Blue Jackets announce 2013 preseason schedule

Wednesday, 07.10.2013 / 3:50 PM / News
By BlueJackets.com Staff

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets will play an eight-game preseason schedule, including four home games at Nationwide Arena, prior to their 13th National Hockey League season, the club announced today. Columbus will play one home and one road game against a pair of its new division rivals – the Pittsburgh Penguins and Carolina Hurricanes – as well as the Buffalo Sabres and Minnesota Wild.

The Blue Jackets open preseason play by hosting the Penguins at Nationwide Arena on Sunday, September 15 at 6 p.m. ET. That contest is the first of four home preseason games at Nationwide Arena. The Jackets will also host the Sabres on Tuesday, September 17; Wild on Monday, September 23; and Hurricanes on Thursday, September 26.

The complete preseason schedule is below:

Sunday, September 15: PITTSBURGH PENGUINS NATIONWIDE ARENA 6 p.m. ET

Tuesday, September 17: BUFFALO SABRES* NATIONWIDE ARENA 7 p.m. ET

at Minnesota Wild* Xcel Energy Center 8 p.m. ET

Wednesday, September 18: at Carolina Hurricanes PNC Arena 7 p.m. ET

Saturday, September 21: at Pittsburgh Penguins CONSOL Energy Center 4 p.m. ET

Monday, September 23: MINNESOTA WILD NATIONWIDE ARENA 7 p.m. ET

Wednesday, September 25: at Buffalo Sabres First Niagara Center 7 p.m. ET

Thursday, September 26: CAROLINA HURRICANES NATIONWIDE ARENA 7 p.m. ET

*Split Squad games

Full and partial season tickets for the Blue Jackets’ 2013-14 campaign are currently available for purchase. Information on all ticketing options can be obtained by calling (800) NHL‐COLS or by visiting BlueJackets.com.

NOTE: The 2013-14 regular season schedule is expected to be released next week, while information on the sale of single game tickets will be announced soon.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

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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