Draft

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 29: Gavin Brindley celebrates with Adam Fantilli after being selected 34th overall pick by the Columbus Blue Jackets during the 2023 Upper Deck NHL Draft at Bridgestone Arena on June 29, 2023 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets: Summer 2023 Top Prospects

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Columbus Blue Jackets Select Tyler Peddle #224 Overall

Columbus Blue Jackets Select Oiva Keskinen #194 Overall

Columbus Blue Jackets Select Melvin Strahl #156 Overall

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 29: Luca Pinelli puts on a hat after being selected 114th overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets during the 2023 Upper Deck NHL Draft at Bridgestone Arena on June 29, 2023 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets Draft Luca Pinelli #114 Overall

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NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 29: Andrew Strathmann celebrates after being selected 98th overall pick by the Columbus Blue Jackets during the 2023 Upper Deck NHL Draft at Bridgestone Arena on June 29, 2023 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets Select Andrew Strathmann #98 Overall

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NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 29: William Whitelaw celebrates after being selected 66th overall pick by the Columbus Blue Jackets during the 2023 Upper Deck NHL Draft at Bridgestone Arena on June 29, 2023 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets Select William Whitelaw #66 Overall

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NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 29: Gavin Brindley, 34th overall pick by the Columbus Blue Jackets, shakes hands with John Davidson during the 2023 Upper Deck NHL Draft - Rounds 2-7 at Bridgestone Arena on June 29, 2023 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets Select Gavin Brindley #34 Overall

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NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 28: Adam Fantilli speaks to the media after being 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 Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets Select Adam Fantilli #3 Overall

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NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 28: (L-R) Pat Verbeek of the Anaheim Ducks, Jarmo Kekalainen of the Columbus Blue Jackets, and David Poile of the Nashville Predators talk prior to 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 NHL Draft Roundup and Early Grades

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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 Finally Catch a Break by Drafting Adam Fantilli

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Jul 7, 2022; Montreal, Quebec, CANADA; Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen announces David Jiricek (not pictured) as the number six overall pick to the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round of the 2022 NHL Draft at Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

Columbus Blue Jackets 2023 NHL Draft Preview and Predictions

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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 24: Alexandre Texier poses for a portrait after being selected 45th overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets during the 2017 NHL Draft at the United Center on June 24, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets: 2017 NHL Draft Review, How Did They Do?

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Sep 28, 2022; Columbus, Ohio, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Daniil Tarasov (40) gestures to teammates during a stop in play against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Columbus Blue Jackets: One Position of Need at the Draft

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SUNRISE, FL - JUNE 26: Zach Werenski poses after being selected eighth overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft at BB&T Center on June 26, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets: How Has Jarmo Done at the NHL Draft?

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MONTREAL, QUEBEC - JULY 08: Jarmo Kekäläinen of the Columbus Blue Jackets attends the 2022 NHL Draft at the Bell Centre on July 08, 2022 in Montreal, Quebec. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

The Columbus Blue Jackets’ Draft Picks are Locked in

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NEW YORK - APRIL 07: The balls are readied for placement in the lottery machine during the 2008 NHL Draft Drawing on April 7, 2008 at the National Hockey League headquarters in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images for the NHL)

Columbus Blue Jackets Picking Up the Pieces from 2023 NHL Draft Lottery

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Jul 7, 2022; Montreal, Quebec, CANADA; Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen announces David Jiricek (not pictured) as the number six overall pick to the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round of the 2022 NHL Draft at Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

How The Blue Jackets Fared in Our Draft Lottery Simulations

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Columbus Blue Jackets (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Who should CBJ fans be pulling for in these Stanley Cup Playoffs?

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PLYMOUTH, MICHIGAN - JANUARY 16: Will Smith #20 of the United States skates up the ice during the first period of the 2023 BioSteel All-American hockey game at USA Hockey Arena on January 16, 2023 in Plymouth, Michigan. (Photo by Mike Mulholland/Getty Images)

What Would Will Smith Mean for the Blue Jackets?

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ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - 2022/05/05: Matvei Michkov (No.39) of Russia U20 seen in action during the Liga Stavok St. Petersburg Cup, hockey tournament match between Russia and Russia U20 at Jubilee Arena in Saint Petersburg.(Final score; Russia 4:2 Russia U20). (Photo by Maksim Konstantinov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

What Would Matvei Michkov Mean for the Blue Jackets?

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HALIFAX, CANADA - DECEMBER 31: Leo Carlsson #21 of Team Sweden skates against Team Canada during the first period in the 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship at Scotiabank Centre on December 31, 2022 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Team Canada defeated Team Sweden 5-1. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

What Would Leo Carlsson Mean for the Blue Jackets?

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CLEVELAND, OH FEBRUARY 18: Adam Fantilli #19 of the Michigan Wolverines waits for the puck drop against the Ohio State Buckeyes during the third period of the Faceoff on the Lake NCAA ice hockey game at FirstEnergy Stadium on February 18, 2023 in Cleveland, OH. Ohio State won the game with a final score of 4-2. (Photo by Jaime Crawford/Getty Images)

What Would Adam Fantilli Mean for the Blue Jackets?

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LANGLEY, BRITISH COLUMBIA - JANUARY 25: Forward Connor Bedard #98 of the Regina Pats skates for Team Red during the 2023 Kubota CHL Top Prospects Game Practice at the Langley Events Centre on January 25, 2023 in Langley, British Columbia. (Photo by Dennis Pajot/Getty Images)

What Would Connor Bedard Mean for the Blue Jackets?

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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 08: Andrew Peeke #2 and Liam Foudy #19 of the Columbus Blue Jackets interact during the second period of the game against the Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena on January 8, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

Cursed or Clever? The Injury Wire & The Draft

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MONTREAL, QUEBEC - JULY 08: James Fisher, #203 pick by the Columbus Blue Jackets, poses for a portrait during the 2022 Upper Deck NHL Draft at Bell Centre on July 08, 2022 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Blue Jackets Select James Fisher #203 Overall

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LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND - JANUARY 22: #30 Goalkeeper Sergei Ivanov of Russian Federation celebrates the victory after Men's 6-Team Tournament Gold Medal Game between Russia and United States of the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympics on January 22, 2021 in Lausanne, Switzerland. (Photo by RvS.Media/Robert Hradil/Getty Images)

Blue Jackets Select Sergei Ivanov #138 Overall

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MONTREAL, QUEBEC - JULY 08: Jordan Dumais, #96 pick by the Columbus Blue Jackets, poses for a portrait during the 2022 Upper Deck NHL Draft at Bell Centre on July 08, 2022 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Blue Jackets Select Jordan Dumais #96 Overall

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