Latest Elvis Merzlikins News

Laine's overtime goal lifts Blue Jackets over Islanders 3-2

Oct. 21, 2021 22:56 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Patrik Laine scored at 1:49 of overtime to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night. Laine skated into the left circle and delivered a wrist shot that sent him tumbling to the ice and beat goalie Ilya...

Patrick Laine scores in OT, Blue Jackets beat Kraken 2-1

Oct. 16, 2021 22:23 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Patrick Laine scored at 2:16 of overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 2-1, come-from-behind win over the expansion Seattle Kraken on Saturday night. Eric Robinson scored, and Elvis Merzlikins stopped 19 shots for his second win for the Blue...

Bjorkstrand, Domi lead Blue Jackets in 8-2 rout of Coyotes

Oct. 14, 2021 22:45 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Oliver Bjorkstrand had two goals and two assists, Max Domi added a goal and two assists and the Columbus Blue Jackets made Brad Larsen a winner in his coaching debut with an 8-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night. Alexandre Texier,...

Blue Jackets reset and look for path back to playoffs

Sep. 28, 2021 12:35 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Brad Larsen had a ringside seat as the Columbus Blue Jackets tanked down the stretch last season. He watched how players conducted themselves when the going got tough. Larsen, then an assistant under coach John Tortorella, was in a good position to...

Blue Jackets sign G Merzlikins to $27M contract extension

Sep. 21, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets signed goaltender Elvis Merzlikins to a five-year, $27 million contract extension, the team announced Tuesday. Merzlikins will be in the final year of a two-year contract this season with a cap hit of $4 million. The new...