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Columbus Blue Jackets Player Notes
For The Last 365 Days
 
Scott Hartnell, RW4/11/2015 10:51:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell had a goal and an assist in the season finale against the Islanders.
Insight: Columbus ended the season, winning 15 of their last 17 games, and one of those losses was in a shootout. The Blue Jackets beating the Islanders in a shootout on Saturday prevented New York from capturing home ice in the first round of the playoffs. Hartnell finished the season with 28 goals and 32 assists.
Nick Foligno, LW4/10/2015 9:31:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Nick Foligno scored a goal during Friday's victory against the Sabres.
Insight: Foligno has been fantastic this season, and now has 31 goals and 73 points through 78 games.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G4/8/2015 10:20:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky earned a shutout on Wednesday night.
Insight: He defeated the Maple Leafs by stopping all 35 shots on goal. He is now 29-17-3 on the season.
Scott Hartnell, RW4/8/2015 10:18:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell scored a goal during Wednesday's victory over Toronto.
Insight: Hartnell also had an assist, and now has 58 points and 98 penalty minutes through 75 games this season.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G4/6/2015 10:04:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky snapped his eight-game winning streak in the loss to the Rangers on Monday.
Insight: It was an overtime loss, so it won't count as a defeat for fantasy purposes, but Bobrovsky wasn't great, allowing four goals on 42 shots versus New York. He has been very streaky this year with two winning streak of seven games or longer and two losing streaks of four games or longer, so just because Bobrovksy has won eight of the last nine doesn't mean he won't take a turn for the worse in the last week of the season.
Nick Foligno, LW4/4/2015 4:55:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Nick Foligno had scored three times during Saturday's victory over the Penguins.
Insight: That is a hat trick by our calcuations, as Foligno continued his impressive campaign. He now has 30 goals and 70 points through 75 games.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G4/2/2015 9:49:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky made 25 saves in the, 4-3, victory over the Islanders on Thursday.
Insight: Bobrovsky had a rough go at it to start the game, but he got better as it went in order to pick up his seventh straight victory. He is 27-17-2 this season.
Ryan Johansen, C4/2/2015 9:46:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen scored the game-tying goal with less than four minutes to go in regulation as Columbus came from behind to beat the Islanders, 4-3.
Insight: Johansen also scored the game-winner in the shootout. Columbus scored twice in the final nine minutes to erase a, 3-1, deficit. Johansen has 26 goals and 43 assists in 77 games this season.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G3/31/2015 9:33:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky defeated New Jersey on Tuesday night.
Insight: Bobrovsky has now won six consecutive games and nine of his last 10. He has risen is record to 26-17-2 on the season.
Jack Johnson, D3/31/2015 9:31:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson played the role of hero during Tuesday's overtime victory against the Devils.
Insight: He scored the game-winner and also had three shots on goal. Johnson now has seven goals, 35 points, and 40 penalty minutes through 73 games this season.
Cam Atkinson, RW3/28/2015 11:08:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson had a goal and an assist in the, 4-2, victory over the Blues on Saturday.
Insight: Atkinson assisted Boone Jenner's goal in the second period and then added an empty-netter to seal the victory. Atkinson has 20 goals and 17 assists in 71 games this season.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G3/28/2015 11:03:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky made 29 saves in the, 4-2, victory over the Blues on Saturday.
Insight: Bobrovsky posted a .935 save percentage in the victory. He is 25-17-2 this season.
Scott Hartnell, RWHot3/24/2015 10:02:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell registered a hat trick on Tuesday versus the Ducks.
Insight: Hartnell has just been on fire lately. He led the team with five shots on net Tuesday. Hartnell has five goals in the last five games and 11 this month. He has 25 goals and 28 assists this season.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G3/24/2015 9:57:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky made 37 saves in the, 5-3, victory over the Ducks on Tuesday.
Insight: Bobrovsky did allow three goals but facing 40 shots allowed him to still post a .925 save percentage. He has been overall disappointing this season with a 23-17-2 record.
Artem Anisimov, C3/21/2015 6:34:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Artem Anisimov scored a goal on Saturday against the Flames.
Insight: Anisimov is still not a relevant fantasy option, with just six goals, 20 points, and a minus-10 rating through 42 games this season.
Scott Hartnell, RWHot3/15/2015 8:30:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell did it again on Sunday night.
Insight: He has now scored five goals over the past four games after tallying during Sunday's loss to the Hurricanes. Hartnell also had four shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. He is one of the hottest players in the league right now.
Scott Hartnell, RWHot3/13/2015 9:52:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell scored again during Friday's shootout win over the Oilers.
Insight: Hartnell has now scored five goals in his last three games, and now has 20 goals and 47 points overall. Marko Dano, Cam Atkinson, and Artem Anisimov also scored for Columbus.
Scott Hartnell, RW3/12/2015 10:56:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell scored another goal during Thursday's win over Detroit.
Insight: Hartnell has now scored three goals over the past two games, and he now has 19 goals, 46 points, and an impressive 88 penalty minutes through 62 games this season. Fedor Tyutin and Cam Atkinson lit the lamp for Columbus as well on Thursday night.
