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!
Russians Move Past Olympic Struggles It’s time to get back on the ice and worry about the CBJ [ Puck Rakers ]
Flames’ Backlund has to wear Hockey Canada shirt After Sweden lost to Canada in the gold medal game, Mikael Backlund had to wear a Hockey Canada shirt due to a bet he made that Sweden would win [ NBC Sports ]
Seattle NHL Expansion Announcement could happen ‘within weeks’ And there could be a team there by the 2015-2016 season [ The Hockey Writers ]
NHL Division Outlook: Metropolitan Patrick Helper summarized the CBJ’s division and shared his thoughts on the teams [ Too Many Men on the Site ]