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Despite missing playoffs, Blue Jackets see bright future

May. 02, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets wrapped up their season earlier than they may have hoped, but the team is going into the offseason with a feeling that it has many of the pieces needed to move toward a more successful future. Columbus finished with a record of...

Malkin, Letang help Penguins defeat Blue Jackets, 5-3

Apr. 29, 2022 23:21 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The reeling Pittsburgh Penguins had one last chance to put together a complete game and gain some confidence before the start of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Penguins, losers of eight of their previous 12 games coming in, responded with a first-period blitz that...

Bjorkstrand leads Blue Jackets to 5-2 win over Lightning

Apr. 28, 2022 22:34 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Oliver Bjorkstrand led Columbus with a goal and an assist in the Blue Jackets' 5-2 win over Tampa Bay on Thursday night that kept the Lightning from clinching the No. 3 seed in the Atlantic Division. Tampa Bay has a one-point lead over Boston with one game...

Stamkos has 1st 100-point season, Bolts top Blue Jackets 4-1

Apr. 26, 2022 22:47 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos reached the 100-point mark for the first time in his NHL career by scoring two goals and assisting on two more, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Tuesday night for their fourth consecutive victory. Stamkos had an...

Blankenburg gets 1st NHL goal, Blue Jackets beat Oilers 5-2

Apr. 24, 2022 22:26 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Rookie Nick Blankenburg scored his first NHL goal and added an assist to help the Columbus Blue Jackets beat Edmonton 5-2 on Sunday afternoon, breaking a five-game losing streak and keeping the Oilers from clinching second place in the Pacific Division. ...

Stutzte scores in SO, Senators beat Blue Jackets 2-1

Apr. 22, 2022 22:46 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tim Stutzle scored in the shootout to lift the Ottawa Senators to a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night for their second straight road win. Brady Tkachuk also scored and Filip Gustavsson stopped 33 shots for Ottawa in his first career...

Sharks snap 10-game skid with 3-2 win over Blue Jackets

Apr. 20, 2022 01:41 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Scott Reedy had his first career two-goal game and the San Jose Sharks snapped a 10-game winless streak by beating the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Tuesday night. Rudolfs Balcers also scored and Kaapo Kahkonen made 22 saves to help the Sharks snap their...

LA Kings beat Columbus 2-1, take step toward playoff spot

Apr. 17, 2022 02:03 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Phillip Danault scored his career-high 24th goal, Dustin Brown also scored in the first period and the Los Angeles Kings took a big step toward a playoff berth with a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. Jonathan Quick made 21 saves for...

Roslovic scores 2 to lead Blue Jackets over Canadiens 5-1

Apr. 13, 2022 22:39 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jack Roslovic scored twice, Patrik Laine had a goal and two assists and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat Montreal 5-1 on Wednesday night for their second straight win and a three-game season sweep of the Canadiens. Cole Sillinger and Emil Bemstrom each added a...

Roslovic scores 3, Columbus beats Detroit 5-4 in OT

Apr. 09, 2022 22:55 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Jack Roslovic scored three goals, including the winner at 3:19 of overtime, and added an assist to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets past the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 Saturday night. “It’s great,” Roslovic said. “Whenever I can help the team in scoring goals,...