Scott Hartnell, RW3/10/2015 9:50:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell scored a pair of goals and led the team with seven shots on net on Tuesday.
Insight: Hartnell scored both his goals on the power play. He has 18 goals and 27 assists this season.
Curtis McElhinney, G3/7/2015 9:45:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney was pulled during Saturday's loss against the Avalanche.
Insight: He stopped just nine shots on 12 opportunities, and was lifted after the first period. Sergei Bobrovsky took over, and made 20 saves and 21 shots on goal.
Brandon Dubinsky, C3/6/2015 10:14:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky had a goal and an assist in the, 3-2, victory over the Devils on Friday.
Insight: Dubinsky assisted Justin Falk's first goal of the season in the first period and then scored in the second. Dubinsky has nine goals and 14 assists in 35 games this season.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G3/3/2015 10:26:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky was unimpressive in his return to the net on Tuesday.
Insight: Bobrovsky allowed four goals on 32 shots versus the Capitals. He was making his first start since Jan. 21. At this point, fantasy owners cannot expect much from Bobrovsky the rest of the season. Columbus has lost seven in a row, sit in last place in the Metropolitan Division, and Bobrovsky cannot stay healthy.
Scott Hartnell, RW3/3/2015 10:23:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell scored a pair of goals in the, 5-3, loss to the Capitals on Tuesday.
Insight: Hartnell was tied for the team lead with six shots on net. One of his goals on Tuesday came on the power play. Hartnell has 16 goals and 27 assists with 88 penalty minutes in 58 games this season.
Curtis McElhinney, G3/1/2015 8:13:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney allowed five goals on Sunday afternoon.
Insight: He faced 41 total shots in a loss to the Penguins, and is now 10-13-2 overall.
Brandon Dubinsky, C3/1/2015 1:33:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky is out indefinitely with a concussion according to the Columbus Dispatch.
Insight: Dubinsky suffered the concussion on Thursday. He did practice on Friday but didn't finish the practice. Dubinksy is worth dropping in redraft leagues if owners can find a better option.
Curtis McElhinney, G2/28/2015 7:39:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney made 17 saves on 18 shots versus the Devils, but it wasn't enough as Columbus lost, 2-0.
Insight: The final New Jersey goal was an empty-netter. McElhinney is 10-12-2 this season and came into the day with a 2.75 GAA and .915 save percentage.
Brandon Dubinsky, C2/26/2015 9:47:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky had a goal and an assist during Thursday's loss versus Montreal.
Insight: Dubinsky has played well through 34 games this season, as he now has eight goals, 23 points, 37 penalty minutes, and a plus-nine rating overall.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G2/26/2015 2:20:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (groin) was part of the optional skating session Wednesday.
Insight: He could come back by the weekend. Bobrovsky has a 2.85 GAA and .913 save percentage this season.
Matt Calvert, LW2/24/2015 9:54:00 PM
Description: Columbus winger Matt Calvert lit the lamp Tuesday versus Buffalo.
Insight: He did so in a losing effort, and also had five shots on goal. Calvert now has 10 goals and 19 points through 48 games this season. Kevin Connauton also scored for the Blue Jackets.
Nick Foligno, LW2/22/2015 10:23:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Nick Foligno had two assists in the shootout loss to the Rangers on Sunday.
Insight: Foligno assisted Marko Dano's score in the second period and David Savard's third period goal that tied the game at three. The Blue Jackets erased a, 3-0, deficit only to lose in the shootout, 4-3. Foligno has 23 goals and 32 assists in 56 games this season.
Nick Foligno, LW2/21/2015 10:27:00 PM
Description: Columbus winger Nick Foligno put in his 23rd goal of the season.
Insight: He did so in a 3-1 loss to the Canadiens on Saturday night. Foligno has been a dynamic fantasy performer this season, with 53 points, 34 penalty minutes, and a plus-10 rating through 55 games.
Curtis McElhinney, G2/19/2015 9:47:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney was great on Thursday, allowing just one goal and beating Pittsburgh, 2-1.
Insight: McElhinney made some fantastic glove saves including one on Sidney Crosby from close range in the second period. He is now 10-9-1 this season and has won five of his last six starts. There is a small chance that even when Sergei Bobrovsky comes back that McElhinney will remain the starter just because the Blue Jackets need to go on a winning streak to make the playoffs and can't afford to wait for Bobrovsky to find his stride again. Therefore, it's possible the team stays with the hot hand in McElhinney. Regardless, McElhinney should be owned in all leagues.
Brandon Dubinsky, C2/19/2015 9:39:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky scored the game-winning short-handed goal on Thursday against the Penguins.
Insight: Dubinsky didn't get much ice time versus Sidney Crosby early in the game, but he later aggrevated Crosby enough to start a fight with him. Then on the penalty kill with two minutes to go, Dubinsky cleaned up a loose puck in front of the net and finished the play for the game-winner. He has seven goals and 13 assists in 30 games this season.
