Jan 29, 2014; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens (30) stops a shot during the third period against the San Jose Sharks at Rexall Place. The Oilers won 3-0. Mandatory Credit: Candice Ward-USA TODAY Sports

CannonBalls: Your Daily Barrage Of CBJ And NHL Links – 01/30/14

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! 

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Jan 28, 2014; Columbus, OH, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Cam Atkinson (13) carries the puck against the Ottawa Senators at Nationwide Arena. The Senators won the game 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports

Blue Jackets Look For Spark They Had In Winning Streak: Columbus has dropped another two games since their streak was snapped by the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday evening, but they still have five more games to add W’s to their record before the Winter Olympic break – don’t panic! [BlueJacketsXtra]

There next shot at breaking this losing streak comes tonight, make sure to stop back into Union & Blue for game day coverage. Until then, you have the Game Day Central to peruse over. [BlueJackets.NHL.com]

ICYMI – Columbus Blue Jackets Interested In Hosting An Outdoor Game!: Yesterday it was reported by Darren Dreger that the Blue Jackets are interested in hosting an outdoor game next year. Dreger also reported that four outdoor games seem to be likely next season. [Union & Blue]


Phoenix Coyotes Will Be Arizona Coyotes In 2014-15: Yesterday it was announced that the Phoenix Coyotes will become the Arizona Coyotes in hopes of finding more support from around the state. [TooManyMenOnTheSite]

Is Russia Ready to Host the Olympics?: Not exactly a pure hockey article, but nonetheless it has to do with upcoming events and it’s quite informative. [FanSided]


Scrivens Makes 59 Saves As Oilers Blank Sharks: You read that title right, Ben Scrivens of the Edmonton Oilers made 59 saves last night, oh and he recorded a shutout, and it’s a new record for most saves in a shutout. HOLY COW! [NHL.com]

NHL Three Stars: Ben Scrivens, Shark Repellent; Infinite Saadness In Vancouver: Check out the three stars from last night’s NHL action! [Puck Daddy]


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