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Union and Blue Jun 24, 2022

CBJ Summer 2022 Prospect Rankings #4: Daniil Tarasov

Daniil Tarasov 6-5, 196 pounds Cleveland Monsters (AHL) 3rd round (#86 overall), 2017 NHL Draft Playstyle comparisons: Ben Bishop, Carey Price NHL upside: starting goaltender Professional debut (North America): 2020 Daniil Tarasov checks in fourth on our list, as the top ranked goaltending prospect in the Columbus Blue Jackets system. With plenty of hype as […] CBJ Summer 2022 Prospect Rankings #4: Daniil Tarasov - Union and Blue - Union and Blue - A Columbus Blue Jackets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Union and Blue Jun 23, 2022

The Three Best Draft Picks in CBJ History

Yesterday we took a look at the three worst draft picks ever made by the Columbus Blue Jackets, all of whom were first round choices. While it’s important to strike it rich with high draft picks, it’s arguably more important to find hidden gems in the later rounds of the draft. Unfortunately for the club, […] The Three Best Draft Picks in CBJ History - Union and Blue - Union and Blue - A Columbus Blue Jackets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Union and Blue Jun 23, 2022

CBJ Summer 2022 Prospect Rankings #5: Stanislav Svozil

Stanislav Svozil 6-1, 183 pounds Regina Pats (WHL) 3rd round (#69 overall), 2021 NHL Draft Playstyle comparisons: Devon Toews, Matt Dumba NHL upside: top-four defenseman Professional ETA: 2023 Stanislav Svozil comes in at #5 on our list of the top prospects for the Columbus Blue Jackets, after being selected in the third round (pick #69) […] CBJ Summer 2022 Prospect Rankings #5: Stanislav Svozil - Union and Blue - Union and Blue - A Columbus Blue Jackets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Union and Blue Jun 22, 2022

The Three Worst Draft Picks in CBJ History

As we near the 2022 NHL Draft and focus on the top-20 prospects for the Columbus Blue Jackets, what better opportunity to take a look at some of the worst draft picks in the history of the franchise? For the long suffering CBJ, we all know there have been plenty of draft horror stories, and […] The Three Worst Draft Picks in CBJ History - Union and Blue - Union and Blue - A Columbus Blue Jackets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Union and Blue Jun 22, 2022

CBJ Summer 2022 Prospect Rankings #6: Dmitry Voronkov

Dmitry Voronkov 6-4, 190 pounds Ak Bars Kazan (KHL) 4th round (#114 overall), 2019 NHL Draft Playstyle comparisons: Boone Jenner, Artem Anisimov NHL upside: Third line center Professional ETA (North America): 2023 The sixth ranked prospect on our list is a rarity in the system in a couple of regards. Not only is Dmitry Voronkov […] CBJ Summer 2022 Prospect Rankings #6: Dmitry Voronkov - Union and Blue - Union and Blue - A Columbus Blue Jackets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Union and Blue Jun 21, 2022

CBJ Summer 2022 Prospect Rankings #7: Jake Christiansen

Jake Christiansen 6-1, 194 pounds Cleveland Monsters (AHL) Signed as a free agent, March 2020 Playstyle comparisons: Keith Yandle, Jake Bean NHL upside: Second pair defenseman, #2 unit powerplay quarterback Professional debut: 2020 Late bloomer Jake Christiansen hits our list as the seventh ranked prospect in the system for the Columbus Blue Jackets. A rare […] CBJ Summer 2022 Prospect Rankings #7: Jake Christiansen - Union and Blue - Union and Blue - A Columbus Blue Jackets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Union and Blue Jun 20, 2022

CBJ Summer 2022 Prospect Rankings #8: Tyler Angle

Tyler Angle 5-10, 172 pounds Cleveland Monsters (AHL) 7th round (#212 overall), 2019 NHL Draft Playstyle comparisons: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Max Domi NHL upside: Second/third line center Professional debut: 2020 Continuing our early trend of undersized, late round forwards, is 2019 draft selection Tyler Angle. An underwhelming start to his junior career left Angle as a […] CBJ Summer 2022 Prospect Rankings #8: Tyler Angle - Union and Blue - Union and Blue - A Columbus Blue Jackets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Union and Blue Jun 17, 2022

CBJ Summer 2022 Prospect Rankings #9: Trey Fix-Wolansky

Trey Fix-Wolansky 5-7, 179 pounds Cleveland Monsters (AHL) 7th round (#204 overall), 2018 NHL Draft Playstyle comparisons: Brad Marchand, Matt Calvert, Nathan Gerbe NHL upside: Bottom six forward Professional debut: 2019 The ninth ranked prospect on our list plays a very similar style to our tenth ranked prospect, James Malatesta. Trey Fix-Wolansky is a prospect […] CBJ Summer 2022 Prospect Rankings #9: Trey Fix-Wolansky - Union and Blue - Union and Blue - A Columbus Blue Jackets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Union and Blue Jun 16, 2022

CBJ Summer 2022 Prospect Rankings #10: James Malatesta

James Malatesta 5-9, 179 pounds Quebec Remparts (QMJHL) 5th round (#133 overall), 2021 NHL Draft Playstyle comparisons: Brad Marchand, Matt Calvert NHL Upside: Middle six forward Likely professional debut: 2023 Kicking off the top-10 prospects for the Columbus Blue Jackets is James Malatesta, which might come as a bit of a surprise. Just one year […] CBJ Summer 2022 Prospect Rankings #10: James Malatesta - Union and Blue - Union and Blue - A Columbus Blue Jackets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Union and Blue Jun 15, 2022

CBJ Top-20 Prospects Primer

As we approach the 2022 NHL Draft, there is a lot of excitement around the Columbus Blue Jackets as they look to add to their already-strong prospect pool. With two additional first round picks (#6 and #12 overall), the club will look to match its success from 2021, where they landed Kent Johnson (5th) and […] CBJ Top-20 Prospects Primer - Union and Blue - Union and Blue - A Columbus Blue Jackets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Union and Blue Jun 14, 2022

Blue Jackets Must Score Big With Laine Contract

One of the biggest decisions in Blue Jackets history looms this summer, a summer which revolves around restricted free agent winger Patrik Laine. For General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen, this is a decision that could alter the course of the Blue Jackets moving forward – for better or worse. After acquiring Laine from the Winnipeg Jets […] Blue Jackets Must Score Big With Laine Contract - Union and Blue - Union and Blue - A Columbus Blue Jackets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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