18-12-2004 Artem Vostrikov injured.
Artem Vostrikov of Syracuse Crunch suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Grand Rapids Griffins. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Small things like this happen to guys almost every game, except this time it happened to me, was his comment to the press after leaving the game.

17-12-2004 Chris Nielsen resumes full training.
Syracuse Crunch right wing Chris Nielsen has resumed full training after his injury.

16-12-2004 Al MacInnis reaches a milestone !
Al MacInnis scored the 1300th point of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a goal by Alexei Yashin. It is just part of my job, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of Canada, Al MacInnis was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 1981 entry draft. He has appeared in 1544 NHL games during his career, notching 346 goals and adding 954 assists along with 1412 penalty minutes. The 31 year old defenseman has played 32 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 3+15=18 with 0 PIM.


16-12-2004 Andrei Sryubko injured.
Andrei Sryubko of Syracuse Crunch suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Saint John Flames. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . If it was up to me I would have finished the game, but they want to be careful about this kind of injury, he said before being taken away for x-rays.

15-12-2004 Artem Vostrikov resumes full training.
Syracuse Crunch center Artem Vostrikov has resumed full training after his injury.

14-12-2004 Kris Draper speaks up.
Kris Draper is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

14-12-2004 Gordie Dwyer speaks up.
Gordie Dwyer is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

13-12-2004 Chris Nielsen injured.
Chris Nielsen of Syracuse Crunch suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Utah Grizzlies. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . It's nothing, just two good guys goin' at it - nobody got seriously hurt, he said to the press.

13-12-2004 Artem Vostrikov injured.
Artem Vostrikov of Syracuse Crunch suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Utah Grizzlies. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I should be back in the lineup soon, it doesn't feel that serious, he commented from the trainers bench.

11-12-2004 Team captain meets with Chris Dingman
Team captain Kevin Dineen called a short meeting with Chris Dingman after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Chris Dingman as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

11-12-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Sergei Samsonov is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Chris Dingman is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Kris Draper is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Igor Larionov has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Sean O'Donnell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Al MacInnis has played 13 games without a goal. Bryce Salvador is sliding on a 15 game streak without registering a single point. Dwayne Roloson hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



8-12-2004 Louis Mandeville resumes full training.
Syracuse Crunch defenseman Louis Mandeville has resumed full training after his injury.

4-12-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Sergei Samsonov is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Chris Osgood is playing well with 3 wins in his 3 starts last week and allowing 2 goals. Alexei Yashin is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Jeremy Roenick is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Chris Dingman has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Kris Draper has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Sean O'Donnell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Vincent Damphousse has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Al MacInnis has played 10 games without a goal. Dwayne Roloson hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



3-12-2004 Kris Draper speaks up.
Kris Draper is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

3-12-2004 Louis Mandeville resumes light training.
Syracuse Crunch defenseman Louis Mandeville has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

3-12-2004 Louis Mandeville injured.
Louis Mandeville of Syracuse Crunch suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Norfolk Admirals. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . Of course, spending a week or so nursing your injury can take you off your game, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

30-11-2004 Ben Keup resumes full training.
Syracuse Crunch left wing Ben Keup has resumed full training after his injury.

29-11-2004 Sergei Samsonov reaches a milestone !
Sergei Samsonov scored the 400th point of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a feed by Jeremy Roenick. That's one for the books, he said after the game.

A native of Russia, Sergei Samsonov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 592 NHL games during his career, notching 169 goals and adding 231 assists along with 81 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 24 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 8+8=16 with 2 PIM.


29-11-2004 Darcy Tucker reaches a milestone !
Darcy Tucker scored the 100th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a feed by Sergei Samsonov. Hopefully one day this puck will end up in the Hall of Fame, he said as his teammates crowded around him.

A native of Canada, Darcy Tucker was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 6th round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 656 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 134 assists along with 784 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 24 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 3+6=9 with 4 PIM.


