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Columbus Blue Jackets: Patrik Laine should be top trade targetThe Columbus Blue Jackets are looking to address their lack of scoring this offseason. Patrik Laine of the Winnipeg Jets would be a perfect fit for them.

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Washington Capitals: Alex Ovechkin is the greatest captain in team historyThe Washington Capitals have had many captians but their best one is easily Alex Ovechkin.

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Patrik Laine could be the prized acquisition of the off-seasonThe high-scoring Winnipeg winger would help just about every team in the NHL, but the Kings and Blue Jackets are particularly interesting fits, Travis Yost writes.

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Bubble won't be back for full 2020-21 National Hockey League seasonThe league and Players' Association will meet within the next two weeks to discuss the many possibilities of what the 2020-21 season could look like, but there's no desire to stage it entirely within quarantined bubbles.

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Battalion Breakdown: Looking at Joonas Korpisalo's seasonHe had one of the most difficult jobs in hockey over the past few seasons, averaging just 17 starts over the previous three campaigns while playing behind Sergei Bobrovsky, and he alternated impressive stretches with inconsistent play.

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Columbus Blue Jackets: 2020 NHL Draft PreviewWe look ahead to the 2020 NHL Draft for the Columbus Blue Jackets. GM Jarmo Kekalainen joined us and offered his thoughts on what might happen.

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2020 Draft Prospect Profile: Mavrik Bourque is dangerousSize is the major concern, and Bourque lacks elite speed. On the plus side, he has great vision and hockey sense, and obviously knows how to set up his teammates and find the back of the net.

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2020 NHL Draft: Date, time, order of picks for all 31 teams2020 NHL Draft order: All seven rounds and 217 picks: The 2020 NHL Draft be held virtually Oct.

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Live Q&A: Blue Jackets reporter Aaron Portzline talks NHL Draft, offseason movesWho will they be looking to get in the draft? What moves should we expect from the front office in free agency and via trade?

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Social Roundup: September 27, 2020What have the guys been up to over the last seven days?

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What Should it Take for the Devils to Trade a Draft Pick?The Devils have three first round picks this year, and can afford to move at least one.

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What about a trade for Alexander Wennberg with additional cap space after Staal trade?The Blue Jackets, according to league sources, appear to be considering a contract buyout of their former first-round draft pick, a player who appeared to be on the cusp of becoming a No.

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Blue Jackets Interested in Acquiring Maple Leafs Forward Andreas Johnsson, Per ReportThe Blue Jackets have been linked with Maple Leafs forward Andreas Johnsson as GM Jarmo Kekalainen looks to add more scoring.

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Today in Hockey History: Sept. 27On this date, the National Hockey League did two things for the first time it would later do on a regular basis; play outdoors and in the city of Las Vegas.

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NHL Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Patrik Laine, Matt Dumba and MoreWhile the Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars continue to do battle in the Stanley Cup Final, trade buzz is heating up around the NHL.

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Lightning remind Patrick Sharp of Stanley Cup-winning BlackhawksChicago learned a lot of hard lessons in the years building up to the first of its three Cups in six seasons.

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Stanley Cup: Things to know about the NHL's most prestigious trophyArguably the most iconic trophy in sports history, the Stanley Cup dates back 1893 when it was first purchased by Sir Frederick Arthur Stanley with the intention of being given to the top amateur team in Canada.

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Free Agent Focus: Columbus Blue JacketsWith free agency now just a couple weeks away, teams are looking ahead to when it opens up. There will be several prominent players set to hit the open market while many teams have key restricted free agents to re-sign.

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Free-agent focus: Who stays, who goes for Blue Jackets?While the Columbus Blue Jackets have no UFA's of note, they still have their work cut out for them with a laundry list of RFA's, including several core players.

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2020 Draft Prospect ProfileDylan Halloway Position: Forward Current Team: Wisconsin Badgers Date of Birth: September 23, 2001Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, CanadaHeight: 6'1" Weight: 203 lbsShoots: Left Rankings E..."

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NHL Rumors: Sharks, Golden Knights, Blue Jackets, Oilers, MoreIn today's NHL rumors, the Sharks face tough questions, Pietrangelo might be eyeing the Golden Knights, and Columbus wants to make a splash.

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Could the Rangers have their answer at center if Columbus buys out Alexander WennbergForever Blueshirts Radio with NHL Insider John Shannon talking Lundqvist, Rangers RFA's and more September 26, 2020.

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Hurricanes' Dzingel Poised For Bounce-Back SeasonRyan Dzingel is in a perfect position to become a bigger contributor for the Carolina Hurricanes this coming season.

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Blue Jackets May Buy Out Contract of Alexander Wennberg, Per ReportWe may have seen the last of Alexander Wennberg in a Blue Jackets uniform. Per a report from The Athletic, the Blue Jackets are exploring a potential buyout of his contract.

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Time, TV, streaming info on Tampa Bay Lightning's potential Stanley Cup clincher vs. Dallas Stars in Game 5The Tampa Bay Lightning, holding a 3-1 series lead against the Dallas Stars, are in position to capture their first Stanley Cup since 2004.

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Toronto Maple Leafs Hire Former Jack Adams Winner Paul MacleanThe Toronto Maple Leafs announced Friday that the club has hired former Jack Adams recipient Paul Maclean as an Assistant to Sheldon Keefe.

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NHL ice-masters call bubbled playoffs a success, memorable for five-overtime gameThe crews in charge of the rinks say the bubbled NHL playoffs have been smooth as an ice sheet with the only exception of the 5OT first-round game between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Columbus Blues Jackets vs St. Louis BluesColumbus Blue Jackets Kristian Huselius of Sweden works the puck into the St. Louis zone during the first period at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on March 28, 2009.

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NHL ice-masters call bubbled NHL playoffs a success, memorable for 5OT gameEDMONTON  The end is near for the bubbled NHL playoffs, and those in charge of the rinks say it's been smooth as an ice sheet  except maybe when teams come to play for three periods and stay on for...

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Maple Leafs Hire MacLean As Assistant CoachThe Toronto Maple Leafs have hired Paul MacLean as an assistant coach. MacLean joins head coach Sheldon Keefe's staff in the Ontario capital just a week after former NHLer Manny Malholtra also came on board.

