Blue Jackets: The Columbus Blue Jackets Will Have a Better Season

July 23rd, 2010 by Kelsey Givens Leave a reply »
Last season was anything but stellar for the Columbus Blue Jackets. This season, however, will be different, and the Blue Jackets will have the chance to make a comeback after fixing last season’s mistakes.

In 2009, the Blue Jackets had one of their best seasons yet, making it to the NHL playoffs for the first time in franchise history.

However, the 2010 season was not as successful, and the Blue Jackets failed to make a repeat appearance in the playoffs.

There were several things that caused the Blue Jackets' setback last season; poor performances and Steve Mason’s sophomore slump.

Poor Performances

Several of the Blue Jackets' top players didn’t play up to par with their normal skill level last season.

This was a slight problem for the offensive players, but it was a major problem for the defensive players.

The defense last season was not as good as it had been in previous seasons, which made it a lot harder for the goalies to keep the puck out of the net.

To fix this problem, the Blue Jackets are going to need to seriously step up on defense next season, and work on ...

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