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Cam Atkinson

27-Year-Old Right Wing – Columbus Blue Jackets

2016-17 NHL Stats

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2016-17 NHL Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Atkinson put together the best season of his career in 2015-2016, tying for the team lead in points with 53 while recording his third straight 20-plus-goal campaign. While the 27-year-old doesn't have the skill set or size to be an elite sniper, he's been amazing consistent ...

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 5' 8"   WT: 182   DOB: 6/5/1989   BORN: Riverside, Connecticut   DRAFTED: 6th Rd, #157 Overall in 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

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Cam Atkinson Contract Information:

Signed a three-year, $10.5 million extension with the Blue Jackets in March of 2015.

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Atkinson scored his 20th goal of the year just 1:08 into Tuesday's 5-3 loss against Carolina.

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Cam Atkinson NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2011-12 22 NHL CLS 27 7 7 14 1 14 66 10.6 0 0 15:23 1 1 2 2:46 23 17
2012-13 23 NHL CLS 35 9 9 18 9 4 91 9.9 1 0 15:35 1 1 2 1:19 24 16
2013-14 24 NHL CLS 79 21 19 40 -4 18 216 9.7 5 1 15:47 4 5 9 2:26 55 38
2014-15 25 NHL CLS 78 22 18 40 -2 22 212 10.4 7 1 16:59 7 3 10 2:19 55 39
2015-16 26 NHL CLS 81 27 26 53 -8 22 226 11.9 3 2 17:48 4 6 10 2:15 47 40
2016-17 27 NHL CLS 42 21 20 41 1 12 124 16.9 4 2 17:56 9 10 19 2:51 19 20
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2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

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Average Time On Ice

On average, Cam Atkinson was on the ice for 17:56.

2:51

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Cam Atkinson was on the ice for 2:51 during power plays.

1:30

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Cam Atkinson was on the ice for 1:30 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2014-15 16:59 2:19 0:59
2015-16 17:48 2:15 1:53
2016-17 17:56 2:51 1:30

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Cam Atkinson
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Jan 14 @FLA 1 0 1 -1 2 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 17:38 3:43
Jan 13 @TAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 17:21 4:27
Jan 10 @CAR 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 1 20:36 3:29
Jan 8 PHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 1 18:52 2:52
Jan 7 NYR 1 0 1 -1 0 1 0 0 6 16.7 2 0 17:59 3:12
Jan 5 @WAS 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 2 15:23 5:10
Jan 3 EDM 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 4 25.0 0 1 20:15 4:44
Dec 31 @MIN 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 100.0 1 0 19:13 2:06
Dec 29 @WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 17:27 2:56
Dec 27 BOS 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 15:18 2:10
Dec 23 MON 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 0 1 17:12 2:40
Dec 22 PIT 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 25.0 1 0 15:08 2:24
Dec 20 LOS 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 4 50.0 0 1 19:02 2:18
Dec 18 @VAN 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 50.0 2 1 16:38 1:29
Dec 16 @CGY 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 1 16:53 3:45
Dec 13 @EDM 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 25.0 1 0 17:03 3:48
Dec 10 NYI 1 1 2 1 2 0 1 0 1 100.0 0 0 16:28 3:23
Dec 9 @DET 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 2 50.0 0 0 18:23 0:00
Dec 5 ARI 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 3 0.0 0 1 18:11 5:07
Dec 3 @ARI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 18:16 4:18
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Dec 1 @COL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 19:54 5:03
Nov 29 TAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 1 0 17:52 1:19
Nov 26 @FLA 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 0 21:49 2:52
Nov 25 @TAM 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 50.0 0 0 21:13 2:03
Nov 23 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 19:30 5:07
Nov 21 COL 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 7 28.6 0 0 20:22 0:57
Nov 20 @WAS 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 18:04 1:59
Nov 18 NYR 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 19:30 2:36
Nov 15 WAS 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 2 17:37 3:54
Nov 12 STL 0 4 4 2 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 1 0 16:44 1:34
Nov 10 @BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 14:57 3:38
Nov 9 ANA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 17:36 3:00
Nov 5 @STL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 0.0 2 1 20:01 4:03
Nov 4 MON 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 7 28.6 0 0 17:43 3:43
Nov 1 DAL 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 0 2 16:09 1:42
Oct 28 @ANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:27 3:27
Oct 27 @SAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 18:43 3:01
Oct 25 @LOS 1 0 1 -2 0 1 0 0 4 25.0 0 2 15:34 0:20
Oct 22 @DAL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 15:15 0:45
Oct 21 CHI 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 19:33 1:12
Oct 15 SAN 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 17:48 1:00
Oct 13 BOS 1 0 1 -4 0 1 0 0 4 25.0 1 0 18:38 2:22

Cam Atkinson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Atkinson now sits tied for sixth in goals in the NHL after notching two in the Jackets' 4-2 win over the Wild on Saturday. The second goal stood as the winner, as the Jackets tied the second longest winning streak in NHL history at 15 games.

