The win over Edmonton landed the Columbus Blue Jackets with the 16th straight win. The critics have silenced the negative criticism as the Columbus Blue Jackets strive to set a record and make history by winning the next to games making this hot streak 18th in a row.
Columbus Blue Jackets could tie NHL record with a 17th win Thursday night in Washington which will tie Columbus with the 1992-93 Pittsburgh Penguins. Columbus hasn’t lost since a 2-1 setback at Florida on Nov. 26. The Blue Jackets won all 14 games in December, and their 27-5-4 record is the NHL’s best. This season the Columbus Blue Jackets were expected to be the underdog in the off-season there weren’t any blockbuster trades or big-name free-agent signings.