Columbus Hockey Fans Keep Eye On Russian Team

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The Columbus Blue Jackets are well represented on Team Russia by Fedor Tyutin, Artem Anisimov, Sergei Bobrovsky and Nikita Nikitin.(Photo: Flickr)
The Columbus Blue Jackets are well represented on Team Russia by Fedor Tyutin, Artem Anisimov, Sergei Bobrovsky and Nikita Nikitin.(Photo: Flickr)

The Olympic men’s hockey tournament is underway, with the U.S. routing Slovakia 7-1 on Thursday.

But Columbus may be keeping a closer eye on the Russian team: Four players from the Columbus Blue Jackets are representing Team Russia, headlined by star goalie Sergei Bobrovsky.

For WOSU’s new sports podcast After the Score, Steve Brown and Thomas Bradley spoke with Aaron Portzline, who covers the Blue Jackets for the Columbus Dispatch.

Click the play button above to hear their conversation.

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