From their bond with fans to their efforts in the community – and everything in between – 'After the Buzzer' is a weekly series taking readers beyond the rink to shine a light and provide insight on players’ lives away from the game.
When you host a charity event, there are certain things that are far beyond your control. Just ask Cam and Natalie Atkinson.
It’s a Christmas first for Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson and his wife Natalie, as the couple celebrates their first Holiday season with their son Declan.
A career-high, the league-lead in points and a move up the Columbus Blue Jackets franchise leaderboard all highlighted Cam Atkinson's week – but he didn't forget to put in the work away from the rink.
Which Hollywood hits made the right wing’s top five list? One of them combines hockey and golf, while another keeps bringing the 28-year-old back for more.
With Los Angeles as the backdrop for the 2017 NHL All-Star festivities, we asked players about their experiences rubbing elbows with film and music superstars.
It’s a sound that initially took Cam Atkinson by surprise. And although there are times it still does catch him off guard, one of Columbus’ offensive catalysts will tell you it’s always music to his ears.
It was during pre-game warm-ups when Cam Atkinson saw the young fan holding a sign bearing a special message. He was determined not to let her down. And he didn’t.
Cam Atkinson is helping develop the future of the game in Connecticut through his summer hockey camp