Blue Jackets Send Seven To Socchi

Jan 7, 2014

The Columbus Blue Jackets are sending seven players to Socchi, Russia next month to represent their countries in the winter Olympics.

Goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky, center Artem Anisimov and defensemen Fedor Tyutin and Nikita Nikitin were named to the Russian National Men's team today. Forward Marion Gaborik was tapped for the Slovakian squad for the third time in his career.  Jackets head coach Todd Richards will serve as assistant coach for Team USA, and Jackets General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen will tackle the same job for the Finnish National team.