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news from Wednesday, January 29, 2020

- "When we came into the year and with the departures from last year and during the summer and the question marks with our goaltending, we made a conscious effort to bring more concentration to our play away from the puck," Tortorella said. A large part of that is because of a strong corps -- and core -- of defensemen who have held down the fort and contributed offensively as well when nee...

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- The NHL playoff race can turn upside down during the stretch run, as the St. Louis Blues proved last season. The Blues rallied from last place in the league in January to reach the playoffs and rolled through four postseason rounds to win the Stanley Cup. "With the Blues, they found their groove...

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- John Tortorella wasn't thrilled with where a recent question was headed. Has this been an enjoyable season for you as a coach? The question was posed last week, a day before his Blue Jackets edged the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 at Nationwide Arena to go into a nine-day break on a 16-2-4 hot streak. "You're asking questions like it's the end of the year," Tortorella said, slightly anno...

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- It's a question that Riley Nash still gets asked, like a lot of other Blue Jackets. In fact, it didn't take long for the 30-year-old veteran to hear it after signing with the team on July 1, 2018 — after having played two seasons with the Boston Bruins. “What's it like playing for Torts?” Nash cracks a smile about it now, more than halfway through his second season playing for th...

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news from Tuesday, January 28, 2020

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