Flames topple Blue Jackets 4-2
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — In the first two periods, the Columbus Blue Jackets hit three goal posts.
It was that kind of night.
Johnny Gaudreau scored his team-leading 35th goal and...
Blue Jackets land Duchene from Senators, then beat them 3-0
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky made 22 saves and Matt Duchene's first game with the Columbus Blue Jackets was a 3-0 win over his former team, the Ottawa Senators, on Friday...
Duchene gets win with Blue Jackets after trade from Ottawa
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Matt Duchene appreciated how short the walk was to join his new team.
Sergei Bobrovsky made 22 saves, and Duchene's first game with the Columbus Blue Jackets was a 3-0...
Tarasenko leads Blues to 4-2 win over Blue Jackets
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ryan O'Reilly believes good things are ahead for the rested and focused St. Louis Blues.
Vladimir Tarasenko had a goal and two assists, and the Blues beat the slumping Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Saturday night.
O'Reilly added a goal and an assist, Oskar Sundqvist also scored and Brayden Schenn had three assists for St. Louis, playing its first game in 10 days due to the All-Star game and the team's bye week.
Vesey’s shootout goal lifts Rangers over Blue Jackets
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — New York gave up twice as many shots as it took, but Jimmy Vesey found the back of the net with the deciding goal in the shootout to get the Rangers another win.
Power play and Bobrovsky shine as Blue Jackets beat Capitals
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets are finally starting to feel confident on the power play, and that could be dangerous for the rest of the NHL.
Columbus' league-worst power play scored twice and Sergei Bobrovsky made 33 saves in a 2-1 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals on Friday night.
Lightning stop scoring drought, beat Blue Jackets 8-2
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning found their offense, and in a big way.
Victor Hedman, Cedric Paquette and Yanni Gourde had first-period goals, and the Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 8-2 Saturday night.
Brayden Point scored in both the second and third periods, and Andrei Vasilevskiy had 30 saves for Tampa Bay. Alex Killorn, Nikita Kucherov and J.T. Miller had the other Lightning goals.
Cullen powers Penguins past Blue Jackets
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Cullen scored two goals and had an assist to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 7-3 preseason win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday.
Zach Trotman, Garrett Wilson, Adam Johnson, Juuso Riikola and Kris Letang also scored for Pittsburgh. Fourteen Penguins players recorded at least one point, led by Cullen and Zach Aston-Reese (three assists) who had three points each.
Matt Murray stopped 30 shots while playing the entire game in goal for the Penguins.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have re-signed forward Oliver Bjorkstrand and defenseman Ryan Murray.
The 23-year-old Bjorkstrand, the team's fifth-leading scorer last season with 11 goals and 29 assists, signed a three-year pact worth $7.5 million.
The 24-year-old Murray accepted the team's qualifying offer of a one-year contract worth $2.8 million. Both deals were announced over the weekend.
HERNING, Denmark (AP) — Danish hockey is on the rise, even though the Danish hockey team has been knocked out of the world championships.
The national team's early elimination at its first world championships on home ice can hardly overshadow the boost the tournament has given the sport in the country.
Bjorkstrand, Dubois lead Blue Jackets past Islanders, 4-1
NEW YORK (AP) — The last time Columbus was in Brooklyn just 10 days ago, it didn't have much to show after a flurry of shots in the first period and then let a lead after 40 minutes slip away in a loss.
This time, Sergei Bobrovsky made a big save to preserve the advantage early in the third and the Blue Jackets pulled away for a big win.
Blue Jackets snap losing streak with 6-1 win over Devils
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Artemi Panarin and Oliver Bjorkstrand each had a goal and an assist, and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 35 shots as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the New Jersey Devils 6-1 on Saturday night to snap a five-game losing streak.
Bjorkstrand’s quick strikes lead Blue Jackets over Stars 2-1
DALLAS (AP) — Oliver Bjorkstrand and the Columbus Blue Jackets were headed in the opposite direction of the Dallas Stars even though the teams had identical records going into the halfway point of the season.
The third-year forward reversed things in a hurry.
Bjorkstrand scored twice 78 seconds apart early in the third period and the Blue Jackets stopped a three-game losing streak with a 2-1 win over the Stars on Tuesday night.
Anderson, Bjorkstrand lead Blue Jackets past Panthers 7-3
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets finally got their power play rolling again.
Oliver Bjorkstrand had two goals, including the tiebreaker with the man advantage, and Josh Anderson also scored twice to lift the Blue Jackets over the Florida Panthers 7-3 on Thursday night.
Bjorkstrand's power-play goal was the first on the road in 15 tries this season for Columbus, which entered 3 for 35 on the power play.
COLUMBUS, OHIO -- Down 3-0 to the Columbus Blue Jackets in the second period, the Boston Bruins battled back to earn a point in a 4-3 shootout loss on Monday.
Panarin, Bjorkstrand lift Blue Jackets over Bruins 4-3 in SO
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Artemi Panarin gave himself a nice 26th birthday present.
Panarin and Oliver Bjorkstrand scored in a shootout, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Monday night after squandering a two-goal lead in the third period.
Columbus has won eight of its first 12 games, a franchise record for October.
Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky made 27 saves for his sixth win. He also had an assist — the eighth of his career and first this season.
Maple Leafs’ Roman Polak suspended 2 games for boarding
NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Roman Polak has been suspended two games for boarding Columbus Blue Jackets forward Oliver Bjorkstrand.
Polak hit Bjorkstrand from behind early in the third period of the Maple Leafs' victory in Columbus on Wednesday night. The NHL department of player safety announced the suspension Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — John Tortorella and Doug Weight were only a few feet away from each other.
The mental and emotional distance separating the coaches was another matter following a 3-2 victory by Columbus over the New York Islanders on Saturday. Cam Atkinson delivered the winner for the Blue Jackets 1:19 into overtime.
"I'm very happy with the way we played," Tortorella said. "I'm happy to win a close checking one-goal game."
Atkinson, Wennberg lead Blue Jackets to 5-2 win over Rangers
NEW YORK (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have come out of their bye week playing their best hockey in nearly two months.
Cam Atkinson and Alexander Wennberg each scored twice to lead the Blue Jackets to a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday. While many teams have struggled after their mandatory time off, Columbus rolled to its second win in two days and moved past the Rangers into third place in the Metropolitan Division.
Foligno, Jenner lead Blue Jackets over Maple Leafs 5-2
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nick Foligno and Boone Jenner each scored a goal, backup goalie Joonas Korpisalo made 31 saves and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Wednesday night.
Panthers’ Huberdeau hurt in win over Devils
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Jonathan Huberdeau left with an apparent left leg injury during the Florida Panthers' 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.
As Huberdeau turned away from a check behind New Jersey's net, the skate of Devils center Sergey Kalinin appeared to come down on Huberdeau's left ankle. The Panthers have not offered an update on Huberdeau's status.