June 7, 2000 : Marc Denis acquired from the Colorado Avalanche for Columbus' 2nd round choice (32nd overall) in the 2000 entry draft
June 23, 2000 : Blue Jackets selected goalie Dwayne Roloson from Buffalo, Rick Tabaracci from Colorado and Fédéric Chabot from Montréal
July 4, 2000 : Blue Jackets signed free agent Ron Tugnutt to a multi-year contract. Terms of the contract where not disclosed
July 12, 2000 : Rick Tabaracci signed as a free agent with the Dallas Stars
July 14, 2000 : Dwayne Roloson signed free agent with the St.Louis Blues
August 31, 2000 : Marc Denis agreed on a multi-year contract. As club policy, terms were not disclosed.
November 9, 2000 : The New York Rangers traded goaltender Jean-François Labbé to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for defenseman Bert Robertsson.
December 3, 2000 : The Columbus Blue jackets recalled goalteder Jean-Francois Labbe from the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL
December 4, 2000 : The Columbus Blue Jackets placed goaltender Ron Tugnutt on the injured reserved list with a hip flexor. Out day-to-day
December 7, 2000 : The Columbus Blue jackets assigned goaltender Jean-François Labbé to the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL
December 11, 2000 : Columbus Blue jackets' goaltender Marc Denis was named the NHL Player Of The Week with a 1,58 GAA and a 2-0-1 record. Denis is the first Columbus franchise player to win an award
December 31, 2000 : The Columbus Blue Jackets recalled goaltender Jean-François Labbé from the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL
January 12, 2001 : The Columbus Blue Jackets activated goaltender Ron Tugnutt from injured reserve and assigned Jean-François Labbé to the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL. Tugnutt missed 7 games