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Columbus Blue Jackets Thu Dec 14 2017 19:13:19 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- BjorkstrandWell, Thanksgiving has come and gone, and the Blue Jackets sit one point out of first place in the Metro and 3 points out of a tie for first place in the league.  Rarefied atmosphere to be sure.  On the other hand, as of
The CBJ beat the Buffalo Sabres last night 5-1, Great right? The CBJ had 5 different goal scorers, Great right? Bob stopped 34 of 35 Sabre shots, Great right? NO! IT’S NOT GREAT! The guy in front of me, sitting with his family was pretty qu
MLB Winter Meetings are starting up and there are tons of rumors about the Cleveland Indians floating around from Jason Kipnis trade talks to Matt Adams and even some Carlos Santana reports.Monday kicks off the Winter Meetings, and to say that the of
PLD, Hartsy, and Torts, in the old daysTonight, the CBJ lost to the Nashville Predators 3-1.  The only goal was scored on a rush by Pierre-Luc Dubois, which represents visible strides taken by this young player with each game.  It w
Last month, the CBJ opened free agency by trading Brandon Saad back to the BlackHawks for Artemi Panarin. This deal shook both fan bases. Jackets fans quickly realized, after the shock wore off, that the CBJ were getting a superstar in Panarin, and b
Cleveland Browns quarterback DeShone Kizer had a rough day versus the Los Angeles Chargers. WFNY's Joe Gilbert looks at Kizer's 17 incomplete passes to see if all of them can be blamed on the rookie quarterback.The Cleveland Browns lost their 12th ga
Hannikainen has as many goals as Dubinsky andPanarin combined.  Tonight the Blue Jackets lost in a shoot out to the Tampa Bay Lightning for a score of 5-4.  This was a game of raw speed, with both teams flying up and down t
Hello out there in #CBJ land! Its been a long time since we’ve been able to bring you any content, and for that, we apologize! This is a hobby for us, and when real life hits, this kind of stuff takes a back seat. We still watch the games a
There were hoops to jump through, but any true fan of Taylor Swift didn't mind. The extra efforts came with the benefit of more tickets available to fans rather than scalpers.It seems to happen every time theres a big concert in town, or every year a
Shoot Out Winner Oliver BjorkstrandOkay, right out of the gate.  It feels good beating the Bruins.  They did their usual crappy cheater game, set a good pick on the tying goal, and climbed back into a game where the Jackets tried to
Hello out there in #CBJ land! Its been a long time since we’ve been able to bring you any content, and for that, we apologize! This is a hobby for us, and when real life hits, this kind of stuff takes a back seat. We still watch the games a
LeBron James' dunks are incredible, but are they his "signature" move?As I sat here looking to write this column, I wrote a few paragraphs only to subsequently delete them. The first idea was a redux on the fantasy column I wrote earlier this yeara l
Booooooooooonne!I've been kind of quiet here at the beginning of this hockey season.  Probably because my angst level is low.  A top 5 finish the year before helps that a lot.  It's also because I haven't been real sure wha
For Power 5 teams, strength of schedule and record used to be the two most common factors in determining your postseason fate. If this year's College Football Playoff committee proved anything, it's that they set a new precedent: As long as you're a
Sonny MilanoSonny Milano did not score tonight.  That means he has fallen off his 109 goal pace, down to a mere 82 goal pace.  That does not mean he was not a significant player on the ice tonight against the Rangers.  Inde
Much like this past week, Ohio State's season will be filled with plenty of ups and downs. For the Buckeyes, it was most apparent after they blew yet another double-digit second-half Wisconsin and then followed that up by dominating Wisconsin just th
Anderson Back in the FoldAs of 5 PM today the lineup for this year's Columbus Blue Jackets is set.  The CBJ (not CLB thank you) are set, and a very interesting group of forwards it is indeed.  The nice part is that the late addition
WFNY's Josh Poloha caught up with Cleveland native Danny Cunningham, who now covers the Badgers for The Zone in Madison, Wisconsin. Cunningham answered plenty of questions about the Badgers in order for Ohio State Buckeyes fans to get to know their o
PLD in 2016 training campInteresting game tonight.  CBJ bubble boys against the St. Louis Blues bubble boys.  Much like Bob's early season performances, Jake Allen had a kinda soft night in a game that doesn't count.  Motte
Kyle discusses why humanity (and the universe) demands that the Browns need to be bad, and re-introduces the Random 90s Song of the Day.Happy Thursday WFNY, and welcome to the near-weekend. What are readers up to this week? Coping with Seasonal Affec
The Sweaters are washed and hung to dry, ready for a new year.Training camp physicals start tomorrow, and the 2017-18 Columbus Blue Jackets season is upon us.  Like all seasons, there are expectations that will not be met, and there are expe
The kid looked good, but football is clearly a team-based activity.HeyJosh Gordon is coming back, you guys. All is well. No, no. Don’t look at that 13-point spread coming up against the Los Angeles Chargers. And no, don’t worry ab
Sunday, Central  Ohio Girls' Hockey (COGH) Board Member Natalie emphatically declared that she would not trade any of her girls for Matt Duchene, the talented center of the Colorado Avalanche.  This is a real setback for General Man
The Cleveland Indians trade value list is not a pure ranking based on ability but rather balancing skill, contract value, age, and expected value generation in the multi-year context.The Cleveland Indians enter the 2017-2018 offseason as prohibitive
Lucas Sedlak, 2016 Training CampI don't know if fulcrum is the right word or not, it's just the one I could come up with that was close to what I meant.  I really regret the loss of William Karlsson, as I think he is going to bloom into a be
