NHL: Columbus 3, Detroit 0

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Marc Denis stopped 25 shots and rookie Dan Fritsche scored his first NHL goal Thursday night as Columbus blanked Detroit, 3-0.

NHL: Columbus 1, Montreal 1 (OT)

MONTREAL, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Rick Nash scored a power-play goal with 6:56 remaining in the second period and Marc Denis made 30 saves Tuesday as Columbus tied Montreal, 1-1.

NHL: Columbus 2, Chicago 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Geoff Sanderson set up both his team's goals Thursday night as Columbus won its third straight game, 2-1 over Chicago.

NHL: Columbus 3, Vancouver 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Rick Nash scored on a deflection with 10:16 remaining and Columbus shut down Todd Bertuzzi and Markus Naslund Monday in a 3-2 victory over Vancouver.

NHL: Columbus 5, NY Rangers 0

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- David Vyborny, Rick Nash and defenseman Darryl Sydor scored power-play goals Saturday as the Columbus Blue Jackets rolled to a 5-0 rout of the New York Rangers.

NHL Awards Nominees

TORONTO, April 30 (UPI) -- The nominees for the major NHL postseason awards for 2002-03, which will be presented on June 12 in Toronto:

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Brodeur a finalist for two top honors

TORONTO, April 30 (UPI) -- Martin Brodeur of New Jersey, the first goaltender to win 40 games in four consecutive seasons, has been named a finalist for both the Vezina and Hart Trophies.

Columbus 3, Minnesota 0

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 2 (UPI) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets scored three power-play goals in a 3:48 span of the first period Wednesday night and goaltender Marc Denis did the rest en route to a

Atlanta 3, Columbus 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 22 (UPI) -- Lubos Bartecko's goal snapped a tie with 7:04 left and Milan Hnilicka made 36 saves Saturday night as the Atlanta Thrashers extended their road unbeaten streak

Columbus 4, Toronto 3 (OT)

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 20 (UPI) -- Tyler Wright completed his second hat trick of the season with 34 seconds left in overtime Thursday night as the Columbus Blue Jackets squandered a late lead be

Columbus 3, Edmonton 3 (OT)

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 1 (UPI) -- David Vyborny and Ray Whitney scored 3:08 apart in the third period Saturday night to help erase a three-goal deficit and lift the Columbus Blue Jackets into a

Columbus 1, San Jose 0

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Marc Denis recorded his third shutout of the season and Rick Nash scored in the first period Wednesday night to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 1-0 blanking of

West wins All-Star Skills event

SUNRISE, Fla., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Al MacInnis reclaimed his title as the NHL's hardest shooter and Marian Gaborik staked his claim as the league's fastest skater Saturday night as the Western Co

Columbus 5, Chicago 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Ray Whitney and Grant Marshall each had a goal and an assist Monday night as the Columbus Blue Jackets ended a three-game losing streak with a 5-1 thrashing of

Columbus 7, Calgary 2

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Lasse Pirjeta posted his second career multi-goal game and defenseman Derrick Walser collected three assists Saturday night to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to

Columbus 3, Vancouver 2

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Taylor Wright tallied with 32 seconds remaining in the second period Friday night to snap a tie and give the Columbus Blue Jackets their first win in franchise

Rick Nash goes on injured reserve

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Columbus Blue Jackets rookie left wing Rick Nash was placed on injured reserve Thursday.

Phoenix 3, Columbus 3 (OT)

PHOENIX, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Branko Radivojevic scored 12:07 into the third period as Monday night as Phoenix played to a 3-3 tie with Columbus in a NHL contest.

Columbus 4, Los Angeles 2

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Rookie defenseman Derrick Walser scored the go-ahead goal three minutes into the third period Saturday night as the Columbus Blue Jackets posted a 4-2 victory o

Columbus 4, NY Islanders 2

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Ray Whitney scored twice in the first period Friday night as the Columbus Blue Jackets raced to a three-goal lead and posted a 4-2 victory over the New York Isl

Edmonton 3, Columbus 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Ryan Smyth scored 19 seconds apart in a three-goal opening period and Tommy Salo made 15 saves Wednesday night as the Edmonton Oilers extended their season-best

Columbus 6, NY Rangers 3

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Rookie Rick Nash scored twice in the opening 10 minutes Saturday night as the Columbus Blue Jackets built a big lead early and rolled to a 6-3 victory over the

Columbus 2, Chicago 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Rick Nash scored in his NHL debut and Mike Sillinger snapped a tie late in the second period with a power-play tally Thursday night to lead the Columbus Blue Ja

Predators sign top pick Upshall

NASHVILLE, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Right wing Scottie Upshall, the sixth overall pick in the NHL draft, signed with the Nashville Predators on Monday, beating a 3 p.m. EDT deadline.
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