Category Archives: Columbus Blue Jackets

Brother Can You Spare A D-man? Caps 4 / Blue Jackets 3 – OT

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Readers React: On Thoroughbreds Being Asked To Be Clydesdales

I’m highly suspicious of the likelihood that the actual jockey for the great Secretariat, Ron Turcotte, is an OFB reader; nonetheless, a commenter identifying himself as such had over the weekend what I regarded as the best reflection related to … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Semin, Cody Eakin, Columbus Blue Jackets, Eastern Conference, Evgeny Kuznetsev, George McPhee, Jason Chimera, Marcus Johansson, Mathieu Perreault, Matt Bradley, Matt Hendricks, Mike Knuble, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, Southeast Division, Tampa Bay Lightning, Trap hockey, Washington Capitals | 16 Comments

Bounceback for the Backstop

A lead storyline for the Capitals the past couple of days has been the bounce-back performance of Jose Theodore. After injecting a scare of his old inconsistent self last week, Theo was rock solid in Columbus Saturday night and he … Continue reading

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Captain vs. Ex-Captain: Caps 3 / Jackets 2

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Backpacking Through Europe, NHL-Style

Six teams will be starting their seasons with games in Europe for the 2010/11 season. The NHLPA announced today the following games: Continue reading

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Better Living Through Chemistry

Chemistry can be a fickle mistress. The Washington Capitals were Exhibit A tonight, turning in one of their worst first periods in a very long time and a messy game overall.

The trade of Chris Clark and Milan Jurcina to Columbus caught the players — even those involved in the trade — by surprise, and the team were not in sync when the puck dropped against the Carolina Hurricanes. Continue reading

Posted in Carolina Hurricanes, Chris Clark, Columbus Blue Jackets, Jason Chimera, Milan Jurcina, NHL, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , | 14 Comments

Model Faceoffs?

One of the advantages of having a birthday fairly close to Christmas is to pool gift money together to up the ante on your loot. In this case, the procured item was a new image capturing device. I’ve only begun to learn how to use this fancy piece of equipment and related software, but here are a few shots from a rookie photographer/image editor. Continue reading

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Capitals – Blue Jackets Open Thread

Blue Jackets / Capitals Open Thread Continue reading

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Hockey Sweater Obsessives, Your Ship Has Arrived

Paul Lukas of Uni Watch fame has published his NHL preview, chock full of hockey uniform photos from new sweaters, to memorial patches, to the sneaky “C” that Roberto Luongo added to his mask since by NHL rules no goaltender … Continue reading

Posted in Buffalo Sabres, Calgary Flames, Chicago Blackhawks, Colorado Avalanche, Columbus Blue Jackets, National Hockey League, NHL Rules, St. Louis Blues | 4 Comments

Hockey Sweater Obsessives, Your Ship Has Arrived

Paul Lukas of Uni Watch fame has published his NHL preview, chock full of hockey uniform photos from new sweaters, to memorial patches, to the sneaky “C” that Roberto Luongo added to his mask since by NHL rules no goaltender … Continue reading

Posted in Anaheim Ducks, Atlanta Thrashers, Boston Bruins, Buffalo Sabres, Calgary Flames, Carolina Hurricanes, Chicago Blackhawks, Colorado Avalanche, Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars, detroit red wings, Edmonton Oilers, Minnesota Wild, Montreal Canadiens, Nashville Predators, National Hockey League, New York Islanders, New York Rangers, NHL Rules, Ottawa Senators, Philadelphia Flyers, Phoenix Coyotes, Pittsburgh Penguins, San Jose Sharks, St. Louis Blues, Tampa Bay Lightning, Vancouver Canucks | 2 Comments