Jan 9, 2014; Buffalo, NY, USA; Buffalo Sabres special assistant to the hockey department Craig Patrick speaks during the press conference announcing a new general manager at First Niagara Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

CannonBalls: Your Daily Barrage Of CBJ And NHL Links – 01/10/14

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! 

Dec 27, 2013; Dallas, TX, USA; A Dallas Stars ice girl clears the ice during a time-out in the game between the Stars and the Nashville Predators at the American Airlines Center. The Stars defeated the Predators 4-1. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Columbus Blue Jackets

Story So Far: Special Teams I love the work that Kristyn Repke does with statistics.  If you haven’t read any of her work yet, take a look at this one.  It’s great.  [ BlueJackets.com ]

The Good-The Bad- and then BOB Another writer I really like – professor gribb – is at it again.  Read his latest piece here [ Jackets Peanut Gallery ]

Craig Patrick Accepts Position with Buffalo Sabres Who was Craig Patrick?  Find out here [ BlueJackets.com ]

FanSided

Wade Redden Announces Retirement Redden joins the ranks of hockey greats that gone on to hang up their skates [ Too Many Men on the Site ]

Olympics

Which Olympic Team do the Analytics Favor? Matt Wagner (@bzarcher) breaks down the statistics regarding some of the Olympic teams, and does a darn good job [ The Cannon ]

NHL

Which NHL Teams have Bullied the Terrible Metropolitan Division Most? Everyone knows the Metropolitan Division is the new Southeast Division.  Find out where the Blue Jackets rank on this list here [ Puck Daddy ]

Tim Murray is the Buffalo Sabres GM The NHLs biggest news of the day came out of Buffalo as they named their new GM today [ Too Many Men On The Site ]

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