28-9-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

David Vyborny is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Sergei Fedorov is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Rick Nash is looking good with 7 points in 2 games last week. Nikolai Zherdev is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Brian Boucher hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Curtis Glencross has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Jason Chimera has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Ron Hainsey has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



21-9-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Sergei Fedorov is looking good with 6 points in 3 games last week. Alexander Svitov is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Bryan Berard is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Nikolai Zherdev is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Brian Boucher hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Curtis Glencross has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Jason Chimera has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Ron Hainsey has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Rick Nash has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



17-9-2006 Curtis Glencross frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Curtis Glencross feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Curtis Glencross, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 4 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 4 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


14-9-2006 Ron Hainsey frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Ron Hainsey feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Ron Hainsey was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 87 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 16 assists along with 49 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season.


14-9-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



13-9-2006 Pascal Leclaire frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Pascal Leclaire feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Pascal Leclaire was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 38 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 114 goals. The 23 year old goaltender has played 3 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, allowing 10 goals on 92 while booking 0 shutouts.


9-9-2006 Zenon Konopka frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets center Zenon Konopka feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Zenon Konopka, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 23 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 3 assists along with 48 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season.


7-9-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

David Vyborny is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Sergei Fedorov is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Rick Nash is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



31-8-2006 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Adam McQuaid and CBS's round 1 pick in 2007 to Nashville Predators for Steve Sullivan

A native of Canada, Steve Sullivan was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 9th round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 666 NHL games during his career, notching 206 goals and adding 311 assists along with 430 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.


31-8-2006 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Steve Sullivan to Nashville Predators for Adam McQuaid and CBS's round 1 pick in 2007

A native of Canada, Steve Sullivan was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 9th round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 666 NHL games during his career, notching 206 goals and adding 311 assists along with 430 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


30-8-2006 Filip Novak frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Filip Novak feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Filip Novak was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 11 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


29-8-2006 Jeff Genovy uncertain about future
Jeff Genovy wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

30-6-2006 Training camp preview
Columbus Blue Jackets will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Columbus Blue Jackets and Cleveland Monsters:
- Anders Eriksson D
- Adam Foote D
- David Vyborny R
- Rostislav Klesla D
- Jamie Pushor D
- Petr Pohl R
- Sergei Fedorov C
- Geoff Platt C
- Brian Boucher G
- Fredrik Modin L
- Ben Simon C
- Kyle Wharton D
- Derrick Walser D
- Curtis Glencross L
- Jody Shelley L
- Jason Chimera L
- Ryan Caldwell D
- Tomas Kloucek D
- Manny Malhotra L
- Shawn Limpright L
- Darcy Verot L
- Andy Canzanello D
- Dan Fritsche C
- Ron Hainsey D
- Filip Novak D
- Alexander Svitov C
- Pascal Leclaire G
- Aaron Johnson D
- Bryan Berard D
- Justin Vienneau D
- Andrew Murray C
- Rick Nash L
- Duvie Westcott D
- Tim Konsorada L
- Raffaele Sannitz C
- Brandon Sugden L
- Joakim Lindström L
- Fredrik Norrena G
- Steven Goertzen R
- Jekabs Redlihs D
- Ole-Kristian Tollefsen D
- Janne Hauhtonen C
- Nikolai Zherdev R
- Philippe Dupuis C
- Marc Methot D
- Dan LaCosta G
- Trevor Hendrikx D
- Alexandre Picard L
- Zenon Konopka C
- Gilbert Brulé C
- Kris Russell D
- Tomas Popperle G
- Derick Brassard C

Players reporting out of shape:
- Anders Eriksson D
- Fredrik Modin L
- Kyle Wharton D
- Derrick Walser D
- Shawn Limpright L
- Rick Nash L
- Raffaele Sannitz C
- Janne Hauhtonen C
- Kris Russell D

Players reporting in good shape:
- Petr Pohl R
- Sergei Fedorov C
- Alexander Svitov C
- Aaron Johnson D
- Tim Konsorada L


27-6-2006 Manny Malhotra frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Manny Malhotra feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Manny Malhotra was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 404 NHL games during his career, notching 45 goals and adding 63 assists along with 206 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing is expecting a good season for the team.


