Talk about putting your money where your mouth is:
March 15, 5:30 p.m.: Upon his arrival at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, to play the Flyers, Cam Atkinson is interviewed by New England Hockey Journal to discuss the big contract he signed last November and how he really hasn’t played up to the numbers.
7:30 p.m.: The Blue Jackets’ right wing scores to make it 3-1 Columbus.
8:30 p.m.: Scores his second goal to make it 4-2 Columbus.
9:30 p.m.: Completes the hat trick into an empty net for 5-3 victory, Columbus’ eighth win in a row.