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Player Profile - Tim Berni | Round 2 Picks (5 for 8 Rd 1)

May 3, 2023 - 1:47 AM ET

CBJ Player Profile - Tim Berni Continuing down the list of profiles is the first 2000 born player on the list. Tim Berni was born on the 11th of February, 2000 from Mannedorf, Switzerland. He is the youngest of two, and son of a former Swiss leaguer. His older brother and two cousins are all...

Number Three

May 8, 2023 - 4:15 PM ET

8:40 - Columbus lose one spot the draft and hold the third overall draft pick in the 2023 NHL Entry Draft… board is wide open after Bedard and Fantilli. 8:20pm - CBJ HOLD TOP THREE PICK AT COMMERCIAL BREAK MReaction to come afterward here! Check back later for the results....

Third Overall - Who You Got?

May 9, 2023 - 4:39 PM ET

Center, Center, or Winger?

CBJ Player Profile — Joona Luoto + Voronkov, KJ/Marchy Snubbed??

May 10, 2023 - 2:25 PM ET

To continue with the player profile series, we have landed on something I have not considered upon announcing the series - Group 6 free agents. The summer comes so quick, I forgot about this part of the market due to lack of pro games played by x amount of years (age). Columbus has three - L...

CBJ - Worlds, Clancy & Profile Cont.

May 11, 2023 - 4:34 PM ET

WHC The Columbus Blue Jackets have two players representing their native countries in this spring’s 2023 World Hockey Championships. Forward Alexandre Texier of France and defenseman Tim Berni of Switzerland will be participating for their homes. Former Blue Jacket prospect Calvin Thur...

CBJ Player Profile - Marcus Bjork

May 12, 2023 - 4:20 PM ET

Next on my list is the final expiring defender on the Columbus Blue Jackets’ roster - Marcus Bjork. Bjork is from Umea, Sweden and stands at six foot, three inches tall. He is a right hand shooting two way defenseman that is more offensively minded. He plays on the right side of the ice....

Florida’s Win Helps Columbus

May 14, 2023 - 12:36 AM ET

With the win of the second round series by the Florida Panthers over the Toronto Maple Leafs, they now collide with the Carolina Hurricanes. This is the first trip for Florida to the Eastern Conference finals since 1995-1996. It will also be the first trip in the conference finals for former...

CBJ WHC / Josh Dunne

May 15, 2023 - 8:12 PM ET

The World Hockey Championship tournament games are underway, and the Jackets have three players overseas. F Alexandre Texier is representing his native France 🇫🇷 D Ole Bjorvik Holm is representing Sweden 🇸🇪 also, potential draft pick Leo Carlsson?? D Tim Berni and former Blu...

New Coaching Candidates, Dumais, TFW, WHC

May 16, 2023 - 10:03 PM ET

Are these the early front runners for the Columbus Blue Jackets next head coaching position? Reporting from the Athletic, the Blue Jackets have inquired on the services of a potential return of former head coach Mike Babcock. According to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet: I wonder if Peter...

Quick Picks - Bobrovsky’s First Cup? Karlsson? Marchessault?

May 18, 2023 - 8:06 PM ET

Carolina v Florida Sergei Bobrovsky is playing his best hockey since the 2019 roster was assembled in Columbus, the second Veznia win and Tampa Bay upset. Anthony Duclair is a main contributor, and Zac Dalpe is getting games as former Blue Jackets. Carter Verhaehge is breaking his own record...


May 24, 2023 - 8:02 PM ET

For the first time in franchise history, the Columbus Blue Jackets are selecting 22nd overall in an NHL Entry Draft. This so long as the team intends on retaining that draft choice. This was the pick acquired in the Gavrikov/Korpisalo deal. There have been some legends and notables that have...