Draft

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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Columbus Blue Jackets: One Position of Need at the Draft

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

The Columbus Blue Jackets’ Draft Picks are Locked in

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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LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND - JANUARY 21: #15 Kirill Dolzhenkov of Russian Federation in action during Men's 6-Team Tournament Semifinals Game between Russia and Finland of the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympics on January 20, 2021 in Lausanne, Switzerland. (Photo by RvS.Media/Monika Majer/Getty Images)

Blue Jackets Select Kirill Dolzhenkov #109 Overall

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Jul 7, 2022; Montreal, Quebec, CANADA; Denton Mateychuk after being selected as the number twelve 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

Blue Jackets Select Denton Mateychuk #12 Overall

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Jul 8, 2022; Montreal, Quebec, CANADA; Luca Del Bel Belluz gives an interview after being selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the second round of the 2022 NHL Draft at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

Blue Jackets Select Luca Del Bel Belluz #44 Overall

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Jul 7, 2022; Montreal, Quebec, CANADA; David Jiricek after being selected 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

Blue Jackets Select David Jiricek #6 Overall

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Jul 7, 2022; Montreal, Quebec, CANADA; David Jiricek after being selected 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

Blue Jackets Make 7 Picks at the 2022 NHL Draft

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KELOWNA, BC - NOVEMBER 14: Trey Fix-Wolansky #27 of the Edmonton Oil Kings skates against the Kelowna Rockets at Prospera Place on November 14, 2017 in Kelowna, Canada. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets Draft Profile: Trey Fix-Wolansky

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DALLAS, TX - JUNE 22: The Columbus Blue Jackets draft Liam Foudy in the first round of the 2018 NHL draft on June 22, 2018 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Matthew Pearce/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets 2018 Draft Profile: Liam Foudy

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PLYMOUTH, MI - FEBRUARY 14: Kirill Marchenko #21 of the Russian Nationals controls the puck against the Finland Nationals during the 2018 Under-18 Five Nations Tournament game at USA Hockey Arena on February 14, 2018 in Plymouth, Michigan. Russia defeated Finland 4-0. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)*** Local Caption *** Kirill Marchenko

Columbus Blue Jackets 2018 Draft Profile: Kirill Marchenko

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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 23: A general view of the Columbus Blue Jackets draft table is seen during Round One of the 2017 NHL Draft at United Center on June 23, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets 2018 Draft Profile: Marcus Karlberg

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BUFFALO, NY - DECEMBER 27:Yegor Sharangovich #17 of Belarus battles with Tim Berni #21 of Switzerland during the first period of play in the IIHF World Junior Championships at the KeyBank Center on December 27, 2017 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Nicholas T. LoVerde/Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets 2018 Draft Profile: Tim Berni

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DALLAS, TX - JUNE 22: Liam Foudy poses onstage after being selected eighteenth overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets during the first round of the 2018 NHL Draft at American Airlines Center on June 22, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets Select Liam Foudy With the 18th Pick

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WINDSOR, ON - SEPTEMBER 24: Defenceman Ryan Merkley #6 of the Guelph Storm moves the puck against Cole Purboo #26 of the Windsor Spitfires on September 24, 2017 at the WFCU Centre in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Dennis Pajot/Getty Images)

Columbus Blue Jackets Should Take a Chance on Ryan Merkley

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