Blue Jackets launch official mobile app in advance of 2013-14 season

Wednesday, 10.02.2013 / 4:00 PM
BlueJackets.com Staff

COLUMBUS, OHIO --- Fans of the Columbus Blue Jackets will now be able to ‘Join the Battle’ from everywhere via the Official Blue Jackets Mobile App, the club announced today. The app is now available for download on the iPhone, iPad and Android smartphone devices.

Integrated with the Blue Jackets’ website and social media channels, the Official Blue Jackets Mobile App affords users the opportunity to easily access team news, multimedia content, receive live game updates and buy tickets. Fans can find the app in the official online Apple Store, via Google Play or by texting ‘CBJAPP’ to 90561.

“We’re very pleased to provide our fans another way to stay connected with the team by providing the latest editorial and video content on their mobile devices,” says Vice President of Digital Marketing & Media Marc Gregory. “We’re looking forward to offering our fans new features and functionality in the coming months.”

In addition to providing users with breaking news and up-to-the-second game updates, the Official Blue Jackets Mobile App will be automatically populated with feature stories from the Jackets’ digital marketing team as well as video content from JacketsTV presented by OhioHealth including post-game highlights.

The app’s customizable news and game alerts functionality, meanwhile, allows users to control the flow of information based on a variety of preference-based settings.

Features of the Official CBJ Mobile App include:

• Live game updates complete with box scores, game and individual player stats, shift changes and play-by- play

• Instant alerts for breaking news stories and game-specific events such as goals and period conclusions

• The ability to purchase Blue Jackets game tickets via a ‘one-click’ Ticketmaster portal

• Photo Galleries

• Roster and Player Profiles

• Schedule

• Up-to-date player stats and league standings

Users who download the app can enter to win a pair of Lexus Glass Seats to Columbus’ November 15 home

game versus Montreal. The winning entrant will be announced on November 1.

More information on the Official Blue Jackets Mobile App can be obtained by visiting BlueJackets.NHL.com/

App.

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