Gale force winds blowing through Central Ohio caused disruption on the roads, in homes, and in the skies.
For the first time in five years, Nationwide Arena will host a playoff NHL game as the Columbus Blue Jackets take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in game three of their first-round playoff series.
The team at one point was ahead 3-1, but let Pittsburgh chip away and the Penguins took the lead for good with 8:18 left in the game.
The Blue Jackets lost to the Sharks in a shootout Thursday night, but they’d still make the playoffs if the season ended today. WOSU’s Steve Brown spoke with a Blue Jackets beat writer about what to expect down the stretch.
The Columbus Blue Jackets are about to begin their 14th season, and after a spectacular finish last year, the buzz around professional hockey in Columbus is real.
The NHL has rejected the players’ latest offer for a labor deal, and negotiations have broken off at least until the weekend. The talks broke off after just one hour Thursday night.
NHL owners and players got right back to the bargaining table Wednesday morning just hours after ending a long day of talks that produced the greatest sense for optimism since the lockout began three months ago.
The Columbus Blue Jackets are hiring former goaltender, announcer and St. Louis Blues executive John Davidson as the club’s president of hockey operations.
NHL owners locked out the Blue Jackets and all other players on Sunday. No formal talks have been scheduled between the two sides.
Nationwide Arena has hosted NCAA tournament games three times and will be the home of the 2013 NHL All-Star Game, but will Columbus ever put on a top-flight event like the Super Bowl or Final Four?
In recent weeks, pro sports teams in Cleveland and Cincinnati have asked government owners of their stadiums for repair money. Here in Columbus, the Blue Jackets are looking to upgrade Nationwide Arena, which is to be owned by taxpayers. WOSU reports on who will pay for the upgrades.