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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Jackets set a franchise record and win their seventh in a row! For a taste of some of the post game reactions to last night’s historic win over the Kings, take a look here: [ Blue Jackets.com ] [ The Cannon ] [ Union and Blue ] [ Dark Blue Jacket ] [ Blue Jackets Xtra ]
Why the Columbus Blue Jackets Will Make the Playoffs: Even USA Today is getting in on the Blue Jackets love! Kevin Allen makes the case for why Columbus is a serious playoff contender. [ USA Today ]
Sergei Bobrovsky, Nathan Horton Propelling Red Hot Blue Jackets: The Jackets are putting another push towards the playoffs together, reminiscent of last year’s surge in March and April. This time the team is getting things together much earlier. Both Nathan Horton and Sergei Bobrovsky have contributed to the turn around. [ SB Nation ]
Ottawa Senators Troll Capitals On Twitter: The Blue Jackets and Kings official twitter accounts weren’t the only ones trolling last night. After defeating the Caps 2-0, the Ottawa Senators tweeted: “Always a pleasure to visit the other nation’s capital when we leave with two points. #ThanksObama“. It was that last part that sparked controversy in DC. Seems pretty innocent to me. [ Puck Daddy ]
Daily Poll: NHL Suspension of John Tortorella: Over at Too Many Men On the Site, they want your input on the suspension of John Tortorella. Was the NHL justified? Vote in the poll here: [ Too Many Men On the Site ]
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