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!
How the Columbus Blue Jackets Helped Create Two Stanley Cup Finalists It’s no secret that this year’s Stanley Cup final is full of former Blue Jackets players, but how did their time in Columbus help get them where they are today? [ SB Nation ]
Fourth Line Provides Spark for Jackets They may not be the biggest point-scorers on the roster, but nonetheless they are essential to the team’s success. [ BlueJackets.com ]
The Stanley Cup Champion Gets A Top Three NHL Draft Pick? Would doing this help prevent tanking, or would it devalue the worse teams in the league? Join the debate. [ Too Many Men On The Site ]
Gary Bettman on Seattle Expansion Will we see it happen soon? [ Too Many Men On The Site ]
NHL At It’s Best In Two Decades This year’s playoffs have been one of the best to watch, but does that mean the NHL is the best its been in 20 years? [ Dallas News ]
How the NHL Got Its Dream Stanley Cup While this year’s showdown might not be preferable to CBJ fans, there are some pretty cool stories underlying the finals this year. [ CSM ]
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