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Red Wings Daily (10/22/14): Team Impressions, Day Off, and Around the NHL

Red Wings Updates Red Wings gain another point, but drop a good performance in Montreal The Red Wings’ defense has surprised many so far in this short season. What was projected by many, myself included in some instances, to be a total trainwreck is actually standing up fairly well to scrutiny. Detroit held the red-hot Canadiens to zero goals through almost 57 minutes of play last...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nathan Horton’s back injury is ‘career-threatening’

Nathan Horton’s career in Columbus hasn’t been what it was expected to be and now, it may have hit the wall. Sure, they were well aware of his pending shoulder surgery when they signed him to a seven-year, $37.1 million deal in the summer of 2013. They were okay with that. And they were willing to deal when he was put out by an abdominal issue at the end of the 2013-14 season...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Horton's Back Injury Could End Career

The Blue Jackets aren’t ready to move on without injured right wing Nathan Horton yet. But optimism is fading that Horton will be able to play this season, and there’s growing concern that the 29-year-old’s career might be finished. Horton, who signed a seven-year, $37.1 million free-agent contract with the Blue Jackets in the summer of 2013, has been diagnosed with “degeneration”...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Back injury could end Nathan Horton's career

There’s a chance we have seen the last of Nathan Horton in an NHL uniform. The back injury that has sidelined the Columbus Blue Jackets winger since April could be a career-ender, sources told The Columbus Dispatch’s Aaron Portzline. “The Blue Jackets aren’t ready to move on without injured right wing Nathan Horton yet,” Portzline wrote Tuesday. “But optimism is fading...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nathan Horton Health Update Not Good

from Aaron Portzline of Puck-Rakers, The Blue Jackets aren’t ready to move on without injured right wing Nathan Horton yet. But optimism is fading that Horton will be able to play this season, and there’s growing concern that the 29-year-old’s career might be finished. Horton, who signed a seven-year, $37.1 million free-agent contract with the Blue Jackets in...
Via Kukla's Korner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 2: Make it 2-0 to start the season against shorthanded Blue Jackets

The Rangers are in Columbus tonight to take on the Blue Jackets, who are without a lot of players. Nathan Horton, Brandon Dubinsky, and Boone Jenner are all on IR for the Jackets, and Ryan Johansen didn’t participate in camp or preseason. This is a depleted Blue Jackets squad that, regardless, should make the playoffs. […] The post Game 2: Make it 2-0 to start the season against...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets leaning on youth again

The Blue Jackets opened the 2014-15 campaign on the road in Buffalo with a 3-1 victory over the Sabres on Thursday without Nathan Horton, Brandon Dubinsky, Boone Jenner and Ryan Murray, all of whom are out with injury. Their top-line center, Ryan Johansen, had only one practice with the team after protracted contract negotiations but suited up for the game. But they came together...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nathan Horton’s injury is more serious than we all thought

Nathan Horton’s back injury is a perplexing one. Information regarding his degenerative back condition has been fairly limited and a predicted recovery time has been nonexistent. Some have suggested Horton will be on the shelf for a considerable amount of time while others paint a far worse picture. One report suggests that Horton’s career may be in jeopardy. As seen on Sportsnet...
Via Bloguin Best
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nathan Horton’s injury is more serious than we all thought

Nathan Horton’s back injury is a perplexing one. Information regarding his degenerative back condition has been fairly limited and a predicted recovery time has been nonexistent. Some have suggested Horton will be on the shelf for a considerable amount of time while others paint a far worse picture. One report suggests that Horton’s career may be in jeopardy. As seen on Sportsnet...
Via Puck Drunk Love
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Challenges in front of Blue Jackets don't trump belief

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- At one point, not too long ago, there was talk of the Blue Jackets being one of the top teams in the Metropolitan Division. The team had very little roster turnover during the summer months and the prevailing thought was that they were poised to take the next step. But, the contract negotiations between budding star Ryan Johansen and the organization have dragged...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Overlook Blue Jackets Forward Depth at Your Own Peril

You’ve already seen the stories, you already know the alarm. Boone Jenner is injured, he’s gone for more than a month. Nathan Horton has back issues, and he’s out for an undisclosed amount of time. Cue the national media, let’s sing it together everybody: Blue Jackets’ Entire First Line Out Week Before Season’s Start. That headline writes itself, no? Probably time to...
Via BS Hockey
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Nathan Horton Has A Degenerative Back Issue

Can Nathan Horton get some slack, please? The guy has been dealing with nothing but injuries during his tenure in Columbus. The team signed him knowing he’d miss the first few months of the season with a shoulder injury and then he managed to only play 36 games before suffering an abdominal injury that would […] The post Nathan Horton Has A Degenerative Back Issue appeared first...
Via Two Pad Stack
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Nathan Horton remains out with 'degenerative' back condition

