The Blue Jackets' young forward has shown flashes of skill and scoring ability, but is he worth a long-term deal?
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In an absolute roller coaster of a game, the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Washington Capitals 4-3. The fourth line started the fun in the second period and made what turned out to be a good Metro division affair. Highlights? Join me after the jump.
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
The Good: Cam Atkinson
Plainly, he needed this game very badly. Atkinson got himself...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Cam Atkinson and Fedor Tyutin each had a goal and an assist, and Curtis McElhinney made 25 saves to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.
Mark Letestu and Ryan Johansen also scored, and Nick Foligno, captain of one of the teams in Sunday's NHL All-Star game played on the Blue Jackets' home ice, had two assists...
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2 days ago
The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed right wing Cam Atkinson on injured reserve retroactive to Dec. 27 and recalled center Sean Collins from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Atkinson sustained an upper-body injury Saturday against Boston and is expected to miss a week or two. He had eight goals and six assists in 33 games with the Blue Jackets...
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December 30, 2014
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson has been a significant part of his team's offense this season. He currently has eight goals and six assists and is scoring at a 21-goal pace that would match his total for last season.
But it's the other things he's doing on the ice that are proving to be just as valuable to the team.
"Nothing is better than scoring goals to help the team...
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
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson had a very terrifying run-in with Ryan Kesler’s skate... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
The 2014-15 Columbus Blue Jackets’ season is underway. Tonight, the team is hosting the Dallas Stars and looking to stay undefeated. The Stars are looking for their first win of the season as well as any sign of life from their new look top-6 forward group. First liners Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin have combined for 0 points and a -6 rating so far this young season, while new-comers...
Late into the Blue Jackets’ season there seemed to be a divide amongst fans, management and the coaching staff. It all surrounded one player: Cam Atkinson. I titled the article claiming he was an enigma, a title normally given to Russians and various other european players. Like those other “enigmas” you need to find what that player is good at and use him in optimal situations...
Throughout this season and especially these playoffs fans of the Columbus Blue Jackets proved to those watching that they are a devoted group.
Some of those in "The 5th Line" were camping outside of Nationwide Arena Sunday night before Game Six to get tickets - and received quite a surprise.
To see the special relationship between the Jackets players and fans look no further than...