COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Blue Jackets and championship partner FOX Sports Ohio announced today the launch of the "Blue Jackets All-Access Pass" sweepstakes which gives followers of the hockey club's official Facebook page the chance to win a host of "all-access" team experiences. Fans may enter at BlueJackets.com or visit the "All-Access" tab of the Blue Jackets official Facebook page (www.facebook.com/OfficialColumbusBlueJackets), starting February 1, to win one of six unique opportunities.
Prizes including VIP game experiences and player access are detailed below with winners revealed on the Blue Jackets official Facebook page on the following dates:
•Thursday, Feb. 9: Four seats on the glass to the Feb. 24 game vs. Colorado; pre-game dinner in the Time Warner Cable HD Lounge; Ryan Johansen post-game meet and greet and four hats to be signed by the current Blue Jackets forward and 2012 NHL rookie All-Star.
•Sunday, Feb. 12: Two lower bowl tickets to see the Blue Jackets take on the Pittsburgh Penguins at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, PA on Feb. 26; $50 gas card; lunch with Blue Jackets players Derek Dorsett and Derick Brassard on a future date and a third jersey autographed by the full Blue Jackets team.
•Saturday, Feb. 18: Exclusive seats on the bench during pre-game warm-ups and 10 club level tickets when the Jackets host the Phoenix Coyotes on Mar. 6; post-game meeting with James Wisniewski and 10 pucks signed by Wisniewski.
•Tuesday, Feb. 21: Exclusive seats in the penalty box during pre-game warm-ups and four club level tickets for the Mar. 8 game when the Jackets host the Los Angeles Kings; four Blue Jackets jerseys autographed by Rick Nash and a private locker room tour with Nash and FOX Sports Ohio broadcasters Jeff Rimer and Bill Davidge.
•Friday, Feb. 24: A group experience for 20 including access to the player home tunnel as the Blue Jackets take the ice on Mar. 20 against the Chicago Blackhawks; 20 lower level tickets and 20 pucks autographed by current Blue Jackets players.
•Wednesday, Feb. 29: A loge box for six which includes in-seat wait staff and concierge service when the Jackets host the Carolina Hurricanes on Mar. 23, post-game meeting with R.J. Umberger and six official game pucks to be signed by Umberger.
Prize winners must be at least 18 years of age. For further information and sweepstakes rules, visit www.facebok.com/OfficialColumbusBlueJackets.
The Blue Jackets return to action tonight when they visit the Los Angeles Kings. Game time from STAPLES Center is set for 10:30 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio HD begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 10 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Wheeling Island Hotel & Casino Blue Jackets Radio Network, including flagship station Sports Radio 97.1 The Fan in Columbus and online at BlueJackets.com.