#CBJ coach Todd Richards said club has reassigned F Nick Drazenovic. Atkinson and Anisimov expected to play against Detroit.
Atkinson (ankle) has only appeared in three games this season but it looks like he will make his return to the lineup tomorrow vs. the Red Wings. Atkinson is a goal-scorer and Columbus will be happy to have him back in the lineup.
#CBJ have Cam Atkinson and John Moore taking part in optional skate prior to tonight's GM vs #sjsharks. Both should play on road trip.
Atkinson (ankle) hasn't played since January 23 but is nearing a return to the Blue Jackets lineup. Atkinson is a sniper and will be a welcomed return to a Columbus lineup that ranks at the bottom of the NHL in Goals For per game with 2.0.
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson has a "minor lower body issue."
Atkinson got hot at the end of last season and had a strong AHL campaign during the lockout. He should make a weak Blue Jackets roster and see solid minutes. He could be in 10-15 goals range by seasons end.
Rookie forward Cam Atkinson was recalled from Springfield this morning and will replace Carter on the roster. Atkinson has 29 goals, tied for second in the AHL. He’ll play right wing on a line with center Mark Letestu and left wing Vinny Prospal.
Atkinson gets another look now that Jeff Carter is in LA. The rookie scored a goal over his first five-game stint with the Blue Jackets.