During the 2009-2010 regular season, the Columbus Blue Jackets opened the season with a franchise-best record of 12-6-2. However, what followed was a horrible 3-14-7 tailspin which not only took the Blue Jackets out of any chance of returning to the Stanley Cup playoffs, but it also cost their head coach, Ken Hitchcock, his job. After last season’s terrific start, the next … [Read more...] about Columbus Blue Jackets: How to Guide to Stopping the Swoon
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At the beginning of the 2010-2011 season, I wrote an article which asked whether Steve Mason's contract extension, particularly coming off of a horrid season—known also as the sophomore jinx—was good or bad Well, after another dreadful Mason performance, one in which he was blistered early and often by the upstart Edmonton Oilers, it now begs another question: Is it … [Read more...] about Is it time for the Blue Jackets to Bench Steve Mason?