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2017–18 Columbus Blue Jackets · NHL
Division 4th Metropolitan
Conference 7th Eastern
2017–18 record 45–30–7
Home record 26–12–3
Road record 19–18–4
Goals for 242
Goals against 230
General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen
Coach John Tortorella
Captain Nick Foligno
Alternate captains Brandon Dubinsky (Oct-Jan)
Boone Jenner
Jack Johnson
Arena Nationwide Arena
Team leaders
Goals Artemi Panarin (27)
Assists Artemi Panarin (55)
Points Artemi Panarin (82)
Penalties in minutes Nick Foligno (50)
Wins Sergei Bobrovsky (37)
Goals against average Sergei Bobrovsky (2.42)

The 2017–18 Columbus Blue Jackets season was the 18th season for the National Hockey League franchise that was established on June 25, 1997.[1]

StandingsEdit

Divisional standingsEdit

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Conference standingsEdit

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Schedule and resultsEdit

PreseasonEdit

The preseason schedule was published on June 19, 2017.[2]

Regular seasonEdit

The regular season schedule was released on June 22, 2017.[3]

2017–18 game log

Legend:       Win (2 points)       Loss (0 points)       Overtime/shootout loss (1 point)

PlayoffsEdit

2018 Stanley Cup playoffs

Legend:       Win       Loss

Player statisticsEdit

As of April 23, 2018[4]

Skaters

Regular season
Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM
Panarin, ArtemiArtemi Panarin 81 27 55 82 23 26
Jones, SethSeth Jones 78 16 41 57 10 30
Dubois, Pierre-LucPierre-Luc Dubois 82 20 28 48 8 49
Atkinson, CamCam Atkinson 65 24 22 46 19 14
Bjorkstrand, OliverOliver Bjorkstrand 82 11 29 40 4 9
Werenski, ZachZach Werenski 77 16 21 37 8 16
Wennberg, AlexanderAlexander Wennberg 66 8 27 35 22 12
Foligno, NickNick Foligno 72 15 18 33 1 50
Jenner, BooneBoone Jenner 75 13 19 32 1 39
Anderson, JoshJosh Anderson 63 19 11 30 –1 42
Calvert, MattMatt Calvert 69 9 15 24 –10 33
Nutivaara, MarkusMarkus Nutivaara 61 7 16 23 13 14
Milano, SonnySonny Milano 55 14 8 22 –8 10
Dubinsky, BrandonBrandon Dubinsky 62 6 10 16 –2 33
Savard, DavidDavid Savard 81 4 12 16 2 32
Vanek, ThomasThomas Vanek

|| 19 || 7 || 8 || 15 || 9 || 8

Murray, RyanRyan Murray 44 1 11 12 4 8
Johnson, JackJack Johnson 77 3 8 11 –6 22
Sedlak, LukasLukas Sedlak 53 4 4 8 –3 21
Cole, IanIan Cole

|| 20 || 2 || 5 || 7 || 11 || 24

Hannikainen, MarkusMarkus Hannikainen 33 3 3 6 –1 6
Motte, TylerTyler Motte

|| 31 || 3 || 2 || 5 || –3 || 2

Harrington, ScottScott Harrington 32 2 3 5 0 8
Letestu, MarkMark Letestu

|| 20 || 1 || 3 || 4 || 0 || 0

Kukan, DeanDean Kukan 11 0 4 4 2 2
Schroeder, JordanJordan Schroeder 21 1 1 2 –4 4
Carlsson, GabrielGabriel Carlsson 14 0 2 2 0 4
Jokinen, JussiJussi Jokinen

|| 14 || 0 || 1 || 1 || –2 || 4

Gerbe, NathanNathan Gerbe 2 0 0 0 –1 0
Broadhurst, AlexAlex Broadhurst 2 0 0 0 0 2
Robinson, EricEric Robinson 1 0 0 0 1 0
Dalpe, ZacZac Dalpe 12 0 0 0 –3 13
Chorney, TaylorTaylor Chorney

