Columbus Blue Jackets Season in Review


Mr. McConnell, who unlike his father, the late John H. McConnell, has, to date, preferred to avoid the spotlight and quietly allow those entrusted to run the organization to perform their duties. That is, until now.

Another season of great disappointment from the Blue Jackets, the result of an ill-timed freefall at the worst possible time of the season – a 3-12-7 record in their last 22 games, at a time when they previously were in contention for the Western Conference playoff race, along with mounting financial losses and an almost certain, material drop in season ticket sales (Full Season Equivalents – FSEs), has prompted the quiet owner to proclaim that every aspect of the organization will be evaluated.

By Ed Cmar

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