Crashing the net: CBJ training camp notes

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As they begin the on-ice portion of training camp, the Blue Jackets are without a pair of top-line forwards in Ryan Johansen (contract dispute) and Nathan Horton (non-surgical lingering back problem). But as head coach Todd Richards said on Wednesday, this is a story, but not the story. While this is an issue, the team is looking for guys in the lineup and in camp...
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12 hours 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...
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13 hours ago  |  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...
15 hours ago  |  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...
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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...
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Using dCorsi to Predict Next Year’s Lineup

First off I would like to share a recent post on Pension Plan Puppets from Stephen Burtch (@SteveBurtch) explaining dCorsi: I really enjoyed reading about this further as I often see him discuss and compare players using this on Twitter and only had a passing knowledge based...
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12 days ago  |  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...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Questions Facing The Boston Bruins

from Mat Kalman at, Who will replace Jarome Iginla? -- Iginla was the new Nathan Horton. Now the Bruins need a new Iginla to skate with center David Krejci and left wing Milan Lucic. Among the Bruins' returning players, only Loui Eriksson and Smith seem to have the type of offensive skills it takes to play on the first line. Either player will give that line a different...
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27 days ago  |  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, he’s...
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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...
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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...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

2013-14 Season Review: Nathan Horton

#480336643 / 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...
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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...
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...
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets' Nathan Horton starts skating

Just a couple of weeks ago the Columbus Blue Jackets lost forward Nathan Horton due to abdominal surgery.Dan4th Nicholas-Wikimedia CommonsHorton suffered an abdominal injury. He tried to play through it but gave up when it was causing too much pain. Before the end of the regular season it was announced that he would get the surgery and miss up to six weeks with the injury.The six...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

NESN 30: Nathan Horton’s Double OT Winner Lifts B’s Past Canadiens (Video)

After falling behind 0-2 in their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Montreal Canadiens in 2011, the Boston Bruins staged an amazing comeback to earn a 3-2 series advantage thanks to Nathan Horton’s overtime heroics in Game 5. The former Bruin led the Black and Gold to a thrilling double overtime victory against the Habs, scoring the second playoff goal of his career...
April 25, 2014  |  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.
April 11, 2014  |  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...
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April 11, 2014  |  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...
April 11, 2014  |  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...
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April 11, 2014  |  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...
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April 11, 2014  |  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.
April 11, 2014  |  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...
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April 11, 2014  |  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...
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April 11, 2014  |  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.
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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