Jan 18, 2014; Buffalo, NY, USA; Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

CannonBalls: Your Daily Barrage Of CBJ And NHL Links – 01/20/14

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

Columbus Blue Jackets 4 Buffalo Sabres 3: Here is just a small sampling of the post-game reports on the Blue Jackets shootout win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night: [ The Cannon ]  [ Union and Blue ] [ Dark Blue Jacket ]

Franchise Record In Sight: With the win over the Sabres, their sixth straight, the Blue Jackets tied the franchise record for winning streaks. With a win over the Kings on Tuesday, the Jackets can break that record. [ Blue Jackets Xtra ]

NHL

Sidney Crosby Named Captain of Team Canada: Well this isn’t surprising news, but Team Canada made it official yesterday; Sidney Crosby will captain the team next month at Sochi. [ Puck Daddy ]

The Five Best Goalie Fights of All Time: Over at the Backhand Shelf, Justin Bourne counts down the 5 best goalie fights of all time. Who doesn’t love the spectacle that is the goalie fight!? [ Backhand Shelf ]

Fantasy Hockey

Team Russia: Over at Dobber Hockey, Terry Campkin takes a look at the Russian Olympic team from a fantasy standpoint. Since the Blue Jackets have four players on the Russian team, this may be of some interest to CBJ fans. [ Dobber Hockey ]

Fantasy Forecaster: Over at ESPN, their fantasy hockey experts take a look at the upcoming week in fantasy hockey [ ESPN ]

The Contrarian: Just some good old fashioned fantasy hockey advice / philosophy here. [ Dobber Hockey ]

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