|| 1 || 0 || 0 || 0 || 2 || 0

Playoffs
Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM
Panarin, ArtemiArtemi Panarin 6 2 5 7 –4 6
Jones, SethSeth Jones 6 1 4 5 –3 4
Calvert, MattMatt Calvert 6 3 1 4 4 4
Atkinson, CamCam Atkinson 6 2 2 4 –3 2
Dubois, Pierre-LucPierre-Luc Dubois 6 2 2 4 0 6
Foligno, NickNick Foligno 6 2 1 3 –4 4
Anderson, JoshJosh Anderson 6 1 2 3 3 21
Jenner, BooneBoone Jenner 6 1 2 3 –3 4
Bjorkstrand, OliverOliver Bjorkstrand 6 1 2 3 0 0
Werenski, ZachZach Werenski 6 1 2 3 0 2
Cole, IanIan Cole 6 0 3 3 –1 2
Vanek, ThomasThomas Vanek 6 1 1 2 –1 2
Wennberg, AlexanderAlexander Wennberg 3 1 1 2 –1 0
Murray, RyanRyan Murray 6 0 1 1 3 2
Savard, DavidDavid Savard 6 0 0 0 0 0
Milano, SonnySonny Milano 3 0 0 0 0 0
Letestu, MarkMark Letestu 6 0 0 0 –1 0
Dubinsky, BrandonBrandon Dubinsky 6 0 0 0 1 6
Nutivaara, MarkusMarkus Nutivaara 6 0 0 0 2 0

Goaltenders
Regular season[4]
Player GP GS TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Bobrovsky, SergeiSergei Bobrovsky 65 65 3,911:34 37 22 6 158 2.42 1,993 .921 5 0 3 0
Korpisalo, JoonasJoonas Korpisalo 18 17 1,048:49 8 8 1 58 3.32 564 .897 0 0 0 0
Playoffs
Player GP GS TOI W L GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Bobrovsky, SergeiSergei Bobrovsky 6 6 415:27 2 4 22 3.18 221 .900 0 0 0 0

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining the Blue Jackets. Statistics reflect time with the Blue Jackets only.
Denotes player was traded mid-season. Statistics reflect time with the Blue Jackets only.
Bold/italics denotes franchise record.

TransactionsEdit

The Blue Jackets have been involved in the following transactions during the 2017–18 season.

TradesEdit

Date Details Ref
June 21, 2017 (2017-06-21) To Vegas Golden Knights
David Clarkson
1st round pick in 2017
2nd round pick in 2019
To Columbus Blue Jackets
Expansion Draft considerations[a]
[5]
June 23, 2017 (2017-06-23) To Chicago Blackhawks
Brandon Saad
Anton Forsberg
5th round pick in 2018
To Columbus Blue Jackets
Artemi Panarin
Tyler Motte
6th round pick in 2017
[6]
June 23, 2017 (2017-06-23) To Minnesota Wild
Dante Salituro
To Columbus Blue Jackets
Jordan Schroeder
[7]
June 24, 2017 (2017-06-24) To Vegas Golden Knights
Keegan Kolesar
To Columbus Blue Jackets
TBL's 2nd round pick in 2017
[8]
January 22, 2018 (2018-01-22) To Arizona Coyotes
John Ramage
Columbus Blue Jackets
Future considerations
[9]
January 22, 2018 (2018-01-22) To Los Angeles Kings
Future considerations
To Columbus Blue Jackets
Jeff Zatkoff
[10]
February 25, 2018 (2018-02-25) To Nashville Predators
4th round pick in 2018
To Columbus Blue Jackets
Mark Letestu
[11]
January 22, 2018 (2018-01-22) To Ottawa Senators
Nick Moutrey
3rd-round pick in 2020
To Columbus Blue Jackets
Ian Cole
[12]
February 26, 2018 (2018-02-26) To Arizona Coyotes
Jordan Maletta
To Columbus Blue Jackets
Ryan Kujawinski
[13]
February 26, 2018 (2018-02-26) To Vancouver Canucks
Jussi Jokinen
Tyler Motte
To Columbus Blue Jackets
Thomas Vanek
[14]

Notes:

The Vegas Golden Knights will not select Josh Anderson, Jack Johnson, or Joonas Korpisalo in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft

Free agents acquiredEdit

Date Player Former team Contract terms
(in U.S. dollars)
Ref
July 1, 2017 (2017-07-01) Cameron Gaunce Pittsburgh Penguins 2-year, $1.3 million [15]
July 1, 2017 (2017-07-01) Andre Benoit Malmö Redhawks 1-year, $800,000 [16]
August 21, 2017 (2017-08-21) Doyle Somerby Boston Terriers 2-year, $1.85 million entry-level contract [17]
November 3, 2017 (2017-11-03) Maxime Fortier Halifax Mooseheads 3-year, $2.775 million entry-level contract [18]
January 24, 2018 (2018-01-24) Nathan Gerbe Genève-Servette HC 1-year, $650,000 [19]
March 26, 2018 (2018-03-26) Eric Robinson Princeton Tigers 2-year, $1.85 million entry-level contract [20]

