Blue Jackets hire Arniel as coach
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Scott Arniel was interested in the Columbus Blue Jackets even before they showed any interest in him.
Arniel, introduced as the Blue Jackets' new head coach on Tuesday, said of the four NHL teams who were looking for a head coach in recent weeks, he singled out the Blue Jackets.
"I had a big circle around Columbus," he said at the news conference announcing his hiring. "I thought it was the perfect fit for me at this time."
The 47-year-old Arniel was the head ...
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