DeBrusk Notches Two As B’s Edge Columbus in OT

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Bruce Cassidy was no doubt pleased by Jake DeBrusk‘s two-goal showing on Monday night against the Blue Jackets. But it was something else that the winger did that caught his coach’s eye the most. After Brad Marchand took a shot after the whistle during a scrum in the second period, DeBrusk stepped … Read more

NHL Buzz: Werenski returns for Blue Jackets against Bruins

Columbus Blue Jackets Zach Werenski returned for the Blue Jackets host the Boston Bruins on Monday. The defenseman, who missed three games with a concussion, was injured on March 26 when he took a hit from Minnesota Wild defenseman Jacob Middleton. “It was a clean hit,” Werenski said, adding that he felt good enough to … Read more

Need to Know: Bruins vs. Blue Jackets

“We’ll continue to work to try to get him in the lineup. He played well the other night…he’s not out of the lineup because he didn’t play well. We’ve just got other guys back in that have spots those in Craig Smith,” Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said of McLaughlin. “He’s obviously eligible for Providence so … Read more

NHL Buzz: Kadri out for Avalanche with upper-body injury

Colorado Avalanche Nazem Kadri did not play for the Avalanche against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday because of an upper-body injury. The forward did not practice Friday, one day after he was injured in a 4-2 win against the San Jose Sharks on Thursday. Kadri left in the third period after a collision with two … Read more

NHL Buzz: Kadri game-time decision for Avalanche on Saturday

Colorado Avalanche Nazem Kadri could be out for the Avalanche against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday (3 pm ET; ABC, SN, SN1, ESPN+) because of an undisclosed injury. The forward did not practice Friday, one day after he was injured in a 4-2 win against the San Jose Sharks on Thursday. Kadri left in the … Read more

NHL playoff watch standings update

8:00 AM ET Tim Close Tim Kavanagh is a senior NHL editor for ESPN. He’s a native of upstate New York. Following a wild, 10-game slate on Saturday, the NHL schedule-makers provide another eight matchups for us on Sunday. Leading the way are a pair of intradivisional clash: the Colorado Avalanche visit the Minnesota … Read more

Canes Acquire Domi, Inamoto In Three-Team Deal

RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has acquired forward Max Domi and defenseman Tyler Inamoto in a three-team trade with the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Florida Panthers. Columbus will retain 50 percent of Domi’s salary, and Florida will retain … Read more

Ovechkin scores 38th goal, Capitals cruise past Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS — Alex Ovechkin scoring his 38th goal of the season when the Washington Capitals defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 7-2 at Nationwide Arena on Thursday. Ovechkin scored No. 768 in the NHL one game after passing Jaromir Jagr (766) for third on the goals list against the New York Islanders on Tuesday. Ovechkin trails … Read more

Sillinger hat trick helps Blue Jackets defeat Golden Knights

COLUMBUS — Cole Sillinger scoring his first NHL hat trick when the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 6-4 at Nationwide Arena on Sunday. The rookie forward (18 years, 301 days) became the second-youngest player in Blue Jackets history with a hat trick, behind Nikita Filatov (18 years, 230 days) on Jan. 10, … Read more

Can The Blue Jackets Catch The Capitals?

As early as mid-January, it seemed as though the Eastern Conference playoff picture was already complete given the discrepancy between the top eight and bottom eight teams. At the time, it was the Boston Bruins in the second wild card spot and the Detroit Red Wings as the first team out, but separated by .157 … Read more