COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets and SUBWAY® restaurants announced November 30 a new corporate partnership. To kick off the alliance, fans visiting central Ohio SUBWAY® locations can take advantage of the "4 Subs, 4 Stubs" promotion which gives all those who purchase four foot-long subs in one transaction a voucher redeemable for four select Blue Jackets tickets for just $5 each and four Blue Jackets/SUBWAY co-branded t-shirts. The "4 Subs, 4 Stubs" Fresh Seats offer is available in participating SUBWAY® locations starting today.
SUBWAY Fresh Seats are available for the following games: Dec. 14 (vs. Nashville), Monday, Jan. 18 (vs. St. Louis), Thursday, Feb. 4 (vs. Dallas), Tuesday, Mar. 2 (vs. Vancouver) and Monday, Mar. 15 (vs. Edmonton). There are only 250 Fresh Seats available for each designated game. When the allotted tickets are gone, the voucher may be used as a $5 discount on select area tickets. This offer is redeemable only at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office and fans may visit www.bluejackets.nhl.com/freshseats to check ticket availability in advance.
Next month, fans attending the Blue Jackets games on Thursday, Dec. 17 (vs. Phoenix) and Monday, Dec. 28 (vs. Detroit) will receive a 2010 Blue Jackets calendar featuring coupons valid at participating SUBWAY® Restaurants.
Other components of the new partnership include in-arena signage, promotional messaging and broadcast inventory.
SUBWAY restaurants are the world's largest submarine sandwich franchise, with more than 30,500 locations in 87 countries. The SUBWAY restaurants chain has surpassed McDonald's® number of locations throughout the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Headquartered in Milford, Conn., with regional offices in Amsterdam, Beirut, Brisbane, Miami and Singapore, the SUBWAY restaurant chain was co-founded by Fred DeLuca and Dr. Peter Buck in 1965. Their partnership marked the beginning of a remarkable journey – one that makes it possible for thousands of individuals to build and succeed in their own business. The SUBWAY chain has been named the No. 1 global franchise opportunity by Entrepreneur magazine in its 2008 franchise ranking. For more information about the SUBWAY restaurant chain, visit www.subway.com. SUBWAY is a registered trademark of Doctor's Associates Inc.
The Blue Jackets return action tonight when they host the St. Louis Blues 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 www.BlueJackets.com.
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 www.BlueJackets.com and ticketmaster.com. Season tickets starting at $18 per game, as well as six-, 10- and 20-game packages for the 2009-10 season are also on sale. For information, call (800) NHL-COLS or visit BlueJackets.com.