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Ville A

  • joined Nov 07, 2011
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WJC - Open Forum

The WJC tournament began today in Malmo, Sweden. Since the Blue Jackets have several interesting prospects playing, I thought that it might be a good idea to have an open forum for comments on...

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Wennberg Watch - Steady Gains

With the recent announcement of the preliminary Swedish U20 Junior Worlds Roster, I thought it would be appropriate to post an update on Alexander Wennberg and some of the other CBJ prospects in...

Why Corsi really doesn't matter much

If you have ever listened to the advanced stat crowd (shot counters) you would get the impression that they have stumbled upon an alternate universe where they can predict hockey games outcomes better than anyone else. Well it turns out that maybe Corsi etc. isn't really all that much better at predicting outcomes than traditional stats like goals for and against. Check this article out and make up your own mind, but if these numbers are correct, home game advantage is a better predictor than Corsi.

Wennberg Watch - First SHL Goal

Alexander Wennberg played his first SHL game and scored his first regular season goal for Frolunda in a 3-2 loss to reigning champs Skelleftea. To see the video - Click on the link and then click on HIGHLIGHTS for the Skelleftea AIK - Frolunda HC 2013-09-14. Wennberg's goal is about 1:42 into the video.

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Wennberg Watch

Thankfully we have some people in CBJ fan land that do wonderful reporting on the Blue Jackets prospects as well as future draft eligible players. Mike MacLean here at the Cannon and "CBJProspects"...

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Brick by brick - CBJ 2013 by the numbers

8 games into a lockout shortened season, Howson’s (and Patrick’s) "reshaped" Blue Jackets are 2-5-1 (5 points), which is currently good for 15th place in the Western conference. Two weeks of...

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WJC studs – 2013 draft

Some of the hyped 2013 draft eligible players didn’t necessarily show very well in Ufa, like Nathan MacKinnon (hockey IQ issues?) and Aleksander Barkov (too slow?), although this will probably...

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World Juniors – a CBJ guide

After seeing some of the first games of the IIHF U20 World Junior tournament in Ufa, Russia, I can without hesitation say that I almost forgot how much I love hockey. Sure, I have tuned in to some...

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A Blue Jackets fan's guide to the playoffs

The playoffs are here and for a Blue Jackets fan that can be a difficult time of year. One season after another we are forced to watch other teams have all the fun. Let’s face it, the NHL regular...

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What’s wrong with Arniel’s system?

Much has been said about the Columbus Blue Jackets woeful beginning to the 2011-2012 season. Fans, journalists and bloggers have all tried to explain why this team, that was supposed to be so much...

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