29-11-2004 Ben Keup injured.
Ben Keup of Syracuse Crunch suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Philadelphia Phantoms. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This is nothing major, I feel that I should be ready for the next game but you never know, the injured player commented.

28-11-2004 Paul Manning resumes full training.
Syracuse Crunch defenseman Paul Manning has resumed full training after his injury.

27-11-2004 Team captain meets with Kris Draper
Following the team's recent 2-1 win against Anaheim Mighty Ducks on 25-11-2004, Columbus Blue Jackets captain Kevin Dineen and Kris Draper did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Kevin Dineen

27-11-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Sergei Samsonov is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alexei Yashin is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Chris Dingman has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Sean O'Donnell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. John MacLean has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Vincent Damphousse has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Darcy Tucker has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



24-11-2004 Alexei Yashin reaches a milestone !
Alexei Yashin scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks on a feed by Al MacInnis. There's no 'I' in team and we have to get everyone playing the same system. It's not enough to just play a solid 20 or 40 minutes of hockey - you have to play 60. Hey, you know what? I forgot the question, he said after the game.

A native of Russia, Alexei Yashin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 777 NHL games during his career, notching 314 goals and adding 386 assists along with 258 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 23 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 11+8=19 with 0 PIM.


23-11-2004 Paul Manning resumes light training.
Syracuse Crunch defenseman Paul Manning has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

22-11-2004 Brad Moran resumes full training.
Syracuse Crunch center Brad Moran has resumed full training after his injury.

20-11-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Sergei Samsonov is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jeremy Roenick is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Kevin Dineen has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Kris Draper is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Chris Osgood has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games. Igor Larionov has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Sean O'Donnell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. John MacLean has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jan Hrdina has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Vincent Damphousse has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



17-11-2004 Brad Moran resumes light training.
Syracuse Crunch center Brad Moran has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

14-11-2004 Tim Jackman uncertain about future
Tim Jackman wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

14-11-2004 Brad Moran injured.
Brad Moran of Syracuse Crunch suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . The doctors told me to take it easy for a while but I'll be taking back what's mine soon enough, he commented to the press.

13-11-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Kris Draper has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Igor Larionov has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Sean O'Donnell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jan Hrdina has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Darcy Tucker has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



12-11-2004 Kris Draper speaks up.
Kris Draper is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

12-11-2004 Chris Nielsen frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Chris Nielsen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Chris Nielsen was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 42 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 7 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season. He has played 17 games with the Syracuse Crunch this season, totalling 6+2=8 with 10 PIM.


12-11-2004 Andrej Nedorost resumes full training.
Syracuse Crunch right wing Andrej Nedorost has resumed full training after his injury.

11-11-2004 Chris Nielsen frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Chris Nielsen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Chris Nielsen was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 42 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 7 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season. He has played 17 games with the Syracuse Crunch this season, totalling 6+2=8 with 10 PIM.


9-11-2004 Gordie Dwyer speaks up.
Gordie Dwyer is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

7-11-2004 Andrej Nedorost resumes light training.
Syracuse Crunch right wing Andrej Nedorost has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

6-11-2004 Andrew Murray uncertain about future
Andrew Murray wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

6-11-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Sergei Samsonov is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. John MacLean is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Alexei Yashin is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jeremy Roenick is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Vincent Damphousse is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Bryce Salvador is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Kris Draper has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Igor Larionov has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Sean O'Donnell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jan Hrdina has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Darcy Tucker has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



4-11-2004 Kris Draper speaks up.
Kris Draper is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

4-11-2004 Gordie Dwyer speaks up.
Gordie Dwyer is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

3-11-2004 Team captain meets with Chris Dingman
Team captain Kevin Dineen called a short meeting with Chris Dingman after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Chris Dingman as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

1-11-2004 Brad Moran resumes full training.
Syracuse Crunch center Brad Moran has resumed full training after his injury.

