Blue Jackets don’t have the resources to build young
After weeks of speculation, it’s trade deadline day for the Columbus Blue Jackets.
It’s clear that the current mix is not working for the team, who tried to catch lightning in a bottle with a flashy trade for Jeff Carter in the off-season.
Rick Nash appears gone, either today or this summer.
The Blue Jackets need to continue to build young and make smart draft decisions.
And based on their past draft history, it’s a path the current ownership won’t be able to take.
YAWN – The slam dunk contest over the weekend was rough to see. Something needs to be done to make it more interesting. But here was my favorite from Saturday night.
NO TOP SEED – Maybe it’s time to stop criticizing the Ohio State men’s team. They’re clearly not a No. 1 seed after Sunday’s loss to Wisconsin. Hopefully, they can catch fire in March, something they weren’t able to do last year.
BAD TIME FOR A RACE – I understand why the Daytona 500 had to be postponed, but how many people can watch it at noon today. Why not prime time tonight? You would think the event would get better ratings at night.
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Posted on February 27, 2012, in Uncategorized and tagged Chris Pugh, Columbus Blue Jackets, Daytona 500, Jack Johnson, Jeff Carter, Jeremy Evans, Los Angeles Kings, Ohio State, Phoenix Coyotes, Rick Nash, slam dunk contest, View From The Pugh, Wisconsin. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.