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Maple Leafs hire Paul MacLean as assistant coachThe Toronto Maple Leafs hired Paul MacLean as an assistant coach, the team announced Friday." Over nearly two decades as an NHL coach, Paul has filled every role on a coaching staff, winning a Stanley Cup and Jack Adams trophy along the way," head coach Sheldon Keefe said.

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The Five: Best Under The Radar Draft PicksNot all great players come from the first round. Or even the second. The Five looks at the best later round picks in Blue Jackets history.

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The Blue Jackets Have Shown Interest In Winnipeg's Patrik Laine, Per ReportTSN's Pierre Lebrun reported Thursday night that the Columbus Blue Jackets have "some interest" in trading for Winnipeg Jets forward Patrik Laine.

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Battalion Breakdown: Looking at Alexander Wennberg's seasonCenter improved his production in 2019-20 and still has room to grow.

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Blue Jackets considering contract buyout of struggling center Alexander WennbergBuying out the 26-year-old center could save Columbus $10.7M over the next three seasons, could make team a player in free agency.

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2019-20 Player Review: Emil Bemstrom gets his feet wetBemstrom has his first wild and wacky NHL season in the books. So what's next?

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Nathan Gerbe's toughness and drive started on the back roads of rural MichiganStanding just 5-foot-4, the feisty Columbus forward was taught from an early age that he had to work harder than everyone else.

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Tampa Bay Lightning Seek Stanley Cup Redemption After Postseason FailuresDespite having one of the NHL's most talented squads, the Lightning have come up short when it matters.

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8 Realistic Trades We Could See at the 2020 NHL DraftThe NHL draft tends to see significant trade activity. It's the period when teams have the most salary-cap space, as well as the best opportunity for general managers to meet and discuss possible deals involving established players.

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Toronto Maple Leafs hire Paul MacLean as assistant coachThe Toronto Maple Leafs have hired Paul MacLean as an assistant coach, the team announced on Friday.

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Down Goes Brown: Prove you're a champion by taking our Stanley Cup Final quizSavor what we have left of the Stanley Cup Final by chaneling that energy into answering these 16 questions.

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Blue Jackets trade/free agent targets: Wingers abound if centers prove elusiveIf it can't find help up the middle, Columbus could aim to make up for it by adding scoring on the wings.

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Has the championship window already closed for the Capitals?The focus around the Capitals since they were eliminated by the New York Islanders in the playoffs has been what this team needs to do to continue to compete for the Stanley Cup before the championship window closes.

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Top NHL prospect Perfetti dislikes dump-and-chase offenseSeveral of the top-rated prospects for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, coming up on October 6-7, spoke to the media Thursday, and there was no shortage of interesting quotes, courtesy of OHL insider Mark Scheig.

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Draft Notes: Perfetti, Sanderson, RossiSeveral of the top-rated prospects for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, coming up on October 6-7, spoke to the media today and there was no shortage of interesting quotes, courtesy of OHL insider Mark Scheig.

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Newy Talks Dallas Stars' Playoff Run With NHL All-StarArlington native and Columbus Blue Jackets All-Star defenseman Seth Jones discusses his experience playing the Tampa Bay Lightning and shares his thoughts on...

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Trade Rumors: Laine, Dumba, RustWhile it is Frank Seravalli who produces TSN's Trade Bait board, colleagues Darren Dreger and Pierre LeBrun backed up the trade statuses of a pair of players at the top of his board on this evening's edition of Insider Trading. While he may be only 22 years old with four 50+ point seasons under his belt, don't dismiss the rumors surrounding...

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Report: Jets 'serious' about potential Laine tradeThe Winnipeg Jets are entertaining the possibility of trading star forward Patrik Laine, TSN's Darren Dreger reported during Thursday's edition of "Insider they're serious...."

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Penguins trade Patric Hornqvist to Panthers for Mike MathesonThis trade has been rumored to be happening for more than 24 hours, and it is finally completed on Thursday.

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NHL Draft: Who Will Columbus Select?After looking at forwards that may be available to Columbus at #21, let's look at some blue line prospects that could be selected.

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NHL Conn Smythe Watch: Lightning's Victor Hedman makes his moveThanks to a couple of fast starts, a bounce-back from their power play unit, and a brief appearance from captain Steven Stamkos the Lightning have been able to win back-to-back games and take a 2-1 series lead in the 2020 Stanley Cup Final.

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Top 30 Trade Candidates to Watch This Off-seasonThe flat salary cap will send many teams scrambling to make moves and stay compliant.

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Columbus Blue Jackets Potential Trading Partners: The Detroit Red WingsWe continue on with our Blue Jackets' Trading Partners series by evaluating the Detroit Red Wings.

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Blue Jackets have done well in last five NHL draftsColumbus has taken a number of NHL standouts, regulars in past few seasons.

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Jarmo's next move? Torts, and safe is deathI'm ready to see the Blue Jackets attack the trade market, or draft the next mega offensive star.

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Alexandre Texier Ready to Take Next Step with Columbus Blue JacketsAfter an injury derailed his season, Texier is ready to become a difference-making forward for the Blue Jackets in the 2020-21 season.

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Elvis Merzlikins Joins Steve Mason As Only Blue Jackets Goaltender To Make NHL's All-Rookie TeamWhile he didn't come home with any hardware, Elvis Merzlikins showed well for himself in NHL awards voting.

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Uncle Bud's Announces Partnership With NHL Star, Seth JonesLOS ANGELES, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Â As the leading authority in Hemp and CBD based personal care products, Uncle Bud's continues to rapidly advance its steadfast mission to provide consumers with prolific education on, and access to, the healing revitalizing power of Hemp and CBD.

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Hemp And CBD Brand Uncle Bud's Adds NHL Star Seth Jones As Brand AmbassadorUncle Bud's, a hemp and CBD brand, tapped National Hockey League star Seth Jones to be a brand ambassador.

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TSN Trade Bait: The NHL's 31 teams fit neatly into three buckets this off-seasonAfter making his rounds on the phone, one NHL general manager said Wednesday he realized that most of the league's 31 teams fit neatly into one of three buckets that will determine the cadence of this off-season.

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Uncle Bud's Announces Partnership With NHL Star, Seth JonesPress release content from PR Newswire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

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TRAIKOS: Tampa Bay's Stamkos provides short-lived spark in return from injuryWe were told to wait. And then we were told to wait some more.

