|Date of Birth||6/5/1989|
|Height, Weight||5'8", 175 lbs|
|Drafted||2008 - Rd 6|
Atkinson had two goals and an assist in Saturday's 5-0 victory over New Jersey.
Atkinson already has three goals and two assists in two games since returning from the IR after missing 12 games with an ankle sprain. Remarkably, he has seven goals in the past eight games he's played. Get him back in your lineup as soon as you can. Atkinson is hot.
Atkinson (ankle) was activated off injured reserve Wednesday.
Atkinson appears set to make his return to the lineup against the Hurricanes on Thursday following a 12-game stint on injured reserve. Prior to suffering his ankle injury, Atkinson notched fie goals and two helpers in nine contests. The winger should retake a top-six role now that he is fully fit, in addition to returning to the power play where he is averaging 2:19 of ice time and notched eight points.
Atkinson (ankle) will not suit up for Saturday's tilt in Vegas, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Atkinson will miss his 11th game with his ankle injury but it appears that his return is near. The 30-year-old winger has 21 points this season and should slot back into a top-six role upon his return.
Atkinson (ankle) remains on the shelf heading into Thursday's matchup with San Jose, Brian Hedger of NHL.com reports.
Atkinson will be sidelined for a 10th straight game due to his ankle injury. With his lengthy stint on injured reserve, the winger will be hard pressed to get back over the 40-point mark for a seventh consecutive year. Nathan Gerbe, Jakob Lilja and Emil Bemstrom all figure to continue getting looks with Columbus given the club's lengthy injury list.
Atkinson (ankle) wasn't activated from IR and won't play in Tuesday's game versus the Ducks, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Atkinson was originally expected to draw back into the lineup, but he'll now set his sights on returning for Thursday's clash against the Sharks. Eric Robinson will stay in the lineup for the time being.