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Gave: NHL should let fans decide shootout participants

Fans who packed Joe Louis Arena the other night were on their feet again after a third straight home game ended without a winner after 65 minutes of hockey. They cheered lustily when Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard rejected the first Columbus penalty shot by Cam Atkinson. A moment later, they unleashed the loudest roar of the evening when Pavel Datsyuk skated in from center ice...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets edge Penguins in shootout as Crosby sits again

  Cam Atkinson and Ryan Johansen scored in the shootout to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night for their sixth straight win. Sergei Bobrovsky had 33 saves through overtime, then stopped Evgeni Malkin and Brandon Sutter in the tiebreaker to preserve the win. Nick Foligno, Boone Jenner and Jack Johnson scored in regulation...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets edge short-handed Penguins 4-3 in SO

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Cam Atkinson and Ryan Johansen scored in the shootout to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night for their sixth straight win. Sergei Bobrovsky had 33 saves through overtime, then stopped Evgeni Malkin and Brandon Sutter in the tiebreaker to preserve the win. Nick Foligno, Boone Jenner and Jack Johnson scored...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets edge short-handed Penguins 4-3 in SO

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Cam Atkinson and Ryan Johansen scored in the shootout to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night for their sixth straight win. Sergei Bobrovsky had 33 saves through overtime, then stopped Evgeni Malkin and Brandon Sutter in the tiebreaker to preserve the win. Nick Foligno, Boone Jenner and Jack Johnson...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Daily Fix, December 9th

  December 9th Edition: What do you get? Game Breakdowns of CHI/NJ PHI/CBJ WPG/DAL CGY/TOR WSH/TB Positional, Price Adjusted Cash Game Rankings Seven centers Seven wingers Five defensemen Three goalies GPP Stack Rankings 10 different stacks All for just $1 ! Game Breakdowns: Chicago Blackhawks @ New Jersey Devils – Start Time – 7:00 PM, O/U: 5.0, Chicago -181...
Via The Fantasy Fix
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets down Panthers via shootout on Johansen goal

  Ryan Johansen scored the winning goal in a shootout to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 victory over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night. Boone Jenner, Cam Atkinson and Nick Foligno scored in regulation for Columbus and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 52 shots. Nick Bjugstad had two goals and an assist for the Panthers. Tomas Fleischmann had a goal and had an assist and Roberto...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers rally but fall in shootout to Blue Jackets

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Ryan Johansen scored the winning goal in a shootout to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 victory over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night. Boone Jenner, Cam Atkinson and Nick Foligno scored in regulation for Columbus and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 52 shots. Nick Bjugstad had two goals and an assist for the Panthers. Tomas Fleischmann had a goal and had...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Johansen lifts Blue Jackets past Panthers in SO

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Ryan Johansen scored the winning goal in a shootout to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 victory over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night. Boone Jenner, Cam Atkinson and Nick Foligno scored in regulation for Columbus and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 52 shots. Nick Bjugstad had two goals and an assist for the Panthers. Tomas Fleischmann had a goal and had...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers rally but fall in shootout to Blue Jackets

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Ryan Johansen scored the winning goal in a shootout to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 victory over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night. Boone Jenner, Cam Atkinson and Nick Foligno scored in regulation for Columbus and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 52 shots. Nick Bjugstad had two goals and an assist for the Panthers. Tomas Fleischmann had a goal and had...
Via Fox Sports Florida
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobrovsky's 36 saves help Blue Jackets beat Sharks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) David Savard and Cam Atkinson scored goals and Sergei Bobrovsky had 36 saves in his return from the injured list to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. Bobrovsky, the 2013 Vezina Trophy winner as the NHL's top goaltender, missed the previous eight games with a broken finger in his left hand. Joe Pavelski...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Atkinson: 'We've got to take a look in the mirror'

Ending their current slide might not be such a difficult task if the Columbus Blue Jackets start playing with a sense of urgency. The visiting Blue Jackets look to avoid matching a single-season club record with their ninth straight defeat Tuesday night against the Washington Capitals. With injuries to No. 1 goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky (broken finger) and forwards Brandon Dubinsky...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Atkinson: 'We've got to take a look in the mirror'

Ending their current slide might not be such a difficult task if the Columbus Blue Jackets start playing with a sense of urgency. The visiting Blue Jackets look to avoid matching a single-season club record with their ninth straight defeat Tuesday night against the Washington Capitals. With injuries to No. 1 goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky (broken finger) and forwards Brandon Dubinsky...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Gifs #13: CBJ @ CAR (11/7/14)

Gifs from Columbus’ loss to Carolina, extending their losing streak to 7 games. Full Album: here First Period No goals scored Second Period 0-1 CAR: CAR: (2:43) Jeff Skinner (2) ASST: NONE 1-1 TIE: CBJ: (11:15) Scott Hartnell (2) ASST: Boone Jenner (1), Frédéric St-Denis (1) 2-1 CBJ: CBJ: (18:44) Scott Hartnell (3) ASST: Boone Jenner (2), Cam Atkinson (3) Third Period...
Via BS Hockey
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackets prepare physically and mentally as they return from injury

