Community Spotlight: Feb. 27

Thursday, 02.27.2014 / 7:00 PM / News
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 Thursday, everyone!

The Blue Jackets have returned to the ice. Congratulations, you made it through the Olympic break and now we've got a wild ride to the finish line ahead of us. We certainly hope you got your rest, because this stretch of 24 games in about seven weeks is going to be a blast; and not to mention the NHL trade deadline approaching in less than a week.

With the schedule starting back up, there's been a lot to talk about. Trade deadline buzz, standings talk, Gaborik's return...and so much more. We're breaking it down in this week's spotlight. 

Here are this week's links...

- The Coach from The Union Blue gives us a detailed breakdown of what's already happened and what could be ahead for the Jackets. He goes big picture and small picture in this in-depth feature.

- Here's a big, information-filled two weeks' worth of prospects review from our friend CBJ Prospects. 

- Dan P. from SB Nation's Cannon blog previews "the sprint" that awaits the Blue Jackets on their march to the playoffs.

- And another link from SB Nation: examining the trade deadline strategy for the Jackets...should they add or stand pat?

- Alison Lukan from FOXSportsOhio.com tells the story of Black Tie Blue Jackets through the eyes of pediatric cancer hero Ryan Dozer. It's worth a read.

See you next Friday - same time, same place!

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

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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