31-10-2004 John MacLean reaches a milestone !
John MacLean notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Los Angeles Kings on a goal by Sergei Samsonov. It's a joy to be playing with these guys, they are the best teammates anyone could have, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of Canada, John MacLean was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 1433 NHL games during his career, notching 463 goals and adding 500 assists along with 1354 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 11 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 2 PIM.


31-10-2004 Brad Moran injured.
Brad Moran of Syracuse Crunch suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Manchester Monarchs. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This will just build character, sitting out a few days I mean, he said when he was taken off the ice.

30-10-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Sergei Samsonov is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alexei Yashin is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jeremy Roenick is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Al MacInnis is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Dwayne Roloson is playing well with 3 wins in his 3 starts last week and allowing 3 goals.

Who's cold

Chris Dingman has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Kevin Dineen has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Igor Larionov has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Sean O'Donnell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jan Hrdina has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Gordie Dwyer is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



28-10-2004 Kris Draper speaks up.
Kris Draper is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

25-10-2004 Andrei Sryubko resumes full training.
Syracuse Crunch defenseman Andrei Sryubko has resumed full training after his injury.

23-10-2004 Team captain meets with Darcy Tucker
Following the team's recent 0-1 loss against Detroit Red Wings on 22-10-2004, Columbus Blue Jackets captain Kevin Dineen and Darcy Tucker did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Kevin Dineen

23-10-2004 Chris Nielsen frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Chris Nielsen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Chris Nielsen was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 42 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 7 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season. He has played 8 games with the Syracuse Crunch this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


23-10-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Al MacInnis is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Sergei Samsonov has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Chris Dingman has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Kevin Dineen has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Kris Draper has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Sean O'Donnell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Darcy Tucker is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Dwayne Roloson hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



23-10-2004 Duvie Westcott resumes full training.
Syracuse Crunch defenseman Duvie Westcott has resumed full training after his injury.

22-10-2004 Duvie Westcott injured.
Duvie Westcott of Syracuse Crunch suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Kansas City Blades. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Sometimes you just have bad luck and get knocked around, he said when he was taken off the ice.

21-10-2004 Andrej Nedorost injured.
Andrej Nedorost of Syracuse Crunch suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Albany River Rats. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month . It hurts, but what hurts even more is when you're injured by a cheap shot like that, he said to the press.

21-10-2004 Andrei Sryubko injured.
Andrei Sryubko of Syracuse Crunch suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Albany River Rats. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I may be out of the line up for the next game just as a precaution, but I don't think it's anything serious, he said as medics fastened him onto the stretcher.

19-10-2004 Martin Paroulek resumes full training.
Syracuse Crunch right wing Martin Paroulek has resumed full training after his injury.

18-10-2004 Brad Moran resumes full training.
Syracuse Crunch center Brad Moran has resumed full training after his injury.

16-10-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jan Hrdina is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Kris Draper has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Chris Osgood has been chilly and allowed 13 goals in 3 games. Sean O'Donnell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. John MacLean has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Darcy Tucker has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Dwayne Roloson hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



14-10-2004 Martin Paroulek resumes light training.
Syracuse Crunch right wing Martin Paroulek has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

14-10-2004 Paul Manning injured.
Paul Manning of Syracuse Crunch suffered head injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hershey Bears. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . Well, you win some and you lose some...it's as simple as that. I just got thrown around today, he said as medics fastened him onto the stretcher.

14-10-2004 Brad Moran injured.
Brad Moran of Syracuse Crunch suffered groin injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hershey Bears. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . That was just good, clean, hard hitting hockey. If you think I look bad now you should see the other guy, he said after the game.

14-10-2004 Martin Paroulek injured.
Martin Paroulek of Syracuse Crunch suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hershey Bears. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . I just hope I can be able to return to action within a week, he said after the game.

14-10-2004 Darcy Tucker injured.
Darcy Tucker (CBS) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Darren Langdon (COL). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. It's nothing, just two good guys goin' at it - nobody got seriously hurt, he commented to the media.

