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2010–11 Columbus Blue Jackets · NHL
2010–11 record
General Manager Scott Howson
Coach Scott Arniel
Captain Rick Nash
Alternate captains TBD
Arena Nationwide Arena
Team leaders

The 2010–11 Columbus Blue Jackets season will be the eleventh National Hockey League (NHL) season in Columbus, Ohio.

Off-season Edit

On June 8, 2010, the Blue Jackets announced their new head coach Scott Arniel, who was previously the head coach of the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League.[1]

On June 17, the Blue Jackets announced their 2010 pre-season schedule. The team will play nine games during the pre-season, including one against a unified Swedish team, which will feature players from the Malmö Redhawks and Rögle BK.[2]

Regular seasonEdit

Divisional standingsEdit

Conference standingsEdit


The Blue Jackets will attempt to qualify for the playoffs after missing the playoffs in 2009-10.

Schedule and resultsEdit


Regular seasonEdit

Game logEdit

  • Green background indicates win (2 points).
  • Red background indicates regulation loss (0 points).
  • Silver background indicates overtime/shootout loss (1 point).
2010-11 Game Log

Player statsEdit


Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played in; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes; +/- = Plus/minus; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals 

Regular season
Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM


Note: GP = Games Played; Min = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; OT = Overtime Losses; GA = Goals Against; GAA= Goals Against Average; SA= Shots Against; SV= Saves; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO= Shutouts

Regular season

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Blue Jackets. Stats reflect time with the Blue Jackets only.
Traded mid-season
Italics denotes franchise record

Awards and records Edit


Regular Season
Player Award Awarded

Records Edit

Player Record Number Reached

Milestones Edit

Regular Season
Player Milestone Reached

Transactions Edit

The Blue Jackets have been involved in the following transactions during the 2010–11 season.

Trades Edit


Free agents acquired Edit

Player Former team Contract terms
Gustaf Wesslau[3] Djurgårdens IF 1 year, $790,000
Kyle Wilson[4] Washington Capitals 1 year, $600,000
Nate Guenin[4] Pittsburgh Penguins 1 year, $575,000
David LeNeveu[5] EC Red Bull Salzburg 1 year, $550,000
Ben Guite[6] Nashville Predators 1 year, $575,000

Free agents lost Edit

Player New team Contract terms
Nathan Paetsch[7] Florida Panthers 1 year, $525,000
Greg Moore[8] Philadelphia Flyers 1 year, $550,000
Mathieu Roy[9] Tampa Bay Lightning 1 year, $600,000

Claimed via WaiversEdit

Player Former team Date claimed off waivers
Ethan Moreau[10] Edmonton Oilers June 30, 2010

Lost via Waivers Edit

Player New team Date claimed off waivers

Lost via Retirement Edit


Player Signings Edit

Player Contract terms
Theo Ruth[11] 3 years, $2.2875 million entry-level contract
Cody Goloubef[12] 3 years, $2.35 million entry-level contract
Steven Delisle[13] 3 years, $1.75 million entry-level contract
Tomas Kubalik[14] 3 years, $1.84 million entry-level contract
David Savard[15] 3 years, $2.2205 million entry-level contract
Tomas Kana[16] 1 year, $625,000
Derek MacKenzie[17] 2 years, $1.2 million
Trevor Frischmon[4] 1 year, $575,000
Jared Boll[18] 2 years, $1.45 million
Tom Sestito[19] 1 year, $577,500
Chad Kolarik[20] 1 year, $550,000
Grant Clitsome[21] 1 year, $550,000
Anton Stralman[22] 1 year, $1.95 million
Mike Blunden[23] 1 year, $590,000

Draft picks Edit

Columbus had six picks at the 2010 NHL Entry Draft in Los Angeles, California.

Round # Player Position Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 4 Ryan Johansen C Flag of Canada.svg Canada Portland Winterhawks (WHL)
2 34 Dalton Smith LW Flag of Canada.svg Canada Ottawa 67's (OHL)
2 55 (from Vancouver via Buffalo) Petr Straka RW Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Rimouski Océanic (QMJHL)
4 94 Brandon Archibald D Flag of the United States United States Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
4 102 (from Anaheim) Mathieu Corbeil-Theriault G Flag of Canada.svg Canada Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
5 124 Austin Madaisky D Flag of Canada.svg Canada Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
6 154 Dalton Prout D Flag of Canada.svg Canada Barrie Colts (OHL)
7 184 Martin Ouellette G Flag of Canada.svg Canada Kimball Union Academy (United States High School-NH)

Roster Edit

Updated April 10, 2010.

