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Author: Andrew Allison

Columbus Blue Jackets Executives get Extensions

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed their top three executives to contract extensions, the team announced. General manager Jarmo Kekalainen, president of hockey operations John Davidson, and assistant general manager Bill Zeto have all been rewarded with multi-year contracts. Zeto has also received a title upgrade to associate general manager. Terms of the extensions have not yet been released. #CBJ announce contract extensions for Davidson, Kekalainen, and Zito: — Columbus Blue Jackets (@BlueJacketsNHL) September 6, 2018 When Davidson took over the president of hockey operations in 2012, he hired Kekalainen to take over for then-general manager Scott Howson. Since then, the...

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Columbus Blue Jackets Oliver Bjorkstrand Poised for a Breakout Season

Rookie tournaments around the NHL will begin this weekend. Following those tournaments, players will report to training camp and the new season will be just a few weeks away. It is the time of year for hope and optimism. The Columbus Blue Jackets are no different. The Blue Jackets, like nearly every NHL team, made some additions over the off-season. Those aren’t the only sources of a team’s possible improvement though. The Blue Jackets will also look for some of their young players to take a step forward and improve, early in their NHL careers. Winger Oliver Bjorkstrand is...

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