Nathan Horton RUMORS & NEWS

  • 250d
    Stephen Whyno @SWhyno

    Unsurprising but meaningful news from #Leafs that injured Nathan Horton (who may never play again w back injury) failed physical - not in TO

  • Nathan Horton's improvement allows for some optimism

    Columbus Dispatch "It’s way too early to say if Nathan Horton is on the road to a full recovery from his debilitating back condition, the Blue Jackets cautioned. But Horton’s presence at the morning skate on Thursday and his general outlook and attitude when he lunched with members of the front office this week..." February 03

  • Blue Jackets: Nathan Horton's improvement allows for some optimism

    Columbus Dispatch "It’s way too early to say if Nathan Horton is on the road to a full recovery from his debilitating back condition, the Blue Jackets cautioned. But Horton’s presence at the morning skate on Thursday and his general outlook and attitude when he lunched with members of the front office this week..." January 31

  • Blue Jackets' Nathan Horton enduring 'living hell' with back injury

    Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets forward Nathan Horton is stuck in a living hell and facing a torturous decision. Horton, who hasn’t played since April, is in near constant pain — sometimes agony — because of a degenerative back injury that has derailed his NHL career. “I can’t stand up like a normal person; I..." November 13

  • Horton's Back Injury Could End Career

    Columbus Dispatch "The Blue Jackets aren’t ready to move on without injured right wing Nathan Horton yet. But optimism is fading that Horton will be able to play this season, and there’s growing concern that the 29-year-old’s career might be finished. Horton, who signed a seven-year, $37.1 million free-agent..." October 22

  • Horton Sidelined As Camp Begins

    Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets right wing Nathan Horton is out indefinitely with a back injury that has dogged him most of the summer. It's doubtful he'll take part in training camp and he may miss the early stages of the regular season. No, this is not an "encore" blog entry from last season. Horton played only..." September 19

  • Jackets lose Nathan Horton (abdominal surgery) for six weeks

    Pro Hockey Talk "The positive vibes surrounding Columbus’ second-ever playoff appearance took a hit on Friday, as GM Jarmo Kekalainen announced forward Nathan Horton underwent abdominal surgery and would miss the next six weeks of action. Horton, 28, scored five goals and 19 points in 36 games for the Jackets..." April 12

  • Nathan Horton leaves with lower-body injury, likely to ‘make’ history Wednesday

    Pro Hockey Talk "Nathan Horton is probably more interested in helping the Columbus Blue Jackets make the playoffs than he is making some obscure NHL history, yet it appears that he’s in a position to become the answer to an odd sports trivia question. Horton, 28, re-aggravated a lower-body injury in the Blue..." April 09

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    NHL Blue Jackets @BlueJacketsNHL

    Todd Richards: Horton expected to play, Tropp also in. Will make a decision on Boll or Skille (fourth line) prior to game time. #CBJ

  • 786d
    Shawn Mitchell @smitchcd

    #CBJ RW Nathan Horton (lower body) will not play on Tuesday vs. #Avs. Jared Boll will return to lineup.

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    Jeff Rimer @jrimercbj

    Nathan Horton will make his #CBJ debut vs #Coyotes. Bobrovsky expected to dress as a backup and Prout could play too in #NHL action tonight

  • Nathan Horton healthy, will make Blue Jackets debut Thursday night

    CBS Sports "It feels like a lifetime ago but the Columbus Blue Jackets made a splash when early in free agency they signed former Bruins forward Nathan Horton to a seven-year contract worth $37.1 million. It feels like a lifetime ago because the Jackets signed Horton with the understanding that he was..." January 02

  • Blue Jackets Nathan Horton’s debut may happen tonight

    Columbus Dispatch "Blue Jackets right wing Nathan Horton likely will make his long-awaited season debut tonight against the Phoenix Coyotes. “It’s not 100 percent, but there is a very good chance he will play,” coach Todd Richards said after Horton participated in an optional practice yesterday at" January 02

  • Nathan Horton gets closer to his debut with Blue Jackets

    Columbus Dispatch "Yesterday was a big day for many around the world. But the most-anticipated day on the Blue Jackets’ calendar hasn’t arrived yet. Nathan Horton’s red “no-contact” sweater has been returned to the trainer’s storage room, meaning he’s cleared (within reason) to hit and be hit in Blue Jackets’..." December 26

  • Nathan Horton takes next step in shoulder rehab with Blue Jackets

    CBS Sports "The Columbus Blue Jackets had raised expectations coming into this season in part because of their big offseason signing of former Bruins forward Nathan Horton . Only problem is his debut with the team is still pending due to shoulder surgery in the offseason to fix an issue lingering from his..." November 19

  • Horton skates for first time since June, says shoulder looks ‘really good’

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Blue Jackets needed some good news and on Wednesday, they got some. Nathan Horton, the club’s prized $37 million free agent signing, skated today for the first time since undergoing major shoulder surgery this summer and, what’s more, his latest MRI revealed the shoulder is rehabbing..." November 07

  • 988d
    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    No update on RW Nathan Horton returning from shoulder injury. Still November - January window.