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
12 Flag of Canada.svg Blunden, MikeMike Blunden

RW R 29 2009 Toronto, Ontario
40 Flag of the United States Boll, JaredJared Boll

RW R 30 2005 Charlotte, North Carolina
16 Flag of Canada.svg Brassard, DerickDerick Brassard

C L 29 2006 Hull, Quebec
11 Flag of the United States Clark, ChrisChris Clark

RW R 40 2009 South Windsor, Connecticut
44 Flag of Canada.svg Clitsome, GrantGrant Clitsome

D L 31 2004 Gloucester, Ontario
22 Flag of Canada.svg Commodore, MikeMike Commodore

D R 36 2008 Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
15 Flag of Canada.svg Dorsett, DerekDerek Dorsett

RW R 29 2006 Kindersley, Saskatchewan
32 Flag of Canada.svg Garon, MathieuMathieu Garon

G R 38 2009 Chandler, Quebec
8 Flag of the Czech Republic Hejda, JanJan Hejda

D L 38 2007 Prague, Czechoslovakia
20 Flag of Sweden Huselius, KristianKristian Huselius

LW L 37 2008 Österhaninge, Sweden
97 Flag of the Czech Republic Klesla, RostislavRostislav Klesla

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D L 34 2000 Nový Jičín, Czechoslovakia
24 Flag of Canada.svg MacKenzie, DerekDerek MacKenzie

 Injury icon

C L 35 2008 Sudbury, Ontario
1 Flag of Canada.svg Mason, SteveSteve Mason

G R 28 2006 Oakville, Ontario
3 Flag of Canada.svg Methot, MarcMarc Methot

D L 31 2003 Ottawa, Ontario
17 Flag of Canada.svg Murray, AndrewAndrew Murray

C L 34 2001 Selkirk, Manitoba
61 Flag of Canada.svg Nash, RickRick Nash


LW L 32 2002 Brampton, Ontario
26 Flag of Sweden Pahlsson, SamuelSamuel Pahlsson


C L 38 2009 Ånge, Sweden
4 Flag of Canada.svg Paetsch, NathanNathan Paetsch

D L 33 2010 Leroy, Saskatchewan
10 Flag of Canada.svg Russell, KrisKris Russell

D L 29 2005 Red Deer, Alberta
6 Flag of Sweden Stralman, AntonAnton Stralman

D R 30 2009 Tibro, Sweden
51 Flag of Russia Tyutin, FedorFedor Tyutin

D L 33 2008 Izhevsk, Soviet Union
18 Flag of the United States Umberger, R. J.R. J. Umberger


C L 34 2008 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
50 Flag of Canada.svg Vermette, AntoineAntoine Vermette


C L 34 2009 Saint-Agapit, Quebec
93 Flag of the Czech Republic Voracek, JakubJakub Voracek

RW L 27 2007 Kladno, Czechoslovakia

See also Edit

Farm teams Edit

The American Hockey League's Springfield Falcons and the East Coast Hockey League's Gwinnett Gladiators are the Blue Jackets' minor league affiliates for the 2010–11 season.

References Edit

  1. Scott Arniel to be name Blue Jackets' Head Coach. (2010-06-07).
  3. Blue Jackets Sign Goaltender Gustaf Wesslau
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Blue Jackets Sign Former Ohio State Defenseman Nate Guenin, Forwards Trevor Frischmon, Kyle Wilson
  5. Blue Jackets Sign Goaltender David LeNeveu to One-Year, Two-Way NHL-American Hockey League Contract
  6. Blue Jackets Sign Forward Ben Guite
  7. Panthers Sign D Nathan Paetsch
  8. Flyers Sign C Greg Moore
  9. Lightning Re-sign D Vladimir Mihalik, Ink Free Agent Defenseman Mathieu Roy, Mike Vernace
  10. Blue Jackets Claim Forward Ethan Moreau Off Waivers
  11. Columbus Blue Jackets Sign Defenseman Theo Ruth to Three-Year Entry Level Contract
  12. Columbus Blue Jackets Sign Defenseman Cody Goloubef to Three-Year Entry Level Contract
  13. Columbus Blue Jackets Sign Defenseman Steven Delisle to Three-Year Entry Level Contract
  14. Jackets Sign Prospect Tomas Kubalik
  15. Blue Jackets Sign 2009 Draft Pick Defenseman David Savard
  16. Columbus Blue Jackets Re-Sign Center Tomas Kana to a One-Year, Two-Way NHL-American Hockey League Contract
  17. Blue Jackets Re-Sign Center Derek MacKenzie to a Two-Year, Two-Way NHL-American Hockey League Contract
  18. Columbus Blue Jackets Re-Sign Right Wing Jared Boll to a Two-Year Contract
  19. Blue Jackets Re-Sign Left Wing Tom Sestito
  20. Columbus Blue Jackets Sign Forward Chad Kolarik to One-Year Contract
  21. Columbus Blue Jackets Re-Sign Defenseman Grant Clitsome to One-Year Contract
  22. Columbus Blue Jackets Re-Sign Defenseman Anton Stralman
  23. Blue Jackets Re-Sign RW Mike Blunden

External linksEdit

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