The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded Cam Atkinson, a BC alumnus, to the Philadelphia Flyers. He will be joining former Eagle Kevin Hayes in Philly. The Blue Jackets will also receive Jakub Voracek in return.
Atkinson has averaged 20+ points every season with the Blue Jackets, which includes a career-high 69 points in 2018-19. With the exception of two COVID shortened seasons, Atkinson has scored at least 20 goals in every full season with the Blue Jackets.
Atkinson was a 6th-round draft pick in 2008. This is likely because Atkinson is a shorter player at 5'8. However, his speed, hockey skills, and scoring touch make him a valuable asset to any team. Atkinson is also a very active volunteer in numerous charitable causes throughout his time in Columbus. This gives him an extra benefit for any new city.