Things You May Not Know: Blue Jackets-Kings edition

CBJ Bobrovsky Blue Jackets NHL 3The formerly known as Western Conference Columbus Blue Jackets, now flying the flag of the NHL’s Eastern Conference, arrive in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon for their lone appearance of the season at Staples Center. In advance of the game, we have a few tidbits that will make you sound smart when talking to the person next to you – regardless of if that’s in the stands, at a bar, or even at home in front of the TV…

Five Things You May Not Have Known about the Columbus Blue Jackets:

1. Ryan Johansen patterns his game after the San Jose Sharks Joe Thornton.

2. Scott Hartnell was the 6th overall pick in the 2000 NHL Draft by the Nashville Predators. He also had a cameo in the movie This is 40 (along with Ian Laperriere).

3. Sergei Bobrovsky, then as a member of the Philadelphia Flyers, stills holds the team record of being the youngest goalie to ever win a game.

4. Jack Johnson was a high school teammate of Sidney Crosby at Shattuck Saint-Mary’s prep school in Minnesota. The two played hockey and baseball together.

5. Johnson is also engaged to Kelly Quinn, the sister of NFLer, Brady Quinn.

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