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Blue Jackets Host Buffalo Sabres for Fan Appreciation Night on Saturday

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO — The Columbus Blue Jackets wrap up the 2010-11 season on Saturday, Apr. 9 with a 7 p.m. contest against the Buffalo Sabres for Fan Appreciation Night. All fans in attendance will receive a 2011-12 Blue Jackets yearbook courtesy of 10th Season partners AAA Ohio, Columbia Gas, FOX Sports Ohio, OhioHealth, Tim Hortons and Time Warner. Festivities will also include numerous prize giveaways, including a road trip for two on the team plane with the Blue Jackets during the 2011-12 season, and the chance to win game-worn jerseys directly from players on the ice immediately following the game.

In addition to the "Jersey Off Our Backs" winners (contest running until Apr. 6 - click here to enter) who will accept a game-worn jersey from a player, the Blue Jackets Foundation is selling raffle tickets for the chance to win previously game-worn jerseys. The Foundation’s winners will also have the opportunity to collect their jerseys from their respective players on the ice following the game. The $10 raffle tickets will be sold at the Foundation table behind section 111 or any of the other eight locations throughout the arena.

The Blue Jackets return to action tomorrow when they visit the Dallas Stars. Face-off at American Airlines Center is set for 8:30 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio HD begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 8 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Wheeling Island Hotel & Casino Blue Jackets Radio Network, including 97.1 The Fan and online at

The Dispatch Family Value Pack is available for Fan Appreciation Night. This ticket package, which offers a savings over $26 per pack, features an upper bowl ticket, Sugardale hot dog, Pepsi, popcorn, UDF ice cream cone coupon and Ice Haus skate pass. To order, visit

Single-game tickets, starting at $22, are on sale at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, The FOX Sports Ohio Blue Line Team Store at The Mall at Tuttle Crossing, ticket outlets at the Chiller Ice Rinks and all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase tickets by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online at and For information on season tickets, a variety of partial-season plans and group tickets, call (800) NHL-COLS or visit

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