Cam Atkinson Joins Elite Company By Scoring Goal In Five Straight Opening Games

By Chris Pennington on October 4, 2018 at 8:48 pm
Cam Atkinson

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Not the stat you expected to hear tonight, but the one you needed to hear:

With his power play goal against the Red Wings, Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson became the 11th player in NHL history to score at least one goal in five or more consecutive season opening games.

It's not super often that you hear a Blue Jackets' player name etched in history with the likes of Mud Bruneteau and Yvon Cournoyer, but hey, we'll take it.

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