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#CBJ Community Spotlight: July 26

Friday, 07.26.2013 / 7:00 AM / Features
By Rob Mixer  - BlueJackets.com
(photo: Columbus Underground)

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is our weekly look around the #CBJ community to see what's being talked about, debated, and highlighted by the greatest fans in the National Hockey League. Have a suggestion or submission for next week's edition? Hit up @RobMixer on Twitter and let him know.

Happy Friday!

What a great day we had yesterday building the new Krumm Park playground in east Columbus. We had so many awesome volunteers, including Blue Jackets players, coach Todd Richards, former players Jean-Luc Grand Pierre and Andrew Cassels, the Jacket Backers were on hand as well as countless members of the community who were so gracious to spend the day with us and do something fun for the kids.

You'll be able to check out a complete photo gallery later today on BlueJackets.com and see what a unique playground it is...it's totally customized from top to bottom and it's pretty exciting. We're also here this week to look at what the Blue Jackets community has been talking about over the past week - hence the whole "community spotlight" name.

Before we get into the links, here's an important update on this weekend's Select-A-Seat open house:

OPEN HOUSE/SELECT A SEAT
The annual Blue Jackets Open House and select-a-seat event is coming up, so you'll want to mark your calendars accordingly. This year's open house takes place on Saturday, July 27 and the doors open at 12 p.m. Fans will have every opportunity to learn about ticket packages for the 2013-14 season, chat with ticket representatives and check out the view from their potential seats.

Important update (as promised): we will have Mark Letestu, Nikita Nikitin and Todd Richards signing autographs and meeting fans throughout the afternoon, so make sure to stop by and say hello.

In addition, there will also be player autographs, locker room tours, games and more. You won't want to miss it. Get all the details by clicking here.

And now, for this week's latest....

- Jeff Little (the latest Blue Jackets blogger to join The Union Blue) has shared his thoughts on the 2014 Sochi Olympics, and the prominent roles that Blue Jackets players could play for their respective countries. Be sure to give it a read.

- Matt Wagner of SB Nation's Cannon blog runs through some of his offseason musings pertaining to the Blue Jackets, including thoughts on the potential next captain of the club. Check it out!

- More from The Cannon: Mike MacLean has put together a "Lucky 13" collection of this offseason's biggest Blue Jackets storylines.

- Mark Huss from Union & Blue tells you why the Blue Jackets will need to step it up in moving to the Eastern Conference this season.

See you next week! Well, hopefully on Saturday for the open house - but same time, same place for the Community Spotlight a week from now.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Johnson 1 1 1 0 2
D. MacKenzie 1 1 0 0 1
M. Letestu 1 1 0 1 1
B. Dubinsky 1 0 1 1 1
B. Jenner 1 0 1 -1 1
F. Tyutin 1 0 0 -1 0
J. Wisniewski 1 0 0 0 0
B. Comeau 1 0 0 -1 0
N. Nikitin 1 0 0 0 0
J. Skille 1 0 0 -1 0
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Bobrovsky 0 1 0 .875 4.07
 
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