Free agents lostEdit

Date Player New team Contract terms
(in U.S. dollars)
Ref
July 1, 2017 (2017-07-01) Ryan Stanton Edmonton Oilers 2-year, $1.4 million [21]
July 1, 2017 (2017-07-01) Kyle Quincey Minnesota Wild 1-year, $1.25 million [22]
July 1, 2017 (2017-07-01) Sam Gagner Vancouver Canucks 3-year, $9.45 million [23]
July 1, 2017 (2017-07-01) T.J. Tynan Vegas Golden Knights 2-year, $1.3 million [24]
July 3, 2017 (2017-07-03) Oscar Dansk Vegas Golden Knights 1-year, $650,000 [25]
July 13, 2017 (2017-07-13) Jaime Sifers Utica Comets 2-year [26]
September 19, 2017 (2017-09-19) Oleg Yevenko Stockton Heat Unknown [27]

Claimed via waiversEdit

Player Previous team Date Ref
Jussi Jokinen Los Angeles Kings January 17, 2018 (2018-01-17) [28]
Taylor Chorney Washington Capitals February 21, 2018 (2018-02-21) [29]

Lost via waiversEdit

Player New team Date Ref

Lost via retirementEdit

Date Player Ref

Player signingsEdit

Date Player Contract terms
(in U.S. dollars)
Ref
June 23, 2017 (2017-06-23) Alex Broadhurst 1-year, $650,000 [30]
June 27, 2017 (2017-06-27) Jordan Schroeder 2-year, $1.3 million [31]
September 1, 2017 (2017-09-01) Alex Wennberg 6-year, $29.4 million [32]
October 2, 2017 (2017-10-02) Josh Anderson 3-year, $5.55 million [33]
November 16, 2017 (2017-11-16) Cam Atkinson 7-year, $41.125 million contract extension [34]
March 14, 2018 (2018-03-14) Dean Kukan 2-year, $1.45 million contract extension [35]
March 15, 2018 (2018-03-15) Nathan Gerbe 2-year, $1.35 million contract extension [36]
March 29, 2018 (2018-03-29) Markus Nutivaara 4-year, $10.8 million contract extension [37]
May 4, 2018 (2018-05-04) Jonathan Davidsson 3-year, $2.55 million entry-level contract [38]
May 22, 2018 (2018-05-22) Alexandre Texier 3-year, $2.775 million entry-level contract [39]
June 18, 2018 (2018-06-18) Alex Broadhurst 1-year, $700,000 contract extension [40]

Draft picksEdit

See also: List of Columbus Blue Jackets draft picks

Below are the Columbus Blue Jackets' selections at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, which was held on June 23 and 24, 2017 at the United Center in Chicago.

Round # Player Pos Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
2 451 Alexandre Texier C Flag of France France Brûleurs de Loups (Ligue Magnus)
3 86 Daniil Tarasov G Flag of Russia Russia Tolpar Ufa (MHL)
4 117 Emil Bemstrom C Flag of Sweden Sweden Leksands IF (J20 SuperElit)
5 148 Kale Howarth C Flag of Canada Canada Trail Smoke Eaters (BCHL)
6 1702 Jonathan Davidsson RW Flag of Sweden Sweden Djurgårdens IF (SHL)
6 179 Carson Meyer RW Flag of the United States USA Miami RedHawks (NCHC)
7 210 Robbie Stucker D Flag of the United States USA Saint Thomas Academy (USHS)

Draft notes:[41]

  1. The Tampa Bay Lightning's second-round pick went to the Columbus Blue Jackets as the result of a trade on June 24, 2017 that sent Keegan Kolesar to Vegas in exchange for this pick.[42]
  2. The New York Islanders' sixth-round pick went to the Columbus Blue Jackets as the result of a trade on June 23, 2017 that sent Brandon Saad, Anton Forsberg and a fifth-round pick in 2018 to Chicago in exchange for Artemi Panarin, Tyler Motte and this pick.[43]

