Opening Night Fesitivities Include Special Giveaways, Mix 97.1 'Party Time' and Emerson Drive Singing the National Anthem
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Columbus Hosts Calgary In Its Fifth Home Opener Tonight
Opening Night Fesitivities Include Special Giveaways, Mix 97.1 'Party Time' and Emerson Drive Singing the National Anthem

Friday, 10.07.2005 / 12:00 AM / News
Columbus Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets will open the 2005-06 home campaign with a 7 p.m. contest against the Calgary Flames tonight, which is the five-year anniversary of the Jackets' inaugural game, played on Oct. 7, 2000, vs. Chicago.

The team has many festivities planed to kick of the team’s home opener, including Special Giveaways, Mix 97.1 Party Time on Celebration Plaza (weather permitting), and country recording artist Emerson Drive singing the National Anthem. (Click here to purchase tickets)

Don't forget Blue Jacket fans, 250 seats priced at $10 for tonight's game go on-sale at 5 p.m. The Blue Jackets will have a minimum of 250, $10 seats for every home game this season available at Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, two hours prior to game time. For tonight's game each person may purchase a maximum of four seats.

As for the game, two teams that dropped their road openers will battle on the ice tonight. Columbus (0-1-0) dropped a tight 3-2 contest at Washington, with Ohio native Dan Fritsche scoring two goals for the Jackets. Calgary (0-1-0), playing in its first game that counted since losing Game 7 of the 2004 Stanley Cup Finals, fell at Minnesota, 6-3.

The two teams will face each other four times, with two games at Nationwide Arena and two at Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary.

The game will be broadcast on FSN Ohio, as well as on the the Blue Jackets Radio Network, including flagship stations 1460 The Fan and CD101 in Columbus.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Johansen 82 33 30 3 63
J. Wisniewski 75 7 44 0 51
B. Dubinsky 76 16 34 5 50
C. Atkinson 79 21 19 -4 40
A. Anisimov 81 22 17 -2 39
N. Foligno 70 18 21 5 39
R. Umberger 74 18 16 -3 34
M. Letestu 82 12 22 1 34
J. Johnson 82 5 28 -7 33
B. Jenner 72 16 13 6 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Bobrovsky 32 20 5 .923 2.38
C. McElhinney 10 11 1 .909 2.70
 
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