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NHL Mock Draft 3.0: Multiple options for NY Rangers at pick No. 22For the third straight Wednesday, I sat in the GM chair and made all 10 NHL Draft picks for the New York Rangers using the simulation tool from.

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Dubois, Blue Jackets working on new contractThe Columbus Blue Jackets have started contract negotiations with pending-RFA C Pierre-Luc Dubois.

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The Power Kill: What Makes the Shorthanded Blue Jackets So Dangerous?To drive that point home, in 2018-19, according to Evolving-Hockey.com, the Blue Jackets did their job defensively on the penalty kill ranking first in limiting shot attempts against and third in limiting shot quality against , all while coming in third overall in all shots attempts for and 12th in shot quality for.

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2019-20 Player Review: Nick Foligno's standard seasonCaptain Nick Foligno just wrapped up his eighth season with the Columbus Blue Jackets, believe it or not - the most permanent fixture on the current team, Fliggy brings so much to the table: his good nature, the right words, and his fearsome moments of comeuppance, when called for.

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Battalion Breakdown: Looking at Dean Kukan's seasonThe Swiss defenseman played a career high in games in 2019-20 as he continued to grow.

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NHL Prospects: Top 25 Prospects Around the NHLA regular season that ended in March. A playoff tournament that began in August. A Stanley Cup that will be awarded in September.

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Lightning coach Jon Cooper: Steven Stamkos 'inching closer' toward returnWe still don't have a definitive answer for whether or not Steven Stamkos will play in the Stanley Cup Final for the Tampa Bay Lightning, but the forward is moving in the right direction. Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos could return during the Stanely Cup Final.

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Columbus Blue Jackets vs St. Louis BluesColumbus Blue Jackets Nikolai Zherdev of Russia breaks through the St. Louis Blues defense of Andy McDonald and David Perron in the first period at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on January 8, 2008.

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Ranking the Top 25 Prospects Around the NHLA regular season that ended in March. A playoff tournament that began in August. A Stanley Cup that will be awarded in September.

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Snapshots: Dubois, Extended Camp, Sheahan, MillerNotes from around the NHL including contract talks underway for Pierre Luc-Dubois and Columbus, no word yet on expanded training camps, and more.

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Tampa Bay Lightning succeeding in NHL playoffs by adding grit, sinew, sandpaperThe Tampa Bay Lightning have turned their Stanley Cup final with the Dallas Stars into a best of five because, to quote Tampa head coach Jon Cooper and paraphrase "The Untouchables,'' you can't bring a knife to a gunfight."

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Detroit Red Wings Need to Pursue Jesse PuljujarviIn a crazy offseason, this would be the time for the Detroit Red Wings to acquire Jesse Puljujarvi from the Edmonton Oilers.

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Trade deadline moves paying off for Lightning in Stanley Cup PlayoffsThe Tampa Bay Lightning pieced together one of their most important lines thanks to a couple of key moves at the NHL trade deadline.

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2019-20 Blue Jackets Player Review: Big Josh Anderson is a big question markWhat's next? Despite speculation all season from The Athletic's Aaron Portzline that a past contentious negotation made Anderson unwilling to re-sign here, the latest word from his camp is that Anderson remains interested in a long term deal.

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Hughes Named to NHL 2019-20 All-Rookie TeamFormer University of Michigan ice hockey standout and current Vancouver Canucks defenseman Quinn Hughes was named the 2019-20 National Hockey League.

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Bob Boughner Named Sharks Head Coach After Serving in Interim RoleThe San Jose Sharks have named. Bob Boughner as their permanent head coach after he finished the 2019-20 season in an interim role...

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The five best draft picks in Blue Jackets historyLooking back at the best of the best as the 2020 draft nears.

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The Cannon Cast Episode 84: Zito's Value sheet, Puljujarvi, TwitterIt's starting to get a little colder. So that means hockey season is... almost over?

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Elvis Merzlikins, Seth Jones, and Zach Werenski Have Their Outstanding Seasons Recognized by The NHL AwardsThe Blue Jackets didn't win any awards, but they had players receive votes for a number of trophies.

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Canadiens' Nick Suzuki named to NHL All-Rookie teamCanadiens centre Nick Suzuki has been named to the NHL All-Rookie team for the 2019-20 season.

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NHL Announces First And Second All-Star Teams, All-Rookie TeamFollowing the announcements of the final five NHL regular season awards, the league also revealed their three all-league rosters: the First-Team All-Stars, the Second-Team All-Stars, and the All-Rookie Team.

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Sabres winger Victor Olofsson named to NHL All-Rookie TeamVictor Olofsson was not among the top three finalists for the Calder Trophy, but the Buffalo Sabres winger received another honor for his outstanding rookie season.

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Blue Jackets' Elvis Merzlikins named to NHL All-Rookie TeamColumbus Blue Jackets goaltender Elvis Merzlikins was named the NHL's All-Rookie Team Monday. Voting for the All-Rookie Team was done by the Professional Hockey Writers' Association at the end of the regular season.

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NHL announces 2019-20 All-Rookie team NHL.comThe National Hockey League announced today the 2019-20 NHL All-Rookie Team, including the three players voted as finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy as the League's top rookie: defensemen Quinn Hughes of the Vancouver Canucks and Cale Makar of the Colorado Avalanche as well as forward Dominik Kubalik of the Chicago Blackhawks.

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Hellebuyck of Jets wins Vezina Trophy as best goalie in NHLLed League in shutouts, second in victories to help Winnipeg advance to Cup Qualifiers.

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CBJ G Elvis Merzlikins named to NHL All-Rookie Team NHL.comColumbus Blue Jackets goaltender Elvis Merzlikins. was named to the NHL's Al...

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Predators defenseman Roman Josi wins 2020 Norris Trophy over CarlsonJosi wins over John Carlson of the Capitals and Victor Hedman of the Lightning.

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Jets' Connor Hellebuyck wins 2020 Vezina Trophy as NHL's top goalieHellebuyck finishes ahead of Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask and Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy.

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Cale Makar wins Calder Trophy as 2020 rookie of the yearHe won the award by finishing ahead of Vancouver's Quinn Hughes and Chicago's Dominik Kubalik.