13-10-2004 Columbus Blue Jackets trade
Columbus Blue Jackets traded Ruslan Salei , Adam Graves, Theoren Fleury and Martin St. Louis to Philadelphia Flyers for Alexei Yashin and Jeremy Roenick

A native of Russia, Alexei Yashin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 1st round of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 758 NHL games during his career, notching 305 goals and adding 380 assists along with 258 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 4 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 0 PIM.

A native of USA, Jeremy Roenick was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 1988 entry draft. He has appeared in 1162 NHL games during his career, notching 479 goals and adding 640 assists along with 1227 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center has played 4 games with the Philadelphia Flyers this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.

A native of Belarussia, Ruslan Salei was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 537 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 70 assists along with 422 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.

A native of Canada, Adam Graves was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2nd round of the 1986 entry draft. He has appeared in 1211 NHL games during his career, notching 374 goals and adding 324 assists along with 1293 penalty minutes. The 36 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 2+0=2 with 2 PIM.

A native of Canada, Theoren Fleury was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 8th round of the 1987 entry draft. He has appeared in 1201 NHL games during his career, notching 480 goals and adding 646 assists along with 1667 penalty minutes. The 36 year old right wing has played 3 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 4 PIM.

A native of Canada, Martin St. Louis, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 399 NHL games during his career, notching 116 goals and adding 138 assists along with 81 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 3 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 0 PIM.


13-10-2004 Team captain meets with Darcy Tucker
Following the team's recent 5-1 loss at Vancouver Canucks on 12-10-2004, Columbus Blue Jackets captain Kevin Dineen and Darcy Tucker did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Kevin Dineen

12-10-2004 John MacLean injured.
John MacLean (CBS) suffered abdomen injury during the game in an incident with Brendan Witt (VAN). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. This will just build character, sitting out a few days I mean, he said after the game in the dressing room.

9-10-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



6-10-2004 Kevin Dineen agrees on a contract.
Kevin Dineen has signed a $4 500 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Kevin Dineen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 3rd round of the 1982 entry draft. He has appeared in 1365 NHL games during his career, notching 380 goals and adding 442 assists along with 2245 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


5-10-2004 Niclas Wallin rejects contract offer.
Niclas Wallin rejected the $1 200 000 per year, 2 year offer from Columbus Blue Jackets

5-10-2004 Gordie Dwyer rejects contract offer.
Gordie Dwyer rejected the $900 000 per year, 3 year offer from Columbus Blue Jackets

4-10-2004 Chris Dingman rejects contract offer.
Chris Dingman rejected the $900 000 per year, 4 year offer from Columbus Blue Jackets