Ryan Johansen, C2/17/2015 9:38:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen recorded two points during Tuesday's win versus Philadelphia.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with two shots and a plus-one rating. Johansen now has 21 goals and 52 points through 55 games this season.
Matt Calvert, LW2/17/2015 9:37:00 PM
Description: Columbus winger Matt Calvert scored two goals during Tuesday's victory against the Flyers.
Insight: His first one was the game-winner, coming in the third period, while his second was an empty-netter. Calvert also had four shots on goal and a plus-two rating now the night. He now has nine goals and 17 points through 44 games, making him not much of a fantasy option.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G2/16/2015 4:45:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (groin) could be ready to play by the end of the month.
Insight: He has not been able to practice quite yet, but has been skating on his own. Bobrovsky has just a 2.85 GAA and .913 save percentage this season, but should be an upgrade for fantasy owners who need him to return from injury.
Nick Foligno, LW2/14/2015 10:06:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno scored a goal on Saturday, but Columbus lost to the New York Islanders, 6-3.
Insight: Foligno scored with about 30 seconds left in the second period to tie the game, 3-3. New York, however, scored three unanswered goals in the final period. Foligno has 22 goals and 30 assists in 53 games this season.
Curtis McElhinney, G2/13/2015 9:47:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney allowed three goals, but help defeat the Flyers in overtime on Friday.
Insight: He faced 25 shots on goal and did just enough to help Columbus earn a victory. McElhinney is now 8-9-1 on the season.
Brandon Dubinsky, C2/13/2015 9:45:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky registered two points on Friday night.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and a plus-two rating on the night. Dubinsky now has four goals and 16 points through 27 games this season.
Artem Anisimov, C2/13/2015 9:44:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Artem Anisimov netted the overtime winner Friday versus Philadelphia.
Insight: It was just his third goal on the season, and with just 10 points overall, Anisimov can be left on the waiver wire.
David Savard, D2/9/2015 9:59:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets defenseman David Savard had a goal and an assist in the loss to the Kings on Monday.
Insight: Savard assisted Jack Skille's goal in the first two minutes of the game and then scored inside of two minutes left in regulation to cut the Los Angeles lead to one. The Kings held on to win, 4-3. Savard has eight goals and 12 assists in 52 games this season.
Scott Hartnell, RW2/7/2015 9:43:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell recorded two points during Saturday's victory against the Senators.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with four shots and a plus-one rating. Hartnell now has 12 goals and 33 points through 46 games.
Curtis McElhinney, G2/6/2015 10:05:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney defeated the Blues on Friday night.
Insight: He was the benefactor of seven goals, but McElhinney played well himself, stopping 32-of-33 shots on goal. He is now 6-9-1 on the season.
Nick Foligno, LW2/6/2015 10:02:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno posted three points during Friday's victory against the Blues.
Insight: Foligno had two goals and an assist, along with three shots and a plus-three rating. Foligno has been great this season, and now has 20 goals and 48 points through 49 games.
James Wisniewski, D2/3/2015 9:49:00 PM
Description: Columbus defenseman James Wisniewski scored the team's lone goal Tuesday against the Coyotes.
Insight: Wisniewski also had two shots, two penalty minutes, and a minus-one rating. He is aolid option, with six goals and 23 points through 46 games.
Anton Forsberg, G2/3/2015 1:17:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goaltender Anton Forsberg will start on Tuesday versus the Coyotes.
Insight: Columbus coach Todd Richards didn't want to have Forsberg to rest any longer and risk him getting rusty. Curtis McElhinney has started the last three games since Sergei Bobrovsky went down with an injury. McElhinney has only won one of those three starts, so if Forsberg plays well, he could earn additional playing time.
Ryan Johansen, C1/31/2015 10:10:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen scored the team's lone goal during Saturday's loss against the Lightning.
Insight: He also had five shots on goal, and now has 19 goals and 45 points through 48 games. Johansen needs to be active in all lineups.
Curtis McElhinney, G1/29/2015 10:08:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney is playing pretty well replacing the injured starter Sergei Bobrovsky in net.
Insight: McElhinney made 25 saves on Tuesday and another 28 saves on 31 shots Thursday. Unfortunately, the Blue Jackets were able to score enough to win Thursday as Columbus lost, 3-2. McElhinney is 5-7-1 this season.
Ryan Johansen, C1/27/2015 9:37:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen scored a goal during Tuesday's victory over the Capitals.
Insight: He also had six shots on goal and a plus-three rating on the night. Johansen now has 18 goals and 44 points through 46 games.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G1/26/2015 2:22:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky is expected to miss 4-6 weeks due to a groin injury he suffered a week ago.
Insight: Bobrovsky is 16-15-2 with a 2.85 GAA and .913 save percentage. The team has recalled Anton Forsberg to backup Curtis McElhinney (4-6-1, 2.98 GAA, .907 save percentage).
Sergei Bobrovsky, G1/22/2015 3:55:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky will not attend the All-Star Game due to a lower-body injury he suffered Wednesday night.