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2020 NHL Awards show: How to watch on TV, live stream onlineYou can the NHL Awards show at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and the NBC Sports app.

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Blue Jackets trade/free agent targets: Impact centers are difficult to findColumbus is looking to upgrade at forward this offseason while many teams — themselves included — are forced to shed salary.

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Traikos: Kucherov avoids injury and propels Tampa Bay to Game 2 winIt was about seven minutes into the start of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup final when Nikita Kucherov was seen hobbling off the ice and towards the Tampa Bay...

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Sabres player named to NHL All-Rookie teamThe National Hockey League announced Monday the 2019-20 NHL All-Rookie Team, including the three players, voted as finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy as the League's top rookie: Defensemen Quinn Hughes of the Vancouver Canucks and Cale Makar of the Colorado Avalanche as well as forward Dominik Kubalik of the Chicago Blackhawks.

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Columbus Blue Jackets' Potential Trade Partners: The Vancouver CanucksWe continue our Blue Jackets' Trading Partners series with the Vancouver Canucks. See why there is a realistic match with these two teams.

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For The Fourth Consecutive Season, The Columbus Blue Jackets Were Eliminated By The Eastern Conference ChampionWith the Tampa Bay Lightning playing for the Stanley Cup, the Columbus Blue Jackets have now been eliminated by the past four Eastern Conference champions.

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Makar Named to 2019-20 All-Rookie TeamThe National Hockey League announced today the 2019-20 NHL All-Rookie Team, including the three players voted as finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy as the League's top rookie: defensemen Quinn Hughes of the Vancouver Canucks and Cale Makar of the Colorado Avalanche as well as forward Dominik Kubalik of the Chicago Blackhawks.

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Blue Jackets' Elvis Merzlikins named to NHL All-Rookie teamMerzlikins posted a 13-9-8 record with a 2.35 goal-against average.923 save percentage and five shutouts in 33 games this past season.

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Canucks: Tyler Motte needs to be re-signed immediatelyTyler Motte was a key part of the Vancouver Canucks' 2019-20 playoff run. Here is why general manager Jim Benning must re-sign him.

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Battalion Breakdown: Looking at Elvis Merzlikins' seasonFrom a tough start to a finishing flourish, the Latvian goalie turned heads in Columbus.

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Cannon Blasts: Who will win the Stanley Cup?The Dallas Stars defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 1 on Saturday night. The outcome is what I expected, with Dallas having four days of rest and Tampa having played twice in that time, with both of those games going to overtime.

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Canadiens: Joel Hanley Making Most of Playoff Chance with Dallas StarsAfter making his NHL debut with the Montreal Canadiens in 2015-16, Joel Hanley has made the most of his NHL playoff chance with the Dallas Stars.

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2020 Mock DraftTorie Peterson takes a shot at predicting the first round of the 2020 NHL Draft.

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NHL Power Rankings: All Teams Ranked During the 2020 Stanley Cup FinalAnd then there were two.. Though the Dallas Stars and Tampa Bay Lightning are more than 12 months into a hockey season that began with training camps last summer, there's still some...

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The Kings Need to Prioritize Trading Jeff CarterAlthough it will be a difficult task, the Los Angeles Kings need to prioritize trading Jeff Carter this season.

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Dans Daily: Pietrangelo Done in St. Louis, Next Season Likely DelayedIt wasnt the absolute worst news that NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has delivered, as next season could slip past the tentative Dec.

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2020-21 NHL Regular Season Likely To Start in Late DecemberThe 2020-21 NHL season likely won't begin until late December at the earliest, and it could be pushed back to January.

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Dans Daily: Pietrangelo Done in StL, Next Season Likely DelayedIt wasnt the absolute worst news that NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has delivered, as next season could slip past the tentative Dec.

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Today in Hockey History: Sept. 20The Kings and Ducks played a crazy and memorable final game at The Forum on this date.

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Bettman: Next NHL season could start in December or JanuaryAsked about potentially not playing until the fall of 2021, Bettman anticipates a full, 82-game season and playoffs.

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Columbus Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen coy on offseason roster planBlue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen is a passionate human being — but he can be inscrutable, and famously so, when he has his GM face on.

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Stars beat Lightning in Game 1: 3 Takeaways from 2020 Stanley Cup FinalEastern Conference Atlantic Division Boston Bruins Buffalo Sabres Detroit Red Wings Florida Panthers Montreal Canadiens Ottawa Senators Tampa Bay Lightning Toronto Maple Leafs Metropolitan Division Carolina Hurricanes Columbus Blue Jackets New Jersey Devils New York Islanders New York Rangers Philadelphia Flyers Pittsburgh Penguins Washington...

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Anton Khudobin dominates in Stars' Game 1 winJamie Oleksiak, Joel Kiviranta, Joel Hanley and Jason Dickson all scored for the Stars. Game 2 of the series will be on Monday.

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Carolina Hurricanes: Could the Hurricanes target Josh Anderson?It's no secret the Carolina Hurricanes need forward help, and among the circulating rumors about Josh Anderson being on the block, could he be a Cane?

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Anton Khudobin, Stars Fend off Lightning to Take 1-0 Lead in Stanley Cup FinalGame 1 of the Stanley Cup Final belongs to the Dallas Stars.. The Western Conference champions defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-1, on Saturday night as the series opened up inside the NHL bubble at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta...

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Stanley Cup predictions: Here's how Lightning and Stars will play outNearly one year after the start of the 2019-20 NHL regular season, the campaign is set to crown a champion now that Stanley Cup Final matchup is set.

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Social Roundup: September 19, 2020With the 2020 NHL Playoffs in the rear-view mirror, we're back with another edition of Social Roundup, presented by Truly Hard Seltzer, to see what's been happening with the boys this offseason.

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Plot Twist: The Blue Jackets Have Interest in Acquiring Forward Jesse Puljujaervi, Per ReportIn an interesting twist, the Blue Jackets are rumored to be interested in forward Jesse Puljujärvi — the very same player that they passed on in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

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NHL Rumors: Blues, Maple Leafs, Wild, Oilers, MoreIn today's NHL rumors, Pietrangelo stops talks with the Blues. Where does that leave Toronto?

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Good, bad, strange of NHL Stanley Cup Final matchup between Lightning and StarsThe Stanley Cup Final will start Saturday and feature the Lightning and the Stars, two teams that should make for an interesting series.

