Columbus is host to the National Hockey League All Star game this week-end. The NHL showcase will bring thousands fans and visitors to the city as well as international media attention.
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.
Ohio State alum and Canadian women’s hockey team member Natalie Spooner is celebrating after winning a gold medal at the Winter Olympics.
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.
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.
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.
The Columbus Blue Jackets will host the 2013 edition of the NHL All-Star game.
The Blue Jackets continue to look for a solution to offset their financial losses and avoid a move to another city. WOSU reports a quasi-public arena is a possibility.
For the first time, Nationwide Area tonight will host an NHL playoff game. The Blue Jackets and Detroit Red Wings play game 3 of their best of seven series. The Red Wings lead 2 games to none, but Jackets fans hope the home ice advantage. WOSU’s Sadie Taylor has the story.