The Blue Jackets have activated Cam Atkinson (foot) from IR.
Atkinson is expected to miss 4-6 weeks with a fractured foot.
Atkinson suffered the injury late in Saturday’s game against the Flyers. With Atkinson expected to miss at least one month, he was placed on IR and someone (likely Sonny Milano) is expected to be recalled from Cleveland (AHL) to take his spot on the roster.
Atkinson (healthy scratch) will be back in the Blue Jackets lineup on Tuesday.
Atkinson was benched for the third period in New Jersey on Friday and was healthy scratched Saturday vs. the Coyotes. Head coach John Tortorella wants more out of Atkinson, who has just six goals and three assists (nine points) in 25 games this season.
Atkinson will be a healthy scratch on Saturday.
The Blue Jackets signed Cam Atkinson to a seven-year extension worth $41.125M ($5.875M AAV).
Atkinson’s extension include a no-trade or no-move clause in the first two years of the deal and a limited no-trade after that. Atkinson had a breakout campaign in 2016-17 but has struggled early-on in 2017-18, collecting just four goals and two assists (six points) in 15 games. Regardless of the slow start, Atkinson is locked into a large role in the Blue Jackets offence and is now signed there through the 2024-25 season.
The Blue Jackets have activated Cam Atkinson (lower-body) from IR; expected to play on Tuesday.
Atkinson (lower-body) will not join the Blue Jackets on their road trip; could return vs. the Predators next Tuesday.
Atkinson will miss his third straight game with a lower-body injury that he suffered in St. Louis last Saturday. The injury is not believed to be serious, so he should be available for Tuesday’s game against Nashville.
Atkinson (lower-body) did not practice Wednesday; will not play Thursday in Florida.
Atkinson will miss his second straight game with a lower-body injury that he suffered last Saturday and it’s unclear whether he will join the team on their three-game road trip or not. Tyler Motte will remain in the lineup with Atkinson sidelined.
Atkinson (lower-body) has left warmups early; not expected to be in the lineup on Monday.
Atkinson (lower-body) will be a game-time decision on Monday.
Atkinson is questionable for Monday’s game with a lower-body injury.
Atkinson was forced to exit Saturday’s game early because of a lower-body injury, putting his status for tonight’s game in jeopardy. On Monday morning the Blue Jackets recalled Tyler Motte from Cleveland (AHL) which suggests that Atkinson won’t be available against the Bruins.
Atkinson will be a healthy scratch on Tuesday vs. the Islanders.
Atkinson has one goal and two assists but he is a minus-7 through six games this season. The Blue Jackets coaching staff wants more out of Atkinson which is why he will sit tonight in favour of David Clarkson.
Source: Rob Mixer 10/20/15, 9:58 am EST
Atkinson (hand/wrist) is questionable for the remaining two games.
Atkinson suffered a cut near his hand/wrist area after he was sliced by Alexander Wennberg’s skate while leaving the bench to celebrate last night’s win. Atkinson required 10 stitches to close the wound and is questionable for the Blue Jackets final two games.
The Blue Jackets have signed Cam Atkinson to a three-year, $10.5M contract extension.
Atkinson was believed to be a potential trade target at the deadline, but the Blue Jackets have locked the 25-year-old up for the next three years at $3.5 million per year. He has 13 goals and 12 assists (25 points) in 58 games this season.
Atkinson (upper-body) will return to the Blue Jackets lineup on Tuesday.
Atkinson has missed the last three games with an upper-body injury that he suffered on December 27th. Atkinson will be back on a line with Brandon Dubinsky and Matt Calvert; he has eight goals and six assists (14 points) in 33 games.
Source: Jeff Rimer 01/6/15, 8:03 am EST
The Blue Jackets have placed Cam Atkinson (upper-body) on IR.
Atkinson, 25, suffered an upper body injury on December 27 against Boston and is expected to miss one to two weeks from the time of the injury. His placement on IR allowed the Blue Jackets to recall Sean Collins from Springfield (AHL).
Atkinson (upper-body) will miss at least one game.
Atkinson left Saturday’s game with an upper-body injury and did not return. Following Saturday’s contest, coach Todd Richards said that Atkinson will miss “at least Wednesday’s game”.
Atkinson (face) will be back in the Blue Jackets lineup on Tuesday.
Atkinson missed Sunday's game after being cut by a skate near his eye on Saturday, but he said his vision is good and he is ready to go tonight vs. the Senators. With Nick Foligno sidelined with a neck injury, Atkinson will go back to the top-line with Ryan Johansen.
Atkinson (face) is on the ice for Blue Jackets practice Monday.
Atkinson missed Sunday's game because he was cut by a skate near the eye on Saturday and the swelling was too substantial for him to play. His return to practice suggests that the swelling has subsided and he could be back in the lineup on Tuesday vs. Ottawa.
Source: Jeff Rimer 10/27/14, 8:05 am EST
Atkinson (face) will not play on Sunday.
Atkinson has serious swelling around his eye after being cut by a skate against the Ducks. He is considered day-to-day.