Blue Jackets' Anisimov (Concussion) WIll Play Saturday: Artem Anisimov (concussion) will return to the ice for Saturday's regular-season finale against Nashville, the Columbus Dispatch's Aaron Portzline reports. (Updated 4/27/13)
No information available at this time (Updated 5/19/13).
Artem Anisimov was far from a sure thing to suit up, so the Blue Jackets will be thrilled to have him back for Saturday's all-important game. He hasn't played since April 13, however, and may be a bit rusty. Columbus is still fighting to make the playoffs on the final day of the season. (Updated 4/27/13).
04/21/2013 22:42 Johansen's tiebreaking goal lifts hopeful Blue Jackets
Ryan Johansen scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:37 remaining to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a big boost in their push for the playoffs with a 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night.
04/15/2013 11:13 Blue Line Buzz: The beginning of the end
Whose pricetags for next season will take a hit after the current season concludes? Dan Pennucci takes a look in his latest edition of Blue Line Buzz.
04/12/2013 22:19 Blue Jackets snap Blues' six-game winning streak
Cam Atkinson had a goal and an assist, and Sergei Bobrovsky made 31 saves as the Columbus Blue Jackets snapped the St. Louis Blues' season-high, six-game winning streak with a 4-1 victory on Friday night.
04/09/2013 22:03 Blue Jackets blank Sharks, Bobrovsky registers shutout
Sergei Bobrovsky picked up his fourth career shutout -- all in his last 15 games -- and newcomer Marian Gaborik had a goal and an assist Tuesday night, leading the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-0 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Artem Anisimov seemed to stagnate in his third NHL campaign, managing just 16 goals and 36 points in 79 games. Sent to Columbus in the Rick Nash trade he'll now have a chance to earn a top-six placement and get his career moving forward again, but there are a couple of things working against a breakout. First, Anisimov's skill set is not unlike Derick Brassard's in that he's a slick playmaker who lacks a physical element to his game, and it's hard to see how they can both fit into significant roles on the Blue Jackets' roster. Anisimov is a solid defender with the ability to do fancy things on offense, but a general tendency to disappear for long stretches of time offensively. He has a ton of upside, and, only a few years ago, registered a 37-goal, 81-point season in the AHL at age 20. He could yet develop into a good sniper. (Updated 8/14/12)