Coach Todd Richards is expecting Brandon Saad to be a leader with the Blue Jackets.
Paul Bittner has signed a three-year, entry-level contract with Columbus.
David Savard worked hard on his conditioning and it helped him enjoy a breakout season in 2014-15.
Chris Chelios was impressed with Columbus draft pick Zach Werenski during the United States' Evaluation Camp for the 2016 World Junior Championship.
Blue Jackets' first rounder Zach Werenski plans to return to the University of Michigan last season, but may feel the lure to sign a pro contract over the next few weeks.
Alexander Wennberg is projected to be Columbus' third-line center in 2015-16.
Boone Jenner is projected to play with Ryan Johansen or Brandon Dubinsky in 2015-16.
Ryan Murray's agent, Rick Valette, said the Columbus defenseman is at full health.
Columbus made the loan of Oscar Dansk to Rogle BK official on Thursday.
David Clarkson is projected to be a third-line winger for Columbus this season.
Brandon Saad is projected to play with Ryan Johansen during his first season with Columbus.
Brandon Dubinsky should be poised for a big year as the Blue Jackets look to contend in 2015-2016.
Brandon Saad ranks second on the Blue Jackets in playoff experience.
The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed center Michael Chaput to a one-year/two-way contract.
The Blue Jackets are not panicking after the disappointment of last season.