NATHAN HORTON NEWS

Blue Jackets rely on Jarmo Kekalainen ’s Silent, Steady Hand

With five games left to play, the Columbus Blue Jackets currently sit in the 8th position in the Eastern Conference standings which, if the season ended today, would place them into the Stanley Cup playoffs as the second wild card team.  While this may not be considered much for many of the established National Hockey League (NHL) organizations, for a team which has qualified only...
Via The Sports Bank
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five breakout candidates for the NHL playoffs

The NHL playoffs can bring players that are on the fringe of stardom right to center stage. Here are some names to watch up for as the league prepares to drop the puck on its season season. Ryan Johansen, Columbus The leading scorer for the Blue Jackets has had a breakout season and he could really make a name for himself in the playoffs.  Going up against the Penguins won’t...
Via Puck Drunk Love
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pressure Time In Pittsburgh

from Ron Cook of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The Penguins couldn't have asked for a better -- read: easier -- first-round opponent than the Columbus Blue Jackets. Game 1 is Wednesday night at Consol Energy Center. The Penguins went 5-0 against Columbus this season. The Blue Jackets will be playing without one of their top players, big forward Nathan Horton. They have had...
Via Kukla's Korner
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Columbus' Nathan Horton has surgery, out 6 weeks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nathan Horton had surgery Friday to repair an abdominal injury and will be sidelined for approximately six weeks.
Via FOXSports.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Horton has abdominal surgery

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Nathan Horton has had surgery for an abdominal injury and is expected to be sidelined for six weeks. The team announced the news before Friday night's game against Tampa Bay. Horton has five goals and 19 points in 36 games this season. A prized offseason free agent signing for the playoff-bound Blue Jackets, Horton underwent...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets’ Nathan Horton Out Six Weeks After Abdominal Surgery

The Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Dallas Stars 3-1 Thursday night and clinched their second playoff berth in franchise history. But the good news turned bad Friday when the team announced that forward and former Boston Bruin Nathan Horton would miss six weeks following surgery to repair an abdominal injury. Horton has only played in 36 games this season, but he has still been...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackets lose Nathan Horton (abdominal surgery) for six weeks

The positive vibes surrounding Columbus’ second-ever playoff appearance took a hit on Friday, as GM Jarmo Kekalainen announced forward Nathan Horton underwent abdominal surgery and would miss the next six weeks of action. Horton, 28, scored five goals and 19 points in 36 games for the Jackets this season, his first in Columbus. He was the club’s prized free agent acquisition...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets' Horton to miss 6 weeks after surgery

The Blue Jackets' Nathan Horton will not join the team on the ice as they finish the regular season and begin their playoff run.
Via FOXSports.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets' Horton to miss 6 weeks after surgery

The Blue Jackets' Nathan Horton will not join the team on the ice as they finish the regular season and begin their playoff run. Horton had surgery to fix an abdominal injury Friday morning and is expected be out about six weeks, the Blue Jackets said. The 28-year-old forward who signed with the Jackets in July of 2013 has been hindered by injuries, playing just 36 games this...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets' Nathan Horton to miss 6 weeks after undergoing surgery

The Columbus Blue Jackets have announced that forward Nathan Horton will miss six weeks after undergoing Abdominal Surgery on Friday morning.Horton suffered an abdominal injury. He even missed the past few games, with the team saying he was day-to-day. He came back on Tuesday night to face the Phoenix Coyotes, but only played five minutes before leaving the game with an undisclosed...
Via Sports Injury Alert
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nathan Horton Out Six Weeks After Abdominal Surgery

COLUMBUS, OHIO -- Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nathan Horton underwent surgery this morning to repair an abdominal injury, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. He is expected to be sidelined for approximately six weeks. Horton, 28, has scored five goals and dished out 14 assists for 19 points in 36 games played this season, his first with the Blue Jackets. The...
Via Kukla's Korner
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Columbus' Horton gets goal without playing game

DALLAS (AP) Columbus forward Nathan Horton is getting credit for a goal without playing in a game against Dallas.
Via FOXSports.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nathan Horton Makes NHL History By Scoring Goal In Game He Didn’t Play In

Columbus Blue Jackets winger Nathan Horton has made NHL history by becoming the first player to score a goal in a game he didn’t attend. Horton, who’s dealing with a lower body injury, isn’t in the lineup for Wednesday night’s game between the Blue Jackets and Stars, which was originally played on March 10 but was postponed by the league when Dallas forward Rich Peverley...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nathan Horton leaves with lower-body injury, likely to ‘make’ history Wednesday

