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Blue Jackets Celebrate New Year's Eve with In-Game Salute to 200Columbus the Bicentennial

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets will ring in 2012 with a Bicentennial-themed fireworks show, presented by 200Columbus, inside Nationwide Arena on Sunday, Dec. 31 following the 7 p.m. game against the Washington Capitals. Festivities planned around the New Year’s Eve game signal a start to 200Columbus the Bicentennial, a year-long celebration of the city's 200th birthday.

In honor of the Bicentennial kick-off, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman and members of City Council will be part of a ceremonial puck drop. The night culminates with a brief indoor fireworks display shortly after the final horn sounds.

New Year's Eve Dispatch Family Value Packs are on sale now starting at $25 per person and include a ticket in the AEP Power Level, one hot dog, one Pepsi, one popcorn, one UDF ice cream cone coupon, and admission to a pre-game skate in the OhioHealth Ice Haus from 4:30-7 p.m. For more information or to purchase, visit or call (800) 745-3000.

For more information on the special lineup of events and experiences planned throughout 2012 to commemorate the Bicentennial, visit

Single game tickets for Blue Jackets home games starting at $26 are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, The OhioHealth Chiller Ice Rinks and all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase tickets by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online at, the official club web site, and

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