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Cam Atkinson | Winger | #13

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (27) / 6/5/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'8' / 180
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 6 (157) / CLM
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Cam Atkinson registered two assists in a 5-1 victory over Toronto Wednesday night.
Atkinson has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last five games. He has 27 goals and 52 points in 79 contests in 2015-16. Apr 7 - 9:54 AM

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Forward Cam Atkinson continued his impressive season Monday night by scoring in the Columbus Blue Jackets' 4-1 loss to the Capital in Washington.

Atkinson, 26, now has 27 goals, which is pretty remarkable considering how poor the Blue Jackets have been this season.
Mar 28 - 11:07 PM

Cam Atkinson scored his 25th goal of the season on Saturday night against the New Jersey Devils

Along with scoring his 25 goals the 26 year-old has also posted 21 assists in 70 games so far this season. He has already surpassed his career high in goals and assists.
Mar 20 - 8:53 AM

Cam Atkinson scored two goals and an assist in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

Atkinson did all of his damage in the third period of the game. He assisted on Boone Jenner's goal 26 seconds into the game and his goals gave Columbus 4-1 and 5-3 leads. Atkinson has 23 goals and 43 points in 66 games this season. He's one of the more underrated players in the NHL.
Mar 8 - 10:18 PM

Cam Atkinson scored Columbus' lone goal in a 2-1 loss to the New York Rangers Monday night.

Atkinson's goal was unassisted. He now has 20 goals and 39 points in 63 contests this season.
Feb 29 - 10:33 PM

Cam Atkinson scored his 18th goal of the year and added an assist in a 3-2 shootout loss to the New York Islanders.

The 26-year-old tied the game at 1-1 with his goal in the first period and collected the only assist on Brandon Dubinsky's goal minutes later. Atkinson totals 18 goals and 35 points in 54 games this season, including nine points in his last eight games.
Feb 9 - 11:41 PM

Cam Atkinson has been selected as the second star of the week.

He accounted for four goals and one assist in two victories over Montreal prior to the All-Star break. Atkinson has 17 goals and 32 points in 50 games this season.
Feb 1 - 12:17 PM

Cam Atkinson had a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens.

One night after scoring a hat trick against these same Canadiens, Atkinson was at it again tonight. He picked up the only assist on Brandon Dubinsky's second period goal and his third period marker with under three minutes remaining restored Columbus' two-goal lead. The 26-year-old has 17 goals and 32 points in 50 games this season.
Jan 26 - 11:04 PM

Forward Cam Atkinson picked up a hat trick to spark the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 5-2 slaughter of the visiting Montreal Canadiens Monday night.

Atkinson scored his third goal and 16th of the season with 25 seconds remaining in the game. He previously posted hat tricks April 5, 2012 in Colorado and March 27, 2015 in Chicago. Monday night, he tied the game at 1-1 with a goal at 14:40 of the first period and gave the Blue Jackets a 2-1 lead with his second goal of the night at 2:52 of the second period. Brandon Dubinsky and Boone Jenner drew assists on all three goals. Dubinsky now has 18 assists on the season. Jenner, 13. Brandon Saad had a good night for the Blue Jackets, as well. He picked up his 17th and 18th goals, both in the third period.
Jan 25 - 10:25 PM

Cam Atkinson notched a goal in the Blue Jackets’ 4-3 overtime loss to the Hurricanes on Saturday night.

A subject of trade interest from the Rangers, Atkinson recorded a short-handed marker to begin three a spell of three unanswered goals from Carolina. He has 13 goals and 26 points this season. Alexander Wennberg and Josh Anderson picked up the other goals.
Jan 9 - 10:06 PM

Cam Atkinson has been thriving under new Columbus coach John Tortorella.

Atkinson called his buddy Martin St. Louis when Tortorella was hired and asked about the fiery coach. "I wanted to know what to expect, and I knew Marty would be straight with me," Atkinson said. "He was the first guy who told me, if you work hard, he’s going to love you." Well, Atkinson has been a hard worker and Tortorella has been using him in all situations. Atkinson has 11 goals and 23 points in 38 games and is on pace to set career highs in all offensive categories. Take him in deeper pools.
Jan 2 - 7:24 AM

Cam Atkinson picked up three points in Thursday's big 7-5 win over Arizona.

With a goal and two assists to go along with a block and two hits, it would seem the pieces may finally be forming into place for the talented winger. He now has 10 goals and 21 points in 33 games for Columbus on the season.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 01:21:00 AM

John Tortorella believes Cam Atkinson is a perfect fit for what the Jackets want him to do.

"The style of play we want to play I think fits him perfectly," Tortorella told BlueJackets.com. "He gets to pucks – he can get to pucks quicker than some other guys because he’s so quick, he’s not only fast but he’s quick. He’s ‘around it.'" Atkinson has six goals and nine assists this season.
Mon, Nov 30, 2015 09:42:00 PM

Cam Atkinson scored the overtime winner in Friday's 2-1 victory over Pittsburgh.

The Penguins got on the board first, but the Jackets were able to respond with two goals of their own. Atkinson scored after he was set up by Brandon Dubinsky, who made a great individual effort on the play. Atkinson is currently riding a four-game point streak and has six goals and 15 points in 23 games.
Fri, Nov 27, 2015 10:37:00 PM

Cam Atkinson had an assist in a 3-1 victory over St. Louis Tuesday night.

Atkinson has only been held off of the scoresheet once in his last four games. He has four goals and 11 points in 18 contests in 2015-16.
Wed, Nov 18, 2015 08:33:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Brandon Dubinsky
2Sam Gagner
3Alexander Wennberg
4Pierre-Luc Dubois
5William Karlsson
6Gregory Campbell
LW1Boone Jenner
2Scott Hartnell
3Matt Calvert
RW1Brandon Saad
2Nick Foligno
3Cam Atkinson
4David Clarkson
5Josh Anderson
6Oliver Bjorkstrand
D1Seth Jones
2Ryan Murray
3Jack Johnson
4David Savard
5Dalton Prout
6Zach Werenski
7Cody Goloubef
8Gabriel Carlsson
9Dillon Heatherington
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Curtis McElhinney
3Joonas Korpisalo