The Columbus Blue Jackets encourage fans to come dressed in their favorite fashions from the 1990s when the team hosts 90's Throwback Night, presented by Planet Fitness, on Friday, February 28 against the Minnesota Wild. Puck drop for the contest is slated for 7 p.m. ET at Nationwide Arena. The first 10,000 fans in attendance for the game will receive a CBJ fanny pack.
Throughout the themed night, fans will have opportunities to win prizes, such as limited-edition Upper Deck 90's-themed CBJ player trading card sheets. Fans dressed in their favorite 90's clothing can visit the photo booth located in section 107 for a costume contest with the best 90's-inspired costume earning a Blue Jackets' prize pack. Section 107 will also have the classic NHL 94 on Super Nintendo available for fans to play. Other concourse activations include a 90's Night Arcade on the main concourse, featuring old-school video games courtesy of 16-bit and Pins Mechanical Company.
Blue Jackets fans can fax for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the game, as well as a 90's Prize Pack, by faxing their name, phone number and favorite 90's band or TV show to 614-246-4300 to enter the contest.
The Columbus Blue Jackets organization came to life at the end of the 1990s. On June 25, 1997, the National Hockey League awarded Ohio's capital city with an expansion franchise, along with the Atlanta Thrashers, Minnesota Wild and Nashville Predators. The Blue Jackets began play in the 2000-01 NHL season.
The Blue Jackets return to action on Thursday when they host the Philadelphia Flyers. Puck drop at Nationwide Arena is set for 7 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 6:30 p.m. All Blue Jackets games televised on FOX Sports Ohio will also be streamed live via FOX Sports GO. The game may also be heard on the Eldorado Scioto Downs Blue Jackets Radio Network, including CD 102.5 FM in Columbus, and online at BlueJackets.com.