Mar 10, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (72) skates in warm-ups prior to the game against the Dallas Stars at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

CannonBalls: Your Daily Barrage Of CBJ And NHL Links – 3/18/14


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

Bobrovsky Named NHL’s First Star Sergei Bobrovsky’s stellar play earned him the NHL’s First Star of the week. Read more here. [ Hockey News ]

Jackets Like Being The Chased, Not Chasers Jackets play in the latter part of the season has earned them a possible Playoff spot. Find reactions from the team here.  [ Blue Jackets Xtra ]

FanSided

If The NHL Playoffs Started Today Find out team matchups if the Playoffs were to start today, and see if you agree with the predictions. [ Too Many Men On The Site ]

Changes To The NHL Draft Lottery The NHL is proposing a change to the draft lottery. Find out which teams gain and which lose if the changes are made.  [ Too Many Men On The Site ]

NHL

NHL Expansion Just A “Media Driven” Distraction? Is the NHL really thinking of expanding or just trying to placate angry owners?  [ Puck Daddy ]

The NHL Needs NFL-style Video Review And Coach’s Challenges Should the coaches in the NHL be allowed to challenge questionable calls?  [ Talking Sport ]

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