Nathan Horton is probably more interested in helping the Columbus Blue Jackets make the playoffs than he is making some obscure NHL history, yet it appears that he’s in a position to become the answer to an odd sports trivia question. Horton, 28, re-aggravated a lower-body injury in the Blue Jackets’ big game against the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday and won’t return. The potentially...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Nathan Horton Could Make NHL History By Not Playing Against Stars

Former Boston Bruins forward Nathan Horton has missed 40 games this season for the Columbus Blue Jackets (including their last four), so it’s not usually news when he’s out of the lineup. But if Horton doesn’t play against the Dallas Stars on Wednesday, he’ll make NHL history. It isn’t a typical regular-season game — it was rescheduled after Rich Peverley’s heart...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nathan Horton could make NHL history by not playing vs. Stars

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nathan Horton is rumored to not be playing on Wednesday against the Dallas Stars, which has him in line to set an NHL record that will surely never be broken. Wednesday’s Blue Jackets-Stars game is out of the ordinary. It was the game that was postponed following Rich Peverley’s health scare. The NHL announced that the two teams will start over and...
Via Diehardsport
16 days ago  |  Discuss

It'€™s going down! How Kesha plays a part in Blue Jackets' success

On Sunday night, the Columbus Blue Jackets celebrated a victory over the New Jersey Islanders at Nationwide Arena, alongside 15,667 fans in attendance during Fan Appreciation Night. That celebration also gave fans an insight into the team's postgame routine. Not only did the crowd see the team take off their jerseys to give to fans, the Jackets' victory song, "Timber...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nathan Horton may score a goal in a game he doesn’t play in ☆

If Nathan Horton misses Wednesday’s game against the Dallas Stars, he’ll have one interesting fact pinned to his name. The game between the Blue Jackets and Stars is the one which originally started back on March 10th before Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench. The league made the correct call and postponed the conclusion of that game until April 8th. Though the two teams will...
Via Bloguin Best
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nathan Horton may score a goal in a game he doesn’t play in

If Nathan Horton misses Wednesday’s game against the Dallas Stars, he’ll have one interesting fact pinned to his name. The game between the Blue Jackets and Stars is the one which originally started back on March 10th before Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench. The league made the correct call and postponed the conclusion of that game until April 8th. Though the two teams will...
Via Puck Drunk Love
16 days ago  |  Discuss

On the road to returning, Horton hoping to contribute

Since signing his free-agent contract with Columbus on July 5, 2013, the saga of Nathan Horton's return to the ice has been well-chronicled. From undergoing offseason shoulder surgery last July to his debut in union blue on Jan. 2, 2014 and his subsequent shutdown because of said injury a few weeks ago, he knows he can do better, on the ice and health-wise. "It's been...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
17 days ago  |  Discuss

On the road to returning, Horton hoping to contribute

Nathan Horton isn't sure how the condition of his shoulder will effect his play but wants to get back on the ice as the Blue Jackets continue their playoff push.
Via FOXSports.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackets' Nathan Horton to miss a few days

The Columbus Blue Jackets have announced that they will lose Nathan Horton (former ex Bruin and Panther) for an uncertain amount of time.Nathan Horton is suffering from a lingering lower body injury and has been given some time off to heal said injury. No word on how long he will be out for, but for sure will miss Tuesday's game against the Colorado Avalanche.Dan4th Nicholas...
Via Sports Injury Alert
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Middle America continues to embarrass players on splash pages

Reached for comment, Nathan Horton had this to say: "HUUUUUUUUUURK" More on this as it develops.
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Anderson: KIL'ing in the name of

The loss of Nathan Horton was a tough one for the Boston Bruins. And one they, at the time, would’ve preferred not to deal with. But Horton, a playoff hero in 2011 and 2013, didn’t seem interested in dealing with another year of the limelight that comes with being a star athlete in Boston. A family man with two sons, Horton and company instead made the move to Columbus...
Via HockeyBuzz
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Pediatric cancer hero celebrates Blue Jackets Black Tie Style Show

On Tuesday night, Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nathan Horton watched as a 15-year-old flirted with his wife, Tammy, in front of hundreds of people. And Nathan seemed OK with it. That's because the flirting was part of the runway show at this year's Blue Jackets Black Tie Style Show -- the signature fundraiser put on by the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation to fight pediatric...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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