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2016–17 Columbus Blue Jackets season

Off-seasonEdit

Training campEdit

Regular seasonEdit

The Blue Jackets finished October with a record of 3 wins, 3 regulation losses and an overtime loss, but in November they won 9, lost 2 in regulation and 3 in overtime. On November 29, 2016, the team began a winning streak that ran to 16 consecutive games, including a perfect 14-0-0 record in December, but ended on January 3, 2017 with a loss to the Washington Capitals. The 16 game winning streak was one short of the NHL record 17 games, set by the 1992–93 Pittsburgh Penguins.[2]

StandingsEdit

Divisional standingsEdit

Metropolitan Division
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 p – Washington Capitals 82 55 19 8 53 263 182 +81 118
2 x – Pittsburgh Penguins 82 50 21 11 46 282 234 +48 111
3 x – Columbus Blue Jackets 82 50 24 8 47 249 195 +54 108
4 x – New York Rangers 82 48 28 6 45 256 220 +36 102
5 New York Islanders 82 41 29 12 39 241 242 −1 94
6 Philadelphia Flyers 82 39 33 10 32 219 236 −17 88
7 Carolina Hurricanes 82 36 31 15 33 215 236 −21 87
8 New Jersey Devils 82 28 40 14 25 183 244 −61 70
Source: National Hockey League
p – Clinched Presidents' Trophy; x – Clinched playoff spot.

Conference standingsEdit

Top 3 (Metropolitan Division)
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 p – Washington Capitals 82 55 19 8 53 263 182 +81 118
2 x – Pittsburgh Penguins 82 50 21 11 46 282 234 +48 111
3 x – Columbus Blue Jackets 82 50 24 8 47 249 195 +54 108
Source: National Hockey League
p – Clinched Presidents' Trophy; x – Clinched playoff spot.
Top 3 (Atlantic Division)
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 y – Montreal Canadiens 82 47 26 9 44 226 200 +26 103
2 x – Ottawa Senators 82 44 28 10 38 212 214 −2 98
3 x – Boston Bruins 82 44 31 7 42 234 212 +22 95
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; y – Clinched division.
Eastern Conference Wild Card
Pos Div Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 ME x – New York Rangers 82 48 28 6 45 256 220 +36 102
2 AT x – Toronto Maple Leafs 82 40 27 15 39 251 242 +9 95
3 ME New York Islanders 82 41 29 12 39 241 242 −1 94
4 AT Tampa Bay Lightning 82 42 30 10 38 234 227 +7 94
5 ME Philadelphia Flyers 82 39 33 10 32 219 236 −17 88
6 ME Carolina Hurricanes 82 36 31 15 33 215 236 −21 87
7 AT Florida Panthers 82 35 36 11 30 210 237 −27 81
8 AT Detroit Red Wings 82 33 36 13 24 207 244 −37 79
9 AT Buffalo Sabres 82 33 37 12 31 201 237 −36 78
10 ME New Jersey Devils 82 28 40 14 25 183 244 −61 70
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot.

Schedule and resultsEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

2016–17 Game Log

Legend:   Win (2 points)   Loss (0 points)   Overtime/shootout loss (1 point)

PlayoffsEdit

The Blue Jackets clinched the playoffs for the first time since the 2013–14 season. They met the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round and lost the series 4–1.

2017 Stanley Cup playoffs

Legend:   Win   Loss

Player statisticsEdit

Final Stats[3]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular season[3]
Player GP GS TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Sergei Bobrovsky 63 63 3707:04 41 17 5 127 2.06 1727 .931 7 0 0 8
Joonas Korpisalo 14 13 790:31 7 5 1 38 2.88 401 .905 1 0 0 0
Curtis McElhinney 7 5 375:55 2 1 2 15 2.39 198 .924 0 0 0 0
Anton Forsberg 1 1 58:35 0 1 0 4 4.07 27 .852 0 0 0 0
Playoffs
Player GP GS TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Sergei Bobrovsky 5 4 309:15 1 3 1 20 3.88 170 .882 0 0 0 0

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining the Blue Jackets. Statistics reflect time with the Blue Jackets only.
Denotes player was traded mid-season. Statistics reflect time with the Blue Jackets only.
Bold/italics denotes franchise record.

RosterEdit

TransactionsEdit

The Blue Jackets have been involved in the following transactions during the 2016–17 season.

TradesEdit

Date
Details
Ref
June 25, 2016 To Toronto Maple Leafs
Kerby Rychel
To Columbus Blue Jackets
Scott Harrington
conditional 5th-round pick in 2017
[4]
November 28, 2016 To Colorado Avalanche
Cody Goloubef
To Columbus Blue Jackets
Ryan Stanton
[5]
March 1, 2017 To New Jersey Devils
Dalton Prout
To Columbus Blue Jackets
Kyle Quincey
[6]
March 1, 2017 To Dallas Stars
Dillon Heatherington
To Columbus Blue Jackets
Lauri Korpikoski
[7]

Draft picksEdit

Below are the Columbus Blue Jackets' selections at the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, held June 24–25, 2016 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York.

Round # Player Pos Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 3 Pierre-Luc Dubois LW   Canada Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)
2 34 Andrew Peeke D   United States Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
3 65 Vitaly Abramov RW   Russia Gatineau Olympiques (QMJHL)
6 155 Peter Thome G   United States Aberdeen Wings (NAHL)
7 185 Calvin Thurkauf C   Switzerland Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
Notes

ReferencesEdit

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