CannonBalls: Your Daily Barrage Of CBJ And NHL Links – 1/14/14

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 13, 2014; Columbus, OH, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Cam Atkinson (13) watches Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback (39) make the save on his tip shot during the third period at Nationwide Arena. Columbus beat Tampa Bay 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports

Columbus Blue Jackets

Recap of the 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning: [ Puck Rakers ] [ The Cannon ] [ By the Numbers, BlueJackets.com ]

What’s Been Holding The Jackets Back?  Dan over at The Cannon looks at the Blue Jacket’s weakest spot: defense. [ The Cannon ]

Blue Jackets Podcasts: I subscribe to a couple different podcasts dedicated to the CBJ.  Here are two of my favorites! [ DKM Hockey ] [ Cannon Fodder (Dispatch) ]

NHL

2015 NHL Draft awarded to Florida Panthers: Connor McDavid and the rest of the 2015 NHL draft class will be headed to sunny southern Florida for the draft in 2015.  [ SB Nation ]

Capitals Make a Wish Kid throws Steve Ott out of the Faceoff Circle: In the most adorable video to pop over the weekend, a kid throws Ott out of the circle.  Ott then “slashes” the kid.  Watch for yourself.  [ Puck Daddy ]

Wayne Gretzky Heralds NHL’s Outdoor Game at Dodger Stadium: You know you’re doing the right thing with The Great One endorses your plans. [ TSN ]

Topics: Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL

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