Insight: Bobrovsky doesn't have a timetable to return. It would have been cool to see Bobrovsky in front of the home crowd in Columbus for the All-Star game, but he really doesn't have All-Star worthy numbers. He is 16-15-2 with a 2.85 GAA and .913 save percentage.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G1/22/2015 10:14:00 AM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky really struggled on Wednesday.
Insight: Bobrovsky allowed three goals on 12 shots in about 28 minutes of ice time versus the Jets. Bobrovksy has been up-and-down this season but has been very disappointing overall. He is 16-15-2 with a 2.85 GAA and .913 save percentage.
Scott Hartnell, RW1/19/2015 10:43:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell had a goal and an assist in Columbus', 3-1, victory over the Wild on Monday.
Insight: Hartnell assisted James Wisniewski's power-play goal about five minutes into the third period to give Columbus a, 2-1, lead. Then, Hartnell gave Columbus an insurance goal about 11 minutes later. Hartnell has 10 goals and 18 assists in 39 games this season.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G1/19/2015 10:39:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky made 25 saves in his 16th victory of the season.
Insight: Bobrovsky stopped 25-of-26 shot attempts as Columbus beat Minnesota, 3-1. Bobrovsky is 16-14-2 this season.
Ryan Johansen, C1/17/2015 9:48:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen extended his point streak to 13 games on Saturday night.
Insight: He had a goal, an assist, four shots, and a plus-one rating. Johansen now has 17 goals and 43 points through 43 games.
Matt Calvert, LW1/17/2015 9:47:00 PM
Description: Columbus winger Matt Calvert scored two goals during Saturday's victory against the Bruins.
Insight: He also had three shots and a plus-two rating. However, Calvert is not a relevant option, with six goals and 12 points overall.
Ryan Johansen, C1/17/2015 10:12:00 AM
Description: Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen is on a 12 game point streak.
Insight: Johansen has seven goals and seven assists over the 12-game span, which is the longest active point streak. Johansen has 16 goals and 25 assists in 42 games this season.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G1/16/2015 9:40:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky allowed only two goals, but he and Columbus lost, 2-1, on Friday.
Insight: It looked like it might be another long night for Bobrovsky, who allowed two second period goals, but he finished by stopping 24-of-26 overall. With the loss, Bobrovsky fell to 15-14-2 this season.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G1/14/2015 10:01:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky broke fantasy owners' hearts on Wednesday.
Insight: It has been a frustrating season for Bobrovsky fantasy owners and that continued versus the Canadiens. Bobrovsky hadn't given up a goal 50 minutes into Wednesday's game, but he and the Blue Jackets allowed three power-play goals in the final 10 minutes. Instead of a great night, with perhaps a shutout, Bobrovsky allowed three goals while settling for a .903 save percentage and his 13th loss of the season.
Nick Foligno, LW1/10/2015 9:35:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno scored in Saturday night's loss to the Islanders.
Insight: Foligno scored in the first four minutes of the third period to cut New York's lead to two, but Columbus would not score again. Foligno has 18 goals and 22 assists in 39 games this season.
Ryan Johansen, C1/9/2015 10:18:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen scored both of the team's goals during Friday's loss against Toronto.
Insight: He also had two shots on goal. Johansen now has 15 goals and 38 points through 39 games. It has been an impressive season for him.
Nick Foligno, LW1/7/2015 9:31:00 AM
Description: Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno had three assists in Tuesday's, 4-2, victory over the Stars.
Insight: Foligno had an assist on each of Columbus' first three goals as the Blue Jackets jumped up, 3-0, by early in the second period. Foligno is averaging over a ppg with 17 goals and 21 assists in 37 games this season.
Ryan Johansen, C1/7/2015 9:26:00 AM
Description: Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's victory.
Insight: Johansen scored a power-play goal in the second period to extend the Blue Jackets lead and then had an assist on Kevin Connauton's goal about four minutes into the second period. Johansen has 13 goals and 23 assists in 38 games this season.
Brandon Dubinsky, C1/4/2015 10:55:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky had two goals during Sunday's victory against the Avalanche.
Insight: He also had five shots on goal and a plus-two rating on the night. It was Dubinsky's first two goals of the season, and he now has nine points through 11 games. He is worth monitoring.
Ryan Johansen, C1/3/2015 10:43:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen scored a goal in Saturday's loss to the Coyotes.
Insight: Johansen has been solid all season, and now has 11 goals and 33 points through 36 games.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G1/1/2015 12:16:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky picked up the win Wednesday against the Wild.
Insight: He stopped 28-of-29 shots on goal and is now 14-9-2 with a 2.63 GAA and .921 save percentage.
Kevin Connauton, D12/27/2014 9:53:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets defenseman Kevin Connauton scored a goal and two assists on Saturday versus the Bruins.
Insight: It was a rare offensive explosion for Connauton, who assisted both of Scott Hartnell's goals and then scored himself. Connauton still doesn't provide much fantasy wise as he has just four goals and five assists in 22 games this season.
Scott Hartnell, RW12/27/2014 9:50:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell scored two goals in his first game back into the lineup on Saturday.
