Jan 6, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets center Mark Letestu (55) checks New York Rangers left wing Daniel Carcillo (17) during the third period at Madison Square Garden. The Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the New York Rangers 4-3 in a shoot out. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

CannonBalls: Your Daily Barrage Of CBJ And NHL Links – 01/07/14


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! 

Jan 6, 2014; New York, NY, USA; New York Rangers defenseman Michael Del Zotto (4) is tripped up by Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Corey Tropp (26) during the third period at Madison Square Garden. The Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the New York Rangers 4-3 in a shoot out. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

Columbus Blue Jackets

The CBJ beat the New York Rangers! Catch up on the action here: [ Blue Line Station ] [ Martini Hockey ]

Post-Game Thoughts on Todd Richards Also includes fancy stats for December [ Rubber Duck Hockey ]

Gotta See it Live in 2014 Elaine explains how to ensure tickets for the 2015 All Star Game and which 6 games you should see live! [ Chattin' 'Bout Jackets ]

NHL

Gilbert Brule Set to Retire A former CBJ first round pick, Brule is retiring from hockey at age 27 [ Too Many Men on the Site ]

2015 Winter Classic: Five Better Sites than Washington D.C. Ohio isn’t listed, but the author makes a great case for other cities [ The Hockey Writers ]

NHL Three Stars Puck Daddy lists three stars from the night around the NHL.  Can you guess who is in the #2 spot? [ Puck Daddy ]

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