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!
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Cam Atkinson Builds House In Front Of Martin Brodeur, Scores (Video): The Blue Jackets and Devils put on quite a show on Tuesday evening – take a moment an relive one of Atkinson’s two goals from the 5-4 win! [Fansided]
Wanted: A Rivalry: Aaron Portzline puts in his two cents about CBJ and the need for a true rivalry. Portzline quickly comes to the realization that the New York Rangers may become just that – a team that CBJ fans look for first on the schedule, and know that it is going to be one hell of a game! [Puck-Rakers]
Speaking of the NYR, the Blue Jackets are in NYC tonight to face the blue shirts. Their are several places I like to check out before the game, its part of my pre-game rituals. First Stop - Game Day Edition: CBJ @ NYR [Union and Blue], Second Stop - Game Day Central [BlueJackets.NHL.com], Final Stop – Blue Line Station, to read up on the enemy.
This week the Boston Bruins headed to Calgary to take on the Flames and it would mark the first time that Jarome Iginla entered the Scotiabank Saddledome as an opponent. Both Fansided sites took the chance to write about the homecoming! Here is the Flame For Thought version, and the Causeway Crowd version.
Canucks Awesome Ugly Christmas Sweater Family Photo: Need a good laugh this morning? You have to check this out then, the title says it all! [Puck Daddy]
Ranking the 10 Most Polarizing NHL Players in the Last Decade: When heading to B/R, you know you are going to get at least one good list, if not more. Here is another example of why B/R is king of the lists! [Bleacher Report]