27-9-2019 Jordan Schroeder frustrated
Columbus Blues Jackets left wing Jordan Schroeder feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jordan Schroeder was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 107 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 16 assists along with 10 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has not yet played for the Columbus Blues Jackets this season.


27-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Pavel Buchnevich is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Nick Foligno has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Matt Calvert has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Joshua Anderson has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Oscar Dansk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Alexandre Texier has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Kevin Hayes has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Brandon Sutter has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Ty Smith has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Cam Atkinson remains sidelined with arm injury.



27-9-2019 Cam Atkinson injured.
Cam Atkinson (CBS) suffered arm injury during the game in an incident with Mikhail Sergachev (TB). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. This is a rough game and injuries happen, lucky for me that this one is not serious, he commented from the trainers bench.

20-9-2019 Kevin Stenlund uncertain about future
Kevin Stenlund wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

20-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Pierre-Luc Dubois is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Brandon Dubinsky has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Matt Calvert has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Joshua Anderson has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Oscar Dansk hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Kevin Hayes has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Ty Smith has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



19-9-2019 Markus Hannikainen resumes full training.
Columbus Blues Jackets right wing Markus Hannikainen has resumed full training after his groin injury.

14-9-2019 Markus Hannikainen resumes light training.
Columbus Blues Jackets right wing Markus Hannikainen has resumed light training after his groin injury and is listed day to day.

13-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Nick Foligno is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. David Savard is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Pierre-Luc Dubois is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Brandon Sutter is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Cody Glass is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

Markus Hannikainen remains sidelined with groin injury.



11-9-2019 Blake Siebenaler frustrated
Columbus Blues Jackets defenseman Blake Siebenaler feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Blake Siebenaler was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blues Jackets in the 3rd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Columbus Blues Jackets this season.


6-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Brandon Sutter is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

Joonas Korpisalo has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games.

Trainer's room

Markus Hannikainen remains sidelined with groin injury.



6-9-2019 Markus Hannikainen injured.
Markus Hannikainen (CBS) suffered groin injury during the game in an incident with Brett Pesce (CAR). He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks. It hurts, but what hurts even more is when you're injured by a cheap shot like that, he said when he was taken off the ice.

29-8-2019 Jordan Maletta frustrated
Columbus Blues Jackets center Jordan Maletta feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jordan Maletta, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old center is expecting a good season for the team.


30-6-2019 Jaromir Jagr retires
Jaromir Jagr has retired from professional hockey.

30-6-2019 Training camp preview
Columbus Blues Jackets will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Columbus Blues Jackets and Cleveland Monsters:
- Ian Mitchell D
- Tyler Motte C
- Patrick Wiercioch D
- Brandon Dubinsky L
- Nick Foligno L
- Cam Atkinson R
- Matt Calvert L
- David Savard D
- Boone Jenner L
- Ryan Murray D
- Joonas Korpisalo G
- Joshua Anderson L
- Markus Hannikainen R
- Pierre-Luc Dubois C
- Vitali Abramov R
- Calvin Thürkauf C
- Gabriel Carlsson D
- Kole Sherwood R
- Zach Werenski D
- Blake Siebenaler D
- Kevin Stenlund C
- Paul Bittner L
- Ryan Collins D
- Jordan Maletta C
- Vladislav Gavrikov D
- Daniel Zaar R
- Elvis Merzlikins G
- Markus Nutivaara D
- Oscar Dansk G
- Peter Quenneville C
- Alex Broadhurst C
- Alexandre Texier C
- Jordan Schroeder L
- Josh Brook D
- Robin Salo C
- Kevin Hayes C
- Pavel Buchnevich R
- Cameron Gaunce D
- Roman Polak D
- Jake Gardiner D
- Brandon Sutter R
- James Wisniewski D
- Nick Spaling C
- Ludvig Rensfeldt C
- Mitchell Heard C
- Anthony Luciani R
- Daniel Brodin L
- David Wohlberg L
- Eero Elo L
- Andrei Popov R
- Tomas Zaborsky L
- Denis Parshin L
- David Leggio G
- Matthew Ford R
- Cody Glass C
- Daniil Miromanov R
- Patrick Bajkov R
- Ty Smith D
- Evan Bouchard D

Players reporting out of shape:
- Tyler Motte C
- Kevin Stenlund C
- Jordan Maletta C
- Daniel Zaar R
- Elvis Merzlikins G
- Oscar Dansk G
- Ludvig Rensfeldt C
- Daniel Brodin L
- Andrei Popov R
- Cody Glass C
- Ty Smith D
- Evan Bouchard D

Players reporting in good shape:
- Joonas Korpisalo G
- Jordan Schroeder L
- Josh Brook D
- Roman Polak D


30-6-2019 Doug MacLean leaves team
Doug MacLeans contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2019 Paul Castron leaves team
Paul Castrons contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2019 Gary Agnew leaves team
Gary Agnews contract has expired and he has left the team.

