back from a bye week followed by the All-Star weekend, the Buffalo Sabres forward was ready, ending an 11-game goal drought with the winner Tuesday night.
Sheary got an easy tap-in 2:12 into the third period to lift Buffalo over the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-4.
Agent: Panarin won’t discuss contract until after season
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Artemi Panarin's agent says the star forward won't discuss a new contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets until after the season.
Dan Milstein tweeted a statement Monday saying Panarin's "priority now is to focus on the rest of the season."
Blue Jackets winning despite drama surrounding biggest stars
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Drama stemming from the uncertain future of two of the team's biggest stars has simmered in the background for half a season, but the Columbus Blue Jackets don't seem all that bothered.
With a bye week bumping up against the All-Star weekend, most of the Blue Jackets enjoyed a long midseason break, knowing changes could soon be coming that will alter the team's lineup and identity.
Parise scores 20th goal, Wild beat Blue Jackets 2-1
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota coach Bruce Boudreau believes the typical sense of urgency to make a playoff push is hitting teams earlier than normal this season.
It certainly seemed that way for the Wild and Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. Disappointing home losses and tightening standings have a way of doing that.
"The sense of urgency is there," Boudreau said. "I've got to believe it's going to be quite a race from here on in."
Tatar, Armia each score a pair, Canadiens beat Blue Jackets
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Carey Price was terrific for the Montreal Canadiens on a night his team was outplayed for much of the game and outshot by the Columbus Blue Jackets. That's how it happens sometimes when things are going right.
Korpisalo stops 29 shots, Blue Jackets beat Devils 4-1
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets extended their win streak to four games and stayed in the thick of the battle at the top of the tough Metropolitan Division. The team's productive top line is a big reason why.
Pierre-Luc Dubois, Artemi Panarin and Cam Atkinson each had a goal and an assist on Tuesday night as the Blue Jackets beat the New Jersey Devils 4-1.
Foligno, Bobrovsky lead Blue Jackets past Rangers 7-5
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nick Foligno scored twice, Sergei Bobrovsky returned from a team suspension and stopped 22 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets held off a late surge and defeated the New York Rangers 7-5 Sunday night.
Cam Atkinson and Artemi Panarin each had a goal and an assist, Ryan Murray had two assists and nine other players picked up points in the offensive explosion for Columbus. But, two goals by the Rangers late in the third period turned it into a closer game.
Foligno leads scoring flurry, Blue Jackets beat Rangers 7-5
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After winning their last two games in overtime, the Columbus Blue Jackets went up by three goals in the third period Sunday night against the New York Rangers and appeared ready to hit cruise control.
Columbus beats Washington in OT, Holtby suffers eye injury
WASHINGTON (AP) — Artemi Panarin flapping his arms to mimic Evgeny Kuznetsov's goal celebration for the final insult, but the defending Stanley Cup champions were more concerned about a potentially significant injury.
Panarin scored in overtime for the second consecutive game to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Saturday night. Panarin's goal came after Washington lost All-Star goaltender Braden Holtby to an eye injury.
Rick Nash retires at 34 because of effects of concussion
Rick Nash has decided to retire at 34 because of unresolved symptoms from a concussion he suffered in March.
Agent Joe Resnick announced Nash's retirement in a statement Friday. Resnick says Nash decided under advice from doctors that the risk of brain injury was far too great if he returned to play hockey.
Panarin scores in OT, Blue Jackets beat Predators 4-3
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drama-filled day for the Columbus Blue Jackets started with the public reprimand and benching of the No. 1 goaltender and ended with an overtime goal in a game that nearly slipped away.
Sergei Bobrovsky, who has rebuffed the Blue Jackets' efforts to re-sign him, was scratched for Thursday's game for disciplinary reasons, with the team citing an unspecified "incident" but making it clear in a public statement that he failed to meet team "expectations and values."
Unspecified ‘incident’ benches Columbus goalie Bobrovsky
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky will miss Thursday night's game because of an unspecified team "incident."
General manager Jarmo Kekalainen says in a statement that "there are certain expectations and values that we have established for our players that define our culture. An incident occurred in which Sergei failed to meet those expectations and values."
Vasilevskiy, Point help Lightning beat Blue Jackets 4-0
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy made 31 saves, Brayden Point had two goals and an assist, and the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-0 on Tuesday night.
NHL points leader Nikita Kucherov had a goal and an assist, and Mathieu Joseph also scored.
Vasilevskiy, Point help Lightning beat Blue Jackets 4-0
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy played like an All-Star after becoming one.
Vasilevskiy made 31 saves, Brayden Point had two goals and an assist, and the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-0 on Tuesday night.
The Vezina Trophy finalist last season was named before the game to replace Montreal's Carey Price in the All-Star Game.
McKegg leads Hurricanes past Blue Jackets 4-2
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Greg McKegg made his Carolina debut one to remember.
McKegg had a goal and an assist in his first game with the Hurricanes, and Carolina defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 Friday night.
Tavares scores a pair as Maple Leafs beat Blue Jackets 4-2
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs looked like a well-rested team coming off a five-day holiday break. They were fast and opportunistic in handling the Columbus Blue Jackets, who were playing the second night of a back-to-back.
John Tavares scored two goals, and backup goalie Garret Sparks had 27 saves to lift the streaking Maple Leafs over Columbus 4-2 on Friday night.