The Cannon Cast: For Columbus Blue Ja...

For fans of the Columbus Blue Jackets.

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NHL Lottery ridiculousness, Taylor Hall? Rivalr...
On this week's episode of The Cannon Cast, Seeds comes back after some time off to chat the craziness that was the NHL draft lottery. We also talk Blue Jackets rivalries -- do they have one? -- and the league's attempt at trying to keep players safe for when the league resumes play this summer. Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
31 min
152
Columbus Ice Hockey Club President Mike Watson
On this week's episode of The Cannon Cast, we were thrilled to be joined by Columbus Ice Hockey Club President, Mike Watson! Mike talked about how he got started with CIHC, making hockey more inclusive and accessible for everyone, the newly formed Hockey Diversity Alliance, and much more. You can follow Columbus Ice Hockey Club on Twitter @CIHockeyClub, and you can join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
37 min
153
Boosting fan-interaction without fans in attend...
The Stanley Cup playoffs are coming up, sometime this summer, and we were curious about ways to make the playoffs more fan-friendly without fans in attendance! On this week’s episode of The Cannon Cast we discuss ways to boost fan-interaction around the NHL, such as with local Blue Jackets, and SB Nation’s video game theme week is under way. Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
32 min
154
We’re talking about players getting back on the...
With hockey getting ever-so-much closer, we’re actually starting to get some on-ice activity for the Blue Jackets and other teams. That includes voluntary workouts across the league this week. On The Cannon Cast we discuss on-ice activity around the league, Nick Foligno's new initiative, the Hockey Diversity Alliance, and much more! Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
39 min
155
AHL beat writer Patrick Williams talks hockey w...
We were pleased to have AHL beat writer Patrick Williams join The Cannon Cast this week! For this week’s episode we discussed what’s happening around the AHL? Patrick’s thoughts on the Cleveland Monsters and Columbus Blue Jackets? How Covid-19 could impact the hockey season going into next year? And much more! You can follow Patrick on Twitter at @pwilliamsNHL and you can catch him on NHL.com, EP Rinkside, and he can be heard weekly on the @SiriusXMNHL and @AroundTheAPod. Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
43 min
156
Talking Blue Jackets Stanley Cup Playoffs
Is the NHL back? It certainly sounds like there’s a good opportunity for games this summer to conclude the 2019-20 season. A proposed 24-team playoff, featuring your Columbus Blue Jackets, appears close to being signed, sealed, and approved very soon! In this week’s episode of The Cannon Cast we discuss the return of hockey? A playoff series featuring the Maple Leafs and Blue Jackets? The Jackets healthy enough to make a run? Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28 min
157
The Last Dance
Without Blue Jackets hockey — for now? — we discuss the other hot topic in sports. ESPN’s 10-part series. The Last Dance, chronicling the G.O.A.T.: Michael Jordan and his Chicago Bulls dynasty of the 90s, concluded on Sunday. On this week’s The Cannon Cast, we dive into the documentary including initial thoughts on the The Last Dance, the Jerry Krause dynamic and his perception, as well as best hockey dynasties? Join the conversation on jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
38 min
158
Blue Jackets PA man Greg Murray Joins Us!
Over the past 20 years when you’ve gone to a Blue Jackets game at Nationwide arena, there’s been one constant, familiar voice! Public Address announcer Greg Murray joined The Cannon Cast to discuss what he’s been up to during the hockey hiatus, how he got started in the announcing business, some of the funnier moments he’s been around to see, his work on Cameo.com benefitting the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation, and much more. You can follow Greg on Twitter @PA4CBJ and you can join the conversation on jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
56 min
159
Marvel meets hockey mainstream
On this week's episode of The Cannon Cast, we break down all things Marvel! Across the SB Nation landscape this week, it's a Marvel Cinematic Universe Theme Week as Pale Dragon, Rachel, and Seeds kicks things off with a discussion across a wide-array of Marvel-related topics. And of course things are tied into hockey. Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
35 min
160
Viva Elvis
Less than a week after it was announced that the Blue Jackets and goaltender Joonas Korpisalo agreed to a new contract, the same can now be said for the team with Elvis Merzlikins. On this week's edition of The Cannon Cast, we talk Elvis’ new deal, plus the potential of Columbus playing host to possible games this summer, and what's up with Mikhail Grigorenko? Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
33 min
161
Korpi signs new deal, Elvis next? And MJ!
We talk Joonas Korpisalo's contract extension and how that might impact things for Elvis Merzlikins. Plus we play 'Which Blue Jackets alumni did this?" and we wrap it all up with Michael Jordan. Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
37 min
162
In case people forgot, we reference Columbus' s...
