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Hjorth could be exciting prospect for Blue Jackets

Fourth-round draft pick of Columbus aims to add offense to defensive corps

by Jeff Svoboda @JacketsInsider / BlueJackets.com

On Saturday, Eric Hjorth knew he was headed to Toronto. 

Even after he was picked by Columbus. 

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#CBJ Social Roundup: June 26

And the award goes to...

by Kylie Sturgill @BlueJacketsNHL / BlueJackets.com

The polls are open. The CBJ have been nominated for Best Upset at the ESPYS for the sweep of the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round of the playoffs.

 Tweet from @18Dubois: We've been nominated for Best Upset at the @ESPYS 🧹Go vote 👉 https://t.co/IPu319kAUT pic.twitter.com/k9l90hBdRY

 

Tweet from @seth_jones3: We have been nominated for Best Upset at the @ESPYS this year! Go vote now https://t.co/vXX4h9nlD6 pic.twitter.com/AB0TmHEiZa

 

Matt Duchene took a trip down memory lane for NHL Draft weekend.

 

Tweet from @Matt9Duchene: Congrats to all those who are being drafted this year! One of those moments that I often wish I could go back and relive. Enjoy it boys! #classof09

 

Speaking of throwback Draft Day memories...

 

Instagram from @bluejacketsnhl: #DraftDay pics to bless your TL

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Development camp Q&A: Can Blue Jackets prospects cook?

Columbus makes sure its youngsters learn proper nutrition, but what do they know beforehand?

by Jeff Svoboda @JacketsInsider / BlueJackets.com

Few things I've ever heard during an interview have led to as much of a eureka moment as something Ohio State football performance guru Mickey Marotti told me in early 2015.  

As I was working on a story about the importance of nutrition within the Buckeyes' football program, Marotti said something that took me aback. 

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Blue Jackets forward Eric Robinson accepts club's qualifying offer

Left winger played in 13 games with Columbus last season

by BlueJackets.com Staff @BlueJacketsNHL / BlueJackets.com

Columbus Blue Jackets General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today that restricted free agent left wing Eric Robinson has accepted the club's qualifying offer for the 2019-20 National Hockey League/American Hockey League season.

Robinson, 24, registered 18 shots, while averaging 11:50 of ice time in 13 games with the Blue Jackets in 2018-19. He added 12 goals and 12 assists for 24 points with 15 penalty minutes, a +3 plus/minus rating and 90 shots in 45 contests with the AHL's Cleveland Monsters. He led all Monsters rookies in assists and ranked second in goals (tied), points and plus/minus rating.

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Angle hopes to add heart, grit to Blue Jackets organization

Notebook: Meyer, Foudy return as veterans of development camp

by Jeff Svoboda @JacketsInsider / BlueJackets.com

Welcome to Columbus, Tyler Angle. 

It's not where the Ontario native thought he'd be this week, but he's fine with that. 

In the lead-up to the 2019 NHL Draft, Angle -- who put himself on the draft radar this past season thanks to a 20-goal campaign with Windsor of the OHL -- said he didn't have much communication with the Blue Jackets. 

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A deep dive into the Blue Jackets' 2019-20 schedule

Road trips, Nationwide nights and Metro meetings: Everything you need to know as a CBJ fan

by Jeff Svoboda @JacketsInsider / BlueJackets.com

In some ways, it's like hockey Christmas. 

The full release of the upcoming season schedule allows Blue Jackets fans -- as well as the team itself -- to know what their wintertime travels are going to look like. 

Looking to see your Jackets on a Saturday night in Nationwide Arena? Now you know. Want to see a particular team or opposing star in Columbus? Now you know. And if you're looking to book a road trip, get ready.  

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Blue Jackets announce 2019-20 regular season schedule

Club opens 19th NHL season at Nationwide Arena on Friday, October 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

by BlueJackets.com Staff @BlueJacketsNHL / BlueJackets.com

The Columbus Blue Jackets and National Hockey League announced today a 2019-20 regular season schedule in which the club will play 82 games, including 41 home dates at Nationwide Arena. The Blue Jackets will kick off their 19th NHL season on Friday, October 4 against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Nationwide Arena. Game time is set for 7 p.m. ET. The club will open the season with three of its first four games at home with the lone road contest coming at Pittsburgh against the Metropolitan Division-rival Penguins on Saturday, October 5. The Blue Jackets' announcement of the club's 2019-20 schedule is presented by Mike's Hard Lemonade.

LEARN MORE: Download the full schedule and more

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Blue Jackets re-sign Clendening to two-year extension

Defenseman signed through 2020-21 season

by BlueJackets.com Staff @BlueJacketsNHL / BlueJackets.com

The Columbus Blue Jackets have re-signed defenseman Adam Clendening to a two-year contract extension through the 2020-21 National Hockey League season, club general manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. The contract is a two-way NHL/American Hockey League deal for the 2019-20 season and a one-way NHL deal in 2020-21. As is club policy, terms were not disclosed.

Clendening, 26, has registered four goals and 20 assists for 24 points with 49 penalty minutes and a +11 plus/minus rating in 90 career NHL games with the Blue Jackets, Arizona Coyotes, New York Rangers, Edmonton Oilers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Vancouver Canucks and Chicago Blackhawks. He has also collected 32-166-198, 365 penalty minutes and is +49 in 306 career AHL games.

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Stinger, Blue Jackets plan to celebrate 4th of July in the Community

The CBJ mascot will be participating in several parades across Central Ohio

by BlueJackets.com Staff @CBJFoundation / BlueJackets.com

Stinger and the Blue Jackets will be out in force celebrating the 4th of July with our community! Stinger, our staff and members of the Papa John's Goal Patrol will be participating in parades across Central Ohio! Festivities will kick off with the Red, White and Boom Parade in downtown Columbus on Wednesday, July 3rd at 5:30pm. On July 4th, the team will be represented in the Upper Arlington (9am), Dublin (11am), New Albany (11am) and Westerville (1pm) parades!

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Battalion Breakdown: Vladislav Gavrikov

Russian defenseman made his debut after joining team during playoffs

by Jeff Svoboda @JacketsInsider / BlueJackets.com

Battalion Breakdown is a closer look at the Blue Jackets' past season on a player-by-player basis. Today, BlueJackets.com continues the series by looking at Vladislav Gavrikov's season and how it impacted Columbus in the 2018-19 campaign.  

Vladislav Gavrikov 

Number: 44 

Age: 23 

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