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NHL Stanley Cup Final 2020: Game 1 Odds and Stars vs. Lightning PredictionsThe Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars will battle for the 2019-20 Stanley Cup after the Bolts defeated the New York Islanders 2-1 in overtime to complete a six-game Eastern Conference Final series win Thursday.

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Stanley Cup Finals: Good, bad, weird of Lightning vs. StarsLast year's team finished with a record-tying 62 victories then was unceremoniously swept in the first round by the Columbus Blue Jackets.

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What the Stars and Lightning can tell us about what's been missing for the CapitalsGame 1 of the Stanley Cup Final will be played Saturday between the Dallas Stars and Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Predicting the Stanley Cup FinalTwo remain in the fight for the Stanley Cup. Who ya got?

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Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stanley Cup Finals, TikTok and WeChat ban: 5 things to know this weekendWashington and the nation are reacting this weekend to the death of Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg,  a legal pioneer for gender equality who became the second woman ever to serve on the nation’s highest court.

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Pietrangelo expects to become free agent, could stay with Blues: reportAlex Pietrangelo said he expects to become a free agent but has not ruled out re-signing with the St. Louis Blues, The Athletic reported Friday.

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Minnesota Represented by Todd Richards in Stanley Cup FinalRichards served as team captain as a senior and was a Second Team All-American during the 1988-89 season.

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The Five: Coolest Goals In Franchise HistoryWe count them down in The Five.

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NHL Stanley Cup Final between Tampa Bay and Dallas is duel of former coaching associatesIt's not only two American Sunbelt teams facing off Saturday in the NHL's Stanley Cup final, it's also a matchup of two head coaches who once worked together, but with the student now trying to outshine the mentor.

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Stanley Cup predictions: Here's how Lightning and Stars will play outNearly one year after the start of the 2019-20 NHL regular season, the campaign is set to crown a champion now that Stanley Cup Final matchup is set.

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How Ken Hitchcock started Manny Malhotra on a coaching path to the Maple LeafsA Ken Hitchcock challenge to Manny Malhotra on the Blue Jackets' bench helped start him on a path to the Maple Leafs.

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Battalion Breakdown: Looking at Kevin Stenlund's seasonThe big center from Sweden showed some skill this year in expanded playing time.

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Mishkin's Musings: Keys to the series win over the IslandersRadio broadcaster Dave Mishkin cites team defense and high-skilled playmaking as factors that led Tampa Bay past New York.

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What you need to know ahead of the Stanley Cup finalCBC Sports' daily newsletter gets you caught up on the key players and backstories ahead of Game 1 of the NHL championship series between Tampa Bay and Dallas.

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Former Bulldogs participating in Stanley Cup finalsFerris State University Hockey will be represented in the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup Finals once again as a pair with close ties to the Bulldog program helped the Tampa Bay Lightning win the Prince of Wales Trophy as the Eastern Conference Champions.

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Columbus Blue Jackets Potential Trading Partners: The Ottawa SenatorsWe continue our Blue Jackets trading partner series by looking at the Ottawa Senators. Is there a player available in the midst of a rebuild?

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2019-20 Player ReviewAndrew Peeke made his professional hockey debut this season splitting time between the Cleveland Monsters and Columbus Blue Jackets.

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Stars and Lightning play for Stanley Cup but who will be watchingReuters) - The Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars will begin play for the Stanley Cup on Saturday, but who will be watching aside from diehard National Hockey League fans when the puck drops, as viewers will have a mouth-watering menu of sports to choose from.

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Down Goes Brown: A Stanley Cup Final rooting guide for every other fan baseAfter seven weeks in the bubble, we've got our Stanley Cup Final matchup. Now who should you root for?

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Are The Blue Jackets and Flames Good Trading Partners?The Columbus Blue Jackets need to upgrade their roster and add skill this fall. There may be a trade fit with the Calgary Flames.

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Lightning redemption tour reaches Stanley Cup Final with another OT winThe Tampa Bay Lightning had to wait a long time for redemption.

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Tampa Bay Lightning defeat New York Islanders in Game 6 to advance to Stanley Cup FinalTampa Bay Lightning, who beat the New York Islanders in six games, will face the Dallas Stars in their first Stanley Cup Final appearance since 2015.

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NHL Playoffs 2020: Latest Stanley Cup Standings, Predictions and Key StorylinesFor the first time in NHL history, it will be the Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars facing off in the Stanley Cup Finals.

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Lightning put past behind in advancing to Stanley Cup FinalJon Cooper experienced difficulty in finding the right words. Emotionally spent following a 2-1 overtime Eastern Conference final series-clinching win over the New York Islanders, the...

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Manny Malhotra will leave the Canucks and join the Maple Leafs coaching staffThe former Canucks centre has spent the last four seasons in Vancouver as a development and assistant coach.

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Bobrovsky can 'right the ship' for Panthers, new GM says: reportSergei Bobrovsky can bounce back next season for the Florida Panthers, new general manager Bill Zito told Sportsnet on Thursday.

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Leafs Kyle Clifford to explore free agency; LA Kings lose upgraded pickThe Kings lose out on an upgraded draft pick if the forward doesn't re-sign with Toronto.

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Trade Bait: 10 contracts potentially on the move this off-seasonIts going to be difficult to move money in hockeys current climate, but TSN Senior Hockey Reporter Frank Seravalli says Phil Kessel and Tyler Bozak are among the names in play because of the financial or salary cap implications their teams are facing.

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A Farewell To Brandon DubinksyUnlikely to play again, Brandon Dubinsky was a valuable part of the Blue Jackets during their best seasons.

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Is a CBJ goalie trade on the horizon?It's hard to know for sure, but that's never stopped us from speculating.

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Prospects News and Rumors: Podkolzin, Marchenko, Kayumov and PashinThe KHL season is in full swing and there are plenty of NHL prospects who are off to great starts in Russia.

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Blue Jackets look ahead to 21st pick in NHL draft NHL.comHistory shows what kind of player Columbus can expect from the choice.

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With No Second Or Third-Round Pick In The Upcoming 2020 NHL Draft, The Blue Jackets Must Find An NHL Contributor With Their First-Round PickAnd while that's true in every draft, it's even more apt in the 2020 NHL Draft, where the club is without a second or third-round pick due to prior trades.

