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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Columbus Blue Jackets 5 – Washington Capitals 1 : The Blue Jackets haven’t lost a game since playing the Blues in St Louis on January 4th, and the victory last night marked 5 straight wins since then. Not only are they winning, but they are beating tough teams, and have won big as well! Post-Game Reports: [BlueJackets.NHL.com - By The Numbers] [Puck-Rakers Game 47]
James Wisniewski Ends Power-Play Drought:
Wisniewski opened the scoring with gusto, pulling his stick high above his head before shooting a one-timer past goaltender Philipp Grubauer.
Don’t Hold Your Breath For a Buffalo Sabres- Ottawa Senators Trade: The Buffalo Sabres recently named Tim Murrary as their new GM – Tim Murray is the nephew of Bryan Murray, the GM of the Ottawa Senators and Tim’s old boss. Definitely an interesting read! [SenShot]
NHL Stadium Series: Los Angeles, The Cash Grab: A Strong statement about the NHL Stadium Series and the outdoor game in Los Angeles between the Anaheim Ducks and LA Kings. What are your thoughts on all the outdoor games? [Too Many Men On The Site]
Puck Daddy’s NHL Three Stars: There were only two games on the docket last night, either way though, it is a good thing when your team has 2 out of the 3 stars – especially when the other game features two of the best teams in the league. [Puck Daddy]
Ranking The Greatest Olympic Hockey Performances By NHL Players: Need a good list & some stats? You know where to head…..B/R. Here is a great list regarding outstanding performances in past Olympics. [Bleacher Report]