27-9-2018 Adam Clendening frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Adam Clendening 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 regular player.

A native of USA, Adam Clendening was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 81 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 18 assists along with 47 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season.


25-9-2018 Doyle Somerby frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Doyle Somerby 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, Doyle Somerby was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 5th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season.


23-9-2018 Doyle Somerby frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Doyle Somerby 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, Doyle Somerby was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 5th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season.


21-9-2018 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Patrick Kane is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Cam Atkinson is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Adam Clendening has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Sergei Bobrovsky hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Nick Foligno has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Brandon Dubinsky has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jordan Schroeder has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mark Letestu has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Rick Nash has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



20-9-2018 Anthony Duclair frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Anthony Duclair 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, Anthony Duclair was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 3rd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 162 NHL games during his career, notching 27 goals and adding 41 assists along with 69 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 5 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.


17-9-2018 Jordan Schroeder frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Jordan Schroeder 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 regular player.

A native of USA, Jordan Schroeder was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 144 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 23 assists along with 10 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season.


14-9-2018 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.



12-9-2018 Oliver Bjorkstrand frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Oliver Bjorkstrand 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 La-la-land, Oliver Bjorkstrand was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 3rd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 38 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 11 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season.


8-9-2018 Alexander Wennberg frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets center Alexander Wennberg 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 Sweden, Alexander Wennberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 218 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 95 assists along with 45 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 1 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


7-9-2018 Sam Vigneault uncertain about future
Sam Vigneault wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

7-9-2018 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Nick Foligno is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Cam Atkinson is looking good with 3 points in 1 games last week. Brandon Dubinsky 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.



4-9-2018 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Gabriel Carlsson to St. Louis Blues for Trevor Daley

2-9-2018 Doyle Somerby frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Doyle Somerby 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, Doyle Somerby was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 5th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


2-9-2018 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Artemi Panarin and Pierre-Luc Dubois to Chicago Blackhawks for Patrick Kane

2-9-2018 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded CBS's round 2 pick in 2020 to New Jersey Devils for Ben Lovejoy

2-9-2018 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Markus Nutivaara and CBS's round 4 pick in 2019 to Detroit Red Wings for Luke Glendening

A native of USA, Luke Glendening, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 293 NHL games during his career, notching 24 goals and adding 36 assists along with 128 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center is expecting a good season for the team.

A native of Finland, Markus Nutivaara was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 7th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has appeared in 66 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 5 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


2-9-2018 Devante Smith-Pelly interviewed in paper
Devante Smith-Pelly was interviewed in today's paper about the recent trade that sent him from Washington Capitals to Columbus Blue Jackets. Usually when you get the call from the GM it can only mean bad news, was his only comment.

2-9-2018 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Riley Nash to Washington Capitals for Devante Smith-Pelly

A native of Canada, Devante Smith-Pelly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 266 NHL games during his career, notching 33 goals and adding 44 assists along with 84 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing is looking forward for the start of the season.

A native of Canada, Riley Nash was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 323 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 60 assists along with 83 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.


31-8-2018 Jordan Schroeder frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Jordan Schroeder 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 regular player.

A native of USA, Jordan Schroeder was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 144 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 23 assists along with 10 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing is waiting for a good start this season.


31-8-2018 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded CBS's round 2 pick in 2019 to Montreal Canadiens for Nikolas Koberstein

31-8-2018 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded CBS's round 5 pick in 2019 to Detroit Red Wings for Julius Vahatalo

29-8-2018 Anthony Duclair uncertain about future
Anthony Duclair wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-8-2018 Justin Scott uncertain about future
Justin Scott wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