Coming back from an injury takes more than just healing your body. The Blue Jackets have faced a rash of injuries this year, and as players return to full health, they've worked to ensure their minds and their emotions are as strong as their muscles and bones. Jackets forward Cam Atkinson suffered one of this season's more frightening injuries when Anaheim Duck player Ryan Kesler...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets discuss dealing with adversity

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With the news Tuesday night that defenseman James Wisniewski will miss one to two weeks with a broken finger, the tribulations facing the Blue Jackets keep mounting. The list of the walking wounded reads like a "who's who" of this hockey team. Nathan Horton (back), Brandon Dubinsky (abdomen), Boone Jenner (hand), Matt Calvert (upper body), Sergei Bobrovsky (finger...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Injury Update: Cam Atkinson to Return to Lineup Tuesday

The Columbus Blue Jackets will welcome back one of their wingers tonight as Cam Atkinson has been cleared to play. Only five days earlier, Atkinson suffered what could have been a potentially life changing eye injury.  #457222902 / gettyimages.com Earlier today, Cam Atkinson was fully cleared to play tonight against the Ottawa Senators. According to NHL.com  Atkinson...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Hockey Daily Fix, October 28th 2014

Tonight is an extremely big day in the NHL with 12 games on the slate. There is some big news with regards to skaters returning/departing from lineups today, so let’s go over them quickly. If you are a new user to Draft Kings please use this link to sign up! Eric Staal returns to the lineup for the Carolina Hurricanes tonight against Vancouver. This is an absolutely huge deal...
Via The Fantasy Fix
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Crashing the Net: Foligno's neck, Atkinson's eye and more

Columbus, OH – The Blue Jackets returned to the friendly ice of Nationwide Arena today after a bruising west coast road trip. They are a banged up bunch of hockey players that are not hanging their heads with the adversity that seems to follow them around. Forward Nick Foligno, after being stretchered off the Staples Center ice on Sunday, was walking around with a stiff neck...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Injury Update: Cam Atkinson avoids severe damage to eye after taking skate to the face

The Columbus Blue Jackets are lucky when it comes to forward Cam Atkinson. Atkinson walked away during last nights game against the Anaheim Ducks with a severe injury but it is 'better' then expected. #487492707 / gettyimages.com During the game Atkinson took a blade to the face, right under the right eye. It happened when Ryan Kesler from the Ducks lunged forward to reach...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Cam Atkinson shows what a skate to the face looks like

We reported earlier how Columbus Blue Jackets’ forward Cam Atkinson took a skate to the face during the game against the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night.  The good thing is that Atkinson hasn’t lost his eye as the skate hit below the eye It missed his eye, but that doesn’t mean that the injury was any less gruesome as the picture below shows.  I had a golf club to the head...
Via Around The Rink
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson took a skate to the face last night, got stitches

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson looks like this today.Thank you everyone for checking in on me. Luckily the skate just missed my eye. Really appreciate all the LOVE. pic.twitter.com/5PpcDzO6nn— Cam Atkinson (@CamAtkinson13) October 25, 2014Thanks to Ryan Kesler’s skate during Friday night’s game in Anaheim. [Last Impulse] Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories...
Via Bob's Blitz
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Blue Jackets forward came real close to losing his eye

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson took an inadvertent skate to the face during his team’s game against the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night. He was extremely fortunate he didn’t lose an eye. [WATCH: Cam Atkinson takes skate to the face] On Saturday, Atkinson sent out a tweet thanking fans for their support. He also...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Cam Atkinson Gets Cut After Taking Ryan Kelser’s Skate To Face

Another one of the scarier moments that you will see involving a skate at a hockey game. Ryan Kesler fell down and as he fell forward, he skate clipped Cam Atkinson’s face and it got scary close to his right eye. He would be okay though, thankfully. Told #CBJ Cam Atkinson did not sustain any […] The post Cam Atkinson Gets Cut After Taking Ryan Kelser’s Skate To Face appeared...
Via Diehardsport
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackets' Cam Anderson OK after taking skate to face (VIDEO)

There was a scary moment Friday night after Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson was bloodied by the skate of Anaheim Ducks forward Ryan Kesler with an inadvertent back-kick.This is how close Kesler's skate came to taking out one of Atkinson's eyes: Here's the video replay: Luckily for Atkinson, his cheek caught the brunt of the sharp blade and missed his peeper.#CBJ...
Via The Other Paper
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Cam Atkinson Avoids Damage To Eye After Taking Skate To The Face

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson avoided serious damage after taking a skate to the face midway through the third period of Friday’s game against the Anaheim Ducks. It was a scary moment on the ice as the right skate of Ryan Kesler struck Atkinson in the face inadvertently when the Ducks center lunged forward to reach the puck, causing his leg to kick up in the air...
Via NESN.com
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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