April 20, 2013; Raleigh, NC, USA; Philadelphia Flyers center Danny Briere (48) takes a shot against the Carolina Hurricanes at the PNC center. The Flyers defeated the Hurricanes 5-3. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

Amnesty Buyout Polls

I shared this morning some information on the amnesty buyout, and how this summer could be known as the summer of the buyout. Depending on who is bought out, this whole ordeal could overshadow even the draft. With big names being thrown around, I want to know who you want Columbus to pursue if they end of being bought out.  First though, I want to know your thoughts on the Blue Jackets not using their buyout (at least this summer).


One of my favorite websites is CapGeek.com, you can look at salaries, contract length, cap hit, etc etc. Just taking a quick look at CapGeek.com and specifically the Columbus Blue Jackets, there are only a few players who have long, relatively expensive cap hits. Those players include: R.J. Umberger, James Wisniewski, Fedor Tyutin, and Jack Johnson. So here is your first chance to weigh in…

Do You Think The Blue Jackets Are Making The Right Decision To Not Buyout Any Contracts?

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March 23, 2012; Columbus, OH, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets left wing R.J. Umberger (18) celebrates his third goal of the game against the Carolina Hurricanes with the Blue Jackets bench at Nationwide Arena. Columbus won the game 5-1. Mandatory Credit: Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports


Now, since that is out of the way, do you think the Columbus Blue Jackets should pursue any of the players who are bought out? Some names that are being thrown around; Brad RichardsVincent Lecavalier, Rostislav Olsez, Ville LeinoShawn HorcoffTomas KaberleRick DiPietroKeith Ballard and of course Danny Briere, and Ilya Bryzgalov. There are a couple names that stick out to me that could be good gambles, I think it will be a race to sign the top names and it could become risky if their is a bidding war. Lets find out what you think…

Who Should The Blue Jackets Attempt To Sign If They Get Bought Out?

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