Latest Cam Atkinson News

Flyers trade Voracek to Blue Jackets on busy Day 2 of draft

Jul. 24, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

A familiar bearded face is going back to Columbus, and the Blue Jackets' longest tenured player is off to Philadelphia. The player the Flyers got back? Well, Cam Atkinson is already in love with Philly’s favorite, familiar orange-bearded face. The...

What's next for the Blue Jackets in post-Torts era?

May. 10, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets will take a deliberate approach to hiring a replacement for John Tortorella, who stamped his brand on the franchise over six seasons and carried it to unprecedented success. “I think we’re going to take our time,”...

Tortorella out after 6 years as Columbus Blue Jackets coach

May. 09, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — John Tortorella is out as coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets after six seasons. General manager Jarmo Kekalainen said in a statement Sunday that parting ways with the winningest coach in franchise history was a mutual decision. ...

Domi's OT goals lifts Blue Jackets over Red Wings in finale

May. 08, 2021 23:03 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Max Domi scored 4:39 into overtime to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 on Saturday night in the season finale for both teams. Matiss Kivlenieks had 33 saves for the Blue Jackets, who despite the feel-good win to end the...

Grigorenko, Bjorkstrand lift Blue Jackets past Predators 4-2

May. 05, 2021 22:28 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mikhail Grigorenko scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and lifted the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-2 comeback victory over Nashville, preventing the Predators from clinching a playoff spot Wednesday night. Oliver Bjorkstrand had two goals,...