Blue Jackets, T. Marzetti Co. announce new corporate partnership

Wednesday, 10.02.2013 / 1:00 PM / News
By BlueJackets.com Staff


COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets and T. Marzetti Co. announced today a new multiyear corporate partnership that designates the Columbus-based company as the Official Sponsor of Youth Hockey Moms.

The centerpiece of the partnership is the Marzetti Youth Hockey Mom of the Year promotion that celebrates the tireless support and sacrifice made by Hockey Moms across Ohio. Fans are invited to nominate any Hockey Mom who deserves to be recognized for her contributions to family, community and youth hockey. Nominations may be made online by visiting www.BlueJackets.com/HockeyMom.

“We’re very excited to begin this new partnership with a locally-based national brand,” said A.J. Poole, Columbus Blue Jackets vice president of corporate development. “Community engagement is a key component of the partnership and we look forward to teaming up with T. Marzetti Co. in celebration of youth hockey moms.”

“The T. Marzetti Company is proud to partner with the Columbus Blue Jackets for such a wonderful local initiative that rewards our youth ‘Hockey Moms’ for their positive impact in the community,” said Joe Tuza, Senior Vice President - Retail Marketing, Sales and Innovation. “We applaud these Moms and appreciate the energy and passion they demonstrate for everything they do - including helping their children with schoolwork, cheering them on at every game, and many times going above and beyond to volunteer and help others.”

The six Youth Hockey Mom of the Month winners will receive an array of prizes including tickets to a Blue Jackets game where she will be recognized, an Arena District gift card and Marzetti offers. The promotion culminates with one grand prize winner being selected from the six finalists. The Youth Hockey Mom of the Year will be treated to a Blue Jackets VIP game experience starting with a limousine ride to the game, premium tickets with dinner included, in-game recognition as the winner and a private meet and greet. The grand prize also includes a spa day for two, three months worth of groceries, and a Marzetti gift basket.

An additional component of the partnership is an in-arena video feature recognizing the “best dressed fans.”

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  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
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10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
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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

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2013-2014 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
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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
 
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