NATHAN HORTON NEWS

Lightning at Canadiens game preview

BROSSARD, Quebec (AP) -- Brian Gionta knows what happened the last two times the Montreal Canadiens opened a playoff series with a pair of wins on the road. The most recent was in 2011, and the Boston Bruins stormed back to win Game 7 in overtime on Nathan Horton's shot off a defenseman's leg. Before that was 2006, when the Canadiens took the opening two games in Carolina...
Via Fox Sports Florida
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Playing The ‘Game’ On Paper

from Michael Arace of the Columbus Dispatch, The Jackets are hurting. Nathan Horton (abdominal surgery) is out. Nick Foligno (knee) and R.J. Umberger (upper body) are still mending. Among the three are 1,700 regular-season and 86 playoff games worth of experience. The youngest team in the league is missing its prime veteran forwards as the series gets underway. That is killer...
Via Kukla's Korner
4 days 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
4 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
6 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
9 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
10 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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Regulation Loss Tonight Clinches At Least #3 Seed For Rangers in Metro Division

A regulation loss by Blue Jackets in their Peverley make-up game in DAL tonight (they lead game 1-0) would clinch at least #3 seed for #NYR. — Kevin (@TheNYRBlog) April 9, 2014 In a strange set of circumstances, despite playing 6:23 on March 10th before the Rich Peverley incident, tonight’s Blue Jackets/Stars make-up game in Dallas will be a full 60 minutes with Columbus leading...
Via NY Rangers Blog
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Before the CBJ puck drops: Dallas Stars (again)

GAME 80: Dallas Stars 39-29-11 -- 5th place in the Central Division, 1 point out of the final Western Conference wild card seed 7-3-0 in last 10 games SCORING RANKINGS Dallas Goals for: 2.86 goals/game - 8th in the NHL Goals against: 2.76 goals/game - 19th Columbus Goals for: 2.76 goals/game - 12th in the NHL Goals against: 2.63 goals/game - 15th SINCE WE LAST MET (on March 10th...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
10 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
13 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
13 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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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