30-6-2018 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 Cruch:
- Ryan MacInnis C
- Sergei Bobrovsky G
- Nick Foligno L
- Cam Atkinson R
- Brandon Dubinsky C
- Jack Johnson D
- Alexander Wennberg C
- Boone Jenner C
- Seth Jones D
- Zach Werenski D
- David Savard D
- Artemi Panarin L
- Ryan Murray D
- Joonas Korpisalo G
- Matt Calvert L
- Lukas Sedlak C
- Jordan Schroeder L
- Markus Nutivaara D
- Zac Dalpe R
- Joshua Anderson R
- Markus Hannikainen L
- Andre Benoit D
- Sonny Milano L
- Cameron Gaunce D
- Dean Kukan D
- Scott Harrington D
- Gabriel Carlsson D
- Oliver Bjorkstrand R
- Pierre-Luc Dubois L
- John Ramage D
- Alex Broadhurst C
- Vitali Abramov R
- Doyle Somerby D
- Andrew Peeke D
- Daniel Zaar R
- Blake Siebenaler D
- Calvin Thürkauf C
- Kevin Stenlund C
- Vladislav Gavrikov D
- Sam Vigneault C
- Justin Scott C
- Matiss Kivlenieks G
- Kole Sherwood R
- Ryan Collins D
- Veeti Vainio D
- Paul Bittner L
- Mark Letestu C
- Ryan Kujawinski C
- Ian Cole D
- Thomas Vanek L

Players reporting out of shape:
- Artemi Panarin L
- Joonas Korpisalo G
- Lukas Sedlak C
- Joshua Anderson R
- Cameron Gaunce D
- Oliver Bjorkstrand R
- Pierre-Luc Dubois L
- Vitali Abramov R
- Vladislav Gavrikov D
- Ryan Collins D
- Veeti Vainio D
- Ian Cole D
- Thomas Vanek L

Players reporting in good shape:
- Sergei Bobrovsky G
- Brandon Dubinsky C
- Boone Jenner C
- Seth Jones D
- David Savard D
- Ryan Murray D
- Matt Calvert L
- Jordan Schroeder L
- Daniel Zaar R
- Blake Siebenaler D
- Calvin Thürkauf C
- Kevin Stenlund C
- Sam Vigneault C
- Mark Letestu C


30-6-2018 Newell Brown leaves team
Newell Browns contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2018 Bill Davidge leaves team
Bill Davidges contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2018 Kjell Larsson leaves team
Kjell Larssons contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2018 Vance Lederman leaves team
Vance Ledermans contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2018 Marcel Morency leaves team
Marcel Morencys contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2018 Thierry Truchon leaves team
Thierry Truchons contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2018 Ralph Krugler leaves team
Ralph Kruglers contract has expired and he has left the team.

27-6-2018 Alexander Wennberg uncertain about future
Alexander Wennberg wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

27-6-2018 Seth Jones uncertain about future
Seth Jones wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

27-6-2018 Oliver Bjorkstrand uncertain about future
Oliver Bjorkstrand wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

27-6-2018 Ryan Kujawinski uncertain about future
Ryan Kujawinski wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-8-2017 Doyle Somerby uncertain about future
Doyle Somerby wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-8-2017 Vladislav Gavrikov agrees on a contract.
Vladislav Gavrikov has signed a $460 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Russia, Vladislav Gavrikov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 6th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 21 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


29-8-2017 Veeti Vainio agrees on a contract.
Veeti Vainio has signed a $420 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Finland, Veeti Vainio was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 5th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 20 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


29-8-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Jacob Graves to Arizona Coyotes for Ryan MacInnis

29-8-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded CBS's round 4 pick in 2018 to Nashville Predators for Mark Letestu

29-8-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Nick Moutrey and CBS's round 3 pick in 2020 to Ottawa Senators for Ian Cole

A native of USA, Ian Cole was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 338 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 62 assists along with 280 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


29-8-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Jordan Maletta to Arizona Coyotes for Ryan Kujawinski

A native of Canada, Ryan Kujawinski was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 22 year old center is getting ready for the upcoming season.


29-8-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Tyler Motte to Vancouver Canucks for Thomas Vanek

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 885 NHL games during his career, notching 333 goals and adding 364 assists along with 485 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing is looking forward for the start of the season.

A native of USA, Tyler Motte was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 4th round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 33 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 3 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 22 year old center is waiting for a good start this season.