2-10-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



30-9-2004 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Ed BelfourAAA29Dallas Stars
Dominik Hasek AAA29St. Louis Blues
Patrick RoyA-A-A28Colorado Avalanche
Martin BrodeurA-BA-32New Jersey Devils
Curtis JosephA-A-A-27Toronto Maple Leafs
Tomas VokounA-A-A-28Dallas Stars
Billy SmithA-A-A-20Detroit Red Wings
Patrick LalimeBBB30Ottawa Senators
Marc-Andre FleuryBBB19Pittsburgh Penguins
Jean-Sebastien Giguere84848427Los Angeles Kings
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Duncan KeithBAA-19New York Islanders
Brent BurnsBA-A-19St. Louis Blues
Derek MorrisBBA-26Calgary Flames
Dan BoyleBBA-28Vancouver Canucks
Brian CampbellB-AA-25Buffalo Sabres
Ryan SuterB-A-A-18Edmonton Oilers
Shea WeberB-AA-19Washington Capitals
Brent SeabrookB-AA-19Pittsburgh Penguins
Zdeno CharaBAB27Ottawa Senators
Chris ProngerB-AB29Chicago Blackhawks
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Paul KariyaABA-29St. Louis Blues
Patrik EliasABA-28New Jersey Devils
Brett HullA-B-A-30Boston Bruins
Mark MessierBBB33Detroit Red Wings
Zach PariseBA-B19Phoenix Coyotes
Pavel BureACB33Florida Panthers
Jeff FriesenBB-B28San Jose Sharks
Mike KeaneB-A-B27St. Louis Blues
Ryan SmythB-B-B28Pittsburgh Penguins
Cliff RonningBB-B28Dallas Stars
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Mario LemieuxAA-A28Pittsburgh Penguins
Joe ThorntonA-BA-25Boston Bruins
Steve YzermanA-BA-29Detroit Red Wings
Joe SakicAB-A-35Colorado Avalanche
Gilbert PerreaultA-BA-20St. Louis Blues
Patrice BergeronBAA-18Dallas Stars
Ron FrancisBBA-31San Jose Sharks
Joe NieuwendykA-BA-28Montreal Canadiens
Sergei FedorovBB-A-34Phoenix Coyotes
Eric Staal89838719Los Angeles Kings
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jaromir JagrACA-32Washington Capitals
Luc RobitailleA-B-A-28Detroit Red Wings
Eric DazeA-BA-29Chicago Blackhawks
Ilya KovalchukAB-A-21Montreal Canadiens
Corey PerryA-BA-18Pittsburgh Penguins
Teemu SelanneACB34St. Louis Blues
Milan HejdukA-B-B28Colorado Avalanche
Martin St. LouisA-B-B29Columbus Blue Jackets
Steve SullivanBB-B30St. Louis Blues
Mark RecchiA-B-B29Philadelphia Flyers


29-9-2004 Clarke MacArthur returns to Amur Habarovsk
Columbus Blue Jackets's Clarke MacArthur did not sign a contract during the pre-season and has returned to Amur Habarovsk.

29-9-2004 Lasse Kukkonen returns to Cornell
Columbus Blue Jackets's Lasse Kukkonen did not sign a contract during the pre-season and has returned to Cornell.

29-9-2004 Nathan Horton returns to HC Kladno
Columbus Blue Jackets's Nathan Horton did not sign a contract during the pre-season and has returned to HC Kladno.

29-9-2004 Jim McKenny returns to Iserlohn Roosters
Columbus Blue Jackets's Jim McKenny did not sign a contract during the pre-season and has returned to Iserlohn Roosters.

29-9-2004 Alexander Edler returns to Moose Jaw Warriors
Columbus Blue Jackets's Alexander Edler did not sign a contract during the pre-season and has returned to Moose Jaw Warriors.

29-9-2004 Pierre Bouchard returns to Pelicans Lahti
Columbus Blue Jackets's Pierre Bouchard did not sign a contract during the pre-season and has returned to Pelicans Lahti.

29-9-2004 Clayton Stoner returns to Kärpät Oulu
Columbus Blue Jackets's Clayton Stoner did not sign a contract during the pre-season and has returned to Kärpät Oulu.

25-9-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Igor Larionov is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Jan Hrdina is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Dwayne Roloson is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 2 goals.

Who's cold

Ruslan Salei has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Chris Dingman has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Kevin Dineen has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Adam Graves has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jiri Slegr has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Michal Roszival has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Al MacInnis has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Bryce Salvador has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Martin St. Louis has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Uwe Krupp has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



20-9-2004 Kris Draper resumes full training.
Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Kris Draper has resumed full training after his leg injury.

18-9-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Sergei Samsonov is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Clarke MacArthur is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Nathan Horton is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Ruslan Salei has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niclas Wallin has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Chris Dingman has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Kevin Dineen has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Adam Graves has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jiri Slegr has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Michal Roszival has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Al MacInnis has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Bryce Salvador has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Martin St. Louis has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Dwayne Roloson hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Uwe Krupp has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Kris Draper remains sidelined with leg injury.



18-9-2004 Kris Draper injured.
Kris Draper (CBS) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Randy Moller (CAR). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. They're being cautious about my condition, but I feel pretty good right now and want to get back on the ice as soon as possible, he commented from the trainers bench.

