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FOX Sports Ohio, others to air CBJ programming

Blue Jackets broadcast partner to air several hours of programming leading up to opening night

by Anthony Allocco @BlueJacketsNHL / BlueJackets.com

This week, FOX Sports Ohio and other media outlets are getting fans ready for Blue Jackets Opening Night with a lineup of CBJ programming and live broadcasts leading up to Friday night's season opener vs. Toronto at Nationwide Arena.

One highlight on FOX Sports Ohio will be replays of the full four-game sweep of Tampa Bay last spring that served as the first Stanley Cup Playoffs series win in franchise history. Game 1 will air Monday night at 7 p.m. with the rest of the series running through Friday.

In addition, be sure to catch the "Blue Jackets Live" preseason show featuring Brian Giesenschlag and Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre as well as "Blue Jacket Conversations," in which Dave Maetzold interviews head coach John Tortorella and general manager Jarmo Kekalainen. Each show will air throughout the week on FOX Sports Ohio.

In addition, Blue Jackets broadcasters Bob McElligott and Jody Shelley will be joined by Tortorella for this week's edition of "The Inside Edge" radio show, which airs Wednesday night at 7 p.m. on 97.1 The Fan. The pair will also host a season preview show Tuesday night at 7 p.m. on 97.1.

Plus, Blue Jackets players and others will hit the local airwaves to talk about the season in the days leading up to the game against the Maple Leafs.

See below for a full schedule of interviews and broadcasts.

    Monday, September 30th

    • 6:30 p.m.: Blue Jackets Live Pre-Season Show hosted by Brian Giesenschlag and Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre on FOX Sports Ohio
    • 7:00 p.m.: Blue Jackets Rewind: Game 1 of the 2018-2019 Stanley Cup Playoff Series vs. Tampa Bay on FOX Sports Ohio
    • 9:30 p.m.: Blue Jacket Conversations hosted by Dave Maetzold featuring John Tortorella and Jarmo Kekalainen on FOX Sports Ohio
    • CBJ in 30 podcast hosted by Bob McElligott (Monday Mailbag)

    Tuesday, October 1st 

    • 1:30 p.m.: Seth Jones joins Anthony Rothman and Bobby Carpenter on Carpenter & Rothman on WBNS 97.1 The Fan
    • 6:30 p.m.: Blue Jackets Live Pre-Season Show hosted by Brian Giesenschlag and Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre on FOX Sports Ohio
    • 7:00 p.m.: Blue Jackets Rewind: Game 2 of the 2018-2019 Stanley Cup Playoff Series vs. Tampa Bay on FOX Sports Ohio
    • 7:00 p.m.: Blue Jackets Season Preview hosted by Bob McElligott and Jody Shelley on WBNS 97.1 The Fan
    • 9:30 p.m.: Blue Jacket Conversations hosted by Dave Maetzold featuring John Tortorella and Jarmo Kekalainen on FOX Sports Ohio

    Wednesday, October 2nd 

    • 8:40 a.m.: Rick Nash joins Brian Phillips on CD 102.5 FM
    • 9:15 a.m.: Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre joins Dave & Jimmy on WNCI 97.9
    • 9:20 a.m.: Rick Nash joins Beau Bishop and James Laurinaitis on Bishop & Laurinaitis on WBNS 97.1 The Fan
    • 1:30 p.m.: Boone Jenner joins Carpenter & Rothman on WBNS 97.1 The Fan
    • 2:30 p.m.: John Tortorella joins "Hockey & Hounds" on Carpenter & Rothman on WBNS 97.1 The Fan
    • 4:15 p.m.: Pierre-Luc Dubois joins Steve Kouleas and Matthew Barnaby on SiriusXM NHL Network 
    • 5:35 p.m.: Jeff Rimer joins Common Man & T-Bone on WBNS 97.1 The Fan
    • 6:30 p.m.: Blue Jackets Live Pre-Season Show hosted by Brian Giesenschlag and Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre on FOX Sports Ohio
    • 7:00 p.m.: Blue Jackets Rewind: Game 3 of the 2018-2019 Stanley Cup Playoff Series vs. Tampa Bay on FOX Sports Ohio
    • 7:00 p.m.: The Inside Edge presented by Kia hosted by Bob McElligott and Jody Shelley on WBNS 97.1 The Fan

    Thursday, October 3rd

    • 7:40 a.m.: NIck Foligno joins The Torg & Elliott Show on QFM96
    • 8:13 a.m.: Jody Shelley joins Joel Riley on 610 WTVN
    • 8:30 a.m.: Jody Shelley joins Loper & Randi in the Morning on 99.1 The Blitz
    • 8:00 p.m.: Blue Jackets Rewind: Game 4 of the 2018-2019 Stanley Cup Playoff Series vs. Tampa Bay on FOX Sports Ohio

    Friday, October 4th 

    • All morning: NBC4, 10TV and ABC6's Good Day Columbus with live shots from Nationwide Arena 
    • 7:50 a.m.: Jody Shelley joins Woody & the Wake-Up Call on 92.3 WCOL
    • 3-6 p.m.: 97.1 The Fan's Common Man & T-Bone live broadcast from the Nationwide Arena plaza party
    • 6:00 p.m.: Blue Jackets Live pregame show hosted by Brian Giesenschlag and Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre on FOX Sports Ohio
    • 6:30 p.m.: Blue Jackets pregame show hosted by Dylan Tyrer on WBNS 97.1 The Fan  
    • 7:00 p.m.: Blue Jackets vs. Toronto Maple Leafs with Jeff Rimer and Jody Shelley on FOX Sports Ohio and with Bob McElligott on WBNS 97.1 The Fan
    • CBJ in 30 podcast hosted by Bob McElligott

    Saturday, October 5th

    • 6:30 p.m.: Blue Jackets Live pregame hosted by Brian Giesenschlag and Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre on FOX Sports Ohio
    • 6:30 p.m.: Blue Jackets pregame show hosted by Dylan Tyrer on CD102.5
    • 7:00 p.m.: Blue Jackets at Pittsburgh Penguins on FOX Sports Ohio with Jeff Rimer and Jody Shelley and with Bob McElligott on CD102.5
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