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Columbus Employing All Possible Tactics to Get Connor Bedard

Published March 20, 2023 at 11:28

It's no secret that the Columbus Blue Jackets are intentionally tanking, and their current position at the bottom of the standings is proof of their success.

Columbus Employing All Tactics to Get Connor Bedard

Patrik Laine, the 2016 2nd overall pick, has been a crucial part of Columbus' first line ever since he joined the team from the Winnipeg Jets. The winger is known for his incredible sniping ability and a primarily perimeter-based playing style.

Given this, it seems logical to maintain his position on the wing. However, the Blue Jackets made the unexpected decision to place him at the 1C position.

Laine's faceoff win percentage stands at a mere 17.6%, which is just what the Blue Jackets need in their current situation.

As the season approaches its final twelve games, anticipate the Blue Jackets attempting even more unconventional strategies. If these tactics ultimately result in securing Connor Bedard, no one will have any objections!

As reported by Hockey Patrol - Columbus Doing Everything Possible to Tank For Bedard
March 20   |   188 answers
Columbus Employing All Possible Tactics to Get Connor Bedard

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