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Atkinson picked up a power-play assist during Friday's 2-1 win over Montreal.

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Atkinson scored a power-play goal in Thursday's 7-1 drubbing of the Penguins.

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Atkinson (foot) will tough it out to play in Thursday night's divisional game against the Penguins, Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch reports.

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Atkinson wore a walking boot Wednesday to protect his swollen left foot after he blocked a shot in the third period of Tuesday's shootout win over the Kings, The Columbus Dispatch reports. "We'll see how it feels [Thursday]," Atkinson said regarding his availability for Thursday's game against the Penguins. "It's precautionary; that's why I'm wearing (the boot). It's not for fashion reasons. There's only so much you can do -- so much ice, so much flushing, that sort of thing. Personally, I'm a pretty fast healer. Hopefully, I will be able to rock and roll."

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Atkinson notched two goals and a plus-2 rating during Tuesday's 3-2 shootout win against the Kings.

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Atkinson extended his point streak to six games with a goal and an assist in Sunday's contest versus the Canucks.

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Atkinson recorded a multi-point game for the second straight night in a 6-2 victory over the Islanders on Saturday.

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Atkinson collected a shorthanded goal and an assist Friday night in a 4-1 win over the Red Wings.

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Atkinson collected two power-play assists during Monday's win over Arizona.

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Atkinson scored an unassisted goal and picked up a power-play assist during Friday's win over Tampa Bay.

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Atkinson scored two goals and registered seven shots on net during a 3-2 overtime loss to Colorado on Monday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2015-16

After consecutive 40-point seasons, Atkinson has proven himself to be a reliable NHL winger, but it's questionable whether he'll reach the star-quality upside he flashed at Boston College and in the AHL. He's undersized at 5-foot-8, but Atkinson is strong for his size and hard on the puck, reminiscent in a way of a lower-end version of the Rangers' Mats Zuccarello. He's entering his age-26 season, so the time to make a big leap forward offensively is now, but it's concerning that Atkinson merely replicated the prior season's production despite seeing a significant increase in average ice time. Still, if Atkinson's mates on the Jackets' second line, Boone Jenner and Brandon Dubinsky, can stay healthy, they've got a chance to provide the sort of fearsome scoring depth that can propel Columbus back into the playoffs.

2014-15

Atkinson finally put things together last season, scoring 21 goals and 40 points in 79 games while filling a variety of roles on the wing for the Blue Jackets. The addition of Scott Hartnell could make it tough for Atkinson to see top-six ice time this season though, and while a third-line placement on an improving roster isn't the worst fate for a young winger, it will limit his fantasy ceiling. Don't expect him to take things to another level unless injuries ahead of him open up some prime minutes for him.

2013-14

The undersized sparkplug Atkinson battled ankle injuries most of the season and managed just nine goals and 18 points in 35 NHL games, although his surprising plus-9 rating led all Blue Jackets forwards and his AHL production (17 goals and 38 points in 33 games) was outstanding. When he's healthy he's capable of supplying some big goals, but the late-season addition of Marian Gaborik and the Nathan Horton signing make things very crowded on the wings in Columbus and Atkinson could find it tough to keep hold of a top-six placement. If he does stay on a scoring line though, don't underestimate his fantasy potential.

2012-13

The young winger had a mostly successful first full season in the pros, lighting the lamp 29 times in 51 AHL games while posting a more modest but still solid 7-7-14 line in 27 games with Columbus. He came on towards the end of the season, scoring 10 of his points in the final six games, including an eye-popping five goals in the final two; he will be given a long look as a potential top-six forward on a Rick Nash-less Blue Jackets' roster that is starving for snipers. He still has yet to prove that he can make a consistent impact in the NHL given his tiny stature, but if he can find space on the ice, Atkinson has the skill to break through to the 20-goal level as a sophomore.

2011-12

Even in the modern NHL, players with Atkinson's small stature have trouble making an impact. Still, this particular waterbug is coming off consecutive 30-goal seasons to finish his career at Boston College and a point-a-game pace in his first, brief exposure to the pros at the AHL level. He heads into camp with a real shot at winning a third or fourth line role for the Blue Jackets, but even if he breaks camp with Columbus don't expect a fantasy-worthy output.