25-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Joonas Korpisalo has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games. Peter Thome hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Riley Sheahan has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Colin White has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Roman Polak has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Daniel Sedin has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Wyllum Deveaux has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jesperi Kotkaniemi has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Samuel Bitten has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



20-9-2019 Oscar Dansk frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Oscar Dansk 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 Sweden, Oscar Dansk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2nd round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season.


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.

18-9-2019 Player of the week: Anthony Mantha (R)
NHL has awarded Anthony Mantha (R) of Columbus Blue Jackets as Player Of The Week He registered 2 goals and 5 assists for 7 points in 3 games last week.

A native of Canada, Anthony Mantha was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 254 NHL games during his career, notching 80 goals and adding 78 assists along with 124 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 5 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 2+6=8 with 4 PIM.


18-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Marcus Foligno is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jeff Skinner is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Sebastian Aho is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Pierre-Luc Dubois is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Anthony Mantha is looking good with 7 points in 3 games last week. Nolan Patrick is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Joonas Korpisalo has been chilly and allowed 12 goals in 3 games. Peter Thome hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Colin White has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Roman Polak has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Ryan Poehling has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Wyllum Deveaux has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jesperi Kotkaniemi has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Samuel Bitten has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



15-9-2019 Oscar Dansk frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Oscar Dansk 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 Sweden, Oscar Dansk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2nd round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season.


12-9-2019 Team captain meets with Samuel Bitten
Following the team's recent 4-5 loss against Nashville Predators on 12-9-2019, Columbus Blue Jackets captain Justin Faulk and Samuel Bitten did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Justin Faulk

11-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jeff Skinner is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Pierre-Luc Dubois is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Joonas Korpisalo has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



7-9-2019 Justin Faulk frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Justin Faulk feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Justin Faulk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 573 NHL games during his career, notching 79 goals and adding 195 assists along with 192 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 1 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


6-9-2019 Oscar Dansk frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Oscar Dansk 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 Sweden, Oscar Dansk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2nd round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season.


4-9-2019 Jeff Skinner frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Jeff Skinner 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, Jeff Skinner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 665 NHL games during his career, notching 216 goals and adding 202 assists along with 270 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing is waiting for a good start this season.


4-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



31-8-2019 Riley Sheahan frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Riley Sheahan 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 regular player.

A native of Canada, Riley Sheahan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 451 NHL games during his career, notching 80 goals and adding 85 assists along with 75 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing is waiting for a good start this season.


30-6-2019 Scott Hartnell retires
Scott Hartnell has retired from professional hockey.

30-6-2019 Training camp preview
Columbus Blue Jackets will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Columbus Blue Jackets and Syracuse Crunch:
- Josh Mahura D
- Jesse Gabrielle L
- Marcus Foligno R
- Tim Schaller C
- Jeff Skinner L
- Justin Faulk D
- Sebastian Aho L
- Nick Schmaltz C
- Alex DeBrincat R
- Lucas Carlsson D
- Zachary Werenski D
- Pierre-Luc Dubois C
- Jordan Maletta R
- Oscar Dansk G
- Joonas Korpisalo G
- Kole Sherwood R
- Blake Siebenaler D
- Josh Anderson R
- Daniel Zaar R
- Elvis Merzlikins G
- Tyler Bird L
- Kevin Stenlund C
- Vladislav Gavrikov D
- Veeti Vainio D
- Andrew Peeke D
- Peter Thome G
- Calvin Thurkauf L
- Riley Sheahan L
- Anthony Mantha R
- Cam Talbot G
- Ethan Bear D
- Kyle Clague D
- Ryan Pilon D
- Colin White R
- Olivier Ekman-Larsson D
- Henrik Samuelsson R
- Brent Burns D
- Roman Polak D
- Adam Helewka L
- Chandler Yakimowicz R
- Daniel Sedin L
- Nolan Patrick C
- Ryan Poehling C
- Jacob Graves D
- Dante Salituro C
- Wyllum Deveaux L
- Jesperi Kotkaniemi C
- Samuel Bitten C

Players reporting out of shape:
- Jeff Skinner L
- Jordan Maletta R
- Joonas Korpisalo G
- Andrew Peeke D
- Calvin Thurkauf L
- Riley Sheahan L
- Brent Burns D
- Samuel Bitten C

Players reporting in good shape:
- Alex DeBrincat R
- Kevin Stenlund C
- Peter Thome G
- Anthony Mantha R
- Ethan Bear D
- Dante Salituro C
- Wyllum Deveaux L


30-6-2019 Chris Macfarland leaves team
Chris Macfarlands contract has expired and he has left the team.

25-6-2019 Kyle Clague returns
Columbus Blue Jackets were delighted to hear that Kyle Clague has returned to the team.

25-6-2019 Chandler Yakimowicz returns
Columbus Blue Jackets were delighted to hear that Chandler Yakimowicz has returned to the team.

25-6-2019 Wyllum Deveaux returns
Columbus Blue Jackets were delighted to hear that Wyllum Deveaux has returned to the team.

25-6-2019 Jesperi Kotkaniemi returns
Columbus Blue Jackets were delighted to hear that Jesperi Kotkaniemi has returned to the team.

25-6-2019 Samuel Bitten returns
Columbus Blue Jackets were delighted to hear that Samuel Bitten has returned to the team.

24-6-2019 Blake Siebenaler frustrated
Columbus Blue 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 Blue Jackets in the 3rd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


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


22-6-2019 Joonas Korpisalo frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Joonas Korpisalo feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Joonas Korpisalo was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 3rd round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 180 NHL games during his career, booking 3 career shutouts and allowing 508 goals. The 25 year old goaltender is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


22-6-2019 Vladislav Gavrikov frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Vladislav Gavrikov 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 Russia, Vladislav Gavrikov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 6th round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


22-6-2019 Chandler Yakimowicz frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Chandler Yakimowicz 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, Chandler Yakimowicz was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 6th round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old right wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


23-6-2019 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Nick Schmaltz (Syracuse Crunch) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Scott Hartnell (Columbus Blue Jackets) UFA
-Jordan Maletta (Syracuse Crunch) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Kole Sherwood (Syracuse Crunch) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Blake Siebenaler (Syracuse Crunch) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Josh Anderson (Syracuse Crunch) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Daniel Zaar (Syracuse Crunch) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Elvis Merzlikins (Syracuse Crunch) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Tyler Bird (Syracuse Crunch) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Cam Talbot (Columbus Blue Jackets) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Henrik Samuelsson (Syracuse Crunch) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Adam Helewka (Syracuse Crunch) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Chandler Yakimowicz (Syracuse Crunch) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Jacob Graves (Syracuse Crunch) RFA, needs qualifying offer


23-6-2019 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Chris Macfarland(pro)


21-6-2019 Jeff Skinner frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Jeff Skinner 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, Jeff Skinner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 665 NHL games during his career, notching 216 goals and adding 202 assists along with 270 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


20-6-2019 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $22 100 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

Eastside Hockey Manager