The Blue Jackets traded their franchise player, Rick Nash, to the New York Rangers over the summer and left fans with little to cheer about. After finishing last in the league a season ago and losing the draft lottery to Edmonton, the perpetually struggling franchise turned the page to a new chapter.
Will the team improve, or is it destined for another finish at the bottom of the standings, as THN predicted? Today’s THN Puck Panel starts our look at 30 teams in 30 days by breaking down what to expect from the Columbus Blue Jackets this season.
PRODUCER: Ted Cooper