Insight: Hartnell has missed the last five games with a broken finger. He opened up the scoring versus the Bruins on Saturday with a goal close to the eight minute mark and then scored again inside the first minute of the second period. Hartnell's second period goal was the first of four in the period. He has eight goals and 11 assists in 29 games this season.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G12/27/2014 3:18:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky was not at the morning shootaround and can not be counted on to play Saturday night.
Insight: Bobrovsky is apparently ill, though we have no official word. He's 13-9-2 with a 2.69 GAA and .919 save percentage. Curtis McElhinney (1-6-1, 3.49 GAA, .895 save percentage) is expected to get the start in goal for Columbus on Saturday, but has minimal fantasy value.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G12/22/2014 9:42:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky had a terrible game against the Predators on Monday.
Insight: Bobrovsky was on quite a tear, winning eight of his last nine games, but he allowed four goals on 30 shots versus the Predators. Bobrovsky is still a top goalie option.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G12/20/2014 10:01:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky earned a shootout victory Saturday against the Blackhawks.
Insight: He made 39 saves on 41 shots, and was very impressive. Bobrovsky is now 13-8-2 on the season.
Nick Foligno, LW12/18/2014 9:59:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno scored a pair of goals against the Capitals on Thursday.
Insight: Unfortunately, Columbus rallied from 2-0 deficit only to blow a, 3-2 and 4-3 leads. Foligno also had an assist and was minus-one. He has 16 goals and 14 assists in 30 games this season.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G12/16/2014 10:33:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky won his seventh straight start on Tuesday.
Insight: The winning streak continues as Bobrovsky recorded his first shutout of the season. Over the last seven games, Bobrovsky has allowed three goals just twice and fewer than two goals three times. For the fantasy owners that waited patiently for Bobrovsky to return, here is your reward.
Boone Jenner, C12/13/2014 10:06:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Boone Jenner didn't take a shot in the shootout at the end of the game, but had the most important penalty shot of Saturday's game versus the Penguins.
Insight: Jenner earned a penalty shot attempt with the Blue Jackets trailing, 2-1, inside of eight minutes left in regulation. He beat Thomas Greiss to tie the game. Jenner also had an assist on the first goal of the game on the power play.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G12/13/2014 9:59:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky won his sixth straight start on Saturday.
Insight: It took a shootout, but Columbus picked up a much-needed two points as they try to get back into the playoff race. Bobrovsky made 33 saves, allowing three goals and the game-tying score with 10 seconds left in regulation. The goalie then stopped two-of-three shootout attempts from the Penguins.
Scott Hartnell, RW12/12/2014 5:27:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell will miss at least two weeks with a broken finger.
Insight: The injury occured on Thursday night. Hartnell will likely resume top line duties upon his return.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G12/11/2014 10:01:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky played very well in Thursday's overtime victory versus Washington.
Insight: He stopped 39-of-41 shots on goal, and has now won five consecutive games. Bobrovsky is 10-8-1 overall.
Nick Foligno, LW12/11/2014 9:57:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno scored two goals, including the overtime winner, Thursday against the Capitals.
Insight: He now has 13 goals and 26 points through 27 games. Foligno has been a pleasant surprise this season and is currently a top-40 option.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G12/9/2014 9:43:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky did enough to earn the victory Tuesday night.
Insight: He let up a goal with under a minute left to send the game into overtime, but he stopped 19-of-21 shots to receive the victory. Bobrovsky is now 9-8-1 overall.
Scott Hartnell, RW12/9/2014 9:40:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell ended his 12-game goalless drought Tuesday against Philadelphia.
Insight: It was his sixth goal of the season, and Hartnell now has 17 points through 27 games. However, with a minus-12 rating, there are better options out there.
David Savard, D12/7/2014 11:15:00 AM
Description: Columbus defenseman David Savard scored a goal during Saturday's win versus Tampa Bay.
Insight: It was his fifth goal of the season. Savard now has nine points through 26 games, and with a minus-seven rating, he is not a reliable option.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G12/6/2014 9:37:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky was solid during Saturday's victory against the Lightning.
Insight: He made 33 saves on 34 shots, and has now won three consecutive games. It looks like Bobrovsky is returning to form, and is now 8-8-1 on the season.
Boone Jenner, C12/6/2014 9:33:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Boone Jenner scored for the third consecutive game on Saturday.
Insight: He now has four goals and nine points through 16 games. Owners now need to keep an eye on Jenner.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G12/4/2014 10:39:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky had another opponent pepper him all night.
Insight: Bobrovsky faced 55 shots and made 52 saves which was enough to force a shootout. Bobrovsky and the Blue Jackets won on their fourth shootout attempt. The goaltender is 7-8-1 this season.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G12/1/2014 9:35:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky picked up a much needed win Monday against Florida.
Insight: He had lost five straight games heading into Monday, but stopped 24-of-25 shots on goal to earn the victory. Bobrovsky is now 6-8-1 on the season.
Boone Jenner, C12/1/2014 9:33:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Boone Jenner scored the game-winning goal Monday against the Panthers.
Insight: It was just his second goal of the season, and Jenner now has seven points overall. He is not a relevant fantasy option.
