OK, a new Lowetide article is up that mentions news about the Columbus Blue Jackets cleaning up their scouting staff. Don Boyd (Assistant GM, dubbed “amateur scouting guru” by the article) and Bob Strumm (Pro Scouting Director) were fired. Lowetide mentions that with this happening so close to the draft, you have to wonder if this fuels the rumor even more of their 8th overall pick being available. Of course, the Oilers and Howson have their history, and he’s generally been a willing dance partner with us.
It wouldn’t come easy, but we have some assets that we are looking to move. Tambellini could take a quantum leap in Continue reading 'Blue Jackets scout staff firings… 8th overall pick in play? / Jeff Carter Available?'»