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Jackets acquire Raffi Torres for Gilbert Brule

 The Hegemo

Puck-rakers wrote Brule For Torres (update) Posted by Aaron Portzline on July 1, 2008 The Blue Jackets have traded forward Gilbert Brule to the Edmonton Oilers for winger Raffi Torres, The Dispatch has learned. The deal was struck about an hour before NHL free agency opened today at noon. Torres is a physical winger able […]


Jackets won’t move anytime soon, but idea isn’t folly

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Michael Arace commentary: Jackets won’t move anytime soon, but the idea isn’t folly Saturday, June 28, 2008 BY MICHAEL ARACE There is a notion that the Blue Jackets’ franchise is unstable, and can be easily packaged for transport to Kansas City, Mo., or Hamilton, Ontario. This notion is not born of random […]


Crew’s success mirrors Schelotto’s performance

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Crew’s success mirrors playmaker’s Saturday, June 28, 2008 BY SHAWN MITCHELL The Crew for Dummies, Chapter 1: As Goes Guillermo, So Go the Crew. Neither book nor chapter has yet been written. If they had, they might need revising. The Crew, after all, hasn’t positioned itself as a playoff contender solely because […]

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Festival Latino ran hot and cold in 2008

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Festival Latino ran hot and cold Thursday, June 26, 2008 BY SHERRI WILLIAMS More than 13,000 people attended Festival Latino last week with most going the first day of the event when admission was $1. Admission was charged during the event, held Friday and Saturday, for the first time in its 13-year […]


Liquid Review – Columbus Alive

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The Alive wrote Go with the flow By Bryan Bullock June 26, 2008 Like a candle for the fallen, the lights glow dimly inside the former home of Little Brother’s. While rock-fueled memories still linger, you’d hardly recognize the once-dingy music venue in its new life as the chic cafe, lounge and club known as […]


The Beck Tavern – Alive Review

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The Alive wrote Good neighbor By Bryan Bullock June 19, 2008 =As the sun escapes from German Village, birds can be heard chirping from the narrow, empty streets around Beck Tavern. Skinny trees burst into hues of green above the boxy brick drinkery and the nearby color-coordinated homes. “You don’t find it by accident, that’s […]


Blue Jackets Acquire R.J. Umberger from Philly

 The Hegemo

nhl.com wrote Blue Jackets Acquire Center R.J. Umberger from Philadelphia Associated Press Jun 20, 2008, 9:45 PM EDT The Philadelphia Flyers traded versatile forward R.J. Umberger to the Columbus Blue Jackets during the first round of the NHL draft on Friday night. The Flyers received the Blue Jackets’ first-round pick (19th overall) and Columbus’ third-round […]


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