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Full schedule for Training Camp pres. by OhioHealth

by BlueJackets.com Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

The team will take the ice for the first time on Friday, September 18 at the OhioHealth Ice Haus. During training camp, all practice sessions held at the Ice Haus will be open to the public (see full schedule below).

In addition, sessions in both the Ice Haus and on the main ice surface at Nationwide Arena on Saturday, September 19 will be open to the public with Ice Haus doors opening at 8 a.m. The first 1,000 fans in attendance for Saturday’s practice sessions will receive a “March With US” long-sleeved t-shirt courtesy of OhioHealth. Fans also will be able to take photos in the Ice Haus lobby through the OhioHealth photo experience.

There are 63 players – 37 forwards, 20 defensemen, six goaltenders – scheduled to participate in this year’s training camp. The players will be divided into three groups for practice sessions between September 18 and 22.

The FOX Sports Ohio Blueline store at Nationwide Arena will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. There will also be official merchandise outlets located at the OhioHealth Ice Haus, which will be open during the on-ice sessions.

Here's the complete schedule, which is subject to change:
*Split-rink sessions begin at OhioHealth Ice Haus; rink change takes place approximately 45 minutes into practice.

Thursday, September 17
7 a.m. -- Physicals/Fitness Testing
(McConnell Heart Health Center)

Friday, September 18
On Ice -- 9 a.m. – Group 1, 11:30 a.m. – Group 2, 2 p.m. – Group 3
(OhioHealth Ice Haus)

Saturday, September 19
On Ice -- 9 a.m. – Group 2, 11:45 a.m. – Group 3, 2:30 p.m. – Group 1
(OhioHealth Ice Haus/Nationwide Arena) – doors open at 8 a.m.
*Guests can access second rink via door outside Section 121

Sunday, September 20
On Ice -- 9 a.m. – Group 3, 11:45 a.m. – Group 1, 2:30 p.m. – Group 2
(OhioHealth Ice Haus/Nationwide Arena)

Monday, September 21
On Ice -- 9 a.m. – Group 3, 11:30 a.m. – PIT Group, 1:30 p.m. – Group 2
(OhioHealth Ice Haus/Nationwide Arena)
VS. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, September 22
On Ice -- 9:30 a.m. – @STL Group, 11:30 a.m. – STL Group, 1:30 p.m. – Non-Game(OhioHealth Ice Haus/Nationwide Arena)
VS. ST. LOUIS BLUES, 7 p.m./at St. Louis Blues, 8 p.m.

Wednesday, September 23
No Practices Scheduled

Thursday, September 24
On Ice -- 10 a.m. – MIN Group, 12 p.m. – Non-Game
(Nationwide Arena)
VS. MINNESOTA WILD, 7 p.m.

Friday, September 25
On Ice -- 10 a.m. – Non-Game (MIN), 12:15 p.m. – MIN Group
(Nationwide Arena)

Saturday, September 26
On Ice -- 9 a.m. – @PIT Group, 11 a.m. – Non-Game
(Nationwide Arena)
at Pittsburgh Penguins, 4 p.m.

Sunday, September 27 – Saturday, October 3
Practice TBD

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