Ryan Johansen, C11/29/2014 10:47:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen scored a goal in Saturday's loss to the Predators.
Insight: Johansen has been solid with 25 points in 23 games, but his plus/minus is minus-seven. He was minus-two agaisnt the Predators.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G11/28/2014 9:47:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky continues to be a huge fantasy disappointment this season.
Insight: Bobrovsky has been injured part of the season, so that wasn't really his fault, but now he is back and playing horribly. He allowed five goals on 30 shots Friday versus the Canucks. Bobrovsky has faced at least 30 shots in every game since his return from his broken hand on Nov. 15, and he has allowed at least three goals in each of the last five games. All those games are losses.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G11/25/2014 9:48:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky lost his fourth consecutive game on Tuesday.
Insight: He made 28 saves on 31 shots, and dropped his record to 5-7-1. However, we still like Bob to rebound, and get hot rather soon.
Ryan Johansen, C11/25/2014 9:46:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen scored a goal in Tuesday's loss to the Jets.
Insight: It was his eighth goal of the season, and Johansen now has a solid 24 points through 21 games.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G11/22/2014 9:31:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky was inconsistent in Saturday's loss to Philadelphia.
Insight: He made some nice saves, but also let in a goal or two he would normally save. Bobrovsky ended up making 32 saves on 36 shots on goal. He is now 5-6-1 on the season.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G11/21/2014 10:15:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky allowed three goals but still posted a .927 save percentage on Friday.
Insight: That's because he faced 41 shots against the Bruins. He did allow a soft goal at the beginning of the third period when Bruins' Dennis Seidenberg took a shot from just in front of the center line that Bobrovsky did not stop. He allowed the next two goals too, but his team bailed him out with a tying goal, which sent the game to overtime. Bobrovsky was phenomenal in the shootout, stopping the first six shooters, but he allowed the seventh attempt to sneak into the net, and his team failed on all seven of their shootout attempts. Therefore, he didn't get the win.
Brandon Dubinsky, C11/21/2014 1:46:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky (abdominal surgery) is expected to begin practicing soon, according to Shawn Mitchel of the Columbus Dispatch.
Insight: Dubinsky will likely be a second-line regular, but he excelled in that role last season with 16 goals and 34 assists.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G11/18/2014 9:39:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky allowed five goals in Tuesday's loss to the Red Wings.
Insight: He stopped 35-of-40 shots on goal, dropped his record to 5-5-0 on the season. This was Bobrovsky's second game since returning from injury.
Cam Atkinson, RW11/15/2014 10:47:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson scored a goal against the Sharks on Saturday.
Insight: Atkinson scored on the power play in the final three minutes of the second period to extend the Blue Jackets lead to 2-0 over the Sharks. Columbus won, 2-1. Atkinson has seven goals and three assists this season.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G11/15/2014 10:42:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky was stellar in his first game back from his finger injury.
Insight: Bobrovsky allowed one mere goal on 37 shots against the Sharks on Saturday. It was his first start since Oct. 26 when he fractured his finger. Bobrovsky's return is exactly what fantasy owners and the Columbus Blue Jackets need.
Nick Foligno, LW11/14/2014 9:40:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno scored two goals and one assist in Friday's win over the Flyers.
Insight: Foligno has played very well this season, and now has nine goals and 18 points.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G11/14/2014 3:31:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky has been activated for Friday night's contest against Philadelphia.
Insight: Bobrovsky (broken finger) will likley serve as backup Friday and start Saturday night's game. He's 4-4 with a 2.81 GAA and .908 SV%. Bobrovsky missed seven games and the Blue Jackets went 0-6-1 in his absence.
Cam Atkinson, RW11/11/2014 10:00:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson scored a goal on four shots against the Capitals on Tuesday.
Insight: Atkinson scored in the first period to cut the deficit in half, 2-1, but Washington responded with another goal before the end of the period. Atkinson also had two penalty minutes.
Ryan Johansen, C11/9/2014 10:34:00 AM
Description: Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen had a goal and an assist during Saturday's loss to the Lightning.
Insight: He also had six shots on goal, and now has a solid 16 points overall. Johansen should continue to produce for fantasy owners all season.
Scott Hartnell, RW11/8/2014 9:46:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell scored another two goals in Saturday's loss to the Lightning.
Insight: After scoring two on friday, Hartnell repeated the feat on Saturday, and now has five goals overall, and a solid 14 points on the season.
Scott Hartnell, RW11/7/2014 10:03:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell scored two goals for Columbus in a, 3-2, overtime loss to the Hurricanes on Friday.
Insight: Hartnell finished plus-two with six shots.He scored both in the second period to make the score, 2-1, but Columbus could not hold onto the lead.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G11/6/2014 6:49:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky has started some light puck-catching according to the Columbus Dispatch.
Insight: Bobrovsky is recovering from a broken finger. He fractured the finger at practice on Oct. 27 and his recover was set one-to-two weeks.
Nick Foligno, LW11/4/2014 9:55:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno scored two goals in Tuesday's loss to Carolina.
Insight: It was the only goals Columbus scored, and he now has six goals and 13 points on the season.