It's incredible. It really is. The Cleveland Browns can leave you in awe with how everything goes exactly wrong at the perfect time to pull out the rug.“Don’t kick some senseless field goal,” I said to the television mid
Scott HartnellWell, since I last wrote, Scott Hartnell has been bought out, and is now a Nashville Predator.  I am glad for him to go back to his roots, and I wish him a productive year.  Laviolette has coached Hartnell before (I th
It's been against weak competition, but 4-0 has to mean something, right? While Ohio State has dominated their way through the first four games of the season, they will face much better competition this week. Holtmann's Buckeyes will face their first
Brandon Saad, 1 day before taking a smile altering puckin the teeth.  Training Camp 2015On Friday morning, Jarmo Kekalainen made another 'good hockey trade', by sending Brandon Saad back to Chicago in exchange for Artemi Panarin, in a trade
Sometimes you don't need eyes to know when a ball has been hit as well as humanly possible. The Clang! will tell you everything you need to know. There's always so much that goes into that moment beyond the one swing though.Apologies if you came to W
Ryan Johansen knocked out of playoffs. :-(The news came the other day that former Blue Jacket Ryan Johansen was knocked out of the playoffs by a thigh injury that required season ending emergency surgery.  I am really disappointed for Joey,
Those last minute fantasy moves are crucial. Dan Harrington is here to guide you through them.Welcome back to another week of fantasy football projections from that guy who neglects the rest of his life for fantasy football. If you played my lines la
Nationwide Arena Glows in a Playoff LightWell my friends.  That was a beauty.  The cool thing is that I think a lot of people got to see how the barn can thunder in the playoffs.  When Cam scored that goal at the beginning
Can you come up with 10 players on the Cleveland Browns worth building around? Better yet, can you get 10 voters to agree on a specific 10? The task is not an easy one, but WFNY undertook it.Here at WFNY, we have been spending an inordinate amount of
Well.  The prelims are over.  The big show starts tomorrow.  Look around the blogosphere, and there is a lot of great coverage of the Blue Jackets team versus the Penguins.  This is our best team ever.  I
Bryan Shaw is gone. Joe Smith might follow. Here are a few bargain options in the relief pitching market this offseason.Sample size discrepancies render relief pitcher evaluations useless, at times. 60 inning buckets are volatile in nature. Even more
It's good for Saad to feel the netHi folks.  I've been kinda quiet lately.  A big part of my silence is that I feel my role in the blogosphere is to try to provide perspective.  Welp.  I have no perspective here. &
DeShone Kizer had what most people believe was his best game as a starting quarterback. WFNY's Joe Gilbert examines film to see how Kizer performed versus the Detroit Lions.The Cleveland Browns lost their ninth game of the season, falling to the Detr
Yesterday afternoon the Captain of the Columbus Blue Jackets, Nick Foligno, exhorted the fans to 'buckle up' for a fun ride!  Truer words could not be spoken for this fan, who is looking forward to the ride through the playoffs.  Li
How big of an impact will Isaiah Thomas have on the Cavaliers upon his return? ESPN.com's NBA crew was somewhat skeptical. WFNY's Jacob Rosen is a bit more excited.Like last week and many times before it, I’m back here again today with The
A fundamental reality of the NHL, in this day and age, is that no team, no matter how many guys you have called Cindy, is good enough to win all of its games.  Losing efforts are inevitable, and the question becomes "when do they happen and
Former Browns safety Tashaun Gipson wasted no time in berating his former organization as the Cleveland Browns prepare to take on Jacksonville Jaguars this weekend.Former Cleveland Browns safety Tashaun Gipson had plenty to say about the current stat
Josh Anderson is rolling.Hi folks.  Sorry I've been so quiet lately, but I've been gripping the stick a little too tight down the stretch here.  Almost afraid to write about stuff, for fear of jinxing something.  But this t
Mike Singletary was in Berea to interview. But, the position is a complete unknown.In regards to the last season and a half of Browns football, the bloom is off the rose, as they say. The bloom has also been crumbled, stepped on, lit on fire with a f
On a night when the New Jersey Devils had the legs on the Blue Jackets, the CBJ (read Bob) hung in there until the third period.  In a play eerily reminiscent of the Calder Cup Championship series last year, Oliver Bjorkstrand slipped throug
How is it possible the Browns played their best game of the season and still lost by 14? We discuss the Winners and Losers from Week 10.The NFL, in a year of incredible parity, now has one winless team: Your Cleveland Football Browns. Given that the
One goal in 3 games.  'Nuff said.The games are coming too thick and fast for me, as a solo blogger, to really keep up with.  But if I had to characterize the Jackets play, I would say it was solid.  The veterans picked up a
It's probably not a coincidence that Jimmy Haslam sold his family's business just a few weeks prior to former employees going on trial for a fraud scheme.Happy Friday everyone. Thanks for stopping in to see us. If I could try and sell you on some thi
Since emerging from the 5 day 'bye week' mandated by the contract with the NHLPA, the Blue Jackets have played what they call their 6 best periods of hockey this year in the 7-0 win over the Islanders and the 5-2 win at the Rangers.  Last ni
WFNY's Joe Gilbert takes a midseason look at his ten preseason predictions for the Browns 2017 season, looking at how his predictions are trending, either right or wrong.The Cleveland Browns 2017 season has been a disaster to say the least. With eigh