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Columbus Blue Jackets: Looking Back On The Year

Published by on April 13, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

The Columbus Blue Jackets finished the 2007-2008 season with an unflattering 34-36-12 record. 

The team bid farewell to Nikolai Zherdev and David Vyborny, both of whom left every Blue Jackets fan puzzled after dismal defense and sporadic play on offense.

To substitute the loss Columbus brought in journeymen-Defensemen Fedor Tyutin and Mike Commodore, while also acquiring former Ohio State Buckeye star R.J. Umberger.

Even with all the off-season traffic, the capital city was unsure what team would take the ice come early October.

On October 10, Columbus started the season with a thrilling overtime victory over the Dallas Stars.

The team would flirt around the .500 mark until ea...

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