COLUMBUS, OHIO — The Columbus Blue Jackets have hired Perry Elderbroom as an interim goaltending consultant for the National Hockey League club, General Manager Scott Howson announced October 24. He will work with goaltenders throughout the Blue Jackets organization, including at the NHL level and those currently playing in the minor professional leagues and junior hockey.
Elderbroom has over 20 years experience working with goaltenders with an extensive background in Europe, particularly Scandinavia, as well as with teams throughout Canadian junior hockey and professional teams in Finland, Sweden, Austria and Switzerland.
The Blue Jackets return to action tonight at Nationwide Arena, hosting the New York Rangers. Game time is set for 7 p.m. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio will begin with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 6:30 p.m. The game will also broadcast live on the Blue Jackets Radio Network and flagship stations WBNS-AM, Sports Radio 1460 The Fan and WWCD-FM, CD101.
Tickets for 2008-09 regular season home games are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, FOX Sports Ohio Blue Line at The Mall at Tuttle Crossing, The Chiller Ice Rinks and all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can purchase tickets by phone at (614) 431-3600 or online at www.BlueJackets.com and www.ticketmaster.com. For information on season tickets, mini-plans or group tickets, call (614) 246-PUCK or 800-NHL-COLS.