When it comes to Nathan Horton, neither the Columbus Blue Jackets nor medical professionals have any idea when the veteran forward will be able to return to action. Horton is currently dealing with a back issue that has left him unable to participate in any portion of the Jackets' training camp. General manager Jarmo Kekalainen shared the latest on Horton with the Columbus Dispatch...
Via Pro Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jarmo Kekalainen On The Health Of Nathan Horton

from Shawn Mitchell of Puck Rakers, Horton has yet to skate during this training camp because of what general manager Jarmo Kekalainen has called a “degenerative” back condition, albeit one, he has said, that generally plagues almost everyone who has played hockey. Kekalainen today reiterated that Horton’s injury is one that the club believes can be remedied by a continued...
Via Kukla's Korner
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Nathan Horton to miss camp and more

It has been tough enough for the Columbus Blue Jackets this offseason, having to deal with the increasingly ugly contract negotiations between the team and center Ryan Johansen. They could use a little bit of good news, something to make them hopeful for the upcoming year. Unfortunately, this is going to be the exact opposite […] The post Nathan Horton to miss camp and more appeared...
Via Two Pad Stack
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Bruins Winger Nathan Horton Out Indefinitely With Back Injury

The injury hits keep coming for Nathan Horton. The Columbus Blue Jackets winger is out indefinitely with a back injury, according to The Columbus Dispatch. Horton and the Blue Jackets hope he can be ready for the beginning of the season, but there’s a chance Horton misses games early in the regular season. This setback for Horton is the latest disappointment in his young CBJ career...
Via NESN.com
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Injury Update: Nathan Horton is still struggling with back injury, might miss start of season

The Columbus Blue Jackets will have to wait a little longer before they see forward Nathan Horton suit up for a full season. Horton will miss training camp and possibly the start of the season with a  lingering back issue.#483524841 / gettyimages.comIn summer 2013, Horton left the Boston Bruins and signed a 7 year contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets. He was placed on Injured...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Horton Sidelined As Camp Begins

Blue Jackets right wing Nathan Horton is out indefinitely with a back injury that has dogged him most of the summer. It's doubtful he'll take part in training camp and he may miss the early stages of the regular season. No, this is not an "encore" blog entry from last season. Horton played only 36 games last season. He was out until January 1 while recovering from...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Unpopular Opinion: Don’t Expect Much More from Nathan Horton

The much ballyhooed signing of Nathan Horton is a proud moment among new fans and old. A player who has a Stanley Cup on his resume decided to come to the capital city to play hockey for the Blue Jackets. I myself was excited at the time of the signing, I believed wholeheartedly that Horton brought a sense of legitimacy to the team that hadn’t been seen since James Wisniewski joined...
Via BS Hockey
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackets’ Horton happy having a full summer to prep for next season

Nathan Horton‘s first season with the Columbus Blue Jackets wasn’t exactly one to remember. While he was part of a team that went to the playoffs for just the second time in franchise history, recovery from offseason shoulder surgery and other injuries held him to just 35 games in the regular season and none in the postseason. As Horton told Alex Busch of BlueJackets.com, he’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets notebook: What will Columbus do in free agency?

On the eve of free agency, traditionally a somewhat crazy time in the NHL, what will the Blue Jackets do? After making a big splash last year with the signing of Nathan Horton, this summer looks to be a much more sedate one for the club. The NHL salary cap will rise from $64.3 million to $69 million in 2014-2015. This means that clubs will have that much more money to throw at the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Injury Update: Nathan Horton looks to be ready for training camp

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nathan Horton hopes to be 100% ready for training camp according to NBC Sports. The 29-year-old struggled with injuries all year which has left his season with the Blue Jackets incomplete.Lisa Gansky - Common WikimediaHorton wasn't available the first half of the season due to shoulder surgery during last years offseason. He made his debut with the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

2013-14 Season Review: Nathan Horton

#480336643 / gettyimages.com With possibly the biggest splash in the free agency market last year after a late season playoff push that saw the Jackets miss the playoffs by a measly point, Blue Jacket’s GM Jarmo Kekalainen pulled the trigger on a star forward that so many people thought the club would need to become a consistent playoff team; and his name was Nathan Horton. Horton...
Via BS Hockey
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NESN 30: Nathan Horton Sends Bruins To Stanley Cup For First Time In 21 Years (Video)

Nathan Horton’s lone goal in Game 7 of the 2011 Eastern Conference Finals was all the offense the Boston Bruins needed as they defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 1-0. Horton’s goal with 7:33 remaining in regulation sent the Black and Gold to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 21 years. The tally was also Horton’s second Game 7 game-winner in these playoffs, with his...
Via NESN.com
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

NESN 30: Nathan Horton’s Game 7 OT Goal Lifts Bruins Past Canadiens (Video)

Bruins winger Nathan Horton was the overtime hero on April 11, 2011, netting the game-winner against the Montreal Canadiens to help Boston advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals. After tallying the winner in Game 5 during the second overtime period, Horton provided a repeat performance in Game 7, scoring 5:43 into the extra period to knock off the rival Canadiens. Check out...
Via NESN.com
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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