Cannon Blasts - 11 December 2013

A busy week for Kerby Rychel- traded to Guelph, and named to Canada's WJHC tryout camp. - Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sport

Yum, link dump. Enjoy!

Jackets Links

The Jackets and Springfield Falcons have extended their affiliation agreement through the end of next season. Given the success that the Falcons experienced last season and so far this year, the decision was a no-brainer. Bruce Landon and company run a very good program in Springfield. (

Jackets first rounder Kerby Rychel was traded from the Windsor Spitfires to the Guelph Storm, as the latter are loading up for a deep playoff, and perhaps Memorial Cup run. Kerby's going to a great situation. (Buzzing the Net)

Hockey n' Heels is taking place this Saturday night. (

Dark Blue Jacket realizes that best-on-best-hockey-is-best. (DBJ)

Dan Kamal says the Jackets are finally starting to play the right way. I agree. (FSOhio)

Tim Erixon has been recalled again by the Jackets. Will he get to play this time? (

Hockey Links

The salary cap is expected to rise to $71 Million next season.(

...but is this good for a small-market team like the Jackets? Ken Campbell doesn't think so. (The Hockey News)

From last week, check out some awesome NHL GIFs, including an appearance by a Blue Jacket.(SBNation)

Patrick Roy is angry again. (SBNation)

Hockey Canada, the Swedish Hockey Federation and USA Hockey released their Selection Camp rosters for the upcoming 2014 World Junior tournament, (Hockey Canada) (Sweden - (USA Hockey). The Jackets have two of their own trying out for Canada- Kerby Rychel and Josh Anderson. Anderson parlayed a strong Subway Super Series into an invite to Canada camp. Oscar Dansk and Alexander Wennberg were invited to Swedish camp.There are no CBJ prospects attending Team USA camp this year.

Come on, Florida. You mean you didn't have even one extra pane of glass in the building? (Puck Daddy)

PPP is looking for this years' top mittenstringer. Help them out. (PPP)

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