Columbus Blue Jackets to Stream Pre-Season Home Games on Jackets TV at BlueJackets.com
The first broadcast is scheduled for Tuesday at 7 p.m. when the Jackets host the Winnipeg Jets
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets announced Sept. 15 that all preseason home games will be streamed live via Jackets TV on the club's official website, BlueJackets.com. The broadcasts will also be available via a link at FOXSportsOhio.com.
The live feeds of each game will feature a combination of Nationwide Arena's game presentation show and the radio broadcast featuring play-by-play voice George Matthews, game analyst Bob McElligott, and pre and post-game host Mark Wyant. The live stream will be available throughout the Blue Jackets’ NHL-defined broadcast territory, including most of Ohio and areas of West Virginia, and Kentucky.
The Blue Jackets preseason schedule includes home games vs. the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday, Sept. 20 (7 p.m.); Washington Capitals on Wednesday, Sept. 21 (7 p.m.); Buffalo Sabres on Sunday, Sept. 25 (5 p.m.) and Minnesota Wild on Thursday, Sept. 29 (7 p.m.). In addition, each of the club’s pre-season games – home and road – will be broadcast live on 1460 ESPN Radio. Coverage of Wednesday's split-squad game vs. the Jets will feature the home contest at Nationwide Arena. At its conclusion, coverage will shift to the remainder of the road game at Winnipeg.
Single game tickets for the Blue Jackets home games starting at $26 are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, The Chiller Ice Rinks and all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase tickets by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online at Blue Jackets Ticket Central, the official club web site, and www.ticketmaster.com
Full and partial season ticket plans for the Blue Jackets’ 2011-12 season are on sale now starting at less than $15 per game. Full and partial-season ticket holders receive a number of great benefits including significant savings versus single-game prices; the best available seat locations; exclusive access to events with players and coaches; and priority access to tickets for most other events at Nationwide Arena and the Jerome Schottenstein Center. For more information, call (800) NHL-COLS or visit BlueJackets.com.