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Manny Malhotra joins Toronto Maple Leafs' coaching staffThe Toronto Maple Leafs have added Manny Malhotra to the bench, hiring the former NHL centre as an assistant coach.

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Nashville Predators Need Sophomore Surge From Matt DucheneDuchene failed to live up to the hype and excitement in his Predators debut season.

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Booms, busts, steals and strikeouts: Ranking the Blue Jackets' 20 NHL DraftsThe draft is the lifeblood of small-market organizations, which explains why Columbus' history has seen so many stops and starts.

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NHL Mock Draft 2.0: NY Rangers scoop up Seth Jarvis at No. 22Last week we published the first of our NHL Draft simulations, making all 10 selections for the New York Rangers with the help of.

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Blue Jackets' Daniil Tarasov: Loaned to KHL clubColumbus loaned Tarasov to Salavat Yulaev Ufa of the KHL on Wednesday, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.

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Analyzing The Coaching Impact of John TortorellaCan we use data to measure how coaches impact their teams? We can, and we'll look at how John Tortorella's style has impacted the Columbus Blue Jackets.

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Battalion Breakdown: Looking at David Savard's seasonThe defenseman continued to cement his place in the CBJ record books with another solid season.

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4 Trades the Detroit Red Wings Should ConsiderWith plenty of cap space and teams needing to move contracts, here are four trades that make sense for the Detroit Red Wings.

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2019-20 Player Review: Zach Werenski leads all NHL defensemen in goals, removes any and all doubt in stellar seasonWerenski cemented his place as an elite defenseman in the National Hockey League.

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Carbon and CCM Hockey 3D print world's first NHL-certified hockey helmet linerProduced using Carbon's proprietary Digital Light Synthesis resin process, the Super Tacks X with NEST features a digitally printed lattice structure on the inner lining.

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More Losses Behind The ScenesAfter hiring Bill Zito, the Panthers have plucked two more away from the Jackets front office.

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Lightning turn focus to next chance, not missed opportunity in Game 5The Tampa Bay Lightning worked overtime again to try to eliminate an opponent but couldn't finish the job this time.

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Ferraro: Lightning's 'target-shopping' for the playoffs has paid offAfter their heartbreaking sweep at the hands of the Columbus Blue Jackets that saw some of their weaknesses exposed, the Tampa Bay Lightning went out and addressed some of those playoff-ready issues in the off season.

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8 Columbus Blue Jackets All-Time Points-per-Game LeadersEight players have averaged over 2/3 point-per-game while playing for the Columbus Blue Jackets. Read about them here.

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Panthers Announce New Additions, Changes to Hockey Operations StaffFlorida Panthers General Manager Bill Zito announced today changes to the club's hockey operations staff.

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Alexandre Texier Ranked Top-Ten Rookie in Postseason Bubble by ESPNAlexandre Texier made the list of ESPN's top-ten rookies of the NHL bubble, giving hope to a big impact next year for the 21-year-old Columbus Blue Jacket.

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2019-20 Player Review: One of the NHL's best players grossly underrated by manySeth Jones is great a hockey player there is in today's game.

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Top 3 moves the Vegas Golden Knights must make to win a Stanley CupThe Vegas Golden Knights are the greatest expansion team in NHL history. No expansion team has had the success they’ve had in their first three seasons, making the Stanley Cup Playoffs each season by a comfortable margin.

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The Cannon Cast Episode 83: Award season, Fight, Line, Scratch!We recap the awards handed out so far and preview what's next.

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Teacher and student: Tortorella learned a lot through trying yearBlue Jackets mentor hopes to use lessons from this season to help CBJ reach next level.

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Former Blue Jackets Assistant Coach Dean Blais Headed to U.S. Hockey Hall of FameIt was quite a good decision, in hindsight. As the head coach at North Dakota from 1994-2004, he won two NCAA championships, made seven NCAA tournament appearances including three Frozen Fours, four WCHA regular-season titles and two WCHA playoff championships.

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First Ever NHL-certified, 3D-printed Hockey Helmet Liner FabricatedDigitally-printed lattice-structured liner that offers superior breathability, premium comfort, and elite protection.

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Blais Elected to U.S. Hockey Hall of FameBlais was previously honored by USA Hockey in 2018 with its Distinguished Achievement Award.

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Expectations Abound As Pierre-Luc Dubois Is Set To Become The Highest Paid Player On The Columbus Blue JacketsThe pending RFA, who just wrapped up his third season in Columbus, was trending towards becoming a bonafide number one center, took a massive step in the postseason, matching up against Auston Matthews, John Tavares, Brayden Point, and Anthony Cirelli with success.

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Hinote ready to hit the ground running with PredatorsThe 43-year-old, who won a Stanley Cup with the Colorado Avalanche in 2001, is tasked with turning around the Predators penalty kill, which ranked 29th in the NHL last season under former assistant coach Dan Muse.

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Digging a hole: Columbus Blue Jackets performance over the course of the seasonAs a Blue Jackets fan, it is a common experience to lament the team's seeming to start the season on the wrong foot.

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Battalion Breakdown: Looking at Gus Nyquist's seasonAfter signing in free agency, Swedish forward stepped right in and became a consistent performer for the Blue Jackets.

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The end of LTIR and the Maple LeafsAs you might recall, the Maple Leafs traded for David Clarkson again last offseason when Mitch Marner was still unsigned.

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CCM Hockey and Carbon Create the First-Ever NHL Certified 3D Printed Hockey Helmet Liner: Super Tacks X with NEST TechCCM will be releasing a 3D printed hockey helmet for consumers in Spring 2021, using some of the same advanced technology.

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Columbus Blue Jackets Potential Trade Partners: The Edmonton OilersWe continue our month-long look at potential Columbus Blue Jackets trading partners by looking at the Edmonton Oilers.

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Cannon Blasts: A few NHL awards gripesThat and more links from the last fortnight.

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Cincinnati teams wish Bengals, Joe Burrow luck in season openerThe Cincinnati Bengals are receiving well wishes via social media from other local teams in advance of their season opener against the Los Angeles Chargers at Paul Brown Stadium and rookie quarterback Joe Burrow's NFL debut.