ReferencesEdit

  1. National Hockey League (2013). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book/2014. Diamond Sports Data, Inc., 49. ISBN 978-1-894801-26-3. 
  2. Columbus Blue Jackets announce 2017 preseason schedule (June 19, 2017). Retrieved on September 19, 2017.
  3. Columbus Blue Jackets announce 2017-18 regular season schedule (June 22, 2017). Retrieved on September 19, 2017.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Columbus Blue Jackets Stats - 2017-2018. Retrieved on March 27, 2019.
  5. Columbus sends Clarkson, first rounder to Vegas. NHL.com. Retrieved on June 26, 2017.
  6. Artemi Panarin traded to Blue Jackets by Blackhawks for Brandon Saad. NHL.com. Retrieved on June 26, 2017.
  7. Wild trades centre Jordan Schroeder to Blue Jackets. NationalPost.com. Retrieved on June 23, 2017.
  8. Vegas parlays second-round pick into prospect forward Keegan Kolesar. NBCSports.com. Retrieved on June 26, 2017.
  9. Columbus Blue Jackets trade John Ramage to Arizona Coyotes (January 22, 2018). Retrieved on January 23, 2018.
  10. Blue Jackets Acquire Goaltender Jeff Zatkoff from LA Kings (January 22, 2018). Retrieved on January 23, 2018.
  11. CBJ acquire Letestu from Predators in exchange for 2018 fourth round pick (February 25, 2018). Retrieved on February 25, 2018.
  12. Jackets acquire defenseman Ian Cole from Ottawa (February 26, 2018). Retrieved on February 26, 2018.
  13. Blue Jackets acquire Ryan Kujawinski from Arizona for Jordan Maletta (February 26, 2018). Retrieved on February 26, 2018.
  14. Jackets acquire Thomas Vanek from Canucks in exchange for Jokinen, Motte (February 26, 2018). Retrieved on February 26, 2018.
  15. Columbus Blue Jackets sign defenseman Cameron Gaunce. nhl.com. Retrieved on July 2, 2017.
  16. Columbus Blue Jackets sign defenseman André Benoît. nhl.com. Retrieved on July 2, 2017.
  17. Blue Jackets sign Doyle Somerby to two-year entry level contract. nhl.com. Retrieved on August 23, 2017.
  18. Columbus Blue Jackets sign Maxime Fortier to entry level contract. nhl.com. Retrieved on November 5, 2017.
  19. Columbus Blue Jackets sign Nathan Gerbe (January 24, 2018). Retrieved on January 25, 2018.
  20. Columbus Blue Jackets sign Eric Robinson to two-year entry level contract (March 26, 2018). Retrieved on March 26, 2018.
  21. PRESS RELEASE: Oilers sign seven. NHL. Retrieved on July 1, 2017.
  22. Wild, Quincey Agree to Terms. nhl.com. Retrieved on July 1, 2017.
  23. "Sam Gagner signed to a three-year contract". Vancouver Canucks (July 1, 2017). Retrieved on July 1, 2017.
  24. "Golden Knights Sign Six Free Agents; Trade Emelin To Nashville". NHL.com (July 1, 2017). Retrieved on July 1, 2017.
  25. Golden Knights' Oscar Dansk: Signs one-year agreement. CBS Sports (July 3, 2017).
  26. COMETS SIGN DEFENSEMAN JAIME SIFERS. Utica Comets (July 13, 2017).
  27. FLAMES REDUCE ROSTER BY 21. Calgary Flames (September 19, 2017).
  28. Blue Jackets Claim Veteran Forward Jussi Jokinen Off Waivers (January 17, 2018). Retrieved on January 17, 2018.
  29. Jackets place Nick Foligno on IR, claim Taylor Chorney off waivers (February 21, 2018). Retrieved on February 21, 2018.
  30. Jackets sign center Alex Broadhurst to one-year, two way extension. NHL.com (June 23, 2017). Retrieved on June 26, 2017.
  31. Columbus Blue Jackets sign center Jordan Schroeder to two-year contract. NHL.com (June 27, 2017). Retrieved on June 27, 2017.
  32. Jackets sign Wennberg to six-year contract. NHL.com (September 1, 2017). Retrieved on September 2, 2017.
  33. Blue Jackets sign right wing Josh Anderson to three-year contract. NHL.com (October 2, 2017). Retrieved on October 3, 2017.
  34. Blue Jackets sign Cam Atkinson to a seven-year contract extension. NHL.com (November 17, 2017). Retrieved on November 19, 2017.
  35. Columbus Blue Jackets sign Dean Kukan to two-year contract extension. NHL.com (March 14, 2018). Retrieved on March 14, 2018.
  36. Columbus Blue Jackets sign Nathan Gerbe to two-year contract extension (March 15, 2018). Retrieved on March 15, 2018.
  37. Columbus Blue Jackets sign Markus Nutivaara to four-year extension (March 29, 2018). Retrieved on March 30, 2018.
  38. Columbus Blue Jackets sign Jonathan Davidsson to three-year ELC (May 4, 2018). Retrieved on May 5, 2018.
  39. Columbus Blue Jackets sign Alexandre Texier to three-year ELC (May 22, 2018). Retrieved on May 23, 2018.
  40. Columbus Blue Jackets sign Alex Broadhurst to one-year, two-way extension (June 18, 2018). Retrieved on June 19, 2018.
  41. 2017 NHL Entry Draft Pending Transactions Transactions. Pro Sports Transactions. Retrieved on June 1, 2017.
  42. Blue Jackets select seven players on day two of 2017 NHL Draft (June 24, 2017). Retrieved on August 28, 2017.
  43. Blackhawks send Artemi Panarin to Blue Jackets for Brandon Saad (June 23, 2017). Retrieved on June 23, 2017.
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