COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets Season Preview Show will debut on FSN Ohio on Monday, October 1, at 7:30 p.m., the club and regional sports network announced September 27. The show will re-air the following four days leading up to the club opening the 2007-08 National Hockey League season on Friday, October 5, vs. the defending Stanley Cup champion Anaheim Ducks.
The Columbus Blue Jackets Season Preview Show is a 30-minute program that will take a look at the Blue Jackets as they prepare for their seventh NHL season. The show will be hosted by Blue Jackets FSN Play-by-Play Announcer Jeff Rimer, Color Analyst Danny Gare, FSN Ohio's Jim Day and Blue Jackets Radio Analyst Bill Davidge, who also will contribute to Blue Jackets Live pre-game shows on FSN Ohio during the upcoming season.
The program will also feature interviews with Blue Jackets General Manager Scott Howson, Head Coach Ken Hitchcock, as well as players Dan Fritsche, Fredrik Norrena and David Vyborny. Vyborny has been with the club since the inaugural 2000-01 season and is the club’s all-time leader in games played (477), points (291), assists (185) and is second in goals (106). Below is a complete list broadcast times on FSN Ohio for The Columbus Blue Jackets Season Preview Show:
Monday, Oct. 1 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 2 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 3 10 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 4 9:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 5 2 p.m.
The Blue Jackets open the 2007-08 season at Nationwide Arena on Friday, October 5 against the defending Stanley Cup champion Anaheim Ducks. Game time is 7 p.m. with all fans in attendance receiving a Nationwide Night Rally Flag. A special pre-game show featuring former U.S. Olympic figure skater Todd Eldredge will begin at approximately 6:45 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, FSN Ohio Blue Line Team Stores at The Chiller Ice Rinks, The Mall at Tuttle Crossing and all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase by phone (614) 431-3600 or online at www.BlueJackets.com and www.ticketmaster.com. Season and group tickets are on sale now. For information, call (614) 246-PUCK or (800) NHL-COLS.