Nov 2, 2013; Columbus, OH, USA; The Columbus Blue Jackets ice girls shovel snow during a break in play at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rob Leifheit-USA TODAY Sports

CannonBalls: Your Daily Barrage Of CBJ And NHL Links – 11/30/13

Cannonballs is a daily series where we will gather up links to other interesting stories from the Columbus Blue Jackets blogosphere, as well as general NHL and hockey news. While we strive to bring you the best coverage of the Columbus Blue Jackets here at the Union and Blue, there are several other CBJ blogs that do a great job as well. So with that, here is today’s edition of Union and Blue Cannonballs! 

Columbus Blue Jackets:

Every Blue Jackets blog is buzzing about the retribution that occurred last night against the Oilers. Pick whatever site you would like for analysis of the big win – [Our Analysis] [Puck-Rakers Blog] [The Cannon] [The Dark Blue Jacket].

Sergei Bobrovsky (72) – Ryan Smyth (94)
Mandatory Credit: Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports

By The Numbers: Oilers vs. Blue Jackets [] : Being a stats guy, I always read Kristyn Repke’s By The Numbers Post after a game. I Particularly enjoyed this edition, it is a good one! Be sure to check it out!

Ranking Every NHL Team’s Top Goaltender [Bleacher Report] : Another great list from Bleacher Report! Find out who is ranked #1, and see where Blue Jackets netminder, Sergei Bobrovsky, lands on the list.


NHL Player Rankings [Too Many Men On The Site] : A lot of familiar names are on this list, but the player at #2 has been shocking every one this year!

Devils Huge Third Period Lifts Them Over Hurricanes [Pucks and Pitchforks] : The Devils were not looking so hot at the beginning of the season, all that has changed though. The Metropolitan rival is 6-4 in the last 10 games, and sits with 25 points – just 2 more than the Blue Jackets.


Corey Crawford (50) – Vernon Fiddler (38)
Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Shootout Blackhawks VS Stars [] : It took 11 rounds for a winner to be named in Dallas last night. Check out the video of the shootout that saw Kari Lehtonen and Corey Crawford make a combined 19 saves.

How many games for repeat offender C. McLeod after boarding Wild’s Brodin? [Puck Daddy] : Another hit occurred last night that will warrant a suspension. Check out the video of Cody McLeod hitting Jonas Brodin in the Wild VS Avalanche game in Minnesota.


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