Holtby exits after taking stick to the face
2 days ago - By TheScore
Braden Holtby was forced to leave Saturday's game after Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson 's stick hit him through the mask.
Holtby gets clipped by Atkinson's high stick... Copley replaces him in net. CapsJackets pic.twitter.com/bSfYX0Y6rZ - NBC Sports Capitals January 13, 2019
The Washington Capitals goaltender appeared to have difficulty opening his eye afterward.
Holtby looked like he couldn't keep his left eye open after getting hit pic.twitter.com/wuOow23gXc - HockeyKot January 13, 2019
Atkinson was assessed a minor penalty for high-sticking. Pheonix Copley replaced Holtby...
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Rick Nash to drop puck before Blue Jackets vs. Rangers game
3 days ago - By Sportsnet
Rick Nash skated in 1,060 regular-season games during his 15-year NHL career, all but 11 of which were spent in either a Columbus Blue Jackets or New York Rangers uniform.
Nash officially announced his retirement from professional hockey Friday and on Sunday he'll have a chance to give both of his former fan bases a proper goodbye.
The Blue Jackets announced the six-time all-star will take part in a ceremonial puck-drop prior to the Sunday evening clash at Nationwide Arena in Columbus.
The 2002 first-overall pick of the Blue Jackets finished his career with 437 goals and 805 points...
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