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The Blue Jackets Holiday Wishlist

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The Blue Jackets Have Good Defensemen: Why Isn’t it Working?

NHL Sending the Wrong Message with Gudbranson Situation

One Missing Piece That Could Help the Blue Jackets Turn Things Around

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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Jan 23, 2023; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Joonas Korpisalo (70) during the overtime period against the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

Reflecting on the Columbus Blue Jacket Career of Joonas Korpisalo

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COLUMBUS, OHIO - NOVEMBER 16: Patrik Laine #29 of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates during the first period against the Arizona Coyotes at Nationwide Arena on November 16, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Mowry/Getty Images)

Are the Blue Jackets at a Crossroads with Patrik Laine?

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COLUMBUS, OHIO - NOVEMBER 14: Jake Guentzel #59 of the Pittsburgh Penguins reacts after scoring a goal during the second period of the game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena on November 14, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

The Blue Jackets Are Not Good Enough, and We Deserve Better

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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)

We Expected Them to Struggle, But The Blue Jackets Need to Shake it Up

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Nov 4, 2023; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Dmitri Voronkov (10) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the Washington Capitals in the second period at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Jackets Loss to Washington Means Longer-Term Growth

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Oct 21, 2023; Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets center Jack Roslovic (96) celebrates his game winning goal against the Minnesota Wild during overtime at Xcel Energy Center. Mandatory Credit: Matt Krohn-USA TODAY Sports

Unexpected Players for the Blue Jackets Have Stood Out So Far

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Oct 20, 2023; Columbus, Ohio, USA; Calgary Flames defenseman Rasmus Andersson (4) skates with the puck against Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Patrik Laine (29) in the third period at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

The NHL Has Opportunity to do the Right Thing With Rasmus Andersson

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COLUMBUS, OHIO - OCTOBER 16: Sean Kuraly #7 of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates during warmups before the game against the Detroit Red Wings at Nationwide Arena on October 16, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Mowry/Getty Images)

Tonight’s Game vs Calgary Could Teach us a Lot About the Blue Jackets

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COLUMBUS, OHIO - OCTOBER 12: Jack Roslovic #96 of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Sean Kuraly #7 of the Columbus Blue Jackets help Zach Werenski #8 of the Columbus Blue Jackets off the ice during the second period against the Philadelphia Flyers at Nationwide Arena on October 12, 2023 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Mowry/Getty Images)

The NHL’s Punishment System is Too Soft: Will the Jackets Retaliate?

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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 07: Kirill Marchenko #86 of the Columbus Blue Jackets celebrates with teammates after recording an assist on the eventual game-winning goal by Adam Fantilli #11 against the Washington Capitals during the third period of the NHL preseason game at Capital One Arena on October 7, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

Opening Night Brings Promise for the Blue Jackets

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Oct 2, 2023; Columbus, Ohio, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Kirill Marchenko, middle, celebrates with teammates left wing Johnny Gaudreau (13) and right wing Patrik Laine (29) after scoring a goal against the St. Louis Blues in the first period at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Predicting the Opening Night Lines for the Columbus Blue Jackets

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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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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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Apr 11, 2023; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman David Jiricek (55) against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Five Bold Predictions for the 2023-24 Columbus Blue Jackets

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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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PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 25: Paul Bissonnette #12 of the Phoenix Coyotes skates against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the game at Consol Energy Center on March 25, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Paul Bissonnette Was Right About Babcock, And We Should Thank Him

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Jul 1, 2023; Columbus, OH, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets introduce Mike Babcock as their new head coach during a press conference at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Robertson-USA TODAY NETWORK

The Mike Babcock Experiment in Columbus Has Failed

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Jul 1, 2023; Columbus, OH, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets introduce Mike Babcock as their new head coach during a press conference at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Robertson-USA TODAY NETWORK

Mike Babcock Resigns as CBJ Head Coach: Reaction

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Jul 1, 2023; Columbus, OH, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets introduce Mike Babcock as their new head coach during a press conference at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Robertson-USA TODAY NETWORK

“Spittin Chiclets” Podcast Spits on Blue Jackets, Babcock

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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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LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 17: Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets celebrates his goal to take a 4-3 lead over the Los Angeles Kings during the third period at the Staples Center on November 17, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The Five Greatest Single Seasons by a Columbus Blue Jacket Skater

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Jun 21, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky wins the Vezina Trophy during the 2017 NHL Awards and Expansion Draft at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

The Five Greatest Single Seasons by a CBJ Goaltender

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