Boone Jenner, C11/3/2014 4:32:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Boone Jenner is set to return to the ice at some point this week according to the Columbus Dispatch.
Insight: Jenner broke his hand in training camp when a puck hit him in practice. He had surgery and was ruled out five weeks, which is up this week. With all the injuries the Blue Jackets have suffered, Columbus need him back as soon as possible.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G11/3/2014 4:27:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards did not update goalie Sergei Bobrovsky's status on Sunday.
Insight: That has led the Columbus Dispatch to guess that Bobrovsky will not be ready to play this week. The goalie fractured his finger a week ago and was ruled out for one-to-two weeks. It appears closer to two.
Ryan Johansen, C10/31/2014 9:48:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen assisted on the team's lone goal Friday night.
Insight: He set up Cam Atkinson in the third period, and had seven shots on goal as well. Johansen now has 13 points on the season.
Nick Foligno, LW10/31/2014 4:43:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno (upper body) is expected to play on Friday.
Insight: He missed Tuesday's contest after being pushed into the boards by Jeff Carter, but it is looking like Foligno will return to action against Toronto.
Curtis McElhinney, G10/28/2014 10:15:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney was not good in his first start after given the starting role due to Sergei Bobrovsky's injury.
Insight: McElhinney stopped just 29 shots and allowed five goals. The Blue jackets, the sleeper pick in the Metropolitan division, are in seventh place, in front of just the winless Hurricanes.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G10/28/2014 4:52:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky has been placed on injured reserve.
Insight: Bobrovsky is expected to miss up to two weeks due to a fractured finger. Bobrovsky is 4-4 with a 2.81 GAA and .908 save percentage. Curtis McElhinney will start Tuesday.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G10/25/2014 11:21:00 AM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky allowed three goals on 33 shots on Friday against the Ducks.
Insight: Bobrovsky fell victim to some bad luck. He allowed two early power-play goals to the most lethal man advantage unit in the NHL a season ago, and Columbus produced just 17 shots on net themselves. Bobrovsky is 4-3 with a 2.47 GAA and .920 save percentage.
Scott Hartnell, RW10/25/2014 11:17:00 AM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell scored the lone Blue Jackets goal on Friday versus the Ducks.
Insight: Anaheim won the game, 4-1. Hartnell was minus-one with five shots on net in addition to his score. It was his first goal of the season.
Nick Foligno, LW10/18/2014 10:17:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno scored a goal and an assist on Saturday against the Senators.
Insight: Foligno also had four shots on net and was plus-one. Despite erasing a 2-0 deficit, the Blue Jackets could not complete the comeback as Senators left winger Mike Hoffman scored in the third period, and Ottawa won, 3-2.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G10/17/2014 9:53:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky played well in Friday's win over Calgary.
Insight: He stopped 29-of-31 shots on goal, and picked up his third win of the season. Bobrovsky is easily a top-ten option in net, for the 2014-15 season.
Ryan Johansen, C10/17/2014 9:52:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen notched his third goal of the season on Friday night.
Insight: He now has six points through five games, but was also -1 on the night. Johansen should be considered as a bench option for fantasy owners.
Ryan Johansen, C10/14/2014 10:09:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen scored twice on three shots against the Stars on Tuesday.
Insight: Johansen accounted for both of Columbus' goals on Tuesday as the team lost, 4-2. The center has five points this season and the scores were his first two of the year.
Ryan Murray, D10/11/2014 11:16:00 AM
Description: Doctors have cleared Blue Jackets defenseman Ryan Murray for 'controlled contact' at practice.
Insight: Murray now needs to be cleared for full contact before returning to game action. Murray is definitely worth taking in dynasty pools but in single-season fantasy leagues, he has much less value. There is no definite timetable for his return.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G10/9/2014 9:56:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky made 22 saves and allowed just one goal in a victory over the Sabres on Thursday.
Insight: That's good for a .955 save percentage after game one. The goal Bobrovsky allowed was on the power play. Columbus' next game will be against the New York Rangers on Saturday.
Cam Atkinson, RW10/9/2014 9:49:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson scored a goal on three shots in over 15 minutes of ice time against the Sabres on Thursday.
Insight: Atkinson scored his goal on the power play at the 12:45 mark of the third period to put the Blue Jackets ahead, 2-1. He spent over three and a half minutes on the power play Thursday. Columbus tacked on another goal and won, 3-1.
Brandon Dubinsky, C10/7/2014 1:32:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky is doubtful for Thursday's game against Buffalo due to a lower body injury.
Insight: Dubinsky will likely be a second-line regular, but he excelled in that role last season with 16 goals and 34 assists. We expect him to do all the little things to put up solid numbers: 18 goals and 35 assists are our projections, no matter where he is in the lineup.
Boone Jenner, C10/3/2014 12:18:00 PM
Description: Columbus winger Boone Jenner will miss up to five weeks after surgery on a broken hand.
Insight: The Blue Jackets will be short-handed up front with Nathan Horton also sidelined. Playing winger in his rookie year, Jenner had 16 goals and 29 points in 72 games, but this will put a damper on his sophomore season.