  • Jackets forward Nathan Horton undergoes successful shoulder surgery "Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nathan Horton underwent surgery today to repair a shoulder injury suffered during the 2013 Stanley Cup Final, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. The surgery was performed by Dr. Jon Warner at the Boston Shoulder Institute at Massachusetts General..." July 18

  • 1051d
    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    #CBJ RW Nathan Horton will have shoulder surgery next week in Boston. Day has not been settled yet. 4-6 months recovery.

  • 1055d
    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    Nathan Horton's deal with CBJ is 7 years, $37.1 ($5.3 AAV) but he gets $30M in first 5 years.

  • 1056d
    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    #CBJ have extended a long-term offer to free agent Nathan Horton.

  • Nathan Horton visited Columbus on Wednesday

    CBS Sports "The NHL's new two-day interview period has given teams an opportunity to meet with free agents before the signing period begins on July 5. One team that was known to take advantage of that on Wednesday was the Columbus Blue Jackets as they hosted former Boston Bruins forward Nathan..." July 03

  • Bruins on the lookout for Horton's replacement

    CSN New England "There’s no doubt Nathan Horton surprised everyone when he informed the Bruins over the weekend he was walking away from the team in free agency, looking for “a new beginning” somewhere else. As recently as a couple of weeks ago, indications were that the right wing still enjoyed being a member of..." July 02

  • 1061d
    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    Horton's agent Paul Krepelka: "Nathan has told BOS he wants to explore free agency. It's not a financial issue, just a decision to move on."

  • B's GM wants Nathan Horton back

    Boston Herald "Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli and coach Claude Julien held exit interviews with players yesterday and then conducted a lengthy press conference during which many of the open questions about the team were answered. There were many topics of conversation, but one of the most pressing was..." June 27

  • Red Wings free agent focus: Nathan Horton's size, scoring ability, playoff performance puts him in demand

    Michigan Live "Nathan Horton 2012-13 team: Boston Position: Right wing Height/Weight: 6-2/229 Age: 28 Shoots: Right 2012-13 stats: (regular season) 43 games, 13 goals, 9 assists, 22 points, plus-1 rating, 22 penalty minutes, averaged 16:51 in ice time; (playoffs) 21 games, 7 goals, 12 assists,..." June 24

  • Horton on ice with Bruins for morning skate "Forward Nathan Horton took part in the morning skate Saturday, as expected, as the Boston Bruins finished preparations for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday at United Center (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, RDS). Horton practiced ThursDay and took line rushes..." June 15

  • Nathan Horton status for Game 2 still iffy

    Boston Herald "Nathan Horton, as usual, had a giant smile on his face. So did a lot of other people around the Bruins yesterday afternoon at the United Center, where Horton was a surprise participant in the B’s off-day practice before tonight’s Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals. Horton skated on a few line..." June 15

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    Fluto Shinzawa @GlobeFluto

    Nathan Horton shooting and passing. No limitations.

  • Loss of Horton would be huge load to shoulder

    Boston Herald "Losing the heroic Gregory Campbell hurt the Bruins, but it was a setback they were able to absorb fairly well. The loss of Nathan Horton would be an entirely different matter. It was a devastating night for the Bruins Wednesday in the magnificent opener of the Stanley Cup finals, and not just..." June 14

  • Nathan Horton Dealing with Chronic Shoulder Injury

    WEEI Boston "According to a source with direct knowledge of the situation, Nathan Horton has been dealing with chronic left shoulder subluxation, which caused him to leave Wednesday’s Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals during the first overtime. The injury was originally suffered when Horton fought Penguins..." June 14

  • Without Horton, Seguin needs to step up

    CSN New England "Michael Felger and Tony Amonte on Postgame Live after the Bruins triple-overtime, 4-3 loss to the Blackhawks in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals talk about how Tyler Seguin will have to step up after the loss of Nathan Horton for the B's. The Bruins lost Horton to an injury and he didn't return..." June 13

  • 1078d
    Jesse Spector @jessespector

    Claude Julien says Nathan Horton is day-to-day.

