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Columbus Blue Jackets

Daniel Alfredsson #11 of the Detroit Red Wings controls the puck during game. FILE (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Blue Jackets-Red Wings Preview 10-15-13

With Jimmy Howard on the mend, Jonas Gustavsson appears in line to get his second straight start in net for the Detroit Red Wings.

97.1 The Ticket–10/15/2013

COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 9: Niklas Kronwall #55 of the Detroit Red Wings and Matt Calvert #11 of the Columbus Blue Jackets battle for control of the puck during the second period on March 9, 2013 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Blue Jackets Keep Playoff Hopes Alive With 3-1 Win

The Columbus Blue Jackets still have something to play for this season.

97.1 The Ticket–04/26/2013

CALGARY, CANADA - MARCH 13: Mike Cammalleri #13 of the Calgary Flames shoots wide past Jonas Gustavsson #50 of the Detroit Red Wings during third period NHL action on March 13, 2013 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Calgary Flames defeated the Detroit Red Wings 5 - 2. (Photo by Mike Ridewood/Getty Images)

NHL Governors Approve Realignment

NHL owners have made it official: The Detroit Red Wings and Columbus Blue Jackets are heading east.

97.1 The Ticket–03/14/2013

Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Blue Jackets-Red Wings Preview 2-21-13

Mired in their longest losing streak of the season, the Detroit Red Wings are forced to deal with another injury to a key player.

97.1 The Ticket–02/21/2013

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Red Wings-Blue Jackets Preview 3-28-12

The Columbus Blue Jackets were no match for Detroit in the opener of a home-and-home set, as the Red Wings scored their most goals in three months.

97.1 The Ticket–03/28/2012

COLUMBUS, OH - FEBRUARY 28:  Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets scores a first period goal against goalie Joey MacDonald #31 of the Detroit Red Wings during their game at Nationwide Arena on February 28, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)

Blue Jackets-Red Wings Preview 3-26-12

Nicklas Lidstrom’s return provided a spark for the Detroit Red Wings.

97.1 The Ticket–03/26/2012

COLUMBUS, OH - FEBRUARY 28:  Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets scores a first period goal against goalie Joey MacDonald #31 of the Detroit Red Wings during their game at Nationwide Arena on February 28, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)

Jeff Riger: Classy Columbus?

I know Michigan residents are not allowed to say anything nice about the state of Ohio and especially the city of Columbus, but I got to give it them.

97.1 The Ticket–03/09/2012

DETROIT, MI - FEBRUARY 25:  Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings gets his glove in the face of Mark Olver #40 of the Colorado Avalanche while Erik Johnson #6 of the Colorado Avalanche looks on during their NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on February, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Red Wings-Blue Jackets Preview 2-28-12

Rick Nash was still a member of the Columbus Blue Jackets after the NHL trade deadline, but it’s likely his tenure with the team will end following this season.

97.1 The Ticket–02/28/2012

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 01: Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets waits for a faceoff during the game against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on February 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Nash Asked For Trade To Help Columbus, His Career

Columbus Blue Jackets captain Rick Nash says he asked for a trade to both help the team and his career.

97.1 The Ticket–02/28/2012

ANAHEIM, CA - FEBRUARY 03: Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets fends off Matt Beleskey #39 of the Anaheim Ducks as he carries the puck during the second period at Honda Center on February 3, 2012 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Blue Jackets LW Rick Nash A Trade Deadline Target

Rick Nash wears the “C” on his jersey as captain of Columbus. These days, the letter stands more for, coveted.

97.1 The Ticket–02/22/2012

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