R.J. Umberger, C10/1/2014 11:23:00 AM
Description: Flyers left wing R.J. Umberger posted four straight 20-goal seasons from 2008-2012.
Insight: Umberger did all that with the Columbus Blue Jackets. This year, Umberger will have the challenge of holding off the up-and-coming players on the Flyers roster. Umberger has experience and is a player both the Flyers and fantasy owners can comfortably fall back on, but his ceiling is pretty low. He scored just 34 points last year in 74 games.
Ryan Murray, D9/25/2014 2:59:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets defenseman Ryan Murray skated in full-gear on Thursday, but did say he doesn't want to rush back from his knee injury according to Shawn Mitchell of the Columbus Dispatch.
Insight: Murray had a knee scope in June and still isn't ready to return to the Blue Jackets' line up.The Blue Jackets are counting on the 20-year-old to be a key component to the defense this season. He scored four goals with 17 assists last year.
Nathan Horton, RW9/25/2014 12:03:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets right wing Nathan Horton is out indefinitely with a back injury that he has been dealing with all summer according to the Columbus Dispatch.
Insight: Not a good sign for Horton, who played in only 36 games last season, the fewest in his 10-year career. He also had a career-low five goals and 19 points in 2013-2014. He will likely miss all of training camp and could miss the start of the regular season.
Nick Foligno, LW9/25/2014 11:56:00 AM
Description: Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno could be a quality fantasy bench player this year.
Insight: Foligno has the talent to be a good fantasy contributor, but he has to be in the right situation. Foligno might not begin the season on a scoring line due to the additon of Scott Hartnell and other young developing players for the Blue Jackets. If Columbus suffers a couple injuries or the Ryan Johansen holdout becomes a bigger issue, Foligno is more than capable of getting more ice time and producing.
Cam Atkinson, RW9/25/2014 11:49:00 AM
Description: Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson has tremendous potential this season if he plays alongside new teammate Scott Hartnell.
Insight: Atkinson scored 21 goals last year, but the team has gone on record that the forward's potential is closer to 30 goals per season. Atkinson has struggled with his lack of size, which is why playing with the big bruiser, Hartnell, will help Atkinson so much. No one knows yet if indeed Atkinson and Hartnell will be paired together but better to be proactive in the draft than reactive later on during the season.
Brandon Dubinsky, C9/25/2014 11:45:00 AM
Description: Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky could be a great fantasy find late in drafts this year.
Insight: Columbus traded for Scott Hartnell, so Dubinsky will likely be a second-line regular, but he excelled in that role last season with 16 goals and 34 assists. We expect him to do all the little things to put up solid numbers: 18 goals and 35 assists are our projections, no matter where he is in the lineup.
Scott Hartnell, RW9/25/2014 11:41:00 AM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell will score more goals and points in the 2014-2015 season than he did last year.
Insight: Our projections have Hartnell scoring 24 goals and 34 assists in his first year in Columbus. Hartnell should continue to provide across-the-board contribution to all stats, in particular, to the power play. Even still, do not draft him too early because it might take awhile for Hartnell to gain a rapport with Ryan Johansen, especially if Johansen is not in training camp.
Ryan Johansen, C9/25/2014 11:18:00 AM
Description: Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen lowered his contract demands by more than $2 million per season according to Sportsnea.ca.
Insight: The latest report says Johansen is asking for two years, $4.7 million per year. The Blue Jackets would still like their center's demands to lower even more before they begin serious negiotiations. We think Johansen will easily repeat his 2013-2014 numbers, 33 goals, 30 assists, and 237 shots, if a contract is agreed upon before the season, but we are still concerned that woun't happen.
Boone Jenner, C9/25/2014 11:00:00 AM
Description: Boone Jenner played center in his first preseason game.
Insight: With Ryan Johansen still unsigned, the Blue Jackets are giving Jenner an opportunity to play his natural position of center. Playing winger in his rookie year, Jenner had 16 goals and 29 points in 72 games. At just 21-yeard-old, the sky is the limit, and he should be owned in all leagues.
Ryan Murray, D9/19/2014 9:25:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets defenseman Ryan Murray did not practice with his teammates on the first day of training camp due to a knee injury according to NHL.com.
Insight: Murray planned to practice in the afternoon on Friday but never made it onto the ice. General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen said Murray's absence was just part of his rehab schedule. Murray should be a key player to the Blue Jackets defense this season.
Scott Hartnell, RW6/23/2014 10:28:00 PM
Description: The Flyers traded Scott Hartnell to the Columbus Blue Jackets for R.J. Umberger on Monday.
Insight: The Flyers also received a fourth-round pick. Hartnell had 52 points (20 goals) in 78 games this past season. The 32-year-old has five years remaining on a six-year, $28.5 million contract and had to waive his no-trade clause. "(Flyers GM Ron Hextall) decided it was best for me to move on from the Flyers," Hartnell said. "To be honest, I was pretty shocked at first. I was upset and a little angry. I took a few days to look at the situation. It was hard." Hartnell will lose fantasy value going from Philly to Columbus.

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