  • Horton day-to-day with upper-body injury

    CSN New England "While Nathan Horton's upper-body injury didn't look good when he left the game in the first overtime of Game 1 against the Blackhawks, it doesn't appear to be anything too serious. It's believed to be a left shoulder issue for Horton, who was knocked out of Game 1's 4-3 triple-overtime loss..." June 13

  • Horton injured; no word on condition

    CSN New England "The Bruins may have lost more than a game Wednesday night. Nathan Horton, one of their most valuable postseason performers, appeared to injure his shoulder during a power play in the first overtime period. He skated to the bench in obvious pain, went to the locker room, and didn't return for..." June 13

  • David Krejci, Nathan Horton picking up pace come playoffs

    Boston Herald "If David Krejci scored goals at his 2013 playoff pace over the course of an 82-game regular season, he’d finish with 44 goals. Not too shabby for a guy whose career high is 23 goals. Nathan Horton is almost a point-per-game player through the two postseasons in which he’s participated. In 591..." June 03

  • Nathan Horton hears a ‘phew’

    Boston Herald "Nathan Horton has been responsible for many celebrations since joining the Bruins in 2010, but he almost spoiled one Wednesday night. While David Krejci was streaking down ice for the game-winning goal that earned the Bruins a 4-3 overtime victory and a 3-1 lead in their Eastern Conference..." May 10

  • Nathan Horton discovers second wind

    Boston Herald "Although it wasn’t scheduled beforehand, a little time off at the end of the regular season might’ve been just the prescription Bruins forward Nathan Horton needed to find his game. Horton missed the final five games with an upper-body injury. He started skating a few days before he joined the..." May 04

  • Bruins' Nathan Horton skates in practice, says he's 'ready'

    CSN New England "Nathan Horton couldn’t hide the smile from his face as he went through a full practice, and appeared ready to go for Game 1 of the playoffs starting Wednesday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Horton was wearing the white practice jersey and skating in his customary spot on the right wing..." May 01

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    Nathan Horton (upper body) will not be making the trip to Philly for tomorrow night's game vs. the Flyers #BruinsTalk

  • No update on Horton after suffering injury

    CSN New England "While the Bruins seemed to find their physicality and get in touch with their intensity in an emotionally charged atmosphere, it might have come at a cost. Bruins right wing Nathan Horton was among the most notably intense players on the ice as he registered four hits in just 5:18 of ice time and..." April 21

  • Horton, Krejci each get three points in Bruins' win over Caps

    Yahoo! Sports "The Boston Bruins had plenty of good reasons to want to beat the Washington Capitals in a matinee on Saturday. Remember, it was the Capitals who, on their last previous visit to TD Garden, knocked the Bruins out of the playoffs in the first round last spring, and it was the Caps who came back..." March 16

  • Nathan Horton Might Be Getting Ready to Break Out After Scoring Twice in Win Over Lightning

    NESN "The Bruins love Nathan Horton as, by all accounts, he’s one of the best teammates any NHL player could ask for. When he plays like he did on Thursday night, however, he must be their favorite guy in the world. The big forward with the even bigger smile played his best game of the season, scoring..." February 22

  • Horton leads Bruins in win over Lightning with 2-goal game

    CSN New England "Claude Julien loved what he saw out of Nathan Horton against Tampa Bay in his best game of the season. The Bruins coach liked it so much he left the right winger out on the ice with Chris Kelly and Rich Peverley in the closing seconds with an empty net so Horton could go for his third career..." February 22

  • Nathan Horton nets 2 as Bruins zap Bolts

    Boston Herald "It’s grown almost tiresome in recent weeks, getting essentially the same quote from Bruins players, coaches and front office folks: The scoring chances are there, just not the finish; the puck’s bound to start going in soon. Even when they outplayed and outshot the opposition and generated..." February 22

  • Horton pots first goal in over a year

    CSN New England "Nathan Horton completed another step on the way to proving that he's right back to where he once was as a highly regarded power forward that tied everything together for the Bruins. He passed the first test after experiencing no linger concussion issues over the summer into the four month..." January 24

  • Long layoff hasn't hurt Nathan Horton

    Boston Herald "For Bruins right winger Nathan Horton, the best sign early in the season is that he hasn't thought twice about giving or taking a hit. It would be understandable for Horton to be hesitant to undertake physical play. When he stepped on the Garden ice for the season opener last Saturday against..." January 24

  • Horton has setback in concussion recovery

    Boston Globe "Nathan Horton will miss his seventh straight game today because of a concussion. It will not be the last. After yesterday's practice at TD Garden, coach Claude Julien acknowledged that Horton has suffered a setback. Horton first skated on his own last Sunday. But Horton's post-concussion..." February 11

  • Horton hears his critics

    Boston Herald "How odd that when Patrice Bergeron struggled somewhat in the season after he returned from a major concussion, he received no criticism. It was widely understood that it wasn't easy to come back from such a devastating injury. But Nathan Horton has been ripped in some quarters as he resumed..." January 18

  • Nathan Horton showing signs of recovery

    Boston Herald "Bruins coach Claude Julien used the phrase a couple of times yesterday morning in describing what Nathan Horton can be — a difference-maker. All you have to do is go back to last spring to know how much of one Horton can be, with three huge goals — including two overtime winners and two series..." January 05

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