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#CBJ Best of the Web: Feb. 6

by Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

It's another weekend of back-to-backs, Blue Jackets fans!

It's been a hectic week for the Jackets, between three difficult losses and a rather unique lineup challenge, Jackets fans had plenty to talk about.

So let's see what they had to say:

Todd Richards had to get a bit creative with his roster this week when Ryan Murray returned to the lineup but Matt Calvert fell ill. That forced Richards to dress a lineup with seven defenseman, using Jordan Leopold and Kevin Connauton on the fourth line at different times. The Jackets made do with it, and now the Union & Blue put on the coaching hat and tell us what adjustments they would make in putting together the CBJ lineup.

The Cannon follows up on that a bit by inspecting the bottom half of the lineup. The Jackets had very strong secondary scoring last year, something they need to find once again to make a legitimate playoff push.

The Jackets have had some rough luck this season, but there's still hope for the late season push. Still, the Hockey Writers find some positives in what has been a difficult campaign in Columbus.

Speaking of positives, Jackets' prospect Oliver Bjorkstrand has been putting on a show and doing a little bit of everything. That includes two hat-tricks!

Don't look now but the Mar. 2 trade deadline is closer than you think, and fans always love to speculate who might be coming or going. Who are some players that the Blue Jackets may be targeting? BS Hockey gives their thoughts on some wingers and defenseman the Jackets might target.

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