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  • NHL | Blue Jackets season inches closer, ice at Nationwide installed

    <script>adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};</script>While the temperature outside is expected to heat up through the weekend, Nationwide Arena is getting a cool down. Workers started at 7 a.m. Thursday to re-install the ice surface in preparation for the upcoming Columbus Blue Jackets season.

  • NHL | Fox Sports Ohio to televise all but one Blue Jackets game

    <script>adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};</script>Fox Sports Ohio will televise 81 of the Blue Jackets’ 82 games during the 2015-16 season, the network announced. The only exception is the Feb. 23 game in Detroit, which will be broadcast by the NBC Sports Network.

  • Mortgage company Homeside Financial now Blue Jackets partner

    <script>adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BUSINESS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BUSINESS"};</script>Homeside Financial has become a corporate partner of the Columbus Blue Jackets and will sponsor an in-game promotion that could allow fans the chance to have their mortgage paid for one month or one year.

  • NHL | Al Arbour, Islanders coach for four straight titles, dies at 82

    <script>adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};</script>Al Arbour, the bespectacled gentleman of a coach who molded a young and talented New York Islanders franchise into an NHL dynasty that won four straight Stanley Cups from 1980 to ’83, has died. He was 82.

  • NHL notebook | Mike Richards faces charge for having controlled substance

    <script>adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};</script>Mike Richards, an NHL free agent whose contract was terminated by the Los Angeles Kings, was charged with possession of a controlled substance.