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Devils-Blue Jackets Preview

The Columbus Blue Jackets and New Jersey Devils will miss the playoffs, though they are headed in opposite directions as the season winds down. The Blue Jackets are surging with six wins in a row and can hand the visiting Devils a season-worst sixth straight defeat Tuesday night. Columbus (36-35-4) enjoyed a tremendous weekend by winning 5-2 at Chicago on Friday and 4-2 at St. Louis...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jenner's tiebreaking goal leads Blue Jackets past Blues

  Boone Jenner scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period, and Cam Atkinson had an empty-netter late in the third to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. William Karlsson and Jack Johnson also scored and Sergei Bobrovsky had 29 saves to help Columbus win its sixth straight overall and eighth straight on the road....
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jenner gets tiebreaking goal to lead Blue Jackets past Blues

ST. LOUIS (AP) Boone Jenner scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period, and Cam Atkinson had an empty-ntter late in the third to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. William Karlsson and Jack Johnson also scored and Sergei Bobrovsky had 29 saves to help Columbus win its sixth straight overall and eighth straight on...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 3/28/15

  What everyone is talking aboutIt’s barely past noon and they are already playing hockey! It’s a big game for the final spot in the playoffs, but also big for the Rangers. They have already clinched a spot, but they are giving Henrik Lundkvist a chance to test out his ice legs now that he is back from injury. It’s not going well for him. ESPN, NBC, NHL.com ScoreboardMinnesota...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets with chance to make history in St. Louis

Brian Elliott's last start was a bit of an embarrassment, and the same goes for his last game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. He'll get a chance to forget about both Saturday night as the St. Louis Blues begin a three-game homestand while continuing their push for the Presidents' Trophy, and Elliott will have a long-absent defenseman back to try to help contain the streaking Blue...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Elliott gets shot at redemption against Blue Jackets

Brian Elliott's last start was a bit of an embarrassment, and the same goes for his last game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. He'll get a chance to forget about both Saturday night as the St. Louis Blues begin a three-game homestand while continuing their push for the Presidents' Trophy, and Elliott will have a long-absent defenseman back to try to help contain the streaking Blue...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets-Blues Preview

Brian Elliott's last start was a bit of an embarrassment, and the same goes for his last game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. He'll get a chance to forget about both Saturday night as the St. Louis Blues begin a three-game homestand while continuing their push for the Presidents' Trophy, and Elliott will have a long-absent defenseman back to try to help contain the streaking Blue...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Atkinson's hat trick paces Blue Jackets to victory over Blackhawks

  Cam Atkinson scored twice in Columbus' four-goal first period and added an empty-net goal in the final minute for his second career hat trick to help the Blue Jackets win their fifth straight game, 5-2 over the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night. Ryan Johansen and Kevin Connauton also connected for the Blue Jackets. They set a team record with their seventh consecutive road victory...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Atkinson has hat trick, Blue Jackets beat Blackhawks 5-2

CHICAGO (AP) Cam Atkinson scored twice in Columbus' four-goal first period and added an empty-net goal in the final minute for his second career hat trick to help the Blue Jackets win their fifth straight game, 5-2 over the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night. Ryan Johansen and Kevin Connauton also connected for the Blue Jackets. They set a team record with their seventh consecutive...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Atkinson, Jamie Benn Among NHL Players Who’ve Sported Black Eyes (Photos)

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Hockey players are tough. There are countless examples of players losing teeth, receiving stitches in-game only to return without missing a shift, taking pucks to the face and other absurdly painful moments that would sideline us mere mortals for days, if not weeks. It’s a hard game, and sometimes players’ faces are direct proof of that...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Crashing the Net: Blue Jackets looking to the future

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It was a somewhat somber group of Blue Jackets players that took the ice for the morning skate ahead of tonight's tilt with the Washington Capitals. Although they skated with some pace, one could see that their thoughts were with James Wisniewski. One day after seeing one of the character guys in the room get traded to the Anaheim Ducks, it was a quiet dressing room...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
29 days ago  |  Discuss

CBJ trade Leopold to Wild, sign Atkinson to 3-year deal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- On a slow NHL trade-deadline day for the Columbus Blue Jackets, general manager Jarmo Kekalainen dealt seldom-used defenseman Jordan Leopold for a younger blue-liner and a draft pick and also signed forward Cam Atkinson to a three-year deal. Atkinson's agent, George Bazos at Edge Sports Management, confirmed Monday his client had signed a new contract worth...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

