Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation Lady Jackets present Player Favorite Basket Silent Auction and Raffle

Customized baskets featuring players' favorite items to be available for bid or raffle at home games December 10-17 with proceeds benefiting CHOICES

Tuesday, 12.06.2011 / 3:33 PM / News
By Blue Jackets Staff  - Writer

COLUMBUS, OHIO – In celebration of Hockey Holidays, the Lady Jackets present the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation's Player Favorite Basket Silent Auction and Raffle, a signature event during which the players’ wives and girlfriends put together customized gift baskets filled with a variety of items that reflect the personality and off-ice interests of the individual players. The auction and raffle also feature baskets from the coaching staff, training staff, Stinger and club general manager Scott Howson. The baskets will be available for bidding or raffle during the four home games at Nationwide Arena December 10-17. Proceeds will benefit CHOICES, central Ohio's leading organization addressing domestic violence.

The unique contents of the baskets vary with many featuring gift certificates to favorite restaurants and shops; DVDs of favorite movies or shows; electronics or gaming systems; game and event tickets; autographed memorabilia, and at least one game-used item in each of the player baskets. Other highlights include the following:

-One-hour lesson or team practice conducted by the coaching staff at Nationwide Arena (as a bonus, the session will be captured, edited and presented as a keepsake DVD)

-30-minute skate/youth hockey session at Nationwide Arena hosted by Fedor Tyutin, Antoine Vermette

-Locker room tours guided by players, coaches and trainers

-Multiple gaming stations including Playstation 3, Playstation Move Bundle, Xbox 360 4G, and Wii

-Electronics including Amazon Kindle, NOOK Color tablet, digital cameras and camcorders

-iPod nanos (including one loaded with Grant Clitsome’s favorite workout music)

-Various event tickets including: Frozen Diamond Faceoff hockey game featuring Ohio State vs. Michigan at Progressive Field in Cleveland; OSU Basketball; Indianapolis Colts football; Blake Shelton in concert

-Fitness package including P90X and Insanity training programs, 30-day pass for Pilates Studio of Central Ohio

The baskets will be displayed on the Bud Light Terrace located on the main concourse during home games on Saturday, Dec. 10 (vs. Boston), Tuesday, Dec. 13 (vs. Vancouver), Thursday, Dec. 15 (vs. L.A. Kings) and Saturday, Dec. 17 (vs. Tampa Bay). Some baskets will be offered in a silent auction while several will be available through raffle. Bids and raffle entries will be accepted through the end of the second intermission of the Dec. 17 game. Raffle tickets will be priced at $10. For more information, visit www.BlueJacketsFoundation.org.

CHOICES takes pride in being the premier direct service provider of accredited domestic violence programming in central Ohio. Since 1977, CHOICES has provided counseling, shelter, crisis intervention, education, and community and legal support and advocacy to central Ohio residents facing domestic violence. For more information, visit www.choicescolumbus.org.

Since its inception in 2000, the Foundation has awarded $3.5 million in community grants to non-profit organizations that serve the Foundation’s main pillars of giving: the fight against pediatric cancer; education; children’s health and safety; and the development of youth and amateur hockey. For information on the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation, visit www.BlueJacketsFoundation.org.

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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 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Johnson 1 1 1 0 2
D. MacKenzie 1 1 0 0 1
M. Letestu 1 1 0 1 1
B. Dubinsky 1 0 1 1 1
B. Jenner 1 0 1 -1 1
F. Tyutin 1 0 0 -1 0
J. Wisniewski 1 0 0 0 0
B. Comeau 1 0 0 -1 0
N. Nikitin 1 0 0 0 0
J. Skille 1 0 0 -1 0
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Bobrovsky 0 1 0 .875 4.07
 
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