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Stanley Cup Favourites at Winning NHL 2020The NHL 2020 season finally got to its Conference Finals, on Sunday. After a thrilling and intense Second Round of the playoffs, with three out of four meetings ending in seven games, we know the final four teams competing for the Stanley Cup.

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Kraken add new wrinkle to USA Hockey Welcome Back WeekUSA Hockey Welcome Back Week for 2020, which began Sunday, is presenting a unique strategy for the annual celebration of youth and adult leagues returning to competition.

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All eyes are now solely on the Toronto Blue JaysThe Toronto Blue Jays are now the only Toronto based team playing in any of the major sports leagues as all eyes focus on their postseason run.

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Prospects News and Rumors: Kaut, Tarasov, Skotnikov and MarkkanenThe Blue Jackets and Avalanche have loaned prospects to European as they get ready to begin their 2020-21 seasons.

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Lightning turn page after loss, focus on Game 4 against IslandersThe Tampa Bay Lightning's temperament remains unchanged heading into Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final against the New York Islanders at Rogers Place in Edmonton on Sunday.

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Josh Anderson Re-Focused On Long-Term Extension With Blue JacketsWhen Josh Anderson failed to return to the Blue Jackets lineup this postseason, as he continued to rehab from a major shoulder surgery this spring, it was fair to question whether he had already played his final game for Columbus.

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Maple Leafs News and Rumors: Matthews, Lehtonen, Kadri and MoreIn Maple Leafs news, how did Matthews fare in Lady Byng voting? How has COVID-19 impacted the team?

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Top NHL unrestricted free agents, can sign starting Oct. 9With the NHL free agent signing period beginning at Noon ET on Oct. 9, NHL.com takes a closer look at some of the top pending unrestricted free agents that could be available when the market opens.

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Columbus Blue Jackets: John Tortorella snubbed of Jack Adams AwardThough Boston Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy won the Jack Adams Award in 2020, it should have been Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella.

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2020 NHL Awards: ProHockeyTalk's ballot for the league's major trophiesThe PHT staff submitted their votes for a collective ballot for all of the major NHL awards.

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Josh Anderson refocused on long-term extension with Blue JacketsFor whatever reason, that status quo has now changed dramatically. The Athletic’s Aaron Portzline relays word from Anderson’s agent, Darren Ferris, that the 26-year-old power forward’s priority is now to sign a long-term extension to remain in Columbus.

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Columbus Blue Jackets Potential Trading Partners: The Calgary FlamesWelcome to the fourth part of our Columbus Blue Jackets Trading Partners mini-series. So far we've explored three interesting Canadian teams where there could be a potential match.

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So Close: Josh Anderson Was Ready to Play if The Blue Jackets Had Advanced Past the First RoundAs Josh Anderson and the Blue Jackets have begun to negotiate a new contract, GM Jarmo Kekäläinen told The Athletic that Anderson would have been able to play had the Blue Jackets advanced past the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Josh Anderson says he wants to stay with Blue Jackets; can new negotiator help?Assistant GM Josh Flynn will now be in charge of trying to re-sign both the power forward and young No.

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Nick Foligno Receives Selke Votes for Second Time in CareerNick Foligno earned six fifth-place votes for the Selke Trophy, further validating his transition into a dependable defensive presence for the Columbus Blue Jackets.

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The Tampa Bay Lightning Are Beating Back the Past, One Goal at a TimeA season removed from one of the biggest playoff upsets in recent hockey history, things are finally starting to align for Jon Cooper's squad.

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2019-20 Player Review: Scott Harrington's season lacked luster.Compared to other defensive standouts, Harrington's season was uneventful.

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DGB Grab Bag: Playoff excuses, ultimate losers and Alex Trebeck with a mulletWhat went wrong for the NHL teams already eliminated from the playoffs?

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Rangers Roundup: Jesper Fast update, Anthony Cirelli offer sheet, and moreProjecting where K'Andre Miller and some other Rangers prospect could be loaned to September 10, 2020.

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Oilers exploring goalie marketThe Edmonton Oilers are weighing their options in goal and exploring the trade market.

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John Tortorella Was RobbedHe likely didn't lose sleep over it, but John Tortorella was denied something he deserved.

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Josh Anderson Needs Long-Term Deal to Remain Blue Jacket, Per Report from TSNJosh Anderson is a restricted free agent for the Columbus Blue Jackets, and though he may like to stay in the city, it will be tough to negotiate a contract situation like his.

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The 2019-20 Tampa Bay Lightning played both the most and least efficient games in the past five postseasonsThe Tampa Bay Lightning have had some uniquely noteworthy games already so far in the 2020 playoffs.

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Ringing endorsement: Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen sings praises of new Panthers' GM Bill ZitoWhen Jarmo Kekalainen was hired as Columbus Blue Jackets GM in 2013, one of the first calls he made was to his close friend Billy Zito.

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Ohio State product Wolf reps Blue Jackets during U.S. Open runCBJ sweater was a key part of tennis phenom J.J. Wolf's eye-catching performance while winning two matches at the major event.

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Ben Adams discusses the Sports Alliance and Voter Initiatives in ClevelandI sat down with Ben Adams, the Director of Marketing and Communications for the Cleveland Monsters, to discuss the new Sports Alliance in Cleveland and their newest initiative involving voting.

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Report: Predators to add Hinote to coaching staffAccording to a report from The Athletic's Craig Custance, the Predators are hiring Dan Hinote as an assistant coach on John Hynes' staff.

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Ringing endorsement: Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen sings praises of new Panthers GM Bill ZitoWhen Jarmo Kekalainen was hired as Columbus Blue Jackets GM in 2013, one of the first calls he made was to his close friend Billy Zito.

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After leading Boston Bruins to 100-point regular season and Presidents' Trophy, Bruce Cassidy wins NHL's coach of year awardBruce Cassidy, who led the Boston Bruins to a 100-point regular season before they fell in Round 2 of the postseason to the Tampa Bay Lightning, has won the Jack Adams Award as the NHL's coach of the year.

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Bruins' Bruce Cassidy wins NHL coach of the year honoursBruce Cassidy's wife and kids enjoyed his NHL coach of the year honours more than he did.

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The One Player Columbus Should Go Hard AfterBut there is a player that would cure what ails Columbus in the scoring department, is a proven success on the power play, Â has a veteran presence, would pair well with Pierre-Luc Dubois on the top line, and would cost millions less than Taylor Hall.Â.

