Blue Jackets' Cam Atkinson: Shifts to IR

The Blue Jackets placed Atkinson (ankle) on injured reserve Sunday.

The 30-year-old was already expected to miss 2-3 weeks with the ankle issue, so this move was to create a roster spot for recent call-up Kole Sherwood. Atkinson has struggled prior to getting hurt, as he's currently riding a seven-game pointless streak. As long as he's sidelined, Oliver Bjorkstrand looks like the main beneficiary to ascend to a top-six role.

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