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#CBJ Best of the Web: June 13

by Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is our weekly look around the #CBJ community to see what’s being talked about, debated, and highlighted by the greatest fans in the National Hockey League. Have a suggestion or submission for next week’s edition? Hit up @RobMixer on Twitter and let him know.

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While 28 of the teams in the NHL are technically in offseason mode, there’s a lot being talked about in the hockey world outside of the Stanley Cup Final.

The 2014 NHL Draft is just two weeks away, the free agency period starts very soon (18 days to be exact), and Blue Jackets prospects will start to file into Columbus in the very near future for this year’s development camp. 

Here are this week’s links…

- SB Nation’s Rangers’ blog, Blueshirt Banter, broke down the timeline of how the Blue Jackets helped form parts of this year’s Stanley Cup finalists.

- ESPN’s John Buccigross, Sarah Kwak of Sports Illustrated, TSN’s Bob McKenzie, and Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch were all featured in a Q&A about the state of the NHL and hockey journalism.

- ISportsWeb rattled off five upcoming free agents that Columbus should look at acquiring this offseason.

- HockeyBuzz broke down the Blue Jackets' situation on defense and what they might do this offseason with the pending free agents on the blue line.
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