Jan 11, 2014; Winnipeg, Manitoba, CAN; Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nathan Horton (8) falls as he battles for the puck with Winnipeg Jets defenseman Adam Pardy (2) during the third period at MTS Centre. Columbus wins 6-3. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports

CannonBalls: Your Daily Barrage Of CBJ And NHL Links – 1/17/14


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! 

Columbus Blue Jackets

Evansville Trades Allen York:  The ECHL affiliate of the Jackets traded away goalie Allen York, who once played 11 games for the CBJ.  He is likely to start against the Evansville Icemen this coming Saturday on “Pack the House” night. [ The Cannon ]

Expecting the Improbable and The Best Defense… Professor Ggrib is at it again with his bang on commentary on the play of the Blue Jackets.  [ Jackets Peanut Gallery ] [ Jackets Peanut Gallery ]

Nathan Horton Gives Blue Jackets New Life: Matthew Souva (aka @zekebud) looked at how the Jackets are doing since Nathan Horton joined the team. [ The Hockey Writers ]

FanSided

Edmonton Oilers: What’s Going On: The Oilers made some trades on Wednesday, so what’s really going on? [ Too Many Men on the Site ]

Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports

NHL

Boudreau: “You don’t Want to ever Intentionally Embarrass Another Team” After a 9-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks, the Anaheim Ducks are expressing what seems like regret.  [ NBC Sports ]

Zdeno Chara Named Olympic Flag Bearer for Slovakia: He will miss the Boston Bruins’ last game before the Olympic break to take part in the Opening Ceremony in Sochi [ Puck Daddy ]

Steven Stamkos took part in his first Morning Skate after Breaking Shin: He is one step closer to playing again! [ The Hockey News ]

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