Columbus Blue Jackets

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Blue Jackets Edge Short-Handed Penguins 4-3 In SO

The Columbus Blue Jackets again showed the resilience they often displayed last year during the best season in franchise history.

12/14/2014

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Kapanen, Ebbett Score, Pens Beat Blue Jackets 2-1

Kasperi Kapanen and Andrew Ebbett scored in the first period to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 on Saturday in an exhibition game.

09/27/2014

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Jussi Jokinen Says Rangers A Great Team, Deep From Top To Bottom

After scoring 3 goals and registering two assists in the six-game series against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Penguins forward Jussi Jokinen joined Joe Starkey of Starkey and Mueller to talk about how the team is gearing up for their second round matchup with the New York Rangers.

93-7 The Fan–05/01/2014

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USA Today Hockey Writer Kevin Allen: Pens Better Off Facing Rangers In Round 2

The Pens advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs on Monday night, but their second round opponent is still unknown as it will come down to either the Rangers or Flyers.

93-7 The Fan–04/29/2014

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Report: Pens Show 2 Sides In Series Win Over Blue Jackets

With the potential to close out their series with the Columbus Blue Jackets Monday night, Evgeni Malkin decided to take matters into his own hands, essentially carry the team to a 4-3 game 6 victory by recording a hat trick.

93-7 The Fan–04/29/2014

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Jay Caufield: Pens Can Win Against Flyers Or Rangers

Jay Caufield says if the Pens stars do what they are supposed to do, he likes them in any series.

93-7 The Fan–04/29/2014

Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the first period of Game Six of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Nationwide Arena on April 28, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Shea-ved Ice: Pens Hang On, Advance To 2nd Round

The playoffs are never easy and the Pittsburgh Penguins proved that fact last night in Game 6. A 4-0 lead should be an automatic win, but nobody told that to the Columbus Blue Jackets.

04/29/2014

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Pens Fans Excited For 2nd Round Of Playoffs

Fans were forced to bite their nails Monday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins held on for a 4-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets to win the series 4-2.

04/29/2014

Jussi Jokinen #36 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his third period goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game Five of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Consol Energy Center on April 26, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Shea-ved Ice: Consistent Effort Leads To Game 5 Success

The Pittsburgh Penguins dug deep and put their best foot forward in these playoffs Saturday night at CONSOL Energy Center. The effort led to a 3-1 win in the game and a 3-2 edge in the series.

04/27/2014

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Pens Defeat Blue Jackets In Game 5, Take 3-2 Series Lead

Jussi Jokinen scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins topped the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Saturday night to take a 3-2 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series.

04/26/2014

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Report: What Is Holding Pens Back In Playoffs?

As the Pens find themselves tied in their opening round playoff series with the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-2, many are trying to identify what exactly it is that holds this team back in the postseason.

93-7 The Fan–04/25/2014

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Blogger Seth Rorabaugh Offers Insight on Pens-Blue Jackets Series

Seth Rorabaugh, of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette’s Empty Netters Blog, joined The Fan’s John Phillips to react to the Penguins’ performance in Game 4 and to look ahead to Game 5.

93-7 The Fan–04/25/2014

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Bylsma: Pens Need More From Crosby & Malkin

The Pittsburgh Penguins have found themselves in a series of twists and turns with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

04/24/2014

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Report: Crosby Aware Of Playoff Goal Drought, Not Bothered By It

Penguins Captain Sidney Crosby led the league in points in the regular season, but all the focus right now is on the playoffs and his 9-game drought without scoring a goal in the postseason.

93-7 The Fan–04/24/2014

Nick Foligno #71 of the Columbus Blue Jackets is congratulated by his teammates after beating Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins for the game winning goal during the overtime period in Game Four of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Nationwide Arena on April 23, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. Columbus defeated Pittsburgh 4-3 in overtime. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Fans Remain Optimistic Despite Game 4 Loss

Playoff hockey is rarely dull and the first four games against the Columbus Blue Jackets are keeping fans on the edge of their seats.

04/24/2014

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