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Anisimov on Columbus: “It’s so quiet”

Aug 18, 2012, 9:00 PM EDT

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Shifting from a big city like New York to Columbus can be a significant adjustment.

In the case of Artem Anisimov, it might be a welcome change.

Anisimov told Aaron Portzline that he prefers the more placid environment in Ohio instead of the noise and activity of the Big Apple.

“(Manhattan) was tough for me,” Anisimov said. “This is a good city, good neighborhoods. People have been so nice. And it’s so quiet. So quiet.”

Portzline reports that Blue Jackets head coach Todd Richards expects Anisimov to slide into the third-line center spot, although like any team, the combos can change quite a bit.

Anisimov scored 16 goals and 36 points in 79 games last season.

  1. contraryguy - Aug 18, 2012 at 10:15 PM

    Just as long as you keep ‘em noisy in Nationwide Arena, Arty.

    It gets noisy around campus on OSU football Saturdays but otherwise… mmm, yeah, it’s quiet; just how we like it.

  2. cfab44 - Aug 18, 2012 at 10:36 PM

    quite and boring as hell

    • aklolzer - Aug 18, 2012 at 11:20 PM

      If you’re going to try and burn somebody, at least try to make sense, idiot.

    • handsofsweed - Aug 19, 2012 at 12:16 AM

      I love how ignorant people misspell words when they are trying to talk smack. If you’re too godforsaken stupid not to know the difference between “quiet” and “quite,” then shut the hell up, dummy.

  3. sharksfan754 - Aug 19, 2012 at 4:32 AM

    If he thinks Columbus is quiet now wait until the hockey season is fully underway

  4. freneticgarfieldfan - Aug 19, 2012 at 5:04 AM

    I’m really curious how the guy who goes the opposite direction will handle the transition from the calm, peaceful place to the noisy and never sleeping city.

  5. jakpsu1 - Aug 19, 2012 at 7:30 AM

    I’ve lived about 45 minutes from Columbus for about 7 months now, and I’m ready to move away from here

  6. icelovinbrotha215 - Aug 19, 2012 at 9:12 PM

    As once as you leave the east coast, life is quiet haha. Went out to school in W. PA for 4 years, it’s a completely different world. Not bad if you like that pace of life. I like the city. Different strokes for different folks.

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