Jan 18, 2014; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella and forward Ryan Kesler (17) talk to the Calgary Flames defenseman Shane O

CannonBalls: Your Daily Barrage Of CBJ And NHL Links – 01/21/14

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

Could Ryan Johansen be the next Blue Jackets Captain? Like I said in this post, I think they will name Nathan Horton as captain.  What do you think? [ The Cannon ]

#CBJ1000: Top 10 Games (Part 1): The Blue Jackets will play their 1000th game on Thursday against the Philadelphia Flyers.  They have put together a list of the top 10 games.  Did your pick make the cut? [ BlueJackets.com ]

Seven Reasons the CBJ have Rebounded for a Wild Card Spot: Greg Wyshynski looked at why the Jackets are streaking right now. [ Puck Daddy ]

NHL

John Tortorella Suspended 15 days, Bob Hartley fined $25000 If you follow hockey at all, you already know this story! [ TSN ]

Jan 4, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Detroit Red Wings center Gustav Nyquist (14) and defenseman Kyle Quincey (27) and defenseman Alexei Marchenko (47) wait for play to begin against the Dallas Stars during the game at the American Airlines Center. The Red Wings defeated the Stars 5-1. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Henrik Sedin won’t play Tuesday, ending “Iron Man” streak at 679 games: He has been visibly in pain for a while now.  How will the Canucks survive without Henrik and Torts? [ Puck Daddy ]

FanSided

Has anyone seen Gustav Nyquist Lately? John Evans looks at this prospect and what has happened to his game as of late [ Octopus Thrower ]

Martin Erat Crossed the Line: Yes he did. [ Too Many Men on the Site ]

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