Blue Jackets coach Scott Arniel will start goaltender Mathieu Garon tonight against the Dallas Stars in Nationwide Arena. But that's as far as the coach was willing to commit in discussing the biggest story surrounding the club.
When might we see struggling Steve Mason in goal again?
"Maybe I throw the kid back in against Calgary (on Tuesday) and let him get retribution there . . . I haven't mapped this out too far along."
In the short term, it's hard to imagine the Jackets not leaning heavily on Garon as long as he continues to play well. Coaches and players can say what they want, but the club plays a more relaxed, structured game when the veteran is in goal. With the club's hot start a distant