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 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs FAQ

The 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs begin on Wednesday, April 12. Schedule to be announced Monday, April 10.

A limited number of single-game tickets for all potential home playoff games in the first round will go on sale Tuesday, April 4 at 10am. Fans may purchase tickets via,, at the Big Lots Box Office at Nationwide Arena, FOX Sports Ohio Blue Line at The Mall at Tuttle Crossing, all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Tickets for games beyond the first round will go on sale at a later date. On sale dates for later rounds will be announced via our website and Flag Bearer, the official e-mail newsletter of the Blue Jackets. Click here to subscribe to Flag Bearer.

Please note that in an effort to best serve our local fans, tickets for the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs will be restricted to residents of Ohio until 10am on Thursday, April 6. Based on availability, fans outside of the state of Ohio may begin purchasing tickets beginning at 10am on April 6. Residency is based on your credit card billing address. Orders placed by residents outside the state of Ohio before 10am on Thursday, April 6 will be canceled without notice and refunds given.

Demand for NHL Stanley Cup Playoff tickets is extremely high. Priority to purchase tickets is given to Blue Jackets season ticket holders, sponsors and suite holders. The best way to guarantee the opportunity to purchase tickets for Stanley Cup Playoff games at Nationwide Arena this season is by placing a deposit on a 2017-18 Full, Half or Quarter Season plan today. To learn more about the various ticket plans and flexible payment options available click here or call us at 1-800-NHL-COLS.

You will have the opportunity to purchase up to two (2) tickets for all potential home playoff games in the first round, based on availability.

The single game ticket prices for First Round Stanley Cup Playoff games at Nationwide Arena start at $70. More information on pricing and availability is available here

Yes. Your tickets will be enabled for resale on NHL TicketExchange, the safest, most secure place to purchase authentic tickets from other fans. The Blue Jackets have partnered with Ticketmaster to ensure all transactions through this site are official, fast and secure. No other resale site can authenticate tickets or guarantee your access to Nationwide Arena. Resale prices are determined by fans, not by the Columbus Blue Jackets. A service fee for all resale tickets will be added to the cost of each ticket at checkout.

Your playoff tickets will arrive in early April. Season Ticket Holders will be receiving printed tickets for the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. You will receive these tickets for all four potential rounds of the playoffs in your ticket book. The playoff ticket books will arrive via 2-day FEDEX shipment. 
In addition to your printed 2017 Stanley Cup Playoff tickets, you may also print PDF tickets from any computer at absolutely no cost, access your tickets on your mobile device, securely and electronically transfer tickets via e-mail and sell your tickets via NHL Ticket Exchange.

* Please make sure your mailing address is current in your My Blue Jackets Account. The deadline to receive the commemorative ticket book was March 27.

Yes. 250 seats specially priced at $50 are available for each potential home playoff game in the first round. 150 seats are available on-line at noon on game day, with the remaining seats going on sale two hours prior to each first round home game at the Big Lots Box Office at Nationwide Arena. Purchases will be limited to two (2) tickets per customer.

To purchase online be sure to register here and be notified via text when Huntington Green Seats are available - or visit the Blue Jackets Mobile App - you don't want to miss out on this great offer!
PLEASE NOTE: As a Blue Jackets customer service initiative, we do not allow line jumping or reserving spots in line for other ticket buyers. Online purchases incur a $3 service fee.

No. The Family Value Pack, CBJ Student Rush and Active Military Offers are not available during home playoff games.  

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The Columbus Blue Jackets and Nationwide Arena introduced a revised policy regarding the size of bags that guests may bring into the arena for hockey games and special events. Permitted bags must measure no larger than 5"x8"x1" with exceptions allowed for guests that require a larger bag for medical or childcare needs. All permitted oversize bags will be subject to inspection. The move to small-bag or no-bag policies at sports venues is increasingly common and we feel that our guests will recognize the benefits of improved security screening and expedited entry.