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Davidson: Sudden death of goalie has "far-reaching effects"

Jul. 07, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

COLUMBUS (AP) — Matiss Kivlenieks was with teammate and close friend Elvis Merzlikins in Michigan for the wedding of the daughter of Columbus Blue Jackets' goaltender coach Manny Legace and a Fourth of July celebration. The festive weekend ended in tragedy Sunday night...

Columbus Blue Jackets goalie dies after fireworks accident

Jul. 06, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks died of chest trauma from an errant fireworks mortar blast in what authorities described Monday as a tragic accident at a Michigan home on the Fourth of July. Police in Novi, Michigan, said the firework tilted slightly...

What's next for the Blue Jackets in post-Torts era?

May. 10, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets will take a deliberate approach to hiring a replacement for John Tortorella, who stamped his brand on the franchise over six seasons and carried it to unprecedented success. “I think we’re going to take our time,”...

Greiss makes 22 saves, Red Wings rally to beat Blue Jackets

May. 07, 2021 22:35 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thomas Greiss made 22 saves and the Detroit Reds Wings scored three goals in the second period to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Friday night. Jakub Vrana had a goal and an assist, and Joe Veleno and Danny DeKeyser also scored in the second...

Merzlikins shuts out Red Wings, Blue Jackets win in shootout

Apr. 27, 2021 23:01 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Patrik Laine and Oliver Bjorkstrand scored in the shootout and the Columbus Blue Jackets snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 1-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. Laine deked Thomas Greiss and beat him between the pads to lead...

Hedman scores early in OT, Lightning beat Blue Jackets 4-3

Apr. 25, 2021 23:22 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Victor Hedman scored 10 seconds into overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday night. Brayden Point finished with three assists for Tampa Bay. Ondrej Palat had a goal and two assists. Mathieu...