Curtis McElhinney won't give up his roster spot without a fight.
Sam Gagner, looking for a new start with the Blue Jackets, opened his preseason Monday night in impressive fashion.
Zach Werenski (groin) took part in Monday's practice.
Pierre-Luc Dubois was a minus-two in his NHL pre-season debut.
Scott Hartnell started the pre-season off on the right foot with two goals and an assist in Columbus' 7-3 loss against St. Louis on Sunday.
Oliver Bjorkstrand looks like a lock to make the Columbus Blue Jackets this season.
Josh Anderson has an excellent opportunity to make the Columbus Blue Jackets out of training camp.
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 42 shots in Russia's 5-3 loss to Team Canada in the semifinal of the World Cup of Hockey on Saturday night.
Zach Werenski, who is nursing a lower body injury, is expected to return to practice on Tuesday.
Following ankle surgery at the end of last season, David Savard reports that he's back to full strength.
Sergei Bobrovski will tend Russia's net against Canada in Saturday's semi-final.
Matt Calvert is going into the 2016-17 campaign as the longest tenured member with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Scott Hartnell has reactivated his no-movement clause.
Aaron Palushaj has inked a PTO with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Sergei Bobrovsky earned a 21-save shutout as Russia topped Finland 3-0 Thursday afternoon.