Dan P.

  • joined Oct 20, 2010
  • last login Jul 23, 2014
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I live for Blue Jackets hockey. I'm here to write alongside the tremendous crew at The Cannon. In my "free" time from my day job, I chase my infant son around, and am also a full-on music enthusiast, including a previous five-year stint as the drummer in a local Columbus rock band. I enjoy hitting the ice as well, and can often be found at the Chiller North in Columbus working on my skating and/or (lack of) hockey playing skills.

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  • MLB Cleveland Indians
  • NBA Cleveland Cavaliers
  • NFL Cleveland Browns
  • NHL Columbus Blue Jackets
  • NCAAF Michigan Wolverines
  • NCAAB Michigan Wolverines
User Blog

Coming to Visit Ottawa in January for a Sens Game - Where Should I Stay?

Hello, all! For my brother's 40th birthday, I'm crossing two of his sports bucket list items off: he's always wanted to see an NHL game in Canada, and he's always wanted to skate on the Canal in...

Blue Jackets Announce New Wi-Fi Setup @ Nationwide


263 new wi-fi access points will be added for fans to connect their devices.

The Report - Episode 1


In which Dan is joined by Travis Hughes of Broad Street Hockey...

Jackets Re-Sign Tim Erixon; Only One RFA To Go


Erixon gets a 1-year-deal to remain with Columbus.

The Report - Episode 0


In which we are introduced to the new and (hopefully) improved podcast!

Off-Season: What Does The Metro Look Like Now?


Obviously, nothing is "final" yet, but after the draft and initial free agency frenzy, how does the Metro Division shape up?

Podcast Reboot: It's Time, And We Need Your Help


The Cannon needs to re-brand and re-boot its podcast, and we want your help!

Jackets Send Umberger to Flyers for Scott Hartnell


Deal also includes a 2015 4th round pick going from Columbus to Philadelphia.

2014 NHL Draft Prospect Profile #34 - Robby Fabbri


Next up is Kerby Rychel's Guelph teammate Robby Fabbri.

Draft Prospect Profile #29 - Anthony DeAngelo


He's from New Jersey, and his name is Tony. OOOHHHHHHHH! It's offensive-defenseman Anthony DeAngelo!

2014 NHL Draft Prospect Profile #25 - Adrian Kempe


Next up is big Swedish winger Adrian Kempe!

Jackets, Richards Agree to Extension


Head Coach Todd Richards is now under contract to be the head coach through 2016-2017 season.

2014 Draft Prospect Profile #20 - Jakub Vrana


Next up is the smooth-skating playmaker Jakub Vrana from the Czech Republic via the SHL.

2014 Draft Prospect Profile #16 - Nikita Scherbak


Next up is winger Nikita Scherbak of the WHL's Saskatoon Blades!

2014 Draft Prospect Profile #11 - Brendan Perlini


Our next prospect is Niagara's Brendan Perlini, a personal favorite of mine that could be there when the Jackets pick.

The Coolest Thing Ever To Happen To The Cannon


You clicked through, didn't you? Well, maybe you might disagree, but we think it's pretty cool.

2014 Draft Prospect Profile #9 - Kevin Fiala


We go back overseas once again to look at yet another young European skater with very good upside in the offensive zone in Kevin Fiala.

2014 Draft Prospect Profile #7 - Kasperi Kapanen


We roll on with another European forward who has an NHL father!

2014 Draft Prospect Profile #2 - Sam Bennett


Profiling the top prospects available for June's Entry Draft has become an annual tradition at The Cannon, and we continue the 2014 series with a look at winger Sam Bennett.

Looking Back: The CBJ By The Numbers


We've had a chance to decompress over the last week, so let's take a moment to look at the CBJ's season in its entirety.

"We Can Take This To The Next Level"


Head Coach Todd Richards and GM Jarmo Kekäläinen addressed the media today, and see a bright future for the Blue Jackets.

Backs Against The Wall


The Blue Jackets have one more chance to extend the series tonight. Win, or go home.

The Time Is Now


The Blue Jackets earned themselves an opportunity, and that opportunity comes tonight in Pittsburgh. If Columbus can somehow steal Game 5 on the road, well, I don't have to tell you what that means.

My Brandon Dubinsky Mea Culpa


In which Dan admits how wrong he was about acquiring Dubinsky in the Rick Nash deal...

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