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Vancouver Canucks center Elias Pettersson (40) sends a shot past Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Elvis Merzlikins (90) during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Sunday, March 8, 2020. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

Playoff race about to get tougher for battered Blue Jackets

Mar. 10, 2020 1:50 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dragged down by injuries and its lines patched together with rookies, the Columbus Blue Jackets are somehow still in the playoff hunt. Getting contributions from a changing cast of fill-ins who started the season in the minors and picking up enough points in overtime losses -- they...

Edmonton Oilers goalie Mikko Koskinen makes a save against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Koskinen, Oilers beat Blue Jackets 4-1 to tie for 1st place

Mar. 8, 2020 3:47 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Mikko Koskinen made 45 saves and Alex Chiasson had a goal and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Saturday night to move into a tie for first place in the Pacific Division with Vegas. Caleb Jones, Connor McDavid and Riley Sheahan also scored for...

Columbus Blue Jackets' David Savard, , left, scrambles to get past Calgary Flames' Andrew Mangiapane during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, March 4, 2020 in Calgary, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)

Brodie's goal late in OT lifts Flames past Blue Jackets 3-2

Mar. 5, 2020 12:48 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — T.J. Brodie scored with 11 seconds remaining in overtime as the Calgary Flames rallied from a two-goal deficit and beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Wednesday night. Blue Jackets goaltender Joonas Korpisalo had lost his stick and was unable to get a glove on Brodie's wrist shot...

Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Joonas Korpisalo, right, of Finland, watches a shot by Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba, left, as Blue Jackets forward Kevin Stenlund, of Sweden, defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

Alex Stalock makes 24 saves, Wild rout Blue Jackets 5-0

Feb. 28, 2020 11:46 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Alex Stalock stopped 24 shots for his fourth shutout of the season and the Minnesota Wild beat the Columbus Blue Jackets for the second time this week, 5-0 on Friday night. Zach Parise and Kevin Fiala each had a goal and an assist to help the Wild win their third straight and improve...

Columbus Blue Jackets' Nick Foligno, right, celebrates his goal against Ottawa Senators' Marcus Hogberg, left, of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Bemstrom's OT tally lifts Blue Jackets over Senators 4-3

Feb. 24, 2020 11:21 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets ditched their eight-game losing streak — and lost two more players to injuries. Emil Bemstrom scored 4:35 into overtime, and the banged-up Blue Jackets beat the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Monday night. Bemstrom knocked home a rebound for his seventh of the...

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2019, file photo, Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Oliver Bjorkstrand plays against the Detroit Red Wings in the third period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit. Injuries to key players keep coming for the Columbus Blue Jackets, who now have lost top goal-scorer Oliver Bjorkstrand for the rest of the season.
The 24-year-old forward fractured an ankle in Thursday night's, Feb. 20, 2020, loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Bjorkstrand injury is latest blow for hard-luck Blue Jackets

Feb. 21, 2020 2:36 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Injuries to key players keep coming for the Columbus Blue Jackets, who now have lost top goal-scorer Oliver Bjorkstrand for the rest of the season. The 24-year-old forward fractured an ankle in Thursday night's loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. Bjorkstrand slid hard into the back...

Philadelphia Flyers' Brian Elliott (37), left, makes a save against Columbus Blue Jackets' Nick Foligno, right, as Travis Sanheim waits for the rebound during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Hayes' OT goal powers Flyers past Blue Jackets 4-3

Feb. 20, 2020 11:28 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kevin Hayes and the Philadelphia Flyers looked at their home-and-home series with Columbus as a chance to jump-start their playoff push. They are off and running now. Hayes scored 3:51 into overtime, and the Flyers beat the slumping Blue Jackets 4-3 on Thursday night for their second...

Philadelphia Flyers' Kevin Hayes (13) and Ivan Provorov (9) celebrate past Columbus Blue Jackets' Oliver Bjorkstrand (28) after a goal by Hayes during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Konecny helps Flyers send Blue Jackets to 6th straight loss

Feb. 18, 2020 10:25 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Travis Konecny had a goal and two assists, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 Tuesday night. Kevin Hayes, Sean Couturier, Philippe Myers and Jakub Voracek also scored for the Flyers (33-20-7, 73 points), who moved a point ahead of Columbus (30-19-12, 72...

New York Rangers' Alexandar Georgiev, left, makes a save as Brady Skjei, center, and Columbus Blue Jackets' Nick Foligno watch the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Georgiev logs 36 saves as Rangers beat Blue Jackets 3-1

Feb. 14, 2020 11:04 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The New York Rangers extended their winning streak to a season-high four games with more late heroics. The Columbus Blue Jackets didn't help themselves. They gave the Rangers a late power play with a penalty for too many men on the ice. Two seconds after it ended, and with Jacob Lilja...

Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel (9) and Columbus Blue Jackets forward Gustav Nyquist (14) skate to the corner during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Olofsson scores 2 in Sabres' 4-3 OT win over Blue Jackets

Feb. 13, 2020 11:53 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Look out NHL, Victor “"Goal-ofsson" is back. Taking two periods to shake off the rust after missing six weeks with a sprained left ankle, Buffalo forward Victor Olofsson quickly rediscovered his scoring touch in the Sabres' 4-3 overtime win over the depleted Columbus Blue...