CBJ trade Leopold to Wild, sign Atkinson to 3-year deal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- On a slow NHL trade-deadline day for the Columbus Blue Jackets, general manager Jarmo Kekalainen dealt seldom-used defenseman Jordan Leopold for a younger blue-liner and a draft pick and also signed forward Cam Atkinson to a three-year deal. Atkinson's agent, George Bazos at Edge Sports Management, confirmed Monday his client had signed a new contract worth...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Four of the best possible NHL trade deadline pickups

A couple of weeks back I wrote an article about some players to avoid on deadline day. This time around I am here to write about some players that can provide some help for fringe and not so fringe teams. Contracts filled with value are the name of the game and these players have demonstrated their value in a multitude of ways. All graphs are from 2012-13 through the current date...
Via Bloguin Best
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Four of the best possible NHL trade deadline pickups

A couple of weeks back I wrote an article about some players to avoid on deadline day. This time around I am here to write about some players that can provide some help for fringe and not so fringe teams. Contracts filled with value are the name of the game and these players have demonstrated their value in a multitude of ways. All graphs are from 2012-13 through the current date...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Trade deadline fast approaching for Blue Jackets

The All-Star Game has come and gone, with the end of the season fast approaching. The NHL trade deadline is less than three weeks away on March 2 at 3 p.m. Every year at this point of the season, the question is asked about which teams are "buying" and who is "selling". The Blue Jackets play ten games in the twenty days remaining before the deadline. As of Wednesday morning, they...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets score 4 in 3rd period, beat Senators 4-1

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- Curtis McElhinney stopped 34 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets scored four goals in the third period to beat the Ottawa Senators 4-1 on Saturday night. Cam Atkinson, Nick Foligno, Scott Hartnell and Mark Letestu had the goals to help the Senators win for the second time in two nights. Erik Condra had the only goal for the Senators, also in the third period...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets score 4 in 3rd period to pull away from Senators

  Curtis McElhinney stopped 34 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets scored four goals in the third period to beat the Ottawa Senators 4-1 on Saturday night. Cam Atkinson, Nick Foligno, Scott Hartnell and Mark Letestu had the goals to help the Senators win for the second time in two nights. Erik Condra had the only goal for the Senators, also in the third period. Robin Lehner stopped...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Blue Jackets score after some crazy bounces

The Blue Jackets scored seven times against the Blues on Friday night, but the most bizarre was a goal credited to Cam Atkinson. The puck popped into the air off of a stick and hit Scott Hartnell in the helmet. As Hartnell turned to see what hit him, the puck floated up over Brian Elliott and hit the top of the net. It then bounced off the crossbar and down, where Atkinson waved...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Blue Jackets score after some crazy bounces

The Blue Jackets scored seven times against the Blues on Friday night, but the most bizarre was a goal credited to Cam Atkinson. The puck popped into the air off of a stick and hit Scott Hartnell in the helmet. As Hartnell turned to see what hit him, the puck floated up over Brian Elliott and hit the top of the net. It then bounced off the crossbar and down, where Atkinson waved...
Via Bloguin Best
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The Aftermath: (1/29/15) @ Florida Panthers

In a game where the Columbus Blue Jackets did well in the possession battle they fell just short yesterday to the Florida Panthers, 3-2. More games like this should yield better results for a team that desperately needs them. After the jump let us watch some highlights, shall we? Highlights: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly   The Good: Revamped First Line Cam Atkinson and Nick...
Via BS Hockey
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

The curious case of Cam Atkinson

The Blue Jackets' young forward has shown flashes of skill and scoring ability, but is he worth a long-term deal? The post The curious case of Cam Atkinson appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Columbus 4, Capitals 3: Highlights, Recap, Reaction

The Washington Capitals suffered their fourth straight loss Tuesday, as they were clipped by the Columbus Blue Jackets. Coincidentally, it was the fourth straight game the Capitals surrendered four goals or more. Their lack of defense comes on the heels of their defense getting praised for allowing one goal or less in their previous three before the losing streak. Caps unable to...
Via KCM Sports
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

The Aftermath: (1/27/14): vs Washington Capitals

In an absolute roller coaster of a game, the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Washington Capitals 4-3. The fourth line started the fun in the second period and made what turned out to be a good Metro division affair. Highlights? Join me after the jump. Highlights: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly The Good: Cam Atkinson Plainly, he needed this game very badly. Atkinson got himself...
Via BS Hockey
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Atkinson, Tyutin lead way as Blue Jackets get past Capitals

  Cam Atkinson and Fedor Tyutin each had a goal and an assist, and Curtis McElhinney made 25 saves to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night. Mark Letestu and Ryan Johansen also scored, and Nick Foligno, captain of one of the teams in Sunday's NHL All-Star game played on the Blue Jackets' home ice, had two assists. Johansen was...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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