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#CBJ Best of the Web: May 23

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.

Congratulations, fifth liners, you all made it to Friday! Give yourselves a pat on the back.

As a reward for your hard work all week, we’ve collected some of the best blog posts and stories from around the web related to the CBJ. Running the Blue Jackets organization is a year-round process and off-season headlines can be just as important at their in-season counterparts.

This week, trade rumors, signings and NHL draft buzz have taken Blue Jackets nation by storm. Elsewhere in the hockey universe, Blue Jackets draft pick Kerby Rychel has put on a show in the Memorial Cup and his Guelph Storm squad will compete in the final on Sunday.

Here are this week’s links…

-If RJ Umberger won’t be in Columbus next year, which team would make a good fit? The Union & Blue reports.

-According to, the Jackets should follow the "Red Wings" model for player development.

-CBJ draft selection Kerby Rychel finally came full circle after his Guelph squad's Memorial Cup run.

-Fox Sports Ohio sat down with Nick Foligno to reflect on Columbus’ playoff run and the future of the franchise.

-Aaron Kahn, of,looks into his crystal ball and takes a closer look at the upcoming off-season.

Until next week, Jackets fans. Enjoy the long weekend!

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