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Our ticket partner, TiqIQ wanted us to give you a heads up on a great chance to get some Columbus Blue Jackets tickets- Saturday night, the Blue Jackets welcome defending champ and Northeast division-leading Bruins to Columbus. Want to check out the action from some good seats at Nationwide? Thanks to our partners at TiqIQ

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Announcement: DP’s CBJ Coverage Moving to “The Cannon”

I originally came to WFNY in the fall of 2008 with a proposal: there doesn’t seem to be a lot of Columbus Blue Jackets hockey coverage on your blog, but I love your blog, follow the team religiously, and write about sports on my own blog. Let’s join up! That first year was great as

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CBJ Off-season: Q&A With GM Scott Howson

Editor’s Note: The following interview took place on March 29th, before the end of the season. With another non-playoff season now in the books for the Blue Jackets, the writing is on the wall for General Manager Scott Howson: changes need to be made to the roster. As timing would have it, he has 12

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The 5-Hole: Blue Jackets News and Notes – 4/12/11

Every Tuesday, WFNY’s The 5-Hole brings you up to date with the goings-on of the CBJ… The Week That Was This Week: 0-3-0, 0 points Overall: 34-35-13, 81 points (5th division; 14th conference) It’s mercifully over. The Jackets limped home, finishing their last 21 games with a putrid 3-12-7 record, and earning just 13 points

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The 5-Hole: Blue Jackets News and Notes – 4/5/11

Every Tuesday, WFNY’s The 5-Hole brings you up to date with the goings-on of the CBJ… The Week That Was This Week: 1-1-2, 4 points Overall: 34-32-13, 81 points (5th division; 13th conference) We’re finally heading down the home stretch. The Jackets were officially eliminated from the playoffs (something they’ve *actually* been for quite some

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Blues Roll Over Jackets 6-1 After Not Much Fight At All

Blues 6, Blue Jackets 1(box) – HighlightsCBJ: 34-32-13, 81 pts The Jackets were officially eliminated from the playoffs on Thursday night in Washington, and St. Louis was eliminated this week as well. But, over the past few years, when these two teams have gotten together, the records and standings have taken a back seat. Bottom

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Jackets Finally Solve the Shoot-Out, Edge Panthers 3-2

Blue Jackets 3, Panthers 2 – SO(box) – HighlightsCBJ: 34-31-11, 79 pts “Tonight was about trying some things different.” So said coach Scott Arniel afterward. With just seven games left on the schedule, the Jackets have been limping home. Awaiting them tonight in Nationwide Arena was a team from the Eastern Conference in the same

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The 5-Hole: Blue Jackets News and Notes – 3/29/11

Every Tuesday, WFNY’s The 5-Hole brings you up to date with the goings-on of the CBJ… The Week That Was This Week: 0-2-1, 1 point Overall: 33-31-11, 77 points (5th division; 13th conference) Seven games to go, and the Jackets are all but officially eliminated. If eighth place Chicago earns two points, the Jackets will

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The 5-Hole: Blue Jackets News and Notes – 3/22/11

Every Tuesday, WFNY’s The 5-Hole brings you up to date with the goings-on of the CBJ… The Week That Was This Week: 1-2-1, 3 points Overall: 33-29-10, 76 points (4th division; 12th conference) We’ve officially entered the “playing out the string” portion of the season. The Jackets look like a team that’s fun our of

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Bruins’ Rask Too Much As Jackets Fall Again in a Shoot-out 3-2

Bruins 3, Blue Jackets 2 – SO(box) – HighlightsCBJ: 32-27-10, 74 pts The Jackets have been traditionally good against the East over the past four seasons. They would need that record to continue in a positive way, as they have gotten to the point of the season where they need two points basically every night.