27-6-2019 Joshua Anderson frustrated
Columbus Blues Jackets left wing Joshua Anderson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Joshua Anderson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blues Jackets in the 4th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 67 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 16 assists along with 11 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing is waiting for a good start this season.


26-6-2019 Cameron Gaunce frustrated
Columbus Blues Jackets defenseman Cameron Gaunce feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Cameron Gaunce was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanches in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 20 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 0 assists along with 23 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


25-6-2019 Matt Calvert frustrated
Columbus Blues Jackets left wing Matt Calvert feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Matt Calvert was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blues Jackets in the 5th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 402 NHL games during his career, notching 74 goals and adding 82 assists along with 243 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing is waiting for a good start this season.


25-6-2019 Jordan Schroeder frustrated
Columbus Blues Jackets left wing Jordan Schroeder feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jordan Schroeder was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 107 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 16 assists along with 10 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing is expecting a good season for the team.


25-6-2019 Daniil Miromanov agrees on a contract.
Daniil Miromanov has signed a $550 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Columbus Blues Jackets. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Russia, Daniil Miromanov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blues Jackets in the 4th round of the 2018 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 21 year old right wing is expecting a good season for the team.


24-6-2019 Vitali Abramov agrees on a contract.
Vitali Abramov has signed a $525 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Columbus Blues Jackets. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

24-6-2019 Robin Salo agrees on a contract.
Robin Salo has signed a $1 000 000 per year, 4 year deal with the Columbus Blues Jackets. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Finland, Robin Salo was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 2nd round of the 2017 entry draft. He has appeared in 654 NHL games during his career, notching 31 goals and adding 48 assists along with 1421 penalty minutes. The 20 year old center is expecting a good season for the team.


24-6-2019 Patrick Bajkov agrees on a contract.
Patrick Bajkov has signed a $550 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Columbus Blues Jackets. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

24-6-2019 Ty Smith agrees on a contract.
Ty Smith has signed a $550 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Columbus Blues Jackets. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Ty Smith was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blues Jackets in the 1st round of the 2018 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


24-6-2019 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2019 Calvin Thürkauf agrees on a contract.
Calvin Thürkauf has signed a $525 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Columbus Blues Jackets. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Switzerland, Calvin Thürkauf was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blues Jackets in the 7th round of the 2016 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 21 year old center is waiting for a good start this season.


22-6-2019 Kevin Stenlund agrees on a contract.
Kevin Stenlund has signed a $525 000 per year, 2 year deal with the Columbus Blues Jackets. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

22-6-2019 Tomas Vomacka rejects contract offer.
Tomas Vomacka rejected the $400 000 per year, 4 year offer from Columbus Blues Jackets

22-6-2019 Evan Bouchard agrees on a contract.
Evan Bouchard has signed a $550 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Columbus Blues Jackets. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Evan Bouchard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blues Jackets in the 2nd round of the 2018 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


23-6-2019 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Patrick Wiercioch (Columbus Blues Jackets) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Daniel Zaar (Cleveland Monsters) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Alex Broadhurst (Cleveland Monsters) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Jaromir Jagr (Cleveland Monsters) UFA
-Cameron Gaunce (Cleveland Monsters) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-James Wisniewski (Columbus Blues Jackets) UFA
-Nick Spaling (Columbus Blues Jackets) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Ludvig Rensfeldt (Cleveland Monsters) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Mitchell Heard (Cleveland Monsters) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Anthony Luciani (Cleveland Monsters) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Daniel Brodin (Cleveland Monsters) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-David Wohlberg (Cleveland Monsters) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Eero Elo (Cleveland Monsters) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Andrei Popov (Cleveland Monsters) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Tomas Zaborsky (Cleveland Monsters) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Denis Parshin (Cleveland Monsters) UFA
-David Leggio (Cleveland Monsters) UFA
-Matthew Ford (Cleveland Monsters) UFA


23-6-2019 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Doug MacLean(pro)
-Paul Castron(pro)
-Gary Agnew(farm)


20-6-2019 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $26 400 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

20-6-2019 Dave King retires
Columbus Blues Jackets staff member Dave King has announced his retirement due to non-hockey related reasons.

20-6-2019 Bob Strumm retires
Columbus Blues Jackets staff member Bob Strumm has announced his retirement due to personal reasons.

20-6-2019 Lou Venn retires
Cleveland Monsters staff member Lou Venn has announced his retirement due to non-hockey related reasons.

20-6-2019 Samuel Chavkin retires
Cleveland Monsters staff member Samuel Chavkin has announced his retirement due to health reasons.

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