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!
Three Takeaways From Blue Jackets’ 6-1 Loss To Chicago What went wrong last night? This article pretty much sums it up. [FS Ohio ]
“I Always Wanted To Be At The Rink” Read all about Jackets’ equipment manager Tim Leroy’s 1,500th NHL game and his career. [Blue Jackets Xtra ]
NHL Trade Deadline: Winners And Losers Find out who came away with the best deals, and who got beat at the trade deadline on Wednesday. [ Too Many Men On The Site ]
Red Wings Retire #5 In Honor Of Nicklas Lidstrom Read about the ceremony the Wings held last night to honor Lidstrom’s contribution to their franchise. [ Too Many Men On Site ]
Breaking Down The Stanley Cup Playoff Picture After The 2014 NHL Trade Deadline What do the Conference and Division playoff races look like now? [ Bleacher Report ]