11-9-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Igor Larionov is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



4-9-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



30-6-2004 Training camp preview
Columbus Blue Jackets will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Columbus Blue Jackets and Syracuse Crunch:
- Ruslan Salei D
- John Grahame G
- Sergei Samsonov C
- Niclas Wallin D
- Chris Dingman L
- Kevin Dineen C
- Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre D
- Kris Draper R
- Chris Osgood G
- Igor Larionov C
- Jason Blake L
- Adam Graves L
- Theoren Fleury R
- John MacLean L
- Jan Hrdina L
- Jiri Slegr D
- Michal Roszival D
- Bob Boughner D
- Al MacInnis D
- Bryce Salvador D
- Martin St. Louis R
- Derrick Walser D
- Matt Davidson R
- Robert Ek D
- Greg Gardner G
- Kent McDonell R
- Brad Moran C
- Chris Nielsen R
- Jeremy Reich C
- Jonathan Schill C
- Martin Spanhel L
- Andrei Sryubko D
- Jeff Ware D
- Dan Watson D
- Dwayne Roloson G
- Gordie Dwyer R
- Ben Knopp R
- Dmitri Subbotin L
- Tommi Rajamaki D
- Martin Streit C
- Shane Bendera G
- Tim Jackman R
- Cole Jarrett D
- Noah Welch D
- Paul Manning D
- Uwe Krupp D
- Ben Keup L
- Andrej Nedorost R
- Andrew Murray C
- Louis Mandeville D
- Ryan Bowness R
- Duvie Westcott D
- Scott Heffernan D
- Jason Morgan L
- Martin Paroulek R
- Raffaele Sannitz C
- Viktor Ujcik L
- Artem Vostrikov C

Players reporting out of shape:
- Chris Osgood G
- Jason Blake L
- Theoren Fleury R
- John MacLean L
- Jan Hrdina L
- Bryce Salvador D
- Kent McDonell R
- Brad Moran C
- Chris Nielsen R
- Jeremy Reich C
- Jonathan Schill C
- Martin Spanhel L
- Jeff Ware D
- Paul Manning D
- Uwe Krupp D
- Andrew Murray C

Players reporting in good shape:
- Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre D
- Matt Davidson R
- Dmitri Subbotin L
- Ben Keup L
- Duvie Westcott D
- Martin Paroulek R
- Artem Vostrikov C


30-6-2004 Gerard Gallant leaves team
Gerard Gallants contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2004 Ross Yates leaves team
Ross Yatess contract has expired and he has left the team.

26-6-2004 Adam Graves frustrated
Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Adam Graves feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Canada, Adam Graves was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2nd round of the 1986 entry draft. He has appeared in 1208 NHL games during his career, notching 372 goals and adding 324 assists along with 1291 penalty minutes. The 36 year old left wing is expecting a good season for the team.


25-6-2004 Ryan Bowness returns
Columbus Blue Jackets were delighted to hear that Ryan Bowness has returned to the team.

25-6-2004 Raffaele Sannitz returns
Columbus Blue Jackets were delighted to hear that Raffaele Sannitz has returned to the team.

25-6-2004 Artem Vostrikov returns
Columbus Blue Jackets were delighted to hear that Artem Vostrikov has returned to the team.

24-6-2004 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


23-6-2004 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre (Syracuse Crunch) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Jason Blake (Columbus Blue Jackets) RFA
-Bob Boughner (Columbus Blue Jackets) UFA
-Tommi Rajamaki (Syracuse Crunch) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Viktor Ujcik (Syracuse Crunch) UFA


23-6-2004 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Gerard Gallant(pro)
-Ross Yates(farm)


20-6-2004 Board loans money
The board of owners has loaned $14 493 159$ for the team to balance the team funds.

20-6-2004 Bob Strumm retires
Columbus Blue Jackets staff member Bob Strumm has announced his retirement due to health reasons.

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