Blue Jackets Star Of The Game: Cam Atkinson scores key penalty shot In Monday’s 3-2 Win Over Carolina

Cam Atkinson CBJ (2013 photo by Michael Miller via wikipedia commons)

Hard to believe that Cam Atkinson is 31 years old. He has been a fan favorite and mainstay since he came on the scene during the 2012-13 season, some nine years ago.

Last Game: Posted GWG and 200th career NHL goal with 2 shots and was +2 on 18:40 TOI on 2/4 vs. DAL.

2020-21: Collected points in 3-straight games from 1/21-1/26 (1-2-3).

Career: Passed Tyutin for 2nd on CBJ’s all-time GP list with 554th career contest on 12/3/19 vs. ARI… Orchestrated 6-straight 20-plus goal
seasons from 2013-19, including tying single-season CBJ high of 41 goals in 2018-19 (6th-T in NHL that season)… Set career highs with 41-28-
69 and 19:23 TOI/game in 80 outings in 2018-19… Two-time All-Star Game participant.

Single-Game Highs: G – 3 (6x)… A – 4 (1x)… Pts – 4 (3x)

Stat or Streak: Ranks 2nd in GP, goals and points in CBJ history

Against Carolina on Monday night, he put the Jackets up 2-1 scoring his third goal of the year on a penalty shot in the second period. that was a shorthanded goal, giving him 14 in his career to tie the franchise record holder Rick Nash. 

Cam Atkinson CBJ RW Talks his Penalty shot goal On Jack Roslovic On Patrik Laine 2 8 2021.mp3

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