Andy Newman

  • joined Apr 16, 2009
  • last login Apr 16, 2014
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Writer for the The Cannon, a Columbus Blue Jackets blog. Lover of film, tech, and sports.

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Get to Know: Jarmo Kekalainen

The Blue Jackets have posted a nice introductory piece on new general manager Jarmo Kekalainen.

Is a seismic change in order for the Blue Jackets?

On the state of the Blue Jackets and how this 29th place team isn't making any progress.

Will new faces bring new success?

There have been a number of key additions to the Blue Jackets this off-season in hopes to right the wrongs of their last place finish in 2011-12. What can we expect from the additions? Let's take a look.

Final thoughts on the NHL lockout

A second lockout in less than 10 years. Half the season lost. Can you believe it? I need to get a few things off my chest before I can enjoy hockey this season.

Why I don't care about the NHL anymore

I bled Union Blue. I'm not so sure anymore.

NHL Lockout: No more being in denial.

For the second time in less than a decade, the league is holding the great sport of hockey hostage. But not everyone is in denial, and that's a good thing.

NHL Lockout Updates: Bad News, Good News?

As the NHL lockout continues, more bad news is coming. But for Blue Jackets fans, could there be something good on the horizon?

Why Blue Jackets fans hate Nashville

When thinking about my most hated team, only one answer felt truly right.

Hey NHL, what's 51% of $0?

Eventually, the NHL lockout will be over, but at what cost?

The NHL Cannot Afford What The NBA Did

The NBA survived losing games to a lockout, the NHL cannot.

Get to Know Nick Foligno

Get to know more about one of the newest to wear union blue this season, forward Nick Foligno.

Blue Jackets Sign D Ryan Murray

Ryan Murray, the Blue Jackets first round pick in the 2012 draft, has signed his entry-level contract with the team.

Scott Howson Can't Win

Scott Howson has the difficult task of trading Columbus' only true superstar, and he simply can't win no matter the outcome.

2011-2012 Season In Review: Player Grades

2011-2012 Blue Jackets Season Review. See what made Andy Newman say, "This team will never compete with Detroit or Vancouver until they respect the developmental system."

Vote for Ryan Johansen to be the NHL13 Cover Athlete

You get to pick the NHL13 cover athlete. Could it be Ryan Johansen?

Jack Johnson Excited to Play in Columbus

Jack Johnson is looking forward to the chance of building a winner in Columbus.

2012 NHL Trade Deadline: Rick Nash's Trade Value

Taking a look at Rick Nash's trade value and why the Blue Jackets don't need to make a deal.

Trading Rick Nash

On Trading Rick Nash, and What Makes Sense

Prospal Staying Put, What About Nash?

Rick Nash isn't happy. And he shouldn't be, either.

Finally, Some Good News

The Columbus Blue Jackets will host the 2013 NHL All Star Game. Finally, the fans have something to look forward to in Columbus.

A Look Ahead: 2012 Free Agent Goalies

The Blue Jackets need to sort out the goalie position for next season, but who's available?

Favorite New Blue Jacket

We take a look at some of the few bright spots for the Blue Jackets this season.

Now what, Blue Jackets?

The Blue Jackets have fired Scott Arniel and put Todd Richards in charge; now what?

What's Next for Scott Arniel?

Scott Arniel is making a name for himself, but not how he'd hoped. Where does he go from here?

Game 37 Open Thread: Jackets at Stars

After tonight's game against Dallas, will the Blue Jackets be seeing stars?

It's All On The Table

Howson finally realizes Columbus needs to make some moves in order to right the ship.

The Curious Case of Scott Howson

Scott Howson believes in his team. Now what?

Credit to Steve Mason

Steve Mason, returning after sitting for almost a month, looked sharp in a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks.

Where do the Blue Jackets go from here?

With an 8-16-4 record on the season, but little to no activity on adjusting the roster, what's next for the Blue Jackets?

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