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COLUMBUS, OHIO - SEPTEMBER 24: Zach Werenski #8 of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates with the puck during the second period against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Nationwide Arena on September 24, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Mowry/Getty Images)

Five Reasons the Blue Jackets Will Make the Playoffs

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Blue Jacket Preseason Lineups Give Clue to Opening Night Roster

Columbus Blue Jackets: Grading Jarmo Kekalainen’s Off-Season

Blue Jackets Continue Using Patrik Laine at Center: It’s Working

COLUMBUS, OHIO - SEPTEMBER 24: Denton Mateychuk #5 of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates with the puck during the first period against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Nationwide Arena on September 24, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Mowry/Getty Images)

Reviewing Our Roster Prediction Halfway Through the Preseason

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COLUMBUS, OHIO - SEPTEMBER 18: Columbus Blue Jackets General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen addresses members of the media during media day at Nationwide Arena on September 18, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Mowry/Getty Images)

Five Reasons the Blue Jackets Won’t Make the Playoffs

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Mar 11, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; /pen assistant coach Mark Recchi (L) talks to center Sidney Crosby (87) on the bench against the Dallas Stars during the second period at PPG PAINTS Arena. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

How Does Mark Recchi Affect the CBJ Power-Play?

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Sep 24, 2023; Columbus, Ohio, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Jordan Dumais (69) celebrates his goal in overtime against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports

Blue Jackets Split Preseason Home and Home Series With Penguins

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Apr 17, 2022; Anaheim, California, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jake Bean (22) moves in for a shot on goal against the Anaheim Ducks during the first period at Honda Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Columbus Blue Jackets: Six Players At Risk of Losing Their Spots

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NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 28: Adam Fantilli is selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets with the third overall pick during round one of the 2023 Upper Deck NHL Draft at Bridgestone Arena on June 28, 2023 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Six Top Prospects Who Might Make the Columbus Blue Jackets

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Apr 14, 2023; Columbus, Ohio, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Stanislav Svozil (81) skates in warm ups prior to the game against the Buffalo Sabres at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jason Mowry-USA TODAY Sports

Blue Jacket Prospects Win Traverse City Tournament: Who Stood Out?

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Jan 13, 2022; Raleigh, North Carolina, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Zach Werenski (8) looks on against the Carolina Hurricanes before the game at PNC Arena. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

Columbus Blue Jackets 2023-2024 Season Preview: Zach Werenski

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COLUMBUS, OHIO - OCTOBER 14: Cole Sillinger #34 of the Columbus Blue Jackets is introduced before a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Nationwide Arena on October 14, 2022 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets 2023-2024 Season Preview: Cole Sillinger

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Dec 9, 2022; Columbus, Ohio, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Johnny Gaudreau (13) takes the ice prior to the game against the Calgary Flames at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Columbus Blue Jackets 2023-24 Season Preview: Johnny Gaudreau

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COLUMBUS, OHIO - APRIL 08: David Jiricek #55 of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates with the puck during the third period against the New York Rangers at Nationwide Arena on April 08, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Mowry/Getty Images)

Breaking Down the Traverse City Roster for the Columbus Blue Jackets

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COLUMBUS, OH - DECEMBER 04: Yegor Chinakhov #59 of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates after the puck during the game against the Detroit Red Wings at Nationwide Arena on December 4, 2022 in Columbus, Ohio. Detroit defeated Columbus 4-2. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets 2023-24 Season Preview: Yegor Chinakhov

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Jan 14, 2023; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Patrik Laine (29) celebrates his goal with left wing Johnny Gaudreau (13) and center Jack Roslovic (96) during the first period against the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

Statistical Predictions for the 2023-24 Columbus Blue Jackets

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COLUMBUS, OHIO - JANUARY 19: Elvis Merzlikins #90 of the Columbus Blue Jackets stands in the net during introductions before the first period against the Anaheim Ducks at Nationwide Arena on January 19, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets 2023-2024 Season Preview: Elvis Merzlikins

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NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - OCTOBER 30: David Jiricek #55 of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on October 30, 2022 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Blue Jackets 7-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets 2023-24 Season Preview: David Jiricek

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COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 24: Kent Johnson #91 of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates on the ice after being recognized as the second star of the game against the New York Islanders at Nationwide Arena on March 24, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. Columbus defeated New York 5-4 in overtime. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets 2023-24 Season Preview: Kent Johnson

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Mar 3, 2023; Columbus, Ohio, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Patrik Laine (29) takes the ice before the game against the Seattle Kraken at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jason Mowry-USA TODAY Sports

Columbus Blue Jackets 2023-2024 Season Preview: Patrik Laine

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COLUMBUS, OH - JANUARY 16: Andrew Peeke #2 of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates back to the bench after scoring a goal during the game against the New York Rangers at Nationwide Arena on January 16, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. New York defeated Columbus 3-1. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets 2023-24 Season Preview: Andrew Peeke

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Jan 21, 2023; Columbus, Ohio, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets center Sean Kuraly (7) celebrates his goal against the San Jose Sharks during the third period at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports

Columbus Blue Jackets 2023-2024 Season Preview: Sean Kuraly

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Mar 5, 2023; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Ivan Provorov (9) during the national anthem against the Detroit Red Wings at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Columbus Blue Jackets 2023-2024 Season Preview: Ivan Provorov

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NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 28: Adam Fantilli is selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets with the third overall pick during round one of the 2023 Upper Deck NHL Draft at Bridgestone Arena on June 28, 2023 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets 2023-24 Season Preview: Adam Fantilli

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COLUMBUS, OH - APRIL 13: Nick Blankenburg #77 of the Columbus Blue Jackets is recognized as the third star of the game against the Montreal Canadiens at Nationwide Arena on April 13, 2022 in Columbus, Ohio. Columbus defeated Montreal 5-1. Blankenburg was making his NHL debut in the game, and notched his first career NHL point with an assist. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets 2023-24 Season Preview: Nick Blankenburg

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COLUMBUS, OHIO - APRIL 13: Third Star of the game Emil Bemstrom #52 of the Columbus Blue Jackets after the game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Nationwide Arena on April 13, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Mowry/Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets 2023-24 Season Preview: Emil Bemstrom

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Mar 19, 2023; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Erik Gudbranson (44) plays during the second period against the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Lucas Peltier-USA TODAY Sports

Columbus Blue Jackets 2023-2024 Season Preview: Erik Gudbranson

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