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Cam Atkinson
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Atkinson with the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2014
Born June 5, 1989 (1989-06-05) (age 32)
Riverside, Connecticut, U.S.
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 182 lb (83 kg; 13 st 0 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team Columbus Blue Jackets
National team Flag of the United States.svg United States
NHL Draft 157th overall, 2008
Columbus Blue Jackets
Playing career 2011–present

Cameron Thomas Atkinson (born June 5, 1989) is an American professional ice hockey player and alternate captain for the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League (NHL). Atkinson was selected by the Blue Jackets in the sixth round, 157th overall, of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

Although smaller than most forwards in the NHL, he is known for his great speed, soft hands and excellent shooting skills.

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