Aaron Portzline writes in the Dispatch that John Davidson is very close to joining the Blue Jackets as President of Hockey Operations.
An official announcement could be made as soon as tomorrow.
9:12AM: Columbus has officially announced the move.
Connections between the Columbus and the Rangers from the time JD was involved with the organization are:
- Fedor Tyutin
- Tim Erixon (His dad was a Ranger when JD was a broadcaster)
- Craig Patrick was coach and GM when JD was a player and then a broadcaster