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You And Me Baby Ain't Nothin' But Mascots

I was going to refrain from writing about the All Star Game because, well, we all know I hate fun.  That I’d prefer to sit in a dark corner and listen to Jim Hughson read a list of players names than partake in any contrived fun event.  And seriously, we've been talking about Columbus hosting the All Star Weekend for what feels like a decade. 

But then I saw the NHL’s announcement this morning and I had to say something: 

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Howson, Nash & the Blue Jackets: Is THIS the bottom?

Well that could have gone better. You're probably aware of what a disaster this season has been for Columbus, it started shortly after Jeff Carter barricaded himself in his house for a couple days before GM Scott Howson & team captain Rick Nash(they were still buddies then) had to travel to Jersey and convince him to come out of hiding...

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The NHL's Goalie Dilemma

Earlier this morning the Columbus Blue Jackets sent Antoine Vermette to the Phoenix Coyotes for a 2nd round pick in the 2012 NHL Draft, a 5th round selection in the 2013 Draft and goalie, Curtis McElhinney.  As the struggling Blue Jackets attempt to fight their way out of last place, I doubt you will see much of a change this season but it looks like preparation for next year. 

However, it seem CBJ is not the only team that is struggling to find players to stick between the pipes.  

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