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Leafs pass relatively quiet first month of their off-season, but expect that to changeOne month and one day. A little hard to believe, perhaps, but the Maple Leafs have been idle since Aug.

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Islanders-Lightning stream: NHL Stanley Cup Eastern Conference FinalEastern Conference Atlantic Division Boston Bruins Buffalo Sabres Detroit Red Wings Florida Panthers Montreal Canadiens Ottawa Senators Tampa Bay Lightning Toronto Maple Leafs Metropolitan Division Carolina Hurricanes Columbus Blue Jackets New Jersey Devils New York Islanders New York Rangers Philadelphia Flyers Pittsburgh Penguins Washington...

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Blue Jackets assistant coaches on John Tortorella's techniques, tricks and temperIn our exclusive Q&A, Columbus assistants Brad Larsen and Brad Shaw shed some light on the Jack Adams-nominated head coach.

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How Bill Zito finally went from perpetual finalist to GMThe new Florida Panthers GM has come close on a number of occasions. We go inside his journey.

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2019-20 Player Review: Ryan Murray has ability, but not availabilityThe brittle blue liner missed extended time, but maybe found a way forward?

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Prospects News and Rumors: Draft Dates, Suter, Texier and MoreThe dates for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft appear to be set. Also, the Blackhawks and Blue Jackets loan more players to European clubs.

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Blue Jackets Loan Alexandre Teixer To KalPa Of Finland's LiigaThe Columbus Blue Jackets have loaned Alexandre Texier to KalPa of Finland's Liiga, the club announced on Tuesday.

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2019-20 Player Review: Dean Kukan solidified his spot in the defensive rotation this seasonKukan was able to earn his way into the rotation before an injury cut his regular season short.

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Q&A with Blue Jackets Winger Cam Atkinson on Life in the BubbleAtkinson adjusted well to life in the bubble in Toronto, scoring eight points in eight August playoff games before Columbus was eliminated from the one-year format the league came up with in order to resume competition and complete a season while the world deals with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Columbus Blue Jackets Announce Several LoansThe Columbus Blue Jackets have found a few landing spots for some of their most important young players.

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CBJ loan Bemstrom, Texier and Vehvilainen to trio of Liiga clubsPlayers will rejoin Blue Jackets prior to start of 2020-21 season.

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Columbus Blue Jackets' All-Time Goals-Per-Game LeadersWho have been the Columbus Blue Jackets' best scorers in terms of goals per game?

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The Cannon Cast Episode 82: Blue Jackets changes, NHL diversity, goal heard ‘round the world!The Blue Jackets make changes and maybe the league's new diversity initiatives will spur creative additions?

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Prospects News and Rumors: Vehvilainen, Mercier, Roode and MoreThe Columbus Blue Jackets have loaned one of their prospects overseas, the Acadie-Bathurst Titan and Shawinigan Cataractes have each traded one of their players, and we take a look at a player who has the chance to be a solid pick when we look back on this draft for our Prospect of the Day.

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Columbus Blue Jackets Potential Trade Partners: The Winnipeg JetsWe continue our September Columbus Blue Jackets mini-series on Trading Partners with our look at the Winnipeg Jets.

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Columbus grassroots hockey legend John Haferman is still changing kids' livesHis work to grow the sport in the inner city has earned him a nomination for the NHL's 2020 Willie O'Ree Community Hero Award.

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NHL offseason priorities: What to expect from all 31 teamsWith the flat salary cap expected to cause chaos, a look at potential trades and free-agent signings for every team.

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Practice Makes Perfect: Elvis Merzlikins Could Head Overseas This Fall to Train with HC LuganoAs NHL players start to head overseas for training and games to stay in shape, Elvis Merzlikins may be the next to follow the trend.

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Blue Jackets' Alexandre Texier: Loaned to Finnish clubThe Blue Jackets have loaned Texier to HIFK Helsinki of Finland's Liiga.

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Blue Jackets announce loans of Emil Bemstrom, Alexandre Texier, Veini VehvilainenThe Columbus Blue Jackets have found a few landing spots for some of their most important young players.

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Cassidy of Bruins wins Jack Adams Award as top coachBruce Cassidy of the Boston Bruins won the Jack Adams Award as the top coach in the NHL in 2019-20 on Wednesday.

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Metropolitan Notes: Bemstrom, Merzlikins, CouturierNotes from the Metropolitan including Elvis Merzlikins hoping to train with a Swiss League team, an injury update on Sean Couturier, and more.

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Emil Bemstrom And Veini Vehvilaeinen Are Being Loaned To Finland's Liiga, Per ReportsThe Columbus Blue Jackets have loaned Emil Bemstrom And Veini Vehviläinen to Finland's Liiga in advance of the NHL's tentative December restart.

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Blue Jackets' Emil Bemstrom: Signs with European clubBemstrom signed with HIFK of the Finnish Elite League, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.

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Veini Vehvilainen Loaned To JYPThe short-term exodus of European players in the AHL continues, this time with Columbus Blue Jackets goaltending prospect Veini Vehvilainen being loaned to JYP in Finland.

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Battalion Breakdown: Looking at Josh Anderson's seasonThe big, skilled winger had a tough time getting going during injury-plagued campaign.

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Washington Capitals Interview Mike Babcock, Gerard GallantReports surfaced a week ago that the Washington Capitals received permission to interview veteran coach Peter Laviolette for their open head coaching position.

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Complete Tampa Bay Lightning Round 3 Playoff ScheduleThe NHL let us know last night that Game 1 will be Monday night, but now weve got the full schedule.

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5 storylines for Eastern, Western conference finalsThe Stanley Cup Playoffs are down to four teams and one bubble.

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Lightning will face New York Islanders in Eastern Conference FinalThe matchup is now set for the Eastern Conference Final of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Is Columbus Blue Jacket Vladislav Gavrikov Exempt From Expansion Draft?Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Vladislav Gavrikov should be exempt during the 2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft.

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Toronto Maple Leafs Hypothetical Trade: David SavardAUGUST 06: William Nylander #88 of the Toronto Maple Leafs is checked by David Savard #58 of the Columbus Blue Jackets during the second period in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Qualification Round prior to the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 06, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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