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The Cannon Nov 22, 2019
Fun stuff Friday: Emil Bemstrom is riding high as he finds his game

Fun stuff Friday: Emil Bemstrom is riding high as he finds his game

Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via The rookie is starting to discover his play after a slow start to the season. Emil Bemstrom is starting to discover his game as the team nears Thanksgiving, just in time for the Columbus Blue Jackets whose offense has been struggling for much of the season. Heading into Saturday night’s matchup with the Winnipeg Jets, Bemstrom is finding his scoring touch. Last night unfortunately broke his point streak dating to the Jackets’ road win over the Arizona Coyotes. In that time he had notched 3-3-6 and climbed into a tie for fifth on the team for most goals...
The Cannon Nov 11, 2019
Cannon Blasts: Bemstrom hits his stride

Cannon Blasts: Bemstrom hits his stride

Photo by Norm Hall/NHLI via That and more of this week’s links As the Columbus Blue Jackets continue to battle inconsistency, I wanted to briefly highlight one bright spot of the past week. Swedish rookie winger Emil Bemstrom finally scored his first NHL goal, 16 games into his career. He followed that up with another goal two days later. Better yet, each goal came on the power play. We knew that the 20 year old would need time to develop into a top line NHL player, but that his power play skills alone would be enough to earn him a spot on the roster. Ironically, neither goal...

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