Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
The Olympic menâ€™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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 NHL is calling off all games through Dec. 14, plus the 2013 NHL All-Star Weekend scheduled for Jan. 26-27 in Columbus, Ohio. The league made the announcement Friday, the 69th day of the NHL’s lockout of its players. The new cancellations come as little surprise. The two sides had an unproductive negotiating session on [...]
The Columbus Blue Jackets are hiring former goaltender, announcer and St. Louis Blues executive John Davidson as the club’s president of hockey operations.