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Feb 28, 2024; New York, New York, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets center Cole Sillinger (4) celebrates

Cole Sillinger is Showing Signs of Breaking Out for the Blue Jackets

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Can the Defensive Issues for the Blue Jackets be Fixed by Coaching?

It's Not Time for Blue Jackets to Panic with Kent Johnson

How One Month Killed the Columbus Blue Jacket Season

Tampa Bay Lightning v Columbus Blue Jackets

Pascal Vincent is Actually Doing a Nice Job for the Columbus Blue Jackets

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Columbus Blue Jackets v New York Islanders

What Options do the CBJ have in Goal if Merzlikins is Traded?

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2016 NHL Draft - Round One

How Far Away from Contending are the Columbus Blue Jackets? Look no Further Than Last Night's Example

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Columbus Blue Jackets v New York Islanders

The Columbus Blue Jackets Have to Move on from Andrew Peeke

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Dec 29, 2023; Columbus, Ohio, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets center Adam Fantilli (11) celebrates his

Adam Fantilli is Beginning to Break Out for the Columbus Blue Jackets

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Dec 14, 2023; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Elvis Merzlikins (90) and defeneseman Nick Blankenburg (77) and forward Adam Fantilli (11) try to cover up a loose puck against the Toronto Maple Leafs during the third period at Scotiabank Arena. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports

Why Can’t the Columbus Blue Jackets Hold onto the Lead?

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NEWARK, NJ - JUNE 30: (l-r) Columbus Blue Jacket executives Jarmo Kekäläinen and John Davidson attend the 2013 NHL Draft at the Prudential Center on June 30, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

What is Wrong With the Columbus Blue Jacket Organization?

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COLUMBUS, OHIO - DECEMBER 05: Pierre-Luc Dubois #80 of the Los Angeles Kings skates with the puck during the third period against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena on December 05, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Mowry/Getty Images)

Coaching Decisions Coming into Question as Jackets Lose Again

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COLUMBUS, OHIO - NOVEMBER 29: Joel Armia #40 of the Montreal Canadiens celebrates during the third period against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena on November 29, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Mowry/Getty Images)

Lackluster Effort Downs Blue Jackets Last Night vs Montreal

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Nov 27, 2023; Columbus, Ohio, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Dmitri Voronkov (10) celebrates his goal against the Boston Bruins during the first period at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports

Blue Jackets Dialing in Working Line Combinations

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Dec 11, 2022; Columbus, Ohio, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Johnny Gaudreau (13) celebrates his game winning goal against the Los Angeles Kings with Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Patrik Laine (29) in overtime at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gaelen Morse-USA TODAY Sports

The Columbus Blue Jacket Offense has Gone Missing

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COLUMBUS, OHIO - OCTOBER 28: Johnny Gaudreau #13 of the Columbus Blue Jackets warms up before a game against the New York Islanders at Nationwide Arena on October 28, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Mowry/Getty Images)

Three Things That Could Help Turn the Blue Jacket Season Around

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Oct 30, 2023; Dallas, Texas, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman David Jiricek (55) passes the puck against the Dallas Stars during the first period at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

David Jiricek Has Been a Huge Difference Maker for the Blue Jackets

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Nov 6, 2023; Sunrise, Florida, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets head coach Pascal Vincent looks on from the bench against the Florida Panthers during the third period at Amerant Bank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports

Why Are the Columbus Blue Jackets Struggling?

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COLUMBUS, OHIO - NOVEMBER 02: Columbus Blue Jackets celebrate a goal during the third period against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Nationwide Arena on November 02, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Mowry/Getty Images)

Ten Games In: How Do the Columbus Blue Jackets Look?

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Oct 12, 2023; Columbus, Ohio, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets center Alexandre Texier (42) takes the ice during player introductions before a game against the Philadelphia Flyers at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

CBJ Early Season Review: Alexandre Texier is Struggling

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COLUMBUS, OHIO - OCTOBER 28: Johnny Gaudreau #13 of the Columbus Blue Jackets warms up before a game against the New York Islanders at Nationwide Arena on October 28, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Mowry/Getty Images)

Blue Jackets Have to Get Johnny Gaudreau Going

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COLUMBUS, OHIO - OCTOBER 24: Jakob Silfverberg #33 of the Anaheim Ducks skates with the puck against Damon Severson #78 of the Columbus Blue Jackets during the first period at Nationwide Arena on October 24, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Mowry/Getty Images)

The CBJ Defense is Showing Early Signs of Improvement

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COLUMBUS, OHIO - OCTOBER 02: Columbus Blue Jackets head coach Pascal Vincent during the game against the St. Louis Blues at Nationwide Arena on October 02, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Mowry/Getty Images)

Accountability Has the Blue Jackets Playing Better Hockey

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COLUMBUS, OHIO - OCTOBER 14: Damon Severson #78 of the Columbus Blue Jackets controls the puck during the game against the New York Rangers at Nationwide Arena on October 14, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Damon Severson Benched in Third Period of Jacket Loss to Detroit

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COLUMBUS, OHIO - OCTOBER 12: Andrew Peeke #2 of the Columbus Blue Jackets battles Cam York #8 of the Philadelphia Flyers for the puck along the boards during the third period at Nationwide Arena on October 12, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Mowry/Getty Images)

The Blue Jackets have Work To Do after Opening Night

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Oct 12, 2023; Columbus, Ohio, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets center Adam Fantilli takes the ice during player introductions before a game against the Philadelphia Flyers at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Five Observations from Opening Night for the Blue Jackets

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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 07: Adam Fantilli #11 of the Columbus Blue Jackets shoots the puck against the Washington Capitals during the first period of the NHL preseason game at Capital One Arena on October 7, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

Why Columbus Blue Jackets Rookie Adam Fantilli is Different

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COLUMBUS, OHIO - OCTOBER 04: Elvis Merzlikins #90 of the Columbus Blue Jackets sprays water on this face before the start of the first period in a preseason game against the Buffalo Sabres at Nationwide Arena on October 04, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Mowry/Getty Images)

Goaltending May be the Achilles Heel for the Columbus Blue Jackets

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