CannonBalls: Your Daily Barrage Of CBJ And NHL Links 2/19/14


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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Blue Jackets

So Where Are We? An update on the return of Blue Jackets players to Columbus after the break, and their first team practice tomorrow. [ Blue Jackets Xtra ]

The Curious Case Of Marian Gaborik Another view on what the Jackets should do with their injury-riddled forward. [ The Cannon ]

Olympics

Bobrovsky’s Shutout Propels Russia To Next Round Look here for a recap of what was arguably the most important game for Russia these Olympics, and Bobrovsky’s shutout. [ Fox Sports ]

Road To The Podium Explaining what it will take Team USA and Team Russia to get tot the podium this year. [ BlueJackets.com ]

Winter Olympics: A mother’s sacrifice paved road to Sochi for NY Rangers’ Mats Zuccarello Now out of the Olympics with a hand injury, read about Zuccarello’s trip to the Olympics. [ NY News ]

NHL

Break About Over, NHL Teams Set For Furious Finish An update as to where the NHL teams stand and what they have to do after the Olympic break, since teams can officially begin practices again tomorrow. [ NHL.com ]

Fansided

Ranking The 2014 Sochi Olympic Hockey Jerseys Which team has the best jerseys this year? The Worst? Find out here! [ Too Many Men On The Site ]

NHL Rule Changes: Why The Point System Needs To Be Next Should the NHL adopt the IIHF 3-2-1 point system, or keep the one it has? [ Too Many Men On The Site ]

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