The Columbus Blue Jackets didn't have themselves a good Saturday night. In between periods, a report from Sportsnet's Nick Kypreos may put the team a little more on edge than before.
While only a small snippet during their Headlines segment between periods, Kypreos stated that Anderson is "clearly unhappy" and that there isn't a trade request "yet."
It is a curious situation for such a remark since Anderson was just only moved to the fourth line and that he is someone that Columbus seems to have a lot of faith in. Nonetheless, the statement from Kypreos brought some eyes to the situation. It even got Anderson's agent, Darren Ferris to come out and make a remark about it.
Josh Andersons agent, Darren Ferris, denies report from Sportsnets Nick Kypreos that Anderson is unhappy w #CBJ after temporary drop to fourth line.— Aaron Portzline (@Aportzline) October 14, 2018
Ferris said he spoke w Anderson, and both see demotion as nothing more than a coach trying to get a team and a player going.
While all reports should be taken with a grain of salt, this one, in particular, is especially curious given the timing and recency of it all. If more noise continues to follow Anderson, then this may be a worthwhile report. For now, it feels like a pageview garnering comment than anything else.
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