COLUMBUS, OHIO – Mid-November is unlike any other time of the year in the state of Ohio and Columbus Blue Jackets fans will look to keep the competitive fires burning during "Rivalry Week" when the Jackets host games against the NHL teams that represent a pair of the Ohio's greatest and latest rivals – Michigan (Detroit Red Wings) and Florida (Florida Panthers).
After the big game in Ann Arbor on Saturday, the Blue Jackets hit the ice to battle "that other team up north" twice in seven days with home games against Central Division rival Detroit on Sunday, Nov. 18 and Saturday, Nov. 24. Between clashes with the Red Wings, the Jackets host the Panthers on Wednesday, Nov. 21 in the latest showdown between the Buckeye and Sunshine states. Each game has something extra special to offer fans.
BLUE JACKETS VS. RED WINGS – SUNDAY, NOV. 18 AT 5 PM
•Free "Beat Michigan/Beat Detroit" T-shirt – Between now and Friday, Nov. 17, fans that purchase an advance ticket at regular price will receive an exclusive rivalry week T-shirt at the game.
•Giant Eagle Turkey Shoot - All fans will be invited to the ice after the game for a chance to win a $10 Giant Eagle gift card to use towards the purchase of a turkey.
•Dispatch/Mix 97.1 Family Night – Families can get four tickets, four Sugardale hot dogs, four popcorns, four Pepsi products, four UDF ice cream coupons and four Dispatch Ice Haus skate passes for just $92, a $40 savings.
BLUE JACKETS VS. PANTHERS – WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21 AT 7 PM
•All You Can Eat Special - For just $30, the package includes a game ticket and an all-you-can-eat buffet that includes pulled pork sandwiches, chicken strips, hot dogs, Pepsi products and more.
•Jackets Night Out – Get two tickets, two beers and two Donatos pizzas for $55 in the upper bowl or upgrade to the lower bowl for just $35 more.
BLUE JACKETS VS. RED WINGS – SATURDAY, NOV. 24 AT 7 PM
•Sugardale Dollar Hot Dog Night - Enjoy delicious Sugardale hot dogs for just $1 each.
Promotional ticket packages are available online by visiting the Ticket Promotions section of www.BlueJackets.com. Tickets for all regular season home games are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, FSN Ohio Blue Lines at The Chiller Ice Rinks and The Mall at Tuttle Crossing, Ticketmaster Ticket Centers and online at www.BlueJackets.com and www.ticketmaster.com. For information on season tickets, mini-plans and group tickets, call (614) 246-PUCK or (800) NHL-COLS.