The Columbus Blue Jackets fell to the Boston Bruins in six games, and since the series ended, the team has disbanded. Multiple players have gone to the World Championships over in Slovakia, and others are just having the time of their life grabbing some drinks.
Matt Duchene and others joined Riley Nash in Nashville, Tennessee for a good time as they celebrated Nash's birthday.
The CBJ boys are having every bar in Nashville do their best version of @MorganCWallen Whiskey Glasses... so far The Stages band has done the best version. Agree @joshanderson_77 @NickFoligno @CamAtkinson13 ?— Matt Duchene (@Matt9Duchene) May 9, 2019
4pm update!! pic.twitter.com/P85V0wUVqD— Nick Foligno (@NickFoligno) May 9, 2019
A large contingent were singing and dancing post-playoffs. A few beers in Nashville will do just that.
Alexandre Texier went over to join France in their pursuit of a World Championship. That makes the AHL, NHL and the world stage for the teenager in about a months span.
Artemi Panarin for all of his hard work decided to head down to the sun-soaked beaches of Miami, Florida. Is it a sign of things to come or is it just a place to unwind? Either way, the forward is enjoying his time away from the rink.
The season is over for the Blue Jackets, and this group of players isn't likely going to be all together again. It makes the 2018-19 campaign all the more bittersweet. Who stays and who goes will be the topic du jour in the weeks ahead.
Enjoying the here and now is a much better idea.
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