COLUMBUS, OHIO – As the battle between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Pittsburgh Penguins continues into next week, hockey fans are invited to the Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop at Nationwide Arena on Monday, April 28 and Tuesday, April 29 to check out live broadcasts of SiriusXM’s NHL Network Radio shows, “Hockey This Morning” and “The War Room.”
Both days begin with “Hockey This Morning,” hosted by Mike Ross and Mick Kern, from 7-11 a.m. followed by “The War Room,” hosted by Mick Kern and Peter Berce, from 11 a.m. to noon. Both shows will welcome a host of Blue Jackets guests and hockey insiders to share thoughts and analysis of the Blue Jackets – Penguins series and other news around the National Hockey League.
"We are honored to host SiriusXM's ‘Hockey This Morning’ and ‘The War Room’ as they broadcast live from our Nationwide Arena Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop," said Mike Meilleur, executive vice president, Tim Hortons US. "We are also very proud to be a partner of the Columbus Blue Jackets and their accomplishments this postseason."
"The Blue Jackets and their fans have been great supporters of ‘Hockey This Morning’ and NHL Network Radio for years so it's great that we can be here with them at the most exciting time of the hockey season,” said Mike Ross, host of “Hockey This Morning” on SiriusXM’s NHL Network Radio. “We're also very thankful for the hospitality being offered by Tim Hortons at Nationwide Arena. ‘Hockey This Morning,’ the Blue Jackets and Tim Hortons will make a great trio. Not to mention the Stinger donuts....mmmm the Stinger donuts."
“We’re very excited to team up with Tim Hortons to welcome NHL Network Radio to Columbus during this exciting playoff run and provide this unique opportunity for our fans,” added A.J. Poole, vice president of corporate development, Columbus Blue Jackets.
The Blue Jackets return to playoff action on Saturday when they visit the Pittsburgh Penguins. Game time is 7 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show at 6:30 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Blue Jackets Radio Network, including flagship station 97.1 The Fan in Columbus, and online at BlueJackets.com.