This week, The Cannon Cast discusses the latest talk of the NHL finishing the 2019-20 season, minus fans, at neutral sites. We also discuss the best teams not to win a championship (last year's Lightning?) as part of an upcoming series of theme weeks around the SB Nation network. Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30 min
163
Getting in our hockey fix
This week, The Cannon Cast discusses the return of Seth Jones to the ice and the prospects of a healthy Blue Jackets team ... by at least next season? We also talk about some of the latest rumblings around the league and some related hockey content to consume. Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26 min
164
A Special Episode featuring The Tiger King Cast
We decided to meet up for a special rendition of The Cannon Cast as pop culture meets hockey! This week we discuss The Tiger King but we also played our game, FLS, as we talk about who we'd fight, have as our linemate, and scratch, plus loads more. Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
51 min
165
Special Guest Brian Giesenschlag joins The Cast!
This week, special guest Brian Giesenschlag of FOX Sports Ohio joined The Cannon Cast. He gave us his insight into his thoughts on the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Cincinnati Reds, working with Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre, and much more. Follow Brian Giesenschlag on Twitter at @BGiesenschlag and join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
56 min
166
A lighthearted episode with laughs along the way
Even though the Columbus Blue Jackets, and everyone else, has had to hit the pause button for the time being, The Cannon Cast is still getting together and we have a fun show in store for this week. We talk about how everyone's doing as well as a play a fun game called FLS (Fight, Liney, Scratch), and a lot more. Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29 min
167
Coronavirus wreaks havoc on Blue Jackets playof...
The NHL regular season, and Blue Jackets playoff push, is suspended due to Coronavirus. On this episode of The Cannon Cast we discuss whether the league can resume play for the 2019-20 season, how the AHL is affected, the silver lining of the Jackets possibly getting to ice a healthy squad again this season, and a lot more. Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
48 min
168
Blue Jackets salvage Canadian trip
The Blue Jackets return home after Elvis Merzlikins and co. salvage one of three in Western Canada. On this episode of The Cannon Cast, we discuss last week's games against the Flames, Oilers, and Canucks, Ryan Murray's future, and Josh Anderson could have been traded for who? Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
35 min
169
Blue Jackets head west
The Blue Jackets come off an exciting come-from-behind win against the Canucks before they embark west on their annual Canadian swing. Ryan Murray, Riley Nash, and Alexander Wennberg rejoined the lineup over the weekend, and we talk about the playoff prospects for the team down the stretch. Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
27 min
170
Trade Deadline 2020
The 2020 NHL Trade Deadline is behind us and that's what we're discussing on this episode of the Cannon Cast! Did the Columbus Blue Jackets do enough? Could they do enough? We talk Sonny Milano, Markus Hannikainen and Devin Shore before breaking down the rest of the Metropolitan Division on a wild deadline day. Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
44 min
171
The Blue Jackets hit a pre-deadline slump
Besieged by injuries, the Columbus Blue Jackets have limped into the final week before the NHL Trade Deadline. On this episode of the Cannon Cast, we discuss the state of the CBJ and how they should (and may) approach next week's big deadline. We also talk Cleveland Monsters and some AHL news bits, including a familiar face who's been tapped to lead the league. Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
38 min
172
Seth Jones goes down, Liam Foudy comes up
The Columbus Blue Jackets enter the week with a much tougher row to hoe following two big injuries suffered in Saturday’s loss to the Avalanche—Cam Atkinson and Seth Jones. On this episode of the Cannon Cast, we discuss how much those blows will hurt the CBJ, as well as how excited we are for the call-up and NHL debut of 2018 first-round pick Liam Foudy. We also chat about the Cleveland Monsters and if someone else should've gotten the call instead of Foudy. Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
36 min
173
Back from the bye week
February is officially here and the Columbus Blue Jackets are back in action! With the All-Star Game and bye week behind them, the CBJ took three points from a pair of road matinees, made some depth signings and suffered yet another injury in the span of just a few days. We discuss all the goings-on with Columbus, including rest vs. rust, a big upcoming homestand and the team signing Eric Robinson and Nathan Gerbe for two more years. Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28 min
174
Special guest Jeff Svoboda
Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda joins us following the NHL's All-Star Weekend while things are relatively quiet for the red-hot Columbus Blue Jackets during the bye week. Jeff talks about his favorite storylines of the season, his time as a hockey reporter (and rec league player) and whether he saw this kind of season coming from the CBJ. Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! You can follow Jeff on Twitter @JacketsInsider. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
57 min
175
The hottest team in hockey
The Columbus Blue Jackets are the hottest team in hockey, tearing their way back to playoff contention. We'll talk about this unreal run the team has put together behind Latvian star rookie Elvis Merzlikins, the huge returns of Cam Atkinson and Oliver Bjorkstrand, and the debut of the other Latvian goalie. We also discuss the Cleveland Monsters' rough road swing and how their stars have been developing down on the farm. We discuss naturalstattrick.com and Greg Wyshynski's standings reform exercise in this episode. Join the conversation at jacketscannon.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
46 min