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Blue Jackets Draft Pick Sonny Milano Excited for Future in Columbus

Jason Parks Jason Parks Blue Jackets Draft Pick Sonny Milano Excited for Future in Columbus

During the summer after high school graduation, most 18-year olds face the pressure of finding a part-time job and wandering the aisles of Bed Bath and Beyond to gather supplies for their freshman year of college. Let’s just say the life of a hockey prospect is a tad bit different. Rather, Sonny Milano spent the […]

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Blue Jackets Trade Away Fan Favorite R.J. Umberger

Jason Parks Jason Parks Blue Jackets Trade Away Fan Favorite R.J. Umberger

R.J. Umberger, a former graduate of Ohio State University, has been traded from the Blue Jackets to the Philadelphia Flyers. In exchange for Umberger and a fourth round pick, the Blue Jackets acquired left-winger Scott Hartnell from the Philadelphia Flyers. Combining the fact that Umberger was a former Buckeye and had a gritty playing style […]

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Buzz Growing in Columbus for the Blue Jackets

Jason Parks Jason Parks Buzz Growing in Columbus for the Blue Jackets

When Blue Jackets Forward Nick Foligno beat Penguins Goaltender Marc Andre Fleury glove side in overtime of Game 4 at Nationwide Arena, the Columbus Blue Jackets fan base went into pandemonium. Jackets fans had been waiting over 14 years for a home playoff win. When the red goal light flashed signifying the game winner, the […]

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Would Columbus Embrace a Blue Jackets Playoff Run?

Jason Parks Jason Parks Would Columbus Embrace a Blue Jackets Playoff Run?

The Columbus Blue Jackets are putting together one its best seasons in franchise history as they gear up for the NHL’s Stanley Cup Playoffs. Despite The Jackets on-ice success, they are currently ranking 27th in home attendance in the National Hockey League with 81% arena capacity. Only Florida, Dallas and Phoenix (all non-traditional hockey markets) […]

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Young Jackets Forward Cam Atkinson Talks About Columbus

Jason Parks Jason Parks Young Jackets Forward Cam Atkinson Talks About Columbus

Cam Atkinson is one of the smallest players in the National Hockey League. Despite his size, Atkinson has defied long odds by not only sticking with the Blue Jackets, but becoming an integral player on a squad that is looking to make a postseason run. Jason Parks interviewed Cam Atkinson to touch on a wide […]

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Rookie Boone Jenner Suits Up for Blue Jackets Season Debut

Jason Parks Jason Parks Rookie Boone Jenner Suits Up for Blue Jackets Season Debut

What were you doing at the age of 20 years old? You were probably in school frequently attending dollar beer night or had an entry-level job that you weren’t crazy about. Boone Jenner’s life is just a tad bit different. Jenner, a 20 year old from London, Ontario (near Toronto) was the 37th pick in […]

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What Columbus Suburbs Have to Offer

Jason Parks Jason Parks What Columbus Suburbs Have to Offer

This article is brought to you by the Schottenstein Real Estate Group. The summertime means that it is time to get outdoors and discover what Central Ohio has to offer. We have explored some of our favorite suburbs in Central Ohio. Not only are these communities in close proximity to great dining, entertainment and affordable […]

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