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Cam Atkinson | Winger | #13

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (28) / 6/5/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'8' / 179
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 6 (157) / CLM
Contract: view contract details

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Cam Atkinson has been playing on a line with Patrick Kane during the 2018 World Championships.
That seems to have worked out well for Atkinson, who has six goals and 10 points in seven games for Team USA so far in the tournament. This is the second time that Atkinson has played for the United States at the World Championships with the other being back in 2012. "I feel really confident on the ice," said Atkinson. "My first time (at the worlds, in 2012), it obviously was great to play for your country, but I was still (an NHL) rookie and trying to learn the ropes a little bit. Now, I’m a more established player in the league." The United States and Czech Republic will face off in the quarterfinals. May 17 - 9:09 AM

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The Columbus Blue Jackets were eliminated from the playoffs after Monday's 6-3 Game 6 loss to the Washington Capitals.

It's a tough pill to swallow for the Blue Jackets who headed back to Columbus after the opening two games of the series with a 2-0 lead only to lose four straight to the Capitals. Tonight was a particularly rough night for forward Cam Atkinson as he finished with no points, a minus-4 rating and seven shots on goal. The Blue Jackets will see their career playoff series record drop to 0-4.
Apr 23 - 10:47 PM

Cam Atkinson scored a pair of Game 2 goals to help Columbus beat Washington 5-4 in overtime on Sunday night.

The 28-year-old was a force all game long, and now has two goals and three points in the first two games of the series. He has nine points in 13 career playoff games.
Apr 15 - 11:24 PM

Cam Atkinson won't play tonight against the Nashville Predators.

Atkinson will be joining Seth Jones, Zach Werenski, Ryan Murray, Artemi Panarin and Alex Wennberg in the press box. With a playoff spot clinched and no chance at getting home ice advantage in the first round, it makes sense for Columbus to rest their top players.
Apr 7 - 12:55 PM

Cam Atkinson has been on a hot streak for the Jackets' last nine games.

Over that span, Atkinson has scored an impressive eight goals and registered 13 points. If you are looking for a sleeper for your playoff pool, Atkinson may not be a bad choice.
Apr 7 - 10:00 AM

Cam Atkinson found the back of the net in Thursday's 5-4 OT loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Atkinson's goal gave the Blue Jackets a 4-3 lead with just under 12 minutes remaining in regulation, but they eventually came up short. Regardless, the point they picked up for losing in overtime allowed them to clinch a playoff spot. Atkinson is now riding a nine-game point streak. He's also scored at least one goal in six of his last seven games. The 28-year-old has 24 goals and 46 points in 65 games this season. His overall numbers are disappointing, but he's getting hot at the perfect time.
Apr 5 - 10:49 PM

Cam Atkinson's point streak has reached eight games.

Atkinson got there by scoring a pair of goals on Tuesday. During his eight-game point streak, he's netted at least one goal in six of those contests. He now has 23 goals and 45 points in 64 contests this season.
Apr 4 - 4:40 AM

Cam Atkinson registered two assists in a 5-1 win over Calgary Thursday night.

That extended Atkinson's point streak to six games. He's up to 20 goals and 41 points in 62 contests in 2017-18. He's been finishing the campaign on a really strong note as he's recorded 20 points over his last 17 contests.
Mar 30 - 10:03 AM

Cam Atkinson scored his 19th of the season in a 2-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night.

Atkinson's unassisted marker late in the second period was the only offense Columbus could muster in the defeat. He has notched three goals and two assists over a four-game point streak to give him 19 markers and 38 points in 60 games this season.
Mar 25 - 1:24 AM

Cam Atkinson scored a goal and collected an assist in a 4-0 win over the Florida Panthers.

The Blue Jackets have now won 10-straight games, joining the Philadelphia Flyers (1984-86) and the Pittsburgh Penguins (2010-13) as the only NHL franchises with consecutive seasons with 10-game winning streaks. Columbus now finds themselves tied with the Pittsburgh Penguins for second place in the Metropolitan division with 89 points, but the Penguins have a game in hand. Since returning from his foot injury that cost him 11 games from Dec-Jan, Atkinson has picked up 24 points in 27 games, bringing him to 18 goals and 37 points in 59 games this season. He really had a terrible start to the season but can definitely give you a boost in the fantasy post-season with his strong play over the last two months. He's available in 48% of Yahoo leagues.
Mar 22 - 10:11 PM

Cam Atkinson found the back of the net in Monday's 5-4 overtime win over the Boston Bruins.

The Blue Jackets found themselves down 3-1 late in the second period, but they still managed to force overtime. In the extra frame, it was Atkinson that gave the Jackets the win at the 2:55 mark of the period. The 28-year-old has now scored four times in his last three contests. Atkinson finished the game with a plus-2 rating and four shots on goal in 21:10 of ice time. He's up to 17 goals and 34 points in 57 games this season. Boone Jenner, Sonny Milano, Thomas Vanek and Artemi Panarin also scored for Columbus.
Mar 19 - 9:54 PM

Cam Atkinson has been red hot over the Blue Jackets' last 10 games.

The sniper has scored six goals and registered 12 points over that span and is thriving on the Jackets' top line alongside Pierre-Luc Dubois and Atremi Panarin. Make sure Atkinson is in your lineup for Saturday's game against the Senators.
Mar 17 - 9:55 AM

Cam Atkinson led the Blue Jackets to a 5-3 win over the Flyers with a hat trick.

Atkinson has disappointed offensively for a good chunk of the season, but that certainly hasn't been the case lately. With Thursday's hat trick in the books, he's now scored six goals and 12 points in his last 10 games. Oliver Bjorkstrand and Boone Jenner contributed the Blue Jackets' other two goals. David Savard assisted on two of Columbus' five markers.
Mar 15 - 10:19 PM

Cam Atkinson is finally heating up.

After starting the season slowly, Atkinson has now registered a point in 10 of his last 15 games and six of his last eight contests. For the season, the talented winger has 29 points in 53 games. Now may be the time to quietly pick him up.
Mar 10 - 12:48 PM

Cam Atkinson scored a goal in Friday's 2-1 overtime loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.

Atkinson's goal at the 16:32 mark of the third period tied the game at one and eventually forced overtime. Unfortunately for the Blue Jackets, Sean Couturier netted the game-winning goal for the Flyers in overtime. Atkinson finished the night with a plus-1 rating, five shots on goal and one hit in 18:53 of ice time. He has picked up seven points in 10 games since coming back from a foot injury. He has 10 goals and 10 assists in 42 games this season.
Feb 16 - 9:49 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Alexander Wennberg
2Nick Foligno
3Brandon Dubinsky
4Mark Letestu
5Lukas Sedlak
6Alex Broadhurst
LW1Artemi Panarin
2Pierre-Luc Dubois
3Boone Jenner
4Matt Calvert
5Markus Hannikainen
6Eric Robinson
RW1Cam Atkinson
2Josh Anderson
3Thomas Vanek
4Oliver Bjorkstrand
5Sonny Milano
D1Zach Werenski
2Seth Jones
3Jack Johnson
4David Savard
5Ryan Murray
6Ian Cole
7Taylor Chorney
8Scott Harrington
9Dean Kukan
10Markus Nutivaara
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Joonas Korpisalo
3Jeff Zatkoff