COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets encourage fans to keep up with all the action of the “March On” 2009 Playoffs presented by Time Warner Cable and The Columbus Dispatch by gathering to watch the FOX Sports Ohio telecasts at ten official viewing party locations in central Ohio. Viewing parties will take place for all road and home contests. Festivities kick off at game time and fans in attendance will have the chance to win playoff tickets and Blue Jackets merchandise. Giveaways vary by location.
During away games, Stinger and the Blue Jackets Street Team will be on hand to meet fans at featured locations, Frog Bear & Wild Boar Bar - 343 North Front Street; and Damon's Grill Hilliard (Mill Run) - 3799 Park Mill Run Dr. For Game 1 on Thursday, April 16 from 7-9- p.m., Stinger will visit Frog Bear & Wild Boar Bar while the Street Team stops by Damon’s. For Game 2 on Saturday, April 18 from 6-8 p.m., Stinger will be at Damon's and the Street Team will mingle with fans at Frog Bear & Wild Boar Bar.
WESTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS SERIES
|Game ||Day |
|Date ||Location ||Time (ET) |
|Game 1 ||Thursday ||April 16 ||at Detroit ||7 p.m. |
|Game 2 ||Saturday ||April 18 ||at Detroit ||6 p.m. |
|Game 3 |
|Tuesday ||April 21 ||at Columbus ||7 p.m. |
|Game 4 ||Thursday ||April 23 ||at Columbus ||7 p.m. |
|Game 5 ||Saturday ||April 25 ||at Detroit ||7 p.m. |
|Game 6 ||Monday ||April 27 ||at Columbus ||TBA |
|Game 7 ||Wednesday ||April 29 ||at Detroit ||TBA |
Bold – home games
* – if necessary
Viewing party locations in and around the Arena District include: R Bar - 413 N. Front Street; Brothers - 477 North Park Street ; Arena Grand Theater - 175 W. Nationwide Blvd.; and Garage Bar - 147 Vine Street. Additional sites to watch the Blue Jackets take on the Red Wings include: Champps Americana (Worthington) - 161 E. Campus View Blvd; Champps Americana (Lennox) - 1827 Olentangy River Road; Champps Americana (Easton) - 3993 Morse Crossing; and Draught Haus (formerly know as Doubles in Dublin) - 6694 Sawmill Road. For more information on the viewing parties, visit bluejackets.nhl.com/viewingparties.htm.
Available tickets for all Blue Jackets first round home playoff games at Nationwide Arena are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, the FOX Sports Ohio Blue Line at The Mall at Tuttle Crossing, online at BlueJackets.com and Ticketmaster.com, or by phone at (800) 745-3000. For each home playoff game in the first round, 250 HUNTINGTON GREEN SEATS priced at $20 will go on sale two hours prior to game time and 200 RUSH CBJ PRESENTED BY RAISING CANE'S student tickets priced at $30 will go on sale one hour prior to game time at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office.
Season tickets for 2009-10 starting at $18 per game, as well as 10- and 20-game packages are on sale now. For information, call (800) NHL-COLS or visit BlueJackets.com.