Taking a look at some of the stats for the Columbus Blue Jackets through the twenty-game mark, they seem to indicate the Jackets are vastly improved, even from last season, in which they made the playoffs for the first time in franchise history:á They're on par for 48 wins, seven more than last year's playoff team, Rick Nash is on an early-season roll, and they're scoring goals with consistency.
But while numbers may not lie, they can greatly exaggerate the truth. And the truth is that Columbus, despite some good stats and some genuine improvements in the off-season, still have lots of work to be done.
On paper, their notable improvement on offense from last year is pretty darn good.á Through the quarter-mark, Columbus is tied for eighth in the league in that regard, av ...
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