Tuesday evening, Sam and Matt blathered on about various hockey things. Hear them talk about wonderful amounts of time, California, what He-Man didn’t say, a learning experience, culture in your yogurt, Cleveland basketball, maneuverability, wandering around in the wilderness, spring chickens, Canalside (Buffalo), and Wendy’s 4 for 4. https://ia601506.us.archive.org/35/items/UnionBlueRadioEpisode55FakeFacts/2016-5-24PodcastFinal.mp3 Don’t forget: you can find this podcast […]
I am bored. The offseason stinks and I want Blue Jackets hockey ASAP. This mailbag should take the edge off and make for a better five or so months, right? Let’s do it.
As the 2016 IIHF World Championship has come and gone, Blue Jackets participants now have a long offseason to look forward to. Before the dust settles, I want to take a look at the tournament that was for the lucky players who took part in it. 1. Sergei Bobrovsky may have his swagger back After […]
The Lake Erie Monsters advanced to the AHL Central Division Final against the Grand Rapids Griffins after sweeping the Rockford IceHogs in round two of the AHL playoffs and it was a story that took a bit longer than many thought early on to get told. So let’s take a look at the series that […]
Nothing can describe the season Jonathan Ang had better than the famous Wayne Gretzky quote: “You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” I’ve seen close to every game Ang has played this season and every time he got the puck in the offensive zone I just wanted to be that fan who […]
Over the next month or so, we will be announcing the Buckeye State Hockey staff awards for the 2015-16 season. Recently we went over the Most Improved Player, give it a read here. This week we are doing the Blue Jackets best prospect. Joonas Korpisalo Do we still count Joonas Korpisalo as a prospect? If […]
Tuesday evening, Sam and Matt sat down to talk playoffs and CBJ things. Hear them talk about nicknames, egg on faces, a spare 4 million dollars, internal bleeding, keeping up with the Joneses, anthropomorphic mailboxes, marriage, the veal (try it), atherosclerosis, the next Lidstrom, Wennberg vs McDavid, Skully’s, and Doughboys Podcast. https://ia601507.us.archive.org/26/items/UnionBlueRadioEpisode54TheMagicWord/2016-5-17PodcastFinal.mp3 Don’t forget: you […]
The summer can be boring for hockey fans. Especially for teams not in the playoffs. Luckily we are here to help you get over the summer blues. It’s the off-season mailbag!
Hello, all! Now that we know the results of the draft lottery, based on the majority of prospect rankings, it seems likely the Jackets draft a Finn in this year’s Draft with Patrik Laine and Jesse Puljujärvi both ranking in the top three with Auston Matthews. I decided to get a hold of two Finnish writers for some […]
On June 24, three defensemen are likely to hear their names called in the top ten of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft: Windsor’s Mikhail Sergachev, Sarnia’s Jakob Chychrun, and London’s Olli Juolevi. The debate over which one of these three defenders is selected as the top pick at their position has been one of the […]
Wednesday evening, Sam, Alison, and Matt had Buckeye State Hockey’s own The Coach as a podcast guest! Hear them talk about the Big Three, Bar Rescue, hyper-arrogance, shrug emoji, the World Championships, counting contracts, black boxes, Amanda Best Kessel, Jo Pawvelski, John Wayne Gacy, that odd twinge, yelps of joy, Fort McMurray, Radiohead, Keanu, and […]
This week for the roundtable we asked you, the readers, to give us a topic to discuss. You once again exceeded our expectations and came up with a great question for us.
Over the next month or so, we will be announcing the Buckeye State Hockey staff awards for the 2015-16 season. Last week our writers wrote about their MVP on the CBJ. This week our writers gave us their votes for Most Improved Player, and followed up with a little blurb after each selection. William Karlsson […]
On June 24, three defensemen are likely to hear their names called in the top ten of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft: London’s Olli Juolevi, Sarnia’s Jakob Chychrun, and Windsor’s Mikhail Sergachev. The debate over which one of these three defenders is selected as the top pick at their position has been one of the […]
On June 24, three defensemen are likely to hear their names called in the top ten of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft: Sarnia’s Jakob Chychrun, London’s Olli Juolevi, and Windsor’s Mikhail Sergachev. The debate over which one of these three defenders is selected as the top pick at their position has been one of the […]