NHL free agency: Nathan Horton signs with Columbus Blue Jackets

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Fresh off helping lead the Boston Bruins to the Stanley Cup finals, Nathan Horton has cashed in. The right winger has agreed to a seven-year, $37.1 million deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets, with $30 million of that money coming in the contract's first five years. The Blue Jackets needed to ...

The Morning Skate: Let’s Catch Up With the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

Well, we have three games down in some of the Stanley Cup playoff quarterfinal series after Sunday's games, so it seems like a good time to see what we missed over the weekend and to take stock of where our predictions stand. Early returns aren't nearly as embarrassing as they could ...

The Tremendous, Important, Sometimes Informative Stanley Cup Playoff Quarterfinal Preview

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

The Stanley Cup playoffs have at long last arrived, starting with several games tonight. There are some who say these playoffs are the best in all of sport (we'll take March Madness, thanks) with its rich tradition and, of course, Lord Stanley's Cup, from which the winning team can drink whatever ...

Here Come the Columbus Blue Jackets (They Play Hockey)

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

When you read the headline for this post, did you know before getting to the part in parentheses that the Columbus Blue Jackets were in fact an NHL team? No? OK, well they are. And they're about to make the playoffs for the first time. The Blue Jackets have been in the ...

Clint Malarchuk: Lucky or Cursed?

Friday, October 10th, 2008

Clink Malarchuk is best remembered for being involved in one of the grisliest accidents in NHL history. If you don't have an aversion to seeing mass amounts of blood on ice, here's a closer look (Seriously, don't watch if you're squeamish): Even more disturbing than the imagery is the cheesy music ...