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Game Preview: Blue Jackets vs. Bruins (Game #69) – Just Win, Baby

Boston Bruins (38-21-9, 85pts) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (32-27-9, 73pts) Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH Tuesday, March 15, 2011 7:00 PM EST TV: FSN-OH / Radio: WBNS 97.1 FM (Dispatch Preview / SportsDirect Preview) WFNY Tickets – Follow me @WFNYDP from the press box tonight! The projection seems to be that the Jackets have to win

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The 5-Hole: Blue Jackets News and Notes – 3/15/2011

Every Tuesday, WFNY’s The 5-Hole brings you up to date with the goings-on of the CBJ… The Week That Was This Week: 1-1-1, 3 points Overall: 32-27-9, 73 points (4th division; 12th conference) The good news: The Jackets finally stopped their slide at seven games without a win (0-4-3). The bad news: it’s too little,

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Game Preview: Blue Jackets vs. Blues (Game #66) – It’s All About the Two

St. Louis Blues (29-28-9, 67pts) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (31-26-8, 70pts) Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH Wednesday, March 9, 2011 7:00 PM EST TV: FSN-OH HD / Radio: WBNS 97.1 FM (Dispatch Preview / SportsDirect Preview) WFNY Tickets Forget all of the playoff talk. Forget all of the projections. Forget how many points, wins, and overtime

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The 5-Hole: Blue Jackets News and Notes – 3/8/11 – And The Bottom Drops Out…

Every Tuesday, WFNY’s The 5-Hole brings you up to date with the goings-on of the CBJ… The Week That Was This Week: 0-2-2, 2 points Overall: 31-26-8, 70 points (4th division; 12th conference) Gentlemen, start getting those golf clubs polished. The Jackets ideally needed six or seven points on this five-game trip. They probably should

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Game Preview: Blue Jackets vs. Oilers (Game #63) – Must-Win Time

Columbus Blue Jackets (31-24-7, 69pts) vs. Edmonton Oilers (21-35-8, 50pts) Rexall Place, Edmonton, Alberta Thursday, March 3, 2011 9:00 PM EST TV: FSN-OH / Radio: WBNS 97.1 FM (Dispatch Preview / SportsDirect Preview) The Jackets deserved a better fate on Tuesday night, givine the league-leading Vancouver Canucks all they could handle in their building, going

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The 5-Hole: Blue Jackets News and Notes – 3/1/11 – Trading Deadline Edition

Every Tuesday, WFNY’s The 5-Hole brings you up to date with the goings-on of the CBJ… The Week That Was This Week: 2-1-0, 4 points Overall: 31-24-6, 68 points (4th division; 12th conference) Just like last week… Columbus continues to play well, BUT they can’t move up in the standings. However, the Jackets have played

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Jackets Ride Calvert’s Hat Trick Past Coyotes, 5-3

Blue Jackets 5, Coyotes 3 (box) – Highlights CBJ: 31-23-6, 68 pts We finally found a moment that looked too big for rookie winger Matt Calvert. I wrote in my game preview that: “Calvert has been particularly impressive, as the rookie never looks overwhelmed. He skates hard, and wins battles for the puck despite his

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Game Preview: Blue Jackets vs. Coyotes (Game #60) – Once More Into the Breach…

Phoenix Coyotes (33-20-9, 75pts) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (30-23-6, 66pts) Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH Friday, February 25, 2011 7:00 PM EST TV: FSN-OH HD / Radio: WBNS 97.1 FM (Dispatch Preview / SportsDirect Preview) WFNY Tickets It was January 11th when these teams last met, also at Nationwide. The Jackets had just come off of

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Third Period Surge Pushes Jackets Past Preds 4-0

Blue Jackets 4, Predators 0 (box) – Highlights CBJ: 30-23-6, 66 pts What better way to kick off a huge stretch of games than to welcome in your arch-nemesis? So it was that the Nashville Predators invaded Nationwide Arena. Gone are the games the Jackets can look for positives in a loss; essentially every game

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The 5-Hole: Blue Jackets News and Notes – 2/22/11

Every Tuesday, WFNY’s The 5-Hole brings you up to date with the goings-on of the CBJ… The Week That Was This Week: 1-0-1, 3 points Overall: 29-23-6, 64 points (4th division; 12th conference) There are a few shades of gray here: Columbus continues to play well, BUT they can’t move up in the standings. However,

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