Found December 24, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Last week, in the midst of a month marked by healthy scratches and yo-yo trips to minor-league Springfield, Blue Jackets forward Jack Skille sat at his locker stall at Nationwide Arena and said, confidently and sincerely, that he was playing his best hockey in recent memory. It seemed strange then. But last night, after a 4-3 Blue Jackets win over the Carolina Hurricanes, it rang true. Skille took a behind-the-back feed from center Artem Anisimov and scored the winning goal with a short-sided snipe with 2:34 remaining in the third period. “I had it right on my tape,” said Skille, who was playing just his second game in 20 days. “I just ripped it. It went right where I wanted it.” That goal, and one scored by Ryan Johansen less than two minutes earlier, put the injury-riddled Blue Jackets in high spirits heading into a three-day holiday break. The comeback win, on the road against a division opponent, helped the Blue Jackets keep pace in the tight Metropolitan race. “It was a great w...
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