29-6-2017 Andrew Peeke agrees on a contract.
Andrew Peeke has signed a $450 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of USA, Andrew Peeke was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2nd round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


30-6-2017 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 Cruch:
- Sergei Bobrovsky G
- Nick Foligno L
- Cam Atkinson R
- Brandon Dubinsky C
- Jack Johnson D
- Alexander Wennberg C
- Boone Jenner C
- Seth Jones D
- Zach Werenski D
- David Savard D
- Artemi Panarin L
- Ryan Murray D
- Joonas Korpisalo G
- Matt Calvert L
- Lukas Sedlak C
- Jordan Schroeder L
- Markus Nutivaara D
- Zac Dalpe R
- Joshua Anderson R
- Markus Hannikainen L
- Andre Benoit D
- Sonny Milano L
- Cameron Gaunce D
- Dean Kukan D
- Scott Harrington D
- Tyler Motte C
- Gabriel Carlsson D
- Oliver Bjorkstrand R
- Pierre-Luc Dubois L
- John Ramage D
- Alex Broadhurst C
- Vitali Abramov R
- Doyle Somerby D
- Andrew Peeke D
- Daniel Zaar R
- Blake Siebenaler D
- Calvin Thürkauf C
- Kevin Stenlund C
- Sam Vigneault C
- Justin Scott C
- Jordan Maletta C
- Matiss Kivlenieks G
- Kole Sherwood R
- Ryan Collins D
- Nick Moutrey C
- Paul Bittner L
- Jacob Graves D

Players reporting out of shape:
- Andre Benoit D
- Sonny Milano L
- Cameron Gaunce D
- Justin Scott C
- Matiss Kivlenieks G
- Kole Sherwood R
- Paul Bittner L

Players reporting in good shape:
- Cam Atkinson R
- Seth Jones D
- Matt Calvert L
- Jordan Schroeder L
- Oliver Bjorkstrand R
- Alex Broadhurst C
- Blake Siebenaler D
- Ryan Collins D
- Jacob Graves D


27-6-2017 Daniel Zaar agrees on a contract.
Daniel Zaar has signed a $460 000 per year, 2 year deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Sweden, Daniel Zaar was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 6th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old right wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.


25-6-2017 Pierre-Luc Dubois returns
Columbus Blue Jackets were delighted to hear that Pierre-Luc Dubois has returned to the team.

25-6-2017 Vitali Abramov returns
Columbus Blue Jackets were delighted to hear that Vitali Abramov has returned to the team.

25-6-2017 Kevin Stenlund returns
Columbus Blue Jackets were delighted to hear that Kevin Stenlund has returned to the team.

24-6-2017 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


23-6-2017 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:


23-6-2017 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:


21-6-2017 Sergei Bobrovsky uncertain about future
Sergei Bobrovsky wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Nick Foligno uncertain about future
Nick Foligno wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Cam Atkinson uncertain about future
Cam Atkinson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Brandon Dubinsky uncertain about future
Brandon Dubinsky wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Jack Johnson uncertain about future
Jack 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.

21-6-2017 Boone Jenner uncertain about future
Boone Jenner wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 David Savard uncertain about future
David Savard wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Artemi Panarin uncertain about future
Artemi Panarin wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Ryan Murray uncertain about future
Ryan 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.

21-6-2017 Joonas Korpisalo uncertain about future
Joonas Korpisalo wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Matt Calvert uncertain about future
Matt Calvert wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Lukas Sedlak uncertain about future
Lukas Sedlak wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Jordan Schroeder uncertain about future
Jordan Schroeder wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Markus Nutivaara uncertain about future
Markus Nutivaara wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Zac Dalpe uncertain about future
Zac Dalpe wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Joshua Anderson uncertain about future
Joshua Anderson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Markus Hannikainen uncertain about future
Markus Hannikainen wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Andre Benoit uncertain about future
Andre Benoit wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Cameron Gaunce uncertain about future
Cameron Gaunce wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Dean Kukan uncertain about future
Dean Kukan wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Scott Harrington uncertain about future
Scott Harrington wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 John Ramage uncertain about future
John Ramage wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Alex Broadhurst uncertain about future
Alex Broadhurst 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