27-6-2006 Filip Novak frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Filip Novak feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Czech, Filip Novak was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 11 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


24-6-2006 Manny Malhotra frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Manny Malhotra feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Manny Malhotra was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 404 NHL games during his career, notching 45 goals and adding 63 assists along with 206 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing is expecting a good season for the team.


24-6-2006 Gerard Gallant praises Kevin Marshall
Columbus Blue Jackets head coach Gerard Gallant has praised young defenseman Kevin Marshall in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.



24-6-2006 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


30-6-2006 Training camp preview
Columbus Blue Jackets will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Columbus Blue Jackets and Syracuse Crunch:
- Anders Eriksson D
- Adam Foote D
- David Vyborny R
- Rostislav Klesla D
- Jamie Pushor D
- Petr Pohl R
- Sergei Fedorov C
- Geoff Platt C
- Brian Boucher G
- Fredrik Modin L
- Ben Simon C
- Kyle Wharton D
- Derrick Walser D
- Curtis Glencross L
- Jody Shelley L
- Jason Chimera L
- Ryan Caldwell D
- Tomas Kloucek D
- Manny Malhotra L
- Shawn Limpright L
- Darcy Verot L
- Andy Canzanello D
- Dan Fritsche C
- Ron Hainsey D
- Filip Novak D
- Alexander Svitov C
- Pascal Leclaire G
- Aaron Johnson D
- Bryan Berard D
- Justin Vienneau D
- Andrew Murray C
- Rick Nash L
- Duvie Westcott D
- Tim Konsorada L
- Raffaele Sannitz C
- Brandon Sugden L
- Joakim Lindström L
- Fredrik Norrena G
- Steven Goertzen R
- Jekabs Redlihs D
- Ole-Kristian Tollefsen D
- Janne Hauhtonen C
- Nikolai Zherdev R
- Philippe Dupuis C
- Marc Methot D
- Dan LaCosta G
- Trevor Hendrikx D
- Alexandre Picard L
- Zenon Konopka C
- Gilbert Brulé C
- Kris Russell D
- Tomas Popperle G
- Derick Brassard C

Players reporting out of shape:
- Jamie Pushor D
- Ben Simon C
- Filip Novak D
- Joakim Lindström L
- Dan LaCosta G
- Alexandre Picard L

Players reporting in good shape:
- Adam Foote D
- Darcy Verot L
- Ron Hainsey D
- Aaron Johnson D
- Bryan Berard D
- Raffaele Sannitz C
- Marc Methot D
- Derick Brassard C


26-6-2006 Alexander Svitov frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets center Alexander Svitov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Alexander Svitov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 92 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 10 assists along with 74 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center is looking forward for the start of the season.


23-6-2006 Aaron Johnson frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Aaron Johnson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Aaron Johnson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 55 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 12 assists along with 55 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


24-6-2006 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


23-6-2006 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:


23-6-2006 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:


21-6-2006 Rostislav Klesla uncertain about future
Rostislav Klesla wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Curtis Glencross uncertain about future
Curtis Glencross wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Jason Chimera uncertain about future
Jason Chimera wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Ryan Caldwell uncertain about future
Ryan Caldwell wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Tomas Kloucek uncertain about future
Tomas Kloucek wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Manny Malhotra uncertain about future
Manny Malhotra wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Shawn Limpright uncertain about future
Shawn Limpright wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Andy Canzanello uncertain about future
Andy Canzanello wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Ron Hainsey uncertain about future
Ron Hainsey wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Filip Novak uncertain about future
Filip Novak wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Alexander Svitov uncertain about future
Alexander Svitov wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Pascal Leclaire uncertain about future
Pascal Leclaire wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Aaron Johnson uncertain about future
Aaron Johnson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Andrew Murray uncertain about future
Andrew Murray wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Raffaele Sannitz uncertain about future
Raffaele Sannitz wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Brandon Sugden uncertain about future
Brandon Sugden wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Jaroslav Balastik uncertain about future
Jaroslav Balastik wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Jekabs Redlihs uncertain about future
Jekabs Redlihs wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Janne Hauhtonen uncertain about future
Janne Hauhtonen wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Zenon Konopka uncertain about future
Zenon Konopka wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

Eastside Hockey Manager