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Blue Jackets Make Playoff Return Tonight In Pittsburgh

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Derek Mackenzie waits for the puck to drop on a faceoff earlier this season.
7:55AM
April 16, 2014

The Columbus Blue Jackets start their second-ever playoff series tonight against the heavily-favored Pittsburgh Penguins.

Blue Jackets Return To The Playoffs

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Derek Mackenzie waits for the puck to drop on a faceoff earlier this season.
8:24AM
April 10, 2014

The Columbus Blue Jackets have clinched the second playoff berth in franchise history with a 3-1 victory over the Dallas Stars Wednesday night.

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.
7:31AM
February
14, 2014

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.

Blue Jackets Preparing To Skate Into Season Of High Expectations

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The Blue Jackets prepare for their season opener tonight at 7 p.m. against the Calgary Flames.
6:39AM
October 4, 2013

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.

Blue Jackets Re-Sign NHL Top Goalie Bobrovsky

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Sergei Bobrovsky and wife Olga pose with the Vezina Trophy
1:03PM
July 1, 2013

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky to a two-year contract extension, locking up the Vezina Award winner before he could become a restricted free agent.

Blue Jackets Make Big Splash At NHL Trade Deadline

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The Columbus Blue Jackets made three trades, which included obtaining three-time all-star Marian Gaborik, on Wednesday.
4:20PM
April
3, 2013

The Columbus Blue Jackets acquired all-star right winger Marian Gaborik prior to this afternoon’s NHL trade deadline in an attempt to make the playoffs. They also parted with former rookie of the year goalie Steve Mason.

New NHL Deal Has “Marginal” Benefits For Blue Jackets

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Blue Jackets players practice last week before ratifying a new labor agreement that will put them back on the ice Saturday. Experts say the new deal will have marginal benefits for the Jackets.
5:00AM
January
15, 2013

After a four-month lock-out, the Columbus Blue Jackets begin their season Saturday night in Nashville against the Predators. Many hockey fans hope the new labor agreement will help teams like Columbus and Nashville become more competitive. But as WOSU reports, relief for small market franchises, like the Jackets, will be minimal.

Columbus Blue Jackets Players Eager To Begin Season

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Blue Jackets teammates met at the Ohio Health Ice Haus for a practice after a tentative labor agreement was reached Sunday, ending a 113-day lockout. The Jackets anticipate their first game in about a week.
4:42PM
January
7, 2013

Several Blue Jackets were back on the ice Monday morning practicing for their first games of the truncated season. WOSU talked with some of the players about the labor agreement and the upcoming play.

NHL, Columbus Blue Jackets Fans Get Back Their Game

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The Columbus Blue Jackets soon will be back on the ice after deal was struck following a 113-day lockout.
2:53PM
January
6, 2013

Columbus Blue Jackets fans and hockey fans all over are celebrating the end of the 113-day NHL lockout. Marathon negotiations during the weekend ended with a collective bargaining agreement that promises no more labor strife for the next decade. WOSU found some happy fans at a Columbus skating rink.

New NHL Labor Talks Bring Optimism

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Negotiations lasted for nearly eight hours yesterday in a pair of sessions that included big and smaller groups.
11:33AM
December 5, 2012

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.