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Columbus Blue Jackets, Schwebel's Team Up to Offer Fans Chance to Skate with a Player at Nationwide Arena

by Blue Jackets Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets and Ohio-based Schwebel Baking Company have teamed up to present the "Schwebel's Skate With a Player" promotion in which ten lucky fans will win the opportunity to participate in an exclusive skate with Blue Jackets forward Jakub Voracek and team mascot Stinger. Schwebel Baking Company has been a Blue Jackets corporate partner since the 2000-01 inaugural season.

Now through the end of January, central Ohio customers that purchase a loaf of specially marked Schwebel's GIANT bread can register to win by visiting and entering a special UPC code found on the back of the purchased loaf. Ten winners will be randomly chosen and each will be able to bring one guest for the hour-long skate on the main ice at Nationwide Arena on Monday, Feb. 8, 2010. Complete contest rules may be found at Blue Jackets player participating in the skate is subject to change.

The Blue Jackets return action tonight when they host the Nashville Predators at Nationwide Arena. Game time is set for 7 p.m. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio HD will begin with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 6:30 p.m. The game will also broadcast live on the Wheeling Island Hotel Casino Blue Jackets Radio Network and flagship stations WBNS-AM, Sports Radio 1460 The Fan and WWCD-FM, CD101, and online at

Blue Jackets